La Fourche unveils a festive program for July 1st

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La Fourche will be transformed into a large celebration site for a day. (Archive photo)

Photo: Radio-Canada / Jaison Empson

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Published at 7:38 p.m. EDT

La Fourche, one of Winnipeg’s most popular tourist sites, unveiled its lineup for Canada Day festivities on Tuesday. This 2024 edition of the Canadian National Day will be under the sign of community partnerships, indicates a press release from the organization’s teams.

We strive to ensure our community is reflected in what we offer here at The Forkssaid Sara Stasiuk, executive director, The Forks North Portage.

In fact, many local organizations will be present as partners in the organization of the activities planned for July 1st. This is the case of 2 Spirit Manitobaof Tunngasugit Inuit Resource Centre, or Graffiti Gallery, Pitikwé as well as the basketball team of Sea Bears from Winnipeg.

Concerts, shows, games and workshops

Activities on Monday, July 1 will take place in several locations throughout this historic Winnipeg venue: CN stage, skateboard park, lawns and parking lots, part of which will be redeveloped into a basketball court.

Several dozen artists will perform on the different stages such as the indigenous musician Mattmac or the French-speaking singer Kelly Bado.

A shuttle will run between The Forks and Assiniboine Park from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Bicycle Valet Winnipeg will provide a security service for bicycles.

All activities offered on the La Fourche site are free.

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