Canada Day 2016 Activities near Winnipeg MB

Canada Day Events Near Portage La Prairie

Canada Day is right around the corner. July 1 will fall on a Friday this year, which means we all get to enjoy a long weekend in which to celebrate the day Canada became a federation with its own constitution. But how are you planning to celebrate Canada Day this year? Keep reading for our ideas about Canada Day 2016 activities near Winnipeg MB.

Canada Day at the Forks

Every year, Winnipeg’s meeting place, the Forks, offers great ways to celebrate Canada, and 2016 will be no different. Starting at 12:30 on Canada Day, the Forks will feature live music from a variety of artists, as well as available food and fun. The day will wrap up at 11 p.m. with a fireworks display. For more information you can check the Forks website here.

delicious cake decorated with the Canadian flag for Canada DayOsborne Village Canada Day Street Celebration

The Osborne Village Canada Day Street Celebration has always been a joyful festival for Canada’s birthday, and Canada Day 2016 promises to be no exception. Featuring great new events like a hockey tournament, live entertainment, and a Village fashion show, this will be a great activity. Scheduling information is a little light right now, but at 1 p.m. folks should be gathering to sing Happy Birthday to Canada, and then share cake. Learn more here.

2016 Canada Day Living Flag

Another great tradition for Canada Day in the Winnipeg area is the Canada Day Living Flag. Held at Shaw Park, this event will start at 9 a.m with t-shirt distribution on a first-come first-serve basis, followed by formation at 10 a.m., with fun for the whole family and entertainment throughout the event. Learn more here.

Do you have other suggestion for Canada Day 2016 activities near Winnipeg MB? Let us know in the comments! If you are interested in local events, you can also check out our blog post about summer fairs and festivals this year near Portage La Prairie.

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