Labour Day Weekend Events in Winnipeg for Kids

Published Aug 17, 2017

Looking for fun ways to spend the long weekend with the kids? Here's our favourite family-friendly Labour Day weekend events in Winnipeg!

Founding Nations Pow Wow at The Forks 

The Forks (Oodena Celebration Circle) 
September 4th. 6- 9PM

Founding Nations hosts the annual fun and festive pow wow event at The Forks. This event is used  to showcase the beauty and styles of the dances from the aboriginal communities in Manitoba. The Forks will provide this Labour Day entertainment for free and will also have open access to other forms of cultural education through entertainment throughout the day. 

Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre 

1 Snow Goose Bay on Hwy. 220 Oak Hammock Marsh
September 4th. 10AM - 4:30PM

Considering it is the long week, why not take a short drive out to Oak Hammock Marsh to check out the wildlife and Interpretive Centre as a family? There will be crafts, critter dipping, canoe excursions, face painting, birding walks and even a horse drawn wagon.

Sounds like fun! 

Caravan - Live Music & Open Mic at the Cube 

The Cube
September 4th, 7PM (sign up), 7:30PM (start) 

The Exchange District BIZ in partnership with Manitoba Music is pleased to present a variety of performances and concerts at the Cube Stage. On Monday, come down and enjoy an "Anything Goes" open mic night. A mix of music, spoken word, comedy, magic, dance, and storytelling! You and your family will see a range of performances from experienced artists trying out new things to people taking the stage for the first time.

Note: do to the inexperience of many performers we suggest that this event be for older children only. 

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Winnipeg Goldeyes Vs Fargo Moorhead Redhawks 

Shaw Park 
September 1st - 4th (Times vary. See schedule for details:

We want a pitcher - not a belly itcher! If your family loves sports and great food we recommend heading out to Shaw Park to catch a baseball game. The Goldeyes play all long weekend so there should be a game that fits your long weekend schedule. 

Fall Fishing Derby at The Forks 

The Forks (at The Canopy)
September 2nd. 10AM - 2PM 

Bring the fam jam out to the shoreline fishing derby along the Assiniboine River. There are fabulous prizes to be won. Participants can register the day of the derby. Registration starts at 9:00am the day of the derby under the canopy. Registration is free; however, donations may be made to Marymound School and Never Alone Foundation. There are adult and youth categories.

* Remember: Bring your own fishing equipment and bait. No fishing licence is required. Participants must follow Manitoba’s fishing regulations.

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