Canada Day Activities to Fill Your Weekend –

It will be a busy long weekend in our communities and across the province as we celebrate Canada Day and the start of summer vacation for students.

Canada Day Events in the Southeast:

RocketRez Canada Day Celebration in Steinbach

Flag raising ceremony at Mennonite Heritage Village, wagon rides, tours, kids activities, waffles, rollkuchen and watermelon for sale, hay rack sale and more! Then fireworks at Steinbach Soccer Park with festivities starting at 8 p.m.

Celebration of the Niverville Métis Charrette

The event will feature a Métis fiddler, Métis dances and a short program, ending with buffalo burgers and bannock. FREE ENTRANCE.

Vita Canada Day

This celebration begins with a free pancake breakfast on Friday morning and includes a parade, ball tournament, chainsaw carving and their famous fireworks show.

Canada Day concert at Lac du Bonnet

Dance the night away to the sound of 6 tribute rock bands in support of the Lac du Bonnet arena.

St. Labre 200

While not specifically a “Canada Day” event, this legendary and unique event features teams building go-karts on July 1 and racing them on July 2.

Other events across the province:

Assiniboia Downs Canada Day Fireworks and Festival

There will be a spectacular fireworks display from CanFire Pyrotechnics, children’s activities, live bands, food trucks and over 100 artisans! 1 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Great Canada Day Scavenger Hunt in Transcona

The scavenger hunt consists of a number of questions, with answers located in outdoor spaces around the Transcona Business Improvement Area. All participating teams will enter the raffle to win one of 3 summer fun packs.

Canada Day Vintage Pop-Up Market

587 Clifton Street, Winnipeg. Clothing, furniture, art, records, vintage clothing, crafts, etc.

Canada Day at the Children’s Museum

What better way to celebrate Canada’s birthday than with a homemade sparkler?! Join the Children’s Museum from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. as they create colorful, crafty sparkles that little hands can enjoy over and over again.

Canada Day Super Run

Bring the family and kick off Canada Day with a fun 5k, 3k run or bring the crew and do the family 3k run!

Celebrate Canada Day at Bridgewater Lakes Park

The Winnipeg Chinese Senior Association (WCSA) is hosting Canada Day celebrations that will take place at Bridgwater Lakes Fountain and Park. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Canada Day at the Wetlands Discovery Center

Bring the whole family for an exciting day of all things Canada. Join a guided canoe adventure or rent your own canoe to explore the Marais at your own pace. Paint the Canadian flag or your favorite swamp creature on your hand.

The people of the Red River

Join the folks at St. Andrews Heritage Center and Rectory for a FREE Family Day to explore early life in the Red River Settlement on Canada Day! A bannock station, Maker Market, and children’s games and crafts.

Canada Day Celebration at Tyndall Park

Sports activities, fireworks, arts, entertainment and entertainment for all.

Winnipeg Goldeyes vs. Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks

June 30 at 6:30 p.m. at Shaw Park

New day at the Forks

The Forks is reimagining its July 1st activities this year in a way that includes a day of reflection, inclusive and fun for everyone to come together. There will be multiple pop-up areas with live performances and activities, over 150 artists and community members, hands-on workshops, and so much to see and do.

Canada Day Paddle

On July 1, Canada Day, participants can sign up for a two-hour excursion that involves night paddling on Lake Winnipeg, after which we will raft to watch the annual fireworks show Canada Day at the Port of Gimli. It’s exciting to walk around in a group as the night sky comes alive with color.

Hunter Brothers Canada Day Outdoor Concert

July 1 at 9:30 p.m. at Killarney Ag Campground. All-day family activities, food trucks, live music featuring Hick Town throughout the day, opening act: Trevor Panczak, Hunter Brothers and fireworks .

“Canada Night”: A well-known Canadian rock ‘n’ roots retrospective

Join the folks at Blue Note Park on the evening of July 1 for an electrifying evening of this nation’s greatest hits. With Chris Carmichael, Gabriela Ocejo, Kevin Hogg, Jamie Buckboro, Sarah Maureen, Rob Pachol and many more!

Canada Day Virtual Walk and Run 2022

All participants in the Canada Day 5 Mile and 5K will receive a limited edition Canada Day cooler bag and finisher medal. 1K Kids participants receive a finisher medal.

Canada Day Block Party

Assiniboia Downs, food trucks, vendors, music from 4Korners and Frank Walker.

Blue Note Parc Big Blues Bash

Blue Note Park Big Blues Bash feat. Brent Parkin, Chris Ghidoni Band, Groove Pirates, Blue Noise, Debra Lyn and more!! Under 18 with parent or legal guardian.

Schipp’s Creek

A story as old as time… the rich lose all their money and are forced to see how the real world lives. Okay maybe not as old as time…but…as old as 2015? Celebrations Dinner Theater sets its pop music parody to a new television classic.


A circus art performance born from the mind of the African Amara Condé. Featuring African dancing and drumming, acrobatic performances, Ariel poll dancing and strapping, hip-hop and hoop dancers, tumbling and contortionists, all brought together by the magical vibes of live music – Including local Winnipeg professional and armature artists as well as Cirque du Soleil artists.

The Big Bouncing Park

Big Bounce Park is the largest outdoor inflatable theme park in Canada. They are here to provide the most fun and entertainment for everyone to enjoy. They have created an action-packed day suitable for all ages and featuring some of the most unique and thrilling custom inflatable attractions ever made.

Rainbow Stage – The Hockey Jersey

The hockey sweater is a timeless Canadian story that has charmed generations! Now it comes to life on our stage as a spectacular new family musical!

Winnipeg Art Gallery – The Perfect Pairing of Wine and Art

Join us on our beautiful rooftop terrace this summer to enjoy a series of memorable sunset parties with art-inspired cocktails, art and wine pairings, live music, rooftop rides , yoga and more!

Transcona BIZ Community Markets

This year will include some favorite craft vendors as well as new vendors to discover through 9-day, 2-night market dates!

2022 Casinos of Winnipeg Summer Entertainment Series

Outdoor concerts and performances are held at The Leaf’s Lyric Theater and Performance Garden.

bison safari

Venture into the FortWhyte Alive buffalo prairie for a close encounter that has to be seen to be believed.

Family Day at Morning Sound Farm

Let the kids see a real farm – and all the baby animals – in a cool country space. All activities are included with admission, including unlimited pony rides.

The 10x10x10 series

These concerts have been carefully curated to provide Manitobans with a special soundtrack for a perfect summer.

West End Patio

The West End Neighborhood Patio was designed as a way to move the intimate atmosphere of our venue outside and into the community.


Some events are published from ToDo Canada and details may have changed.

Sally J. Minick