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Fort Gibraltar

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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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Thu - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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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Amazing Venue!

I have been to a couple of weddings in the last year that have been at Fort Gibraltar and I can tell you that the little details were never overlooked. The food was timed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Yvonne V
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Winnipeg, Canada
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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to a couple of weddings in the last year that have been at Fort Gibraltar and I can tell you that the little details were never overlooked. The food was timed perfectly wherein no one felt rushed or like it took forever between courses. The amount of food was plentiful and the food itself was so amazing... More 

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Thank Yvonne V
Winnipeg, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

I had booked Fort Gibraltar for my daughter's brunch bridal shower in November 2014. We had outstanding service and fabulous food - our guests were full of compliments. The surroundings are spectacular. Now just booked Fort Gibraltar for a business breakfast meeting event solely due to the wonderful experience we had last November. Definitely a place to keep in mind... More 

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Thank 23emc12
Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Visited this site at an event. Beautiful location in the summertime. (not sure about other seasons) was thrown back into history with the landscape and architecture of this venue. Beautiful!

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Thank Azore
Winnipeg, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

We recently booked Fort Gibraltar for our work holiday dinner for 120 people and it was fantastic. the room did not need any decorations, as it was gorgeous on its own, and it felt like we were miles out of the city. So cozy. We had the buffet which was great and full of variety for everyone. The staff were... More 

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Thank 675123
Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

I've been working as the blacksmith here for over 25 years during the Festival and I can tell you that you won't find a better time in Feb! Get there early to avoid the long lines, and get ready to have fun! Don't worry about being cold (though you should dress for it) all the outdoor tents are heated and... More 

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Thank Pedro B
FDVoyageur, Owner at Fort Gibraltar, responded to this review

Pedro, thank you so much for the kind review of the Festival. We are so happy that you have been able to participate actively in the Festivities for so many years. There is always something for everyone when they come visit, from learning about the fur trade to attending concerts. As long as you bring your Joie de Vivre, you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Regardless of whether you're a Manitoban or not, it is worth your while to go to any function at this Fort. This was a private function and this is where Festival de Voyageur is held.

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Thank D'Arcy B
Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

My family and I were invited to a relatives wedding at Fort Gibraltar. The service was intimate and the setting so beautiful. What a great location for a wedding. The food was fantastic as well. I was thoroughly impressed!

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Thank Mandy W
Regina, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

This was a fun setting for a wedding reception. The supper was proceeded by a bar and ax throwing. The staff did a great job in setting up for approximately 150 attendees but the food serving needs improvement. The food was good but served family style to each table. They needed more staff as the serving plates were not delivered... More 

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Thank TravelingMac60
Calgary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

This venue is beautiful for a wedding and reception, the decor was amazing and the food was phenomenal - especially the bread pudding! They did a fantastic job!!!

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Thank TheOsbergs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

My now husband and I were married at Fort Gibraltar on September 20, 2015. Working with Connie and Angie who coordinate and organize everything from decorations, to budget, to food, was a dream. They were always easy to reach if I had question (I had many), our day went off without a hitch! And we were right on budget. No... More 

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