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Street Closures for Farmers Market, Concert, and Festival

June 5, 2019 2:47 PM | News

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It’s Hi Neighbour Festival time in Transcona. (Photo/Pixabay)

Ah, Farmers Markets, concerts, festivals — and street closures.

Don’t worry, it’s all in the name of fun:

Downtown Winnipeg Farmers Market:
The Downtown Winnipeg Farmers Market will start this Thursday, and it’ll continue every Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. until the end of August.

As a result, Edmonton Street will close between Portage Avenue and Graham Avenue during those times.

1919 Winnipeg General Strike:
It’s been 100 years since the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike. Old Market Square will host a Centennial concert, sponsored by MGEU. King Street from McDermot Avenue to William Avenue will be closed to vehicles from 6 p.m. Friday, June 7 until noon on Sunday, June 9. Pedestrians will be able to access King Street.


Hi Neighbour Festival:
The following street closures will be in effect from Thursday, June 6 at 6 p.m. until Sunday, June 9 at 11 p.m. for Transcona’s “Hi Neighbour Festival”:

  • Northbound and southbound Day Street between Victoria Avenue to Melrose Avenue
  • Northbound and southbound Bond Street between Victoria Avenue to Melrose Avenue
  • Eastbound and westbound Regent Avenue West between Winona Street to Kanata Street

Pedestrian access is allowed. Motorists are encouraged to find alternative routes. For Transit re-route information follow @transitalerts or contact 311.

— Staff


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