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The Daytime Stage Schedules are Here!

The Daytime Stage Schedules are Here!

What makes the Winnipeg Folk Fest the best weekend of the summer and the “don’t miss” experience of the year?

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5 Random Questions with Ben Caplan

5 Random Questions with Ben Caplan

Smoking is bad for you. Ben Caplan is not, though both will leave you breathless; so fill up your lungs, before descending into this alt-folk madness. Look, there’s no other way to describe it. As you can hear on his latest, Birds With Broken Wings, the charismatic Caplan is a one-of-a-kind talent. With a thundering voice, a devilish beard and a bag of lurid lyrics, Caplan will coax you into his darkness – then raise up your spirit.

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Eating Made In Manitoba Food at La Cuisine

Eating Made In Manitoba Food at La Cuisine

During the Winnipeg Folk Fest, our hard-working volunteers on the La Cuisine crew serve up three square meals daily to volunteers, performers and staff backstage. As you can imagine, the amount of food purchased can have a substantial impact, either positive or negative – and we strive for positive.

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Native North America: A Selection of Musical Trailblazers On Stage at Folk Fest

Native North America: A Selection of Musical Trailblazers On Stage at Folk Fest

Our festival is renowned for presenting curated once-in-a-lifetime collaborations on its stages, but you haven’t experienced anything like the workshop you’ll see at 2:00 PM Saturday, July 9 on the Bur Oak stage – Native North America: A Selection of Musical Trailblazers. This special workshop is proudly supported by APTN and well-timed to commemorate Winnipeg’s Year of Reconciliation.

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New Art & Animation Planned for the Campground

New Art & Animation Planned for the Campground

Wandering the Festival Campground and stumbling across interactive structures, people hosting workshops and games, art, intriguing oddities… it’s an experience regarded as one of the best parts of Folk Fest by many festival goers.

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New Hand-Made Village Vendors You Have to Check Out this Summer

New Hand-Made Village Vendors You Have to Check Out this Summer

Basking in music while enjoying the beautiful park is what the Winnipeg Folk Festival is all about, but taking a break from the stages to shop the Hand-Made Village is a must. Once again, we have market of 50 one-of-a-kind vendors sure to inspire a purchase that will keep your memories of the festival alive long past the finale.

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