Our Sponsors & Partners

Many suppliers, associations, organizations and corporations provide resources, time and expertise to help stage the annual Winnipeg Folk Festival. We gratefully acknowledge and thank these folks for their invaluable contributions and support.





Canadian Governement Canadian Governement
Manitoba Government Manitoba Government
Winnipeg Foundation Winnipeg Foundation
Winnipeg Arts Council Winnipeg Arts Council
Canada Heritage Canada Heritage

Community Partners

Art City
Bike Winnipeg
Birds Hill Park Interpreters
David Suzuki Foundation
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg
Green Action Centre
Manitoba Eco-Network
Manitoba Floodway Authority
Rachel Browne Theatre
Take Pride Winnipeg

The Forks
Winnipeg Art Gallery
Winnipeg International Children’s Festival
Winnipeg Public Library

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Artistic Vision

Artistic Vision

Music is powerful. It changes perceptions, inspires imaginations, and impacts lives in a personal and meaningful way.



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Our Organization

Our Organization

The inaugural Winnipeg Folk Festival was held in 1974 in Birds Hill Provincial Park on Treaty 1 territory and homeland of the Métis nation, as a one-time celebration to mark Winnipeg’s 100th anniversary. It was a free event and attracted an estimated audience of 22,000 over the three-day weekend.