Block Parties

Dairy Farmers of Canada

Kennedy Street

Warm up with the Blue Cow Milk Bar! The Dairy Farmers of Canada will be treating parade goers o samples of artisan hot chocolate. Drop by the corner of Portage and Kennedy and try one of their three flavours, each loaded with delicious local ingrediants and 100% Canadian milk.


Manitoba Advocate for Children & Youth

Carlton to Hargrave

The Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth calls all children and youth to bring their families, and join our #Carlton2Hargrave block party designed specifically for kids and youth! Try your luck in our games area for Snowman Bowling, The Winter Pumpkin Roll, or Winter Parka Hula Hooping, or join us as we cheer on a Timbit’s hockey demo game! And while you’re here, make sure you stop and high-five the friendliest mascot in Manitoba: The Wavy Guy!

Manitoba Hydro

Edmonton to Carlton

Manitoba Hydro’s Host a Block promises to be fun and exciting!!!!  Come early and join the fun outside for Manitoba Hydro’s hosted block party.  

Sport Manitoba

Garry to Fort

It’s just a hop, skip, and a jump to fun. Join Sport Manitoba and Fit Kids Healthy Kids for a street party between Garry and Fort. This block will be geared towards little ones aged two to ten. Kids can play a variety of winter-themed activities that will get them moving while learning some fundamental movement skills such as jumping, throwing, leaping and kicking.

Try the Reindeer Ring Toss, Tug of War, Snowball Target Toss, Christmas Cornhole, Rudolph Training, and Santa’s Workshop. Keep warm by being active before the parade begins. Guaranteed to be lots of fun!


Festival du Voyageur

Garry Street

Festival du Voyageur their mobile concert trailer – Boîte à chansons (music box). The trailer makes it possible to host outdoor concerts while keeping artists warm. Check them out at the intersection of Garry Street and Portage Avenue for live fiddle music and a DJ. Stay warm by dancing!


Host a Block Party 

Is your business or organization interested in hosting a Block Party along the parade route? We'd love to hear from you. Contact us for more information or to get involved.