Take a piece of Folk Fest home with you, whether it’s a record by your new favourite artist, a Folk Fest T-shirt or a hand-made treasure.

Hand-Made Village

Folk music festivals have a longstanding history of fostering the craft of traditional folk art. Our Hand-Made Village offers wares from the best collection of crafters and artisans you’ll find anywhere. Inspired instruments, clothing, art, crafts and jewelry, all together in a village at our festival. 

Here are the artisans who were at the 2016 festival. 

Artisans for the 2017 Winnipeg Folk Fest will be announced in the new year!


Contemporary handcrafted eco luxury jewelry made with natural materials and environmentally friendly methods. 

Aboriginal Designers Marketing Co-op Ltd.

From the heartland of Turtle Island to the world.

Agnès Fréchette Designs 

AF designs are très unique. Embroidered leather guitar straps, vests, jeans embellished with appliqué designs. Métis inspired clothing.

Annie & Dot Kids

Organic, handmade stylin’ apparel for your littles. Comfy clothing for kids, made to outlast muddy puddles and nature adventures.


Artango combines elements of nature and materials of our era. It allows leather, silver, exotic wood and stones to find themselves united in a unique style of jewelry composition. 

Aurora Farm

Handmade natural products from the beloved animals and beautiful gardens of Aurora Farm, made in the spirit of discovery and activism.

Big Blue Moma

Bright, colourful and African-inspired. Canadian made handicrafts to brighten your world.

Blue Pendulum

Blue pendulum steampunk-inspired jewelry is handmade using watch pieces and are created with great attention to detail.  

Boomerang 360

Boomerang 360 was created in 2008 when the artist and the graphic designer decided to meet half-way to make hand screen printed clothing and accessories. 

Cloverdale Forge    

Using traditional methods, Cloverdale Forge has been developing modern ideas for the last 20 years. All items are heated to an orange heat in a forge and hammered to their final shape on a century old anvil. 

Cut Threads 

We are weavers and make our fabric on a 12 shaft loom in Nelson, BC. Our hats are for everyone, and made with love. 

dconstruct jewelry

dconstruct designs and creates unique, eco-friendly jewelry. Our work is inspired by nature and minimalist design. 

DoorYard Pottery

Functional, handcrafted pottery designed to enhance your environment and culinary experiences.

Ear to the Ground

Ceramic drums, flutes and more. They’re made to be played! Clay is endlessly renewable, like love, you can't use it up. 

Earth Nynja Leather Creations

Quality handmade customizable leather goods in an astonishing variety. From cuffs and wallets to pocket belts and holsters. Customization to fit made on site.


Evocative design and a unique use of fibres distinguish Helga's work. Whether new to felt or an ardent collector, there's something for everyone at FIBREARTISTRY.


Alan and Dave are looking forward to once again sharing their quality handmade pottery and sculptures at the Winnipeg Folk Festival. 

Flatlanders Soap Co.

Natural soap, bamboo soap dishes, one-of-a-kind felted soaps, hair care including conditioners, dry shampoo, beard oil and much more. 

Fwegga Leather Design    

Theatrical leather masks, costume pieces, belts, cuffs and boxes. Custom orders always welcome. Bring your watch face by for a custom band that you can help design.

Heartsease Inc.

A full line of luxurious all natural soaps and skincare products all handmade using vegetable based ingredients, products that are good for you and the environment. 


Murray is a self-taught wood carver of fine, detailed, wildlife and wood-spirits. He explores the banks of the rivers for driftwood to enhance the natural beauty of his wood carvings.

Kat Cadegan Jewellery    

A collection of high quality sterling silver jewelry. Influenced by nature and a love of travel, Kat’s work is a combination of traditional techniques, organic textures and skilled craftsmanship.

Kelli Rey Studio    

Artfully designed functional ceramics with an eclectic mix of colour and texture that will surprise, puzzle and entertain.

Kelly Ruth

Sustainable hand-dyed clothing line using low impact and plant dyes, on linen, silk, organic cotton, hemp, bamboo and modal. Timeless, sophisticated clothing for an urban bohemian or futurist agrarian.


Love for children, love for textile arts and love for the prairies is Tusa Rosebud's perfect recipe for Kunai Kid's Klothing! 

Lady Bug Creations

Colourful hand painted treasure boxes, light switch plates, tiles, greeting cards, bookmarks, wearable pins, magnets and puzzles.

Majesty Industries 

Vegan travel accessories like travel wallets, passport cases, luggage tags, fanny packs and more. 

Mama Pacha

A local herbal skin care company focused on providing quality, chemical and petroleum-free herbal skin care products for the whole family at an affordable price. 

Marc Simard & Norwegian Wood

A line of clothing and accessories designed for modern bohemians and eclectic creatives. People who love pattern and colour will be drawn like magpies to these unique pieces. Handmade with recycled materials in Montreal and San Francisco.

Mehndi / Henna Tattoos by Aruna

Aruna designs traditional mehndi body art as well as the latest elegant exotic and intricate designs to suit any mood or occasion.

Michael Lemer Pottery

Michael’s functional and ornamental stoneware pieces are handmade or wheel thrown. Each piece has its own distinct and unique personality.

Mumble Tease

Whimsical hand-printed apparel featuring silly, smile-inducing designs. A one-woman company, all creations are designed and silk-screened by Calgary-based illustrator Heather Reinhardt.


Handmade hats for fine folks, sewn by Nathan in Winnipeg with recycled fabrics. He even uses salvaged ice cream pails for visor stiffening. Uniquely numbered since hat #0001. 

RAW eco jewellery

Bohemian statement jewelry handmade for the wild spirited. 

Redd Line Jewellery

Locally designed and made extraordinary wearable art, created in gold and sterling silver with magical gemstones. Inspired by love, family and friends.


Alexandra Tumanov is an artsmith with a jewelry line inspired by leaves fallen to the ground, woody plants, precious stone, and hand carvings make up this line of natural objects clad in metal armour.

Runs with Scissors

A multi-disciplined fibre artist, Heidi Hunter is well known for her hand-dyed clothing and accessories, exquisite art quilts and hand-appliqued framed works.

Salgado Fenwick

Animals and story come together lovingly on a tee soft and easy to wear. All hand done and crafted to be taken home by you.

Scam Skate Ltd.

A unique skateboard shop that makes its own boards right here in Winnipeg.

Shi Studio

Each piece is an individual statement; whether a classic silk pendant or an accessory combining vibrant colour and textures of hand cut leather, silver and brass chain, gems, artist prints and antique Qing dynasty silk.  

Small Potatoes

Cool stuff for little tots! Toddler and baby dresses, sun hats, mod bonnets, guitar T-shirts, bibs, nursing covers and more featuring 100% organic cottons, fab floral and mod kid prints. 

Sumak Designs

A diverse range of jewelry handcrafted by using silver, bronze and copper metal clays. Vintage glass and fair trade tribal beads can also be found in Susan's one-of-a-kind creations.

The Woodland Faery

Natural, handcrafted magical items that spark imagination, creativity and wonder. Bringing with them a sense of intrigue, charm and a wee bit of magic, each piece is created to remind us of the beauty and magic all around.

Timeless Instruments    

David Freeman has custom built stringed musical instruments since 1980. Since 1986, David operates lutherie training in string construction. 

Velvet Plume

Feel like a divine Goddess with our one-of-a-kind wearable art. Handcrafted with love in our home studio and celebrating 13 years at the Winnipeg Folk Fest!

VOILA par Andréanne

Métis fashion designer Andréanne Dandeneau crafts beautiful, comfortable and sustainable women’s clothing. Featuring stunning Aboriginal design and handmade details on the clothing that brings you inspired pieces. 

Whiteout Workshop

Original artwork silk screened by hand to create our line of one of a kind apparel and accessories.

Windy Tree

Wood Pendants, earrings, framed wall pieces made from fallen branches from Vancouver Island and BC’s Gulf Island forests. Rowan has dedicated his practice to the art of patience and the pursuit of the subtle.

Yeonhee's Jewelry

Where nature and art meet. Jewelry with gemstones and ceramics by Yeonhee. 


ZAM!! Zany...Amazing...Magical. A visual feast of enchanting and creative playthings. Come join the fun. ZAM!! aims to educate, inspire and amuse.  

Music Store Tent

We bring the Winnipeg Folk Festival Music Store to Birds Hill Park – literally! The entire shop is transported to the Festival so you can peruse the merchandise from Folk Fest performers, pick up an instrument to jam with and find your next favourite record. 

Wilderness Supply

Oops! Forget something at home? This is the spot to pick up your necessities for a day at the festival, a night in the campground, and everything in-between. Festival chairs, water bottles, personal care items and much more can all be found under one tent. 

Weeks End Consessions 

Located at the back of the Main Stage field, these folks sell glow products to play with while listening to the music! Reusable glow hula hoops, hacky sacks, Frisbees, skipping ropes and poi. 

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Festival Info

Festival Info

The 2017 Winnipeg Folk Fest takes place at Birds Hill Provincial Park, July 6-9.

Food & Drink

Food & Drink

We love good food that’s good for our community – and our environment, too. It is our goal to work with local partners to share a variety of healthy, ethical, affordable and sustainable food choices at all of our events throughout the year and at the summer festival.