Meeting and event rentals

The Forks National Historic Site

The Forks National Historic Site is a special place where people have been gathering for over 6,000 years. Today, The Forks is a beautiful natural space located in the heart of Winnipeg with picturesque views of the city. It is the perfect place for your next event.

If you or your organization are looking for an ideal location and would like more information about the site, its availability, services and fees, please contact us at Email address:


Community and group events

Community and group events that range from festivals, pow wows, walkathons or running events, corporate events, group picnics and even family reunions! The Forks is a wonderful venue for hosting events of all types and sizes.


Hold your ceremony at the Amphitheatre on the bank of the Red River overlooking the historic St. Boniface Cathedral, gather in the Orientation Circle, or find the perfect grove of trees in a green space for a more intimate event.

Find out more about Weddings at The Forks National Historic Site.

Rental information

Locations available for rental at The Forks National Historic site are:

Location      Features / Capacity
Entire site – The Forks National Historic Site
  • Includes the riverwalk and the north, centre and south fields
  • With spectacular views of the Esplanade Riel, overlooking St. Boniface, this is a perfect spot to hold your concert, show or wedding.
  • Most private location
  • Raised concrete platform and a grassy area for additional seating
  • Accessible for guests with mobility issues
  • Outdoors (note: there is no alternate indoor location)
  • Capacity: 100 chairs theatre-style on the Amphitheatre platform, up to 500 guests seated on the grassy hill
Orientation Circle
  • Views of downtown Winnipeg and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights
  • Ideal for weddings and other events
North Field
  • Green areas with views of the rivers, downtown Winnipeg
  • Ideal for picnics, festivals, outdoor events
Centre Field
South Field
Walkways (riverwalk or upper paths)
  • All paths are graded
  • Have your organization’s next walk or run along the Red River


Visit our detailed fees page to learn about admission fees and other programming fees. Quotes for both public and private event rentals are available upon request. Contact us at Email address: to learn more.

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