Voyageur Park is located at 866 ST-JOSEPH STREET in Saint-Boniface, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Carte 2014

 

Admission – Voyageur Park

All ticket prices include taxes 

Voyageur Park day pass

Adult (18 years old and up) – $17
Youth (13 – 17 years old) – $11
Child (5 – 12 years old) – $9
4 and under – FREE

Voyageur Pass (10-day pass)

Adult (18 years old and up) – $30
Youth (13 – 17 years old) – $16
Child (5 – 12 years old) – $11
4 and under – FREE

The Voyageur Pass gives you access to Voyageur Park and free or discounted admissions at all other official sites during the 10 days of Festival du Voyageur.

 

Points of sale

Safeway

Voyageur Park

Festival du Voyageur office (233 Provencher Boulevard)

233-ALLÔ (106-147 Provencher Boulevard)

Centre culturel franco-manitobain (340 Provencher Boulevard)

Club Regent Casino

 

Voyageur Park hours of operation

 

February 14th, 2014 – 5:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.

February 15th, 2014 - 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.

February 16th, 2014 - 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.

February 17th, 2014 - 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

February 18th, 2014 - Voyageur Park is closed. Our Trading Posts await you!

February 19th, 2014 - Voyageur Park is closed. Our Trading Posts await you!

February 20th, 2014 - 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

February 21st, 2014 - 5:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.

February 22nd, 2014 - 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.

February 23rd, 2014 -10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

* Please note that the doors to Voyageur Park will be closed 1 hour prior to the posted time.

 

Food

Festival du Voyageur offers a variety of traditional French-Canadian food such as pea soup, tourtière and crèpes. You should also make sure not to miss out on the poutine: a traditional Quebec dish made with fries, cheese curds and gravy. Many long-time Festival visitors also look forward to the maple taffy. This sweet treat can be found in the ‘Sugar Shack’.

Apart from these traditional foods, we also have many food vendors throughout the park who offer a variety of different foods, from sweet to savoury. Click here for a complete list of the menus at Voyageur Park. Bon appétit!

Aboriginal winter trading camp

Learn about the aboriginal communities whose contribution to the fur trade was essential to the success of the voyageurs at Fort Gibraltar and across the Northwest. Walk inside a tipi and explore the diverse and complex culture of the first inhabitants of Red River. Stories, legends and folklore will surely fascinate the young and the young at heart.

February 14 – 5 p.m. to 12 a.m.
February 15 and 16 – 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
February 17 – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
February 20 – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
February 21 – 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
February 22 – 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
February 23 – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

 

Maison Chaboillez

Presented by Superior Propane

 

Cabaret du Fort Rouge

La Compagnie de La Vérendrye presents, for the second straight year, the Cabaret du Fort Rouge! New France ambiance, music, soldiers and voyageurs will transport you back to the time of the Northwest’s first explorers.

February 14 – 5 p.m. to 12 a.m.
February 15 – 12 p.m. to 12 a.m.
February 16 – 12 p.m. to 12 a.m.
February 17 – 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.

 

Taverne de la Brigade

Provided by the Brigade de la Rivière-Rouge, Taverne de la Brigade is a coveted place by all visitors who want to taste the joie de vivre of the voyageurs.

February 20 – 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
February 21 – 5 p.m. to 12 a.m.
February 22 – 12 p.m. to 12 a.m.
February 23 – 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.

 

Lunch and dinner in Maison du Bourgeois

Come enjoy a gourmet meal provided by Gibraltar Dining Corporation.

February 15 and 16 – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Lunch) 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Dinner)
February 17 – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Lunch) 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. (Dinner)
February 22 – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Lunch) 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Dinner)

 

Snowshoe Trail

Enjoy the great outdoors right in the middle of Winnipeg with a snowshoe adventure through Voyageur Park.  Located in a tipi right next to the aboriginal encampment, our guides will explain the historical and cultural importance of the snowshoe before taking your family on a guided journey along the Red River.  Learn of the fur trade’s contribution to arctic exploration through the story of Dr John Rae. Tours last approximately 45 minutes and equipment is provided on site. Ages 4-100 are welcome.

February 15 –  11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Moonlight walk at 7 p.m.

February 16 – 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

February 17 – 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m

February 22 – 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m
Moonlight walk at 7 p.m.

February 23 – 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m

 

Mascot Challenge

This popular activity for all ages is your chance to see your favourite mascots compete in entertaining challenges! Here is a list of this year’s participants:

 

Charlie Horse Jr.                     Assiniboia Downs
DomoRoo                                 Domo Gasoline Corp.
Léo                                            Festival du Voyageur
Folklorama Llama                    Folklorama
Alvin the Elf                             Manitoba Hydro – MB Electrical Museum & Educ. Centre
Louie the Lightning Bug        Manitoba Hydro – MB Electrical Museum & Educ. Centre
MESH                                        Mr.Electric
Safari Stan                                Petland Canada
Duke                                          RCMP
Binjamin                                    Recycle Everywhere
Subway monkey                       Subway
Wes Lee Coyote                       Wesmen, University of Winnipeg Volleyball team
Buzz                                           Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Boomer                                      Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Goldie                                        Winnipeg Goldeyes Baseball Club
Mick E. Moose                          Winnipeg Jets
Copper                                       Winnipeg Police Service

 

A brand new playground

This year, Festival du Voyageur is creating a brand new kids’ playground! In addition to the popular snow slides, our wee visitors will also have the chance to participate in a host of activities, including a hill to climb, musical instruments, snow forts and much more! And all this, in close proximity to the children’s tent!

 

Sleigh Rides

Embark on a horse-drawn sleigh ride along Voyageur Park! Only $3 for 6 years old and up and $1 for 5 and under.