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Wailin’ Wednesday: The JUNO Award Nominees You Must Know

Wailin’ Wednesday: The JUNO Award Nominees You Must Know

We are bursting with pride over the roster of great Canadian artists up for JUNOs this year! The nominations were announced yesterday and we’re happy to see so many festival-friends getting recognition at the awards show.

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2015 Hand-Made Village Vendors

2015 Hand-Made Village Vendors

Here they are: the incredible artisans you’ll find at the 2015 Winnipeg Folk Fest! Click the vendor name and additional social media links below to get a sneak peek at their wares online and start dreaming about the pieces you’ll pick up at the festival.

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Good Vibes, Good Music, Good People

Good Vibes, Good Music, Good People

It felt great in The Good Will last night for the first Folk Fest Thursday. Many familiar faces showed up to the bar/venue/pizza place/coffee shop at 625 Portage Avenue and it was nice to catch up with volunteers and people we rarely run into outside of Birds Hill Park.

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Wailin’ Wednesday: How to Get Through a Manitoba Winter

Wailin’ Wednesday: How to Get Through a Manitoba Winter

Our Manitoba winters breed hearty folk. With our winters being so long, we’d go stir-crazy if we stayed inside for the duration of it, so we’ve learned to embrace the cold!

We are so lucky to have a park like Bird Hill so close to Winnipeg. Our festival home is a great place to enjoy the outdoors in the summer (especially during Folk Fest!), but did you know that the park is equipped for you to do plenty of winter activities?

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Guest Blog: Experience Volunteering for the First Time

Guest Blog: Experience Volunteering for the First Time

It’s no secret that we are bursting with pride over our volunteer community. Friendships and great music continue to bring together a community of volunteers dedicated to planning and producing a world-class festival.

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New Night! Folk Fest Thursdays at The Good Will

New Night! Folk Fest Thursdays at The Good Will

We are excited to announce a new night of music and good times at The Good Will - Folk Fest Thursdays with Scott Nolan & Friends.

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