Manito Ahbee Festival

May 13, 2020

May 17, 2020

Free and ticketed events

Various venues in Winnipeg

(204) 956-1849


Events Description

Ignite your spirit and celebrate Indigenous arts, culture and music in Winnipeg, Manitoba at the Manito Ahbee Festival, presented by Casinos of Winnipeg. The annual festival features the International Pow Wow, Indigenous Music Awards, Indigenous Music Conference, Casinos of Winnipeg Indigenous Marketplace and more!

Kick Off & Lighting of the Sacred Fire | May 13 – Let’s kick off the 2020 Manito Ahbee Festival together!

Join us at the Oodena Circle at The Forks National Historic Site for the Lighting of the sacred fire, pipe ceremony, entertainment and a traditional friendship dance to welcome everyone to the Manito Ahbee Festival.

Getting Jiggy With It | May 16 – In honour of the Metis community, their vibrant history and dance style that has been mastered for decades, the Festival will host Getting Jiggy With It – Square Dance Exhibition and Jigging Competition.

Indigenous Marketplace & Trade Show Presented by: Fox Lake Cree Nation | May 16—17 – Whether you are looking for traditional artwork or contemporary treasures, there’s something for everyone! The Indigenous Marketplace and Trade Show is open to people attending the Manito Ahbee Pow Wow, which attracts over 5,000 people each day to the RBC Convention Centre. This is an excellent shopping experience with many vendors to choose from.

Manito Ahbee Pow Wow | May 16—17 | 12 PM – 7 PM – Ignite your spirit and experience Indigenous culture at the 2020 Manito Ahbee Pow Wow! Join us and over 800 dancers at the RBC Convention Centre on May 16th & 17th. Everyone is welcome!


Tickets : 2020 TBA

2019 – International Pow Wow and Indigenous Marketplace & Trade Show: Regular General Admission: (ages 6+) $12; Family pass $10.50 each

Kick Off & Lighting of the Sacred Fire: Free & Open to Public

Free admission for children ages 5 and younger

Indigenous Music Conference: Free of Charge

How to get tickets?

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Date & Time:

May 13 – 17, 2020

Venue & Address :

Various venues, Winnipeg


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