Red River Ex Articles

K-OS, Shawn Desmen to Play Red River Ex

K-OS, Shawn Desmen to Play Red River Ex

The entertainment lineup for this year's Red River Ex has been released. Performers include K-OS, Shawn Desmen, The Guess Who, Doc Walker, The Glorious Sons, Tebey with special guests Keith and Renee and others. Blackjack Billy will get things started on June 12 at 8...

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Red River Ex Names Honey Farmers ‘Family of the Year’

By Tyler Sutherland A family of Manitoba honey farmers have been named the 2014 Farm Family of the Year by the Red River Exhibition Association. Phil Veldhuis and Vona Guiler, with their children Timmy and Jayna, are the owners/operators of Phil’s Honey. “This annual...

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Red River Ex Recognized with Four Awards

Red River Ex Recognized with Four Awards

The Red River Exhibition has won four awards from the International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE). The IAFE recognized the Ex for three awards in the agricultural awards program and one in the communications awards program. “The Red River Ex has heard...

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Red River Ex Raring to Go for Another Year

Red River Ex Raring to Go for Another Year

The smell of mini donuts and cotton candy will permeate the air on the western edge of Winnipeg today as the Red River Ex opens for another season. Helping to keep things fresh, the Ex has plenty of new attractions this year, including the Continental Stock Dog...

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Excitement Building for Upcoming Red River Ex

The Red River Ex is just over a month away and organizers have offered up a preview of what visitors can expect this year. The annual exhibition runs June 14-23 and will include shows, concerts, entertainment, animals and more. New this year is the Continental Stock...

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Fairs and Exhibitions Convention Being Held in Winnipeg

The Red River Ex is seven months away, but Winnipeg will see all things fair-related during a four-day convention starting today. The 86th Annual Canadian Association of Fairs and Exhibitions is meeting in Winnipeg. More than 200 delegates are arriving to take in...

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PHOTOS: Carly Rae Jepsen Performs at the Red River Ex

PHOTOS: Carly Rae Jepsen Performs at the Red River Ex

Canadian pop star-turned-international hit maker Carly Rae Jepsen belted out her famous tunes Saturday at the Red River Ex. The 26-year-old "Call Me Maybe" singer delivered that hit, plus several others for the thousands who packed the park. There was such a demand...

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Teen Charged in Bear Spray Attack at Red River Ex

A 13-year-old boy is facing charges after allegedly unleashing bear spray at the Red River Ex on Sunday. The incident happened at about 3:15 p.m. when the teen and a group of friends became engaged in a confrontation with another group of people. Winnipeg police say...

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Stop Smoking Clinics Offered at Red River Ex

Those wanting to kick the habit of smoking will have access to free tobacco cessation clinics at this year's Red River Ex. The clinics will be held at the go4health Expo on Thursday, June 21 from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday, June 24 from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. The...

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