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2024 Manitoba Sunflower Festival

July 26, 2024
All day
227 10th Ave. NW, Altona
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2024 Manitoba Sunflower Festival

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🌻 Manitoba Sunflower Festival

🗓️ July 26-28

📅 Friday, 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM

📅 Saturday, 7:30 AM – 11:00 PM

📅 Sunday, 10:30 AM – 8:00 PM

📍 227 10 Ave NW, Altona Centennial Park, Altona, Manitoba

The Manitoba Sunflower Festival is an annual celebration of all things sunflowers, held in the town of Altona, Manitoba. The festival takes place over three days in July, and features a wide variety of activities for people of all ages, including:

Sunflower fields: The festival is held in the midst of some of the most beautiful sunflower fields in Manitoba, and visitors can take a walk through the fields, take photos, or even pick their own sunflowers.

Live music: The festival features a variety of live music performances, from local bands to national touring acts.

Food trucks: There are a variety of food trucks at the festival, serving up everything from traditional festival fare to more unique culinary creations.

Family activities: There are a variety of family-friendly activities at the festival, including a petting zoo, face painting, and a kids’ zone.

Vendors: There are a variety of vendors at the festival, selling everything from arts and crafts to souvenirs.

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9:10pm (Sunset) Sun Valley Co-op Aquatic Centre Movie Night in the Park (South of the Altona Aquatic Centre)


11:00am – 5:00pm: Gallery in the Park features artwork throughout the weekend, featuring artists Candace Lipischak

2:00pm: Queen Quest Speeches (Millennium Exhibition Centre lobby)

4:00pm – 8:00pm: Mennonite Foods (Rhineland Pioneer Centre)

4:00pm – 9:00pm: Gifted the Market (Millennium Exhibition Centre Arena)

5:00pm – 8:00pm: Southern Bounce-a-rama Inflatables sponsored by Elmers (Altona Centennial Park)

5:00pm – 8:00pm: Axe Throwing (Altona Centennial Park)

5:00pm – 10:00pm: Food Trucks Open (Altona Centennial Park)

5:00pm – 12:00am: Rendezvous Brewery Beer Gardens (Altona Centennial Park, Shelter 1)

6:00pm – 7:00pm: Altona Fire Dept – Family Fun! (Ecole Parkside School)

8:00PM: Introduction of the 2024 Manitoba Sunflower Festival Queen Entrants, 2023 Manitoba Sunflower Festival Royalty, and 2024 Central Highlands Queen (PlayNow Stage)

8:00PM: Altona Farm Service Friday Night Stage Show presenting “Juke Box Heroes” (PlayNow Stage)

10:00PM: Hip Hop Night Feat. Yung Balboa, & Nat Saturn (PlayNow Stage)


7:30 – 9:00am: Pancake Breakfast by donation sponsored by Access Credit Union (All proceeds going to Kiddie Sunshine Centre Expansion Project) at the Access Credit Union parking lot

9:00 – 6:00pm: 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament (MEC Parking Lot)

9:00 – 4:00pm: Outland Games (Gallery in the Park parking lot)

10:00am: Gigantic Commercial Parade (Downtown)

10:00 – 6:00pm: 15U AAA Baseball Tournament (Altona Centennial Park Diamond 3)

11:00 – 3:00pm: Altona Farmers Market (10th Ave at the Altona Centennial Park)

11:00 – 7:00pm: Mennonite Foods (Rhineland Pioneer Centre)

11:00 – 8:00pm: Southern Bounce-a-rama Inflatables sponsored by Elmers (Altona Centennial Park)

11:00 – 8:00pm: Cole and Mace Law Office Petting Zoo by Riklyn Farms (Altona Centennial Park)

11:00am – 5:00pm: Gallery in the Park features artwork throughout the weekend, featuring artists Candace Lipischak

12:00 – Dusk: Food Trucks Open

12:00 – 11:00pm: Rendezvous Brewery Beer Gardens Open (Altona Centennial Park, Shelter 1)

12:00 – 7:00pm: Gifted The Market (Millennium Exhibition Centre Arena)

1:00 – 4:00pm: Red River Cart Tours Open (Lipschak Arena)

2:00 – 6:00pm: Gymkhana Horse Show (Millennium Exhibition Centre Park)

7:00 – 8:00pm: Gifted The Traveling Art Exhibit (Altona Centennial Arena)

12:00 – 4:00pm: Kids Motion Zone (Altona Centennial Arena)

12:00 – 4:00pm: Fit Kids Healthy Kids Registration (MEC)

12:00 – 4:00pm: CultureFest


10:30 am – 5:00 pm: Gallery in The Park

11:00 am: Community Worship Service (PlayNow Stage)

12:00 pm: Food Truck Festival (Trucks Open)

12:00 pm: 43rd Legends Car Club Show by Elmers

12:00 pm: Bounce-A-Rama Inflatables sponsored by Parkland Insurance

1:30 pm: Movie Night Featuring Airstand Candace Lipschak

2:00 pm – 8:00 pm: Mace Public Swimming (Altona Aquatic Centre)

3:30 pm: Free Law Office Writing (Altona Rulick Centre)

1:00 pm: Home and Face Painting (Altona Aquatic Centre)

1:30 pm – 6:00 pm: Free Watermelon and Milk served across from Raylyn Rentals

4:30 pm: Municipality of Rhineland Council in Shelter 1 (Altona Centennial)

4:30 pm: Free Hats at Citrus and Roulkhen Avenues, courtesy of PlayNow Stage

3:30 pm: Winnipeg Pro Wrestling Club Trophy Presentation

Please note: This blog post is for informational purposes only. Winnipeg for Free is not associated with MTEC in any manner. Confirm program details and availability directly with them. 

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Altona Centennial Park,227 10th Ave. NW
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26 July 2024
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