Schedule of Events

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Thursday, July 28, 2022

Lawn Parade Contest

Jul 28, 2022 to Aug 1, 2022

Lawn Parade Contest

LOCATION: Virtual CATEGORIES: Arts & Culture, Entertainment, Contests, Virtual TIME: Thursday, July 28th to Monday, August 1st

Friday, July 29, 2022

Craft & Food Vendors

Jul 29, 2022 to Aug 1, 2022

Craft & Food Vendors

LOCATION: Gimli Harbour CATEGORIES: Crafts, Vendors, Food TIME: Friday, July 29th - 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM, Saturday, July 30th - 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM, Sunday, July 31st - 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, Monday, August 1st - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Family Scavenger Hunt

Jul 29, 2022 to Aug 1, 2022

Family Scavenger Hunt

LOCATION: Viking Statue CATEGORIES: Entertainment, Contests, Virtual TIME: Wednesday, July 27th to Monday, August 1st
Friday Night at the Harbour - Live Music

Jul 29, 2022

Friday Night at the Harbour - Live Music

LOCATION: Gimli Harbour Stage CATEGORIES: Entertainment, Music TIME: Friday, July 29th - 7:00 PM until Midnight
Lawn Parade Contest

Jul 28, 2022 to Aug 1, 2022

Lawn Parade Contest

LOCATION: Virtual CATEGORIES: Arts & Culture, Entertainment, Contests, Virtual TIME: Thursday, July 28th to Monday, August 1st
Sandcastle Contest (Virtual)

Jul 29, 2022 to Jul 30, 2022

Sandcastle Contest (Virtual)

LOCATION: Virtual CATEGORIES: Entertainment, Contests, Virtual TIME: Friday, July 15th to Saturday, July 30th
Viking Battle

Jul 29, 2022 to Aug 1, 2022

Viking Battle

LOCATION: Harbour Park Hill CATEGORIES: Arts & Culture, Entertainment, Crafts TIME: Friday, July 29th - Sunday, July 31st - 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM, Monday - 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Viking Village

Jul 29, 2022 to Aug 1, 2022

Viking Village

LOCATION: Viking Park Area CATEGORIES: Arts & Culture, Crafts, Vendors, Entertainment TIME: Friday, July 29th - 12:30 - 5:30 PM, Saturday, July 30th/Sunday, July 31st - 11:00 AM - 5:30 PM, Monday, August 1st - Noon to 4:00 PM
Volunteer Meeting

Jul 29, 2022

Volunteer Meeting

LOCATION: Vingólf Beverage Gardens, Gimli Harbour CATEGORIES: Arts & Culture TIME: Friday, July 29th - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wonder Shows Midway & Rides

Jul 29, 2022 to Aug 1, 2022

Wonder Shows Midway & Rides

LOCATION: Gimli Park CATEGORIES: Entertainment, Food, Vendors TIME: Friday, July 29th - Starts at 5:00 PM, Saturday, July 30th to Monday, August 1st - Starts at Noon
​Vingólf Beverage Gardens

Jul 29, 2022 to Jul 31, 2022

​Vingólf Beverage Gardens

LOCATION: Gimli Harbour CATEGORIES: Food, Entertainment, Music TIME: Friday, July 29th - 4:00 to 11:00 PM, Saturday, July 30th - 1:00 to 11:00 PM, Sunday, July 31st - 1:00 to 9:00 PM

Saturday, July 30, 2022

Art Show

Jul 30, 2022 to Aug 1, 2022

Art Show

LOCATION: Lakeview Gimli Resort – Darren Hall CATEGORIES: Entertainment, Contests, Food TIME: Saturday, July 30th, Sunday, July 31st - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday, August 1st - 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Beach Volleyball Tournament

Jul 30, 2022

Beach Volleyball Tournament

LOCATION: Gimli Beach North CATEGORIES: Sports TIME: Check In - Saturday, July 30th - 8:30 AM, Starts - 9:00 AM
BIG Games - Oversized Board Games

Jul 31, 2021 to Jul 30, 2022

BIG Games - Oversized Board Games

LOCATION: Gimli Harbour CATEGORIES: Entertainment TIME: Saturday, July 30th - Noon - 6:00 PM
Craft & Food Vendors

Jul 29, 2022 to Aug 1, 2022

Craft & Food Vendors

LOCATION: Gimli Harbour CATEGORIES: Crafts, Vendors, Food TIME: Friday, July 29th - 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM, Saturday, July 30th - 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM, Sunday, July 31st - 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, Monday, August 1st - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Family Scavenger Hunt

Jul 29, 2022 to Aug 1, 2022

Family Scavenger Hunt

LOCATION: Viking Statue CATEGORIES: Entertainment, Contests, Virtual TIME: Wednesday, July 27th to Monday, August 1st
Fireworks

Jul 30, 2022

Fireworks

LOCATION: Gimli Harbour CATEGORIES: Entertainment TIME: Saturday, July 30th - 10:30 PM
Get Dinged! Become an Honourary Icelander

Jul 30, 2022

Get Dinged! Become an Honourary Icelander

LOCATION: Vingólf Beverage Gardens, Gimli Harbour CATEGORIES: Arts & Culture, Entertainment TIME: Saturday, July 30th - 3:00 PM
Icelandic Fashion Show

Jul 30, 2022

Icelandic Fashion Show

LOCATION: Gimli Theatre CATEGORIES: Arts & Culture, Entertainment TIME: Saturday, July 30th - 1:00 PM
Lawn Parade Contest

Jul 28, 2022 to Aug 1, 2022

Lawn Parade Contest

LOCATION: Virtual CATEGORIES: Arts & Culture, Entertainment, Contests, Virtual TIME: Thursday, July 28th to Monday, August 1st
Magnús Ver Magnússon Classic Strongman Competition

Jul 30, 2022 to Jul 31, 2022

Magnús Ver Magnússon Classic Strongman Competition

LOCATION: Viking Statue CATEGORIES: Arts & Culture, Entertainment, Sports, Contests, Crafts TIME: Saturday, July 30th and Sunday, July 31st - Noon to 4:00 PM
Music on the Rooftop

Jul 30, 2022

Music on the Rooftop

LOCATION: Waterfront Centre, Johnson Hall CATEGORIES: Entertainment, Music TIME: Saturday, July 30th - 8:00 PM
Pancake Breakfast

Jul 30, 2022 to Jul 31, 2022

Pancake Breakfast

LOCATION: New Horizons Centre CATEGORIES: Food TIME: Saturday, July 30th and Sunday July 31st, 8:00 AM - Noon
Sandcastle Contest

Jul 30, 2022

Sandcastle Contest

LOCATION: Gimli Beach North CATEGORIES: Entertainment, Contests, Vendors, Virtual TIME: Saturday, July 30th - Registration: 9:30 AM, Starts: 10:00 AM
Sandcastle Contest (Virtual)

Jul 29, 2022 to Jul 30, 2022

Sandcastle Contest (Virtual)

LOCATION: Virtual CATEGORIES: Entertainment, Contests, Virtual TIME: Friday, July 15th to Saturday, July 30th
Saturday Night at the Harbour - Live Music

Jul 30, 2022

Saturday Night at the Harbour - Live Music

LOCATION: Gimli Harbour Stage CATEGORIES: Entertainment, Music TIME: Saturday, July 30th - 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Viking Battle

Jul 29, 2022 to Aug 1, 2022

Viking Battle

LOCATION: Harbour Park Hill CATEGORIES: Arts & Culture, Entertainment, Crafts TIME: Friday, July 29th - Sunday, July 31st - 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM, Monday - 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Viking Village

Jul 29, 2022 to Aug 1, 2022

Viking Village

LOCATION: Viking Park Area CATEGORIES: Arts & Culture, Crafts, Vendors, Entertainment TIME: Friday, July 29th - 12:30 - 5:30 PM, Saturday, July 30th/Sunday, July 31st - 11:00 AM - 5:30 PM, Monday, August 1st - Noon to 4:00 PM
Wonder Shows Midway & Rides

Jul 29, 2022 to Aug 1, 2022

Wonder Shows Midway & Rides

LOCATION: Gimli Park CATEGORIES: Entertainment, Food, Vendors TIME: Friday, July 29th - Starts at 5:00 PM, Saturday, July 30th to Monday, August 1st - Starts at Noon
​Vingólf Beverage Gardens

Jul 29, 2022 to Jul 31, 2022

​Vingólf Beverage Gardens

LOCATION: Gimli Harbour CATEGORIES: Food, Entertainment, Music TIME: Friday, July 29th - 4:00 to 11:00 PM, Saturday, July 30th - 1:00 to 11:00 PM, Sunday, July 31st - 1:00 to 9:00 PM

Sunday, July 31, 2022

10 Mile Road Race

Jul 31, 2022

10 Mile Road Race

CATEGORIES: Sports, Contests, Virtual TIME: Sunday, July 31st - 8:00 AM
5 Kilometre Road Race

Jul 31, 2022

5 Kilometre Road Race

LOCATION: Gimli Park CATEGORIES: Sports, Contests, Virtual TIME: Sunday, July 31st - 8:05 AM
Alternative Folk Festival

Jul 31, 2022

Alternative Folk Festival

LOCATION: Gimli Park, Main Stage CATEGORIES: Entertainment, Music TIME: Sunday, July 31st - 7:00 PM
Amma's Kitchen

Jul 30, 2021 to Aug 1, 2022

Amma's Kitchen

LOCATION: Gimli Park, Pavilion CATEGORIES: Food, Arts & Culture TIME: Sunday, July 31st - 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday, August 1st, Noon - 4:00 PM
Art Show

Jul 30, 2022 to Aug 1, 2022

Art Show

LOCATION: Lakeview Gimli Resort – Darren Hall CATEGORIES: Entertainment, Contests, Food TIME: Saturday, July 30th, Sunday, July 31st - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday, August 1st - 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Craft & Food Vendors

Jul 29, 2022 to Aug 1, 2022

Craft & Food Vendors

LOCATION: Gimli Harbour CATEGORIES: Crafts, Vendors, Food TIME: Friday, July 29th - 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM, Saturday, July 30th - 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM, Sunday, July 31st - 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, Monday, August 1st - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Family Scavenger Hunt

Jul 29, 2022 to Aug 1, 2022

Family Scavenger Hunt

LOCATION: Viking Statue CATEGORIES: Entertainment, Contests, Virtual TIME: Wednesday, July 27th to Monday, August 1st
Fris-Nok Tournament

Jul 31, 2022

Fris-Nok Tournament

LOCATION: Gimli Park CATEGORIES: Entertainment, Sports, Contests TIME: Sunday, July 31st - Registration: 12:00 PM, Start: 1:00 PM
Icelandic Culture and Heritage Pavilion

Jul 31, 2022 to Aug 1, 2022

Icelandic Culture and Heritage Pavilion

LOCATION: Gimli Park CATEGORIES: Arts & Culture, Entertainment TIME: Sunday, July 31st, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Monday, August 1st, Noon - 4:00 PM
Icelandic Film Screening

Jul 31, 2021 to Jul 31, 2022

Icelandic Film Screening

LOCATION: Lady of the Lake Theatre, Waterfront Centre CATEGORIES: Arts & Culture, Entertainment TIME: Sunday, July 31st - 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Icelandic Roots

Jul 31, 2022

Icelandic Roots

TIME: Sunday, July 31st - 2:30 - 3:30 PM
Jan's One Mile Fun Run

Jul 31, 2022

Jan's One Mile Fun Run

LOCATION: Gimli Park CATEGORIES: Sports, Contests, Virtual TIME: Sunday, July 31st - 8:30 AM
Lawn Parade Contest

Jul 28, 2022 to Aug 1, 2022

Lawn Parade Contest

LOCATION: Virtual CATEGORIES: Arts & Culture, Entertainment, Contests, Virtual TIME: Thursday, July 28th to Monday, August 1st
Magnús Ver Magnússon Classic Strongman Competition

Jul 30, 2022 to Jul 31, 2022

Magnús Ver Magnússon Classic Strongman Competition

LOCATION: Viking Statue CATEGORIES: Arts & Culture, Entertainment, Sports, Contests, Crafts TIME: Saturday, July 30th and Sunday, July 31st - Noon to 4:00 PM
Music and Poetry in the Park

Jul 31, 2022

Music and Poetry in the Park

LOCATION: Gimli Park, Main Stage CATEGORIES: Arts & Culture, Entertainment, Music TIME: Sunday, July 31st - 2:00 PM
Pancake Breakfast

Jul 30, 2022 to Jul 31, 2022

Pancake Breakfast

LOCATION: New Horizons Centre CATEGORIES: Food TIME: Saturday, July 30th and Sunday July 31st, 8:00 AM - Noon
Viking Battle

Jul 29, 2022 to Aug 1, 2022

Viking Battle

LOCATION: Harbour Park Hill CATEGORIES: Arts & Culture, Entertainment, Crafts TIME: Friday, July 29th - Sunday, July 31st - 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM, Monday - 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Viking Village

Jul 29, 2022 to Aug 1, 2022

Viking Village

LOCATION: Viking Park Area CATEGORIES: Arts & Culture, Crafts, Vendors, Entertainment TIME: Friday, July 29th - 12:30 - 5:30 PM, Saturday, July 30th/Sunday, July 31st - 11:00 AM - 5:30 PM, Monday, August 1st - Noon to 4:00 PM
Wonder Shows Midway & Rides

Jul 29, 2022 to Aug 1, 2022

Wonder Shows Midway & Rides

LOCATION: Gimli Park CATEGORIES: Entertainment, Food, Vendors TIME: Friday, July 29th - Starts at 5:00 PM, Saturday, July 30th to Monday, August 1st - Starts at Noon
​Vingólf Beverage Gardens

Jul 29, 2022 to Jul 31, 2022

​Vingólf Beverage Gardens

LOCATION: Gimli Harbour CATEGORIES: Food, Entertainment, Music TIME: Friday, July 29th - 4:00 to 11:00 PM, Saturday, July 30th - 1:00 to 11:00 PM, Sunday, July 31st - 1:00 to 9:00 PM

Monday, August 01, 2022

Amma's Kitchen

Jul 30, 2021 to Aug 1, 2022

Amma's Kitchen

LOCATION: Gimli Park, Pavilion CATEGORIES: Food, Arts & Culture TIME: Sunday, July 31st - 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday, August 1st, Noon - 4:00 PM
Art Show

Jul 30, 2022 to Aug 1, 2022

Art Show

LOCATION: Lakeview Gimli Resort – Darren Hall CATEGORIES: Entertainment, Contests, Food TIME: Saturday, July 30th, Sunday, July 31st - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday, August 1st - 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Craft & Food Vendors

Jul 29, 2022 to Aug 1, 2022

Craft & Food Vendors

LOCATION: Gimli Harbour CATEGORIES: Crafts, Vendors, Food TIME: Friday, July 29th - 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM, Saturday, July 30th - 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM, Sunday, July 31st - 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, Monday, August 1st - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Family Scavenger Hunt

Jul 29, 2022 to Aug 1, 2022

Family Scavenger Hunt

LOCATION: Viking Statue CATEGORIES: Entertainment, Contests, Virtual TIME: Wednesday, July 27th to Monday, August 1st
Family Sports

Aug 1, 2022

Family Sports

LOCATION: Gimli Park CATEGORIES: Entertainment, Sports, Contests TIME: Monday, August 1st - 12:20 PM - 2:00 PM
Icelandic Culture and Heritage Pavilion

Jul 31, 2022 to Aug 1, 2022

Icelandic Culture and Heritage Pavilion

LOCATION: Gimli Park CATEGORIES: Arts & Culture, Entertainment TIME: Sunday, July 31st, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Monday, August 1st, Noon - 4:00 PM
Lawn Parade Contest

Jul 28, 2022 to Aug 1, 2022

Lawn Parade Contest

LOCATION: Virtual CATEGORIES: Arts & Culture, Entertainment, Contests, Virtual TIME: Thursday, July 28th to Monday, August 1st
Parade

Aug 1, 2022

Parade

LOCATION: Gimli Rec Centre CATEGORIES: Arts & Culture, Entertainment, Contests TIME: Monday, August 1st - 10:00 AM
Scholarship Announcement

Aug 1, 2022

Scholarship Announcement

LOCATION: Gimli Park, Main Stage CATEGORIES: Arts & Culture, Contests, Entertainment TIME: Monday, August 1st - 1:40 PM
Traditional Program

Aug 1, 2022

Traditional Program

LOCATION: Gimli Park, Main Stage CATEGORIES: Arts & Culture, Entertainment, Music, Crafts TIME: Monday, August 1st - 2:00 PM
Viking Battle

Jul 29, 2022 to Aug 1, 2022

Viking Battle

LOCATION: Harbour Park Hill CATEGORIES: Arts & Culture, Entertainment, Crafts TIME: Friday, July 29th - Sunday, July 31st - 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM, Monday - 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Viking Village

Jul 29, 2022 to Aug 1, 2022

Viking Village

LOCATION: Viking Park Area CATEGORIES: Arts & Culture, Crafts, Vendors, Entertainment TIME: Friday, July 29th - 12:30 - 5:30 PM, Saturday, July 30th/Sunday, July 31st - 11:00 AM - 5:30 PM, Monday, August 1st - Noon to 4:00 PM
Wonder Shows Midway & Rides

Jul 29, 2022 to Aug 1, 2022

Wonder Shows Midway & Rides

LOCATION: Gimli Park CATEGORIES: Entertainment, Food, Vendors TIME: Friday, July 29th - Starts at 5:00 PM, Saturday, July 30th to Monday, August 1st - Starts at Noon
 
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Icelandic Festival of Manitoba

Festival Gift Shop / Office 

Fall/Winter Hours 
Wednesday and Thursday, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Or by appointment 

General Inquiries:
Phone: 1 (204) 642-7417
Email: info@icelandicfestival.com

107-94 1st Avenue
Gimli, Manitoba, R0C 1B1