Festivals & Events

discover gimli's festivals and events

Gimli hosts lively events all year round. You can learn about Gimli's history, discover art and culture, or relax and enjoy live music or a film on the beach. See what's coming up soon or read further to see Gimli's annual events. 

Upcoming Events

Wave 2021 (Sept.4th-5th)

Explore the studios of our Interlake Artists. This weekend event invites you into the creation spaces of artists of all mediums. Find the perfect gift or addition to your home or wardrobe along the way!

Gimli Film Festival (July 12th-25th)

Join the Gimli Film Festival for engaging and entertaining films from Manitoban and Canadian filmmakers and an exceptional selection of feature films and documentaries from around the world! Get a weekend pass to make sure you see everything on your list! (2021 Event will be an online format)

RBC Sunset Drive-In Theatre (July 21st-25th)

The 2021 Gimli Film Festival will see it's first ever Sunset Drive-In Theatre to ensure physical distancing and safety measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tickets go on sale July 3rd and are expected to sell quick!

Icelandic Festival

Celebrate Icelandic culture in Manitoba at the second oldest continuous ethnic festival in North America! Enjoy food, music, entertainment, events/activities, Icelandic culture, and of course, Vikings! (2021 Festival Events/Activities pending)

Annual Events

Gimli Film Festival

Gimli MS Bike Tour

Gimli Glider Day

Nuit Blanche Gimli

Gimli Beach Bash

Icelandic Festival

Arnes Farmers' Market

Cruisin' Gimli Beach

WAVE Artists Studio Tour

Gimli Ice Festival

Gimli Farmers' Market

Gimli Wine Festival

Icelandic Festival