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New Year’s Day at The Forks

DATE
January 01, 2024
TIME
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
LOCATION
FORKS MARKET RD, Winnipeg
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🎉 New Year’s Day at The Forks

📅 January 1, 2024 | ⌚ 10 AM – 4 PM

📍 1 Forks Market Road

The Forks welcomes you to experience a day filled with brunch, performances, yoga, games, crafts, and outdoor activities on Monday, Jan. 1.  

The day’s events will be inside and outside throughout The Forks site, running from 10 AM to 4 PM.  

  • Synonym and Tallest Poppy Drag Brunch 11 AM – 1 PM | The Forks Market 
    Brunch features and specials will be served throughout The Forks Market, while Synonym curated drag artists command the surrounding spaces with eight outstanding family-friendly performances!Tallest Poppy, in collaboration with Passerby Cocktail Bar, will be serving up their classic brunch menu we all know and love, including their signature fried chicken and waffles. Enjoy classic bites of the Poppy paired with special New Year’s Day drinks crafted by Passerby. 
  • Folklorama Performances 1 PM – 2 PM | The Forks Market – South Aisle
    Folklorama groups, Island Breeze and Drum Café, will be heating things up with their energetic performances in the South Aisle of The Forks Market.Island Breeze is made up of 10 high-energy performers that represent the Pacific Islands. Watch for their bright, authentic costumes and remember they love lots of audience participation!Drum Café is a dyamic African drumming group, who has been entertaining since 2006, with music and dance inspired by West African traditions.  

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  • Manitoba Music Performances 10 AM – 4 PM | Outside by the Johnston Terminal steps 
    Outdoor activities are only made better when paired with local talent and live entertainment! Come and listen to live musicians and DJs curated by Manitoba Music as they perform in Boîte à chansons, a mobile concert trailer.  Whether you’re skating on the rink, warming up at one of the fire pits, or simply passing by, there are many ways to enjoy the local music scene on New Year’s Day at The Forks! 
  • Learn to Winter 10 AM – 4 PM | Outside by the Canopy Rink
    Winter is just getting started. Maybe Jan. 1 will be the day to learn a new winter activity? Come by and visit the helpful folks from Winnipeg Trails. They will be on-site all day to assist you in learning how to skate, cross-country ski, snowshoe, or maybe all three! 
  • Story Time in the Teepee 10 AM – 4 PM | Teepee by The Forks Historic Port
    Join Elder Barbara Nepinak around the fire in the teepee Indigenous stories and drumming.  
  • Family Activities in Agowiidiwinan Centre 10 AM – 4 PM | Agowiidiwinan Centre
    Stop by the Agowiidiwinan Centre for family-friendly activities hosted by the Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba.  

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The Forks, FORKS MARKET RD
Winnipeg, R3C 4L9 CA
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01 January 2024
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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