South Central Manitoba Fairs and Festivals 2016
Summer is well and truly upon us, and it is the time to take advantage of some of the great warm weather opportunities that abound this time of year. Whether you would like to explore some of the hiking and biking trails around Winnipeg, enjoying Friday and Saturday Winnipeg farmers markets or want to check out a special event, we encourage everyone to head off the road and out of the house to take advantage of nice weather. Keep reading for summer fairs and festivals 2016 near Portage La Prairie MB.
Portage La Prairie Fair & Exhibition – July 8-10
We would be remiss if we didn’t list this one first and biggest. Featuring animal shows, 4-H achievements, rides, entertainment and much more, this is going to be a great bash and well worth checking out. We’re excited to celebrate our town with these great rides and opportunities. As one of Western Canada’s longest-running fairs, we have been doing it right for almost 144 years! You can learn more about the entertainment options and events here.
Other Fairs and Festivals Near Portage La Prairie MB
These other cities and towns near us here in Portage La Prairie MB will also be having fairs and festivals. Here are a few of those within an hour or so drive.
- Glenboro Harness Racing – July 9-10
- Manitou Fair – July 9-10
- Minnedosa Fair – July 9-10
- Holland Harness Racing – July 16-17
- Miami Harness Racing – July 23-24 (also, August 27-28)
- Cypress River Fair – July 24
- St. Vital Fair – August 10-11
- Gladstone Bull-o-rama (August 10) and Fair (August 12-14)
- Souris/Glenwood MGRA Horse Show – August 20
All of these promise to be community-building, low-cost and enjoyable family fun. Do you know of some other fairs and festivals 2016 near Portage La Prairie MB that aren’t on our list? Let us know in the comments!