The Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Canada Games Festival will run from July 29 to August 12 at the Forks with no programming on July 31 and August 1st, 8th and 9th. The festival will celebrate the many unique facets of Canadian culture by showcasing professional artists from across Canada. Each province and territory has been invited to join in creating an exciting festival atmosphere that will incorporate family-friendly activities and include an array of music along with Indigenous, francophone and cultural content from across Canada. The MacDon Family Zone at Parks Canada Place is part of the festival site and will feature a variety of fun, recreational activities for children and young families. The 11-day festival will act as a central hub for spectators, athletes, volunteers and the Manitoba community during the Canada Summer Games and will be free, easily accessible, and open to the public. This event was made possible in part by the Government of Canada, Canada 150, Province of Manitoba and City of Winnipeg.