From Western Ontario in the east to Manitoba and Saskatchewan in the west, the prairie and forested festivals beckon – promising unique experiences, good times, sublime music and homegrown hospitality.  Witness what makes the Prairies special through its artists.

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  1. Every sākihiwē stage challenges stereotypes and reaffirms the humanity of Indigenous people. Music is taken to Indigenous families in Winnipeg so they can … read more

  2. The inaugural Winnipeg Folk Festival, held in 1974 in Birds Hill Provincial Park on Treaty 1 territory and homeland of the Métis people, was a three-day … read more

  3. The Ness Creek Music Festival takes place on a special plot of land falling within Treaty 6 Territory and within the Homeland of the Métis. At Ness Creek … read more

  4. Every August, the Trout Forest Music Festival is staged at Ear Falls Waterfront Park, just one hour north of Vermillion Bay on Highway 105. This festival offers a … read more

  5. Bask in the joviality of French Canadian culture surrounded by great music, amazing foods and wondrous sights and re-embody the spirit of the voyageurs! Every winter … read more


Artist Testimonials

Curated by the participating festivals, these artists give you a window into what makes this region unique and their inspiration for calling it home.

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