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Manitoba Day Celebration

May 8, 2021


Manitoba Day is officially May 12th

Manitoba Day History

The Manitoba Act, which created the Province of Manitoba, was given Royal Assent on May 12, 1870. This paved the way for the proclamation on July 15, 1870. On May 12, 1966 Manitoba’s official flag was dedicated and unfurled for the first time. In 1986, May 12 was designated as Manitoba Day in perpetuity, in recognition of the importance of this day in the history of the Province.

This year we are celebrating Manitoba Day on the Saturday before, May 8th. Admission is free to the public. Come enjoy our beautiful grounds together.

10:30am – flag raising and free Birthday Cake – celebrating Manitoba’s 151st birthday.
11:00am – 4:00pm – barrel train rides and horse drawn wagon rides
2:00pm – free Birthday Cake, celebrating Manitoba’s 151st birthday

All Day:

  • Explore the village grounds and heritage buildings
  • Meet the new and returning animals in the farmyard
  • Visit the future site of the Peace Exhibit Garden
  • Enjoy traditional Russian Mennonite food at the Livery Barn Restaurant

We will be adhering to capacity limits set by our current health orders. We thank-you for your patience and understanding.


May 8, 2021


Mennonite Heritage Village
231 PTH 12 N
Steinbach, Manitoba R5G 1T8 Canada
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