Annual Events

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Heritage Day

An annual event that takes place on the first Friday of June each year. Parkland Elementary students are invited to the Negrych Pioneer Homestead for this one day event where they will be introduced to life in the days of the pioneer era. Many educational hands on activities and demonstrations are planned and put on by the Gilbert Plains Historical Society volunteers.

Community Fund Annual Fundraiser & Dinner Event

The Gilbert Plains Community Fund encompasses the area of the Town and Rural Municipality of Gilbert Plains. Grants are awarded on an annual basis and are distributed at the Gilbert Plains Community Fund Annual Fundraising Event every April. The evening is complete with auctions, dinner, and entertainment.  Local community theatre group Galaxy Theatre has been featured at this event with the production proudly prepared by local entertainers. An unforgettable evening is promised with a fantastic dining experience. 

Gilbert Plains Recreation Commission's Canada Day Street Dance

An annual Canada Day event for the whole family. The evening is full of children's games, barbequed food, cake, entertainment, beer gardens, street dance, and of course fireworks! 

Gilbert Plains - Grandview Agricultural Society Fair & Rodeo

An annual July agricultural fair & rodeo celebrates country living. Complementing the excitement of the rodeo are a light horse show, parade, community dances, slow-pitch tournament, exhibition hall, petting zoo, chariot and pony chuck wagon races.

Community Dinner Fundraiser

The Gilbert Plains Recreation Commission's Community Dinner is an annual event that takes place in October to raise funds for a local organization or group, with all proceeds from the event going back to the selected organization. It is an evening full of great food, live and silent auctions, and of course entertainment!

Journey to Bethlehem

An outdoor live theatre event depicting the birth of Christ, has become a memorable community event attracting visitors from throughout the Manitoba and beyond. Every other year, the Journey involves hundreds of local people who come together to tell the story in music and theatre, complete with animals and horse drawn sleighs!