February is a significant month when we commemorate the diverse achievements and invaluable contributions of the Black community in Canada and worldwide. Black history is Canadian history, and in Manitoba, we take pride in celebrating the role of Black experiences in shaping our nation.
Immerse yourself in the rich history and vibrant culture of Manitoba’s Black community during Black History Month! Throughout February 2024, come for a diverse range of events, speakers, performances, and educational opportunities
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First Friday at the Manitoba Museum (Free)
Fri Feb 2nd 4:00pm – 9:00pm
Manitoba Museum, 190 Rupert Ave
February is Black History Month and the Manitoba Museum is celebrating with Black History Manitoba as we take over the First Friday in February will a fun filled evening of great food, live entertainment and lots of great vendor. We are showcasing Black-owned businesses and Black-led organizations with our supporters and friend at this 2nd annual event.
The Manitoba Museum is excited to partner with Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries to present our First Fridays programming! Join us on the First Friday of every month from 4 pm to 9 pm for free general admission to our three core attractions – the Museum Galleries, Planetarium, and Science Gallery. No ticket is required for First Friday programming unless otherwise specified.
BPM X WAG–QAUMAJUQ (Free)
Fri Feb 9th 6:00pm – 9:00pm
WAG – Qaumajuq, 300 Memorial Boulevard
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Celebrate Black Professionals in Music during Black History Month at WAG–Qaumajuq!
BPM X WAG-Qaumajuq is returning on February 9 for a special event to celebrate Black History Month! This event will feature sets from three acclaimed Winnipeg-based artists: Kelly Bado, Tommyphyll, and DJ Zuki. The evening will be intimate and interactive, allowing the artists to express themselves through stripped-down, visceral performances that will address identity and community, and celebrate the African Diaspora.
There’ll be a mixer featuring delicious food courtesy of Pretty Baked throughout the night for Black music makers as well as local music companies, labels, venues, and festivals looking to make deeper connections with the Black music community in Manitoba. Meetups for artists and music entrepreneurs are core to BPM’s community-building focus, offering an opportunity to share ideas, professional needs and barriers, and make vital career connections.
ACAM Movie Night (Free) Sat Feb 10th, 2024 6:00 PM
259 Watt Street
More info to come
THREADS: A Fashion Demonstration (Free)
Sun Feb 11th 2:00pm – 4:00pm
WAG-Qaumajuq, 300 Memorial Blvd
Threads will feature local designers Mide Tamar and Feferity Designe, jewelry vendors and a DJ. There will be a fashion show, talks by designers and a family-friendly dance party
History Lesson & Family Day (Free)
Jamaican Cultural Centre, 1098 Winnipeg
February 19, 2024 at 11:00 AM
Cooking Class w/ Chef Rob (Free)
Thu Feb 22nd, Time TBA
RRC PolyTec, 504 Main St.
For the complete list of events, including paid events and invitation-only click the button below.
Calling winter lovers! Trade cabin fever for frozen fun - Manitoba Parks are open for FREE exploration all February. Ski pristine trails, hike snow-covered peaks, cozy up in cabins, and discover the magic of winter! Visit parksmb.ca for details. #FreeManitobaParks
Join Bourkevale Community Centre for a winter wonderland! ❄️ Skate, ski, build snowmen, cozy up by the firepit, and enjoy hot chocolate. All ages welcome for a day of community spirit and family fun. Feb 24th, 10am-3pm.
Discover the joy of winter with our exciting Learn to Winter programming, starting Saturday, January 6, 2024, and running every weekend until the end of February, 2024. Join us in celebrating our proud winter city, with free activities.
Join a FREE one-hour guided tour of The Forks' Warming Huts, Winnipeg's unique winter art competition! Discover captivating ice sculptures, delve into their design secrets, and explore the scenic Nestaweya River Trail.