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Address: 866 St.Joseph Street | Old St.Boniface, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Phone Number: +1 204-237-7692
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Description: Located minutes from downtown Winnipeg, Fort Gibraltar is an ideal venue...
Located minutes from downtown Winnipeg, Fort Gibraltar is an ideal venue for hosting a variety of events: weddings, corporate meetings, private functions, group tours and more! Three rooms are available year-round, offering modern facilities in an historical setting. In the summer, Fort Gibraltar is also a living history museum offering interactive and educational guided tours about the fur trade era. Our costumed interpreters relive the daily life of the inhabitants of the site in 1815 as you visit significant buildings in the fort such as the blacksmith shop, the winterer's cabin and the trading post. In February, the historical venue is at the heart of the largest winter festival in Western Canada, the Festival du Voyageur.
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Festival de Voyageur

If your going to go the best time is in the winter when they have the Voyageur Festival with all its live entertainment and snow sculptures

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Ingolf
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Ingolf
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53 reviews 53 reviews
16 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

If your going to go the best time is in the winter when they have the Voyageur Festival with all its live entertainment and snow sculptures

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FDVoyageur, Owner at Fort Gibraltar, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Festival du Voyageur! It sounds like you enjoyed the live entertainment and our international snow sculpture competition. We hope we see you at the 47th annual Festival du Voyageur February 12-21, 2016 enjoying our ongoing activities! More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

It was nice to try somewhere unique. The room was charming, the staff was enchanting AND the food was delicious. One guest, with several food restrictions was also very pleased with her meal. I personally had been to 2 weddings and another retirement dinner, prior to this one. All events were 10 out of 10. Angie and her crew know... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Great place to come with the family and learn about the life of the voyageur. They go out of their way to provide places to keep warm, even through the bitter cold.

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FDVoyageur, Owner at Fort Gibraltar, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at Festival du Voyageur. We are so glad to hear that you have enjoyed the historical programming offered for kids as well as adults! We hope we see you at the 47th annual Festival du Voyageur February 12-21, 2016 enjoying our ongoing activities! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Excellent music and food! It was a brutally cold Manitoba winter day but the entertainment made up for it.

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FDVoyageur, Owner at Fort Gibraltar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your experience at the 46th edition of Festival du Voyageur this winter. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed yourself and were able to experience the exceptional entertainment. We hope to see you back again next year! More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We had our wedding here, and it was fantastic. Great food, excellent service, and you can't beat the location! We had a simply ceremony with a cocktail reception afterwards, and it was a fantastic experience. We had a bonfire outside, music inside... It's a truly unique location for an event. For a straight up visit, it's worth spending an hour... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Really cute festival, was impressed with the snow sculptures and the cabana a sucre! A really fun way to spend the day in Winnipeg!

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FDVoyageur, Owner at Fort Gibraltar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write about the Festival du Voyageur. We are so glad to hear that you have enjoyed the snow sculptures and the cabane a sucre. From the kids playground to big musical acts there is something for everyone. We hope we see you at the 47th annual Festival du Voyageur February 12-21,... More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We had our work Christmas Dinner at Fort Gibraltar last December and it was absolutely amazing. The staff was great and the atmosphere in the Great hall was wonderful. We had the Manitoba Buffet and the food was excellent and there was lots of it. Everybody loved it and wants to have the event there again next year. Thanks again... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Fort Gibraltar is a very unique venue: a replica of the Northwest Company's fort during the fur trade era in Manitoba, juxtaposed with the modern buildings of downtown Winnipeg. It was the perfect venue for our winter wedding. When the temperatures dropped to -30C, typical of January in Winnipeg, we were warm and cozy celebrating in the Maison du Bourgeois... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I have attended both a wedding and a christmas party at this venue and both were wonderful. The atmosphere is outstanding as well as the staff. Catered dinners were excellent and the food was comforting and delicious. I can't wait for another opportunity to visit.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I attended a Christmas party at Fort Gibraltar, I found the location and venue charming and warm and the food, absolutely divine! The menu was tantalizing and the staff super accomodating to my multitude of allergies. I had contacted the staff ahead of time, specifically, Angie Coe, and they arranged to have food kept aside from the buffet in order... More 

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