FESTIVAL DU VOYAGEUR CHOOSES LOCAL THROUGH A NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH FORT GARRY BREWING AND FARMERY ESTATE BREWERY

St. Boniface, MB – For the 2020 festival, running from February 14-23, Festival du Voyageur will be partnering with two Manitoba breweries, Fort Garry Brewing and Farmery Estate Brewery. The two breweries will be working together to provide Manitoba-made beer and other beverage selections to festivalgoers. A partnership between two breweries is the first of its kind at a major … Read More

Notice of meeting: 2019 Annual General Assembly

Date : Thursday, October 10th, 2019 Time : 5:30 p.m. Location : Grande salle, Maison du Bourgeois Fort Gibraltar 866 Saint-Joseph Street (corner of Saint-Joseph and Messager) Please note that nominations from the floor will not be accepted for vacant board positions. All active members of the Festival du Voyageur inc. have voting rights. Memberships will be available at the door at a cost of five dollars … Read More

FESTIVAL DU VOYAGEUR SIGNS WINNIPEG’S INDIGENOUS ACCORD

Festival du Voyageur is proud to become one of the latest signatories of Winnipeg’s Indigenous Accord. The signing of the accord is part of its larger strategy to build relations with Winnipeg’s indigenous community and contribute positively to reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples. “In the past, as an organization and one the largest festivals in Manitoba, we have not done enough … Read More

A place of leisure and learning

At Fort Gibraltar, fun and historical discovery go hand in hand, year-round. Its history dates back to 1809, when a trading post of the North West Company was built at the junction of the Red and Assiniboine rivers. This post, the original Fort Gibraltar, played a key role in the development of the Red River Colony. It was captured in … Read More

6 steps to tying your sash like a real voyageur

So you went out and got yourself a ceinture fléchée (sash). You tried to tie it and it looks something like this: Don’t fret! We’re here to help with this step-by-step guide. STEP 1: MAKE A TRIANGLE FOLD AND PLACE IT ON YOUR LEFT HIP STEP 2: WRAP THE REST OF THE SASH AROUND YOUR WAIST Make sure to wrap … Read More

FESTIVAL DU VOYAGEUR WRAPS UP ITS 49TH EDITION

SAINT-BONIFACE, February 26, 2018 – Festival du Voyageur wrapped up its 49th edition with great weather and enough “hého”s to tide Winnipeg over until next year. Overall attendance this year was steady at 93,400 people over the 10 days of Festival du Voyageur. Tickets were sold-out on both Saturdays. Attendance at official sites was up this year, largely due to … Read More

FESTIVAL DU VOYAGEUR REVEALS 2018 PROGRAMMING

SAINT-BONIFACE, January 16, 2018 – This morning at Fort Gibraltar, Festival du Voyageur revealed the programming for its 49th edition, taking place February 16 to 25, 2018.     FESTIVAL FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY   This year, Festival du Voyageur has raised the age at which children get free admission. Previously five years and under, now children 12 and under … Read More

REGISTRATION FOR THE 36th ANNUAL BEARD GROWING CONTEST

SAINT-BONIFACE, December 6, 2017 – Festival du Voyageur is pleased to announce that the Beard Growing Contest will be back for its 36th edition. The registration period for the Festival Beard (clean shaven) category will take place on December 8 and 9, 2017.   Festival du Voyageur is proud to partner with the Heart & Stroke Foundation and assist in … Read More

KLÔ PELGAG IN CONCERT AND VOYAGEUR PASS PRESALE

SAINT-BONIFACE, November 30, 2017 – Klô Pelgag will be joining us for the 49th edition of the Festival du Voyageur. Known for her dreamy and colourful songs, this Quebec artist will be in concert at 8 p.m. on February 17, 2018 at the Voyageur Trading Post (CCFM – 340 Provencher Blvd.).   Tickets will be sold for $35 each ($30 … Read More