Can you believe Folklorama is less than TWO WEEKS away! After three years apart, we can't wait to share the 51st edition with you all. However you plan to Pavilion hop, we have you covered! All our admissions are available for purchase online here.

In this edition of Llama Tales, we're sharing 10 tips to maximize your Festival experience, an invitation to Saturday's Kick-Off event, contests, volunteer opportunities, frequently asked questions, and so much more to make sure you're ready and can soak in how truly special it is to be able to celebrate diversity together once again!
Folklorama Tales
Group Tours: Marcie's Mob
“I first learned about the tours when my husband and I were invited by my niece to join the tour a friend had booked,” states Van de Vorst. “We enjoyed it very much. The next year, the friend chose to book a tour, but we couldn’t attend so I started booking and asking friends and family to join. Now it’s a tradition”... (Keep reading)
The Journey Towards #Folklorama51
Each year in the Fall, just a couple of months after Pavilion doors close, our Pavilion Coordinators begin the planning process for the following year's Folklorama Festival. Pavilion Coordinators wear a multitude of hats in their volunteer role and direct the overall planning, execution, and operations of a Pavilion...
Partner Profile: Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries
Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries first became involved with Folklorama to support and enhance the Festival by helping Pavilion’s source unique cultural beverages from across the globe. Fast forward 24 years and Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries not only continues to support through cultural beverage procurement but also provides additional volunteers when requested, and have been a sponsor of the entertainment at the different Pavilions...(Keep reading)
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10 Tips to Maximize Your Folklorama Experience
Whether you're a seasoned Folklorama fan or it's your first time, we want you to get the most out of your experience. We are sharing 10 tips to help plan your return to the quintessential Manitoba summer festival!
Join us this Saturday at the Casinos of Winnipeg Folklorama Kick-Off!
Join us for the return of the annual Casinos of Winnipeg Folklorama Kick-Off! This FREE family-friendly celebration will kick off Folklorama's comeback Festival. Experience cultural workshops and performances, children's activities, food trucks, and a Pavilion expo this Saturday, July 23 at Assiniboine Park's Lyric Theatre from 4:00-10:00 pm!

Don't forget to bring your own lawn chair and sunscreen!
Enter to Win One Complimentary Pack and Prize Pack!
We're celebrating the return of our annual Casino of Winnipeg Folklorama Kick-Off by giving away one complimentary pack (10 admissions) to the Folklorama Festival and prize packs from Tourism Winnipeg and Cambrian Credit Union!

Follow @Folklorama
Take pictures/videos of fun moments at Kick-Off
Share them with us on Instagram, Twitter, and/or TikTok (if private, send us a screenshot)
Tag @folklorama
Use hashtags #MyFolklorama and #Folklorama51

Giveaway runs Saturday, July 23 – Sunday, July 24. Winner will be announced on our social media platforms.
Group Tours Are Back - And Already Selling Out
After a few years on pause, our Group Tours are back and Folklorama fans have been eagerly booking spots. Our VIP Tours are already over 60% sold out! This means there is still room for you and a group to join in on the fun and experience Folklorama like a VIP.
Only 2 Days Left to Enter!
Enter the Winnipeg Free Press contest for a chance to win 4 Folklorama Mystery Tour tickets! Enjoy a reception at TYC Event Centre, Canad Inns Polo Park before boarding a bus to two mystery Pavilions (value: $600.00).

Contest ends July 21st, 2022.
There's Still Time to Become a Pavilion Volunteer
It takes a village to make Folklorama happen - from Folklorama members, partners, and funders to all the tireless volunteers.

There is still time to sign up to volunteer for Folklorama and support a favourite Pavilion by lending a helping hand. Our volunteers are crucial to the success of the Festival, and we'd love to have you join us! The deadline to apply to become a Pavilion volunteer is July 29th!
Frequently Asked Questions
Have questions about Pavilions, tickets, Group Tours, volunteers or anything else? We put together a list of frequently asked questions to assist you in your planning!
In the Community
Folklorama artists and ambassadors are out and about in the community a lot these days and we'd love to see you at all the upcoming community events!
Thanks 2022 Festival Partners and Funders!
Member News & Events
If members wish to submit news or upcoming events for inclusion in Llama Tales, please do so no later than the second week of the month before the event takes place. Event and details can be sent to
2022 Corydon Avenue Concert Series
In the summer of 2022, The High Profile Dance Band is excited to announce that it will return to Corydon Avenue & Arbuthnot Street on Friday, July 22 at 7:00 pm for an evening of vibrant Ukrainian and Top 40 music. Please join them and other Folklorama members and dance!
Canada's National Ukrainian Fest
The High Profile Dance Band is excited to announce they will be returning to Canada's National Ukrainian Festival in Dauphin, Manitoba as a featured act from July 29th to July 31st. They will perform several Grandstand shows culminating with the largest Ukrainian party in Manitoba: the Saturday Night Zabava (party) at the top of the hill on the festival grounds! This will be their 4th time on the main stage. Join them if you can!
2nd Floor - 183 Kennedy Street
Winnipeg, MB