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

Essence & Bloom Christmas Wreath Workshop

Join Essence & Bloom for this holiday workshop hosted at Flatland Coffee Roasters. Make unique Christmas wreaths with fresh greens and beautiful accents! Along with your wreath, you’ll take home a room spray made with essential oils that will make your home smell like Christmas using natural scents.

Countdown to Christmas Gift Sale

It's that tme of year! Get your shopping done. Stocking stuffers, gifts, last minute things! Over 70 tables and 5 rooms of Manitoba talent will be set up at the Lakeview Hotel for this Christmas gift sale!

Gimli Santa Parade

Santa Claus is coming to town! Catch the Gimli's Santa Parade as it makes its way down Centre Street. The parade will end with the tree lighting at the Gimli Harbour.

Re-Discover Christmas

Re-Discover Chrsitmas in Gimli during this two-day festival. Featuring Gimli's Santa Clause Parade, caroling and decorations throughout the town, you'll feel the Christmas spirit as you walk down Centre Street.

Ugly Sweater Party

Head over to the Ship & Plough in your ugliest sweater and kick off a fantastic holiday weekend in Gimli!

Annual Events

Gimli Santa Parade

Gimli MS Bike Tour

Gimli Glider Day

Nuit Blanche Gimli

Gimli Film Festival

Re-Discover Christmas

Arnes Farmers' Market

Cruisin' Gimli Beach

WAVE Artists Studio Tour

Gimli Beach Bash

Gimli Ice Festival

Gimli Farmers' Market

Gimli Wine Festival

Icelandic Festival