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Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival – June 21 – 25

June 21, 2023 @ 11:00 am - June 25, 2023 @ 6:00 pm

June 21st – 3- 10 pmJoin us at after 3 pm on National Indigenous Peoples Day and enjoy performances on our Celebration Stage, by Tarniriq – Inuit Throat Singers, Fiddleground featuring Brad Lafortune, Métis Jigging and teachings and performances by some of the 2023 SSIMAs (Summer Solstice Indigenous Music Awards) nominees. So much Family Fun including:Metis Games – Axe Throwing & Archery Ojibwe Spirit Horses Giant Mural & Stories Makatew Workshops – Medicine Bag WorkshopJaime Morse Metis Floral Beading Community Art Jed the Mechancial Bull Farm Play Ojbiwe Spirit Horses

The evening concludes with an incredible Drone Show at 9:25 pm, in celebration of NIPD. 200 drones will light up the sky sharing an intimate creation story (Mewnizha) to guide each individual’s pathway to Truth and Reconciliation.

Weekend Activities include:

International Competition Pow Wow – over $75,000 in prize moneyIndigenous Cooking Classes & Indigenous Picnic Lunches Métis games and demonstrationsCultural demonstrations and storytelling, arts & crafts workshops,Cultural performances including hoop dancing and Métis jiggersFull-day weekend stage entertainment and movies under the starsIndigenous Makers and Farmers Market

FREE ADMISSION — FREE PARK & RIDE SHUTTLE(no public on-site parking)



June 21, 2023 @ 11:00 am
June 25, 2023 @ 6:00 pm