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Voyageur Day at the Forks

Games History & heritage Intercultural Kids Youth & teens
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Busker's Lookout at The Forks




Offered in English and French.

Wheelchair accessible.


Allow our voyageurs to lead your students through a series of fur trade-themed stations. They will:

1) Challenge each other to voyageur games that will test their strength and dexterity

2) Engage in 19th century bartering techniques using fur trade goods

3) Examine real furs from Manitoba’s forests and streams


Festival du Voyageur

Every winter since 1970, Saint-Boniface, Winnipeg’s French quarter, is transformed into a winter paradise and becomes host to the largest winter festival in Western Canada. Voyageur, Métis and First Nations histories are brought back to life, not only through the historical interpretation offered inside reconstructed Fort Gibraltar, but also through the many attractions inside Voyageur Park and at the festival’s various official sites. Music of old, traditional cuisine, sensational snow sculptures and captivating shows are but a few examples of the entertainment you can expect to witness during this convivial gathering. Offering a vast array of historical, recreational and educational activities, Festival du Voyageur has something for all tastes and all ages!


Monique Olivier

(204) 237-7692

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Student Day at The Forks

Culture Days Manitoba winnipeg, MB

Student Day at The Forks is a feature project of Culture Days Manitoba that provides students, children and schools an opportunity to share, create and participate in arts, craft, film, theatre, sport, historical and cultural activities for...