2019 Folk Fest
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About the Event
UPDATED CHANGES, July 2019:
"Free Your Spirit" at the 7th annual Whoop & Hollar Folk Festival—the 2019 Signature Event of the RM of Portage la Prairie! Early Bird Tickets on sale until August 22nd.
A weekend of music, art, nature, and community:
SATURDAY, August 24th: music and workshops from noon to midnight (gates open at 11:00 am)
SUNDAY, August 25th: music from noon to 10:00 pm (gates open at 11:30 am)
Saturday venue: Cottonwood Acres (original festival site), 33165 PR 331, 2.5 km east of junction of Highways 240 & 331 (search for "Whoop & Hollar Folk Festival" on Google Maps)
Sunday venue: Island Park (Oddfellows Stage), Portage la Prairie
Share in the warmth of an authentic grassroots festival, featuring some of the very best Manitoba musicians playing over an entire weekend.
Experience the true heart and spirit of the prairies, while walking the winding nature trails, enjoying the wild pollinator garden, and discovering the magical assortment of trees.
Dance the night away, bring an instrument and join a jam session, or perform at an open mic in the quaint red barn. Fun for all ages!
Check out the interactive workshops and "Creative Corner" art station, plus "Artisan Alley" featuring a variety of artwork and handmade gems.
Food vendors will cater to a variety of tastes on Saturday and Sunday (picnics are welcome).
Free tent camping Friday and Saturday night on main festival site, with weekend pass.