Did you know?

Every summer there are turtle races in Boissevain during their annual turtle festival, featuring the Western Painted Turtle. The town's turtle statue named "Tommy" stands about 28 feet high and weighs about five tons!

Events by Month

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July 1, 2017

Grand Opening of Centennial Spray Park (MacGregor)


July 1-2, 2017

Canada's 150th Anniversary Celebrations (Austin)


July 1, 2017

Canada Day in Neepawa (Neepawa)

Activites all day - pancake breakfast, zip lining, live music, fireworks and more!

Venue:
Riverbend Park


July 1, 2017

Canada 150th Celebration (Virden)

11am-2pm - Free Public Swim (Tundra Oil & Gas Place, Virden Pool)

12pm-1pm - Canada Day Parade (begins at curling club on Lyons St. and ends at Victoria Park)

Victoria Park Activities (Noon - 10:30pm)

food booths, opening ceremonies with birthday cake, live stage entertainment, children's activities, Kerr's bouncy castles, old fashioned picnic races, beer gardens, tribute to the legends show (Johny Cash, Patsy Cline and Elvis tributes) & fireworks.


July 1, 2017

Brandon 135 & Canada 150 Celebrations (Brandon)

Canada Day Living Flag, Annual Duck Race, helicopter rides ($50/person), face painting, kids pedal tractor pull, bouncy castle & inflatables, cultural displays & demonstrations, FREE Doc Walker concert, fireworks and so much more!

Venue:
Riverbank Discovery Centre


July 1, 2017

Canada Day - Let's Celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday! (Riding Mountain National Park)

Celebrate Canada's 150th birthday with a full day of activities in Riding Mountain National Park.  Start it off by welcoming new Canadians in to Canada at a morning Citizenship then a full afternoon of multicultural entertainment.

Venue:
Riding Mountain National Park


July 1, 2017

Canada Day 150 Celebrations at Minnedosa Beach (Minnedosa)


July 1, 2017

Shoal Lake Canada Day Celebrations (Shoal Lake)


July 2 to August 20, 2017

Ninette Farmer's Market (Ninette)

Sundays

Venue:
Ninette Fairgrounds


July 2, 2017

On the 49th Parallel (Boissevain)

Be part of a powerful learning event - right on the 49th parallel - at the International Peace Garden!

We're bringing the KAIROS Blanket Exercise to the Garden to explore the history of Indigenous Peoples in Canada.  We're hosting this as part of our "Canada 150 - Sharing Our Stories" series of events at the garden.  

*Free with gate fee or season pass

Venue:
International Peace Garden (Promise of Peace Fountain)

Contact:
(204) 534-2510


July 4, 2017

Sports Day (Baldur)

Time Info:

9am - 3pm



July 6 to August 24, 2017

6th Annual Music in the Park (Virden)

Every Thursday at 7pm

*Please bring lawn chair for comfortable seating.  Silver collection will be taken.  Lineup is subject to change.

July 6 - Prairie Joe

July 13 - Old 21

July 20 - Tanya Martin

July 27 - Young at Heart

August 3 - Leona and the L Tones

August 10, 17, 24 - TBD

Venue:
Jubilee Stage (Victoria Park)


July 7-8, 2017

Annual Ham Fest (Boissevain)

Venue:
International Peace Garden


July 7, 2017

Karaoke with Dustin (Brandon)

It's a karaoke party with Dustin & Look Music - time to show us what you've got!

Venue:
Lady of the Lake

Time Info:

8pm


Cost(s):

$5 cover



July 7-9, 2017

Minnedosa Fun Fest (Minnedosa)

Friday, July 7: kids Bike Decorating & Parade, Children's Activities

Saturday, July 8: Lions Pancake Breakfast, Downtown Parade (11am), Minnedosa Cruizers Car Show, Fun Fest Market at Minnedosa Arena, Kids Zone, Bouncy Houses, Entertainer Al Simmons, Escape Room, Duck Drop, Beer Gardens and Social (Arena)

Sunday, July 9: Yoga in the Park, Slow Pitch Tournament


July 7-9, 2017

Midget Regional Baseball Tournament (Minnedosa)


July 8, 2017

Clear Lake Day (Riding Mountain National Park)

RMNP is home to some of the most beautiful lakes in the country, including Clear Lake.  Join Park Canada interpreters and learn why lakes are so important to our ecosystem.


July 8-9, 2017

Minnedosa Agricultural Fair (Minnedosa)


July 9, 2017

57th Annual Knights of the Columbus Field Mass (Boissevain)

Venue:
International Peace Garden


July 9, 2017

Odd Fellows and the Rebekah's Annual Picnic (Boissevain)

Venue:
International Peace Garden


July 11-16, 2017

Riding Mountain National Park Film Festival (Riding Mountain National Park)


July 11-12, 2017

Shoal Lake Air Show (Shoal Lake)

Venue:
Shoal Lake Airport


July 13, 2017

Senior Ladies Open Golf Tournament (Minnedosa)


July 14, 2017

This Viral Pearl (Brandon)

Songs, stories & shenanigans

Venue:
Lady of the Lake

Time Info:

8pm


Cost(s):

$5 cover



July 14-16, 2017

Canada 150th Celebrations in Oakburn (Oakburn)

July 15, 2017

Parks Day (Riding Mountain National Park)

Happy Parks Day!  Celebrate by joining Parks Canada interpreters with a jam packed day of activities including a Learn-to-fish workshop along Clear Lake.


July 15-16, 2017

Monsters & Mayhem (Brandon)

FEATURING

  • Monster Trucks
  • Freestyle Motocross Featuring:
    X Games Gold Medalist "Heath Frisby"
  • Canadian Tuff Truck Challenge
  • Monster Truck Rides and Free Pit Party

Venue:
Keystone Centre

Time Info:

1:00pm & 7:00pm (July 15)

2:00pm (July 16)



July 16, 2017

Music in the Park (Baldur)

Rain or Shine!  

*all proceeds go to the Baldur Museum

Venue:
Veteran Park


July 18, 2017

Strathclair Ag Society Fair (Strathclair)

Venue:
Strathclair Arena & Fairgrounds


July 19, 2017

Senior Men's Open Golf Tournament (Minnedosa)


July 19, 2017

Shoal Lake Fair (Shoal Lake)

Venue:
Shoal Lake Fair Grounds


July 21, 2017

Sunday Wilde (Brandon)

Blues/Roots Duo

Venue:
Lady of the Lake

Time Info:

8pm

 


Cost(s):

$5 cover



July 21-23, 2017

Canada 150th Celebrations in Shoal Lake (Shoal Lake)

July 21-23, 2017

Brandon Folk, Music & Art Festival (Brandon)

Venue:
Keystone Centre Grounds


July 28, 2017

Encore (Brandon)

Pop music from past eras and today

Venue:
Lady of the Lake

Time Info:

8pm


Cost(s):

$5 cover



July 28, 2017

Lefty-Righty Golf Tournament (Minnedosa)


July 29, 2017

The Dream Catchers (International Peace Garden)

A musical that dares you to dream

Venue:
Masonic Auditorium

Time Info:

7pm


Cost(s):

free admission with gate or season pass