All Signature Events

Earth Day

April 22 @ All day

Let’s take action and care for our planet together!

Celebrate and learn this Earth Day at FortWhyte Alive!

Join us for a day of nature-based presenters, sessions, and workshops designed to help you learn something new about our planet and how you can help protect it.

We even decided to offer half-price admission so you can spend Earth Day in nature, learning how you can make our home a little greener.

Check out the full Earth Day schedule below:

Get out and feel Alive in the Woods

Available April 22–30

Don’t miss out on our Earth Week dedicated walking tour!

This self-guided tour will take you out exploring FortWhyte Alive’s network of trails — narrated by CBC Manitoba’s own John Sauder!


Co-Op Community Theatre

Learn a new skill and how you can help make the world a greener place!

10:00 am – Sarah Warrack from the International Institute for Sustainable Development

11:30 am – Nature Journalling with Jenny Kidder

1:00 pm – Become a Backyard Batter with Kayleigh Norquay

2:30 pm – Make your Yard Pollinator Friendly with Rene Hince from Beez Please

FortWhyte Farms

Explore FortWhyte Farms from end to end and learn how the farm grows fresh, healthy food for the community!

Tours start at 9:30 am, 11:30 am and 2:30 pm.

  • Please arrive at FortWhyte Farms 10 mins before the start of the tour.

FortWhyte Farms Mini Market

Alloway Reception Centre

Manitoba Geocaching Association

Manitoba Electric Vehicle Association

BOGO FortWhyte Alive Membership Sale

Save on sustainability at the Nature Shop!

  • Sustainable Goods – 15% off for visitors and 20% off for members
  • Rain Barrels – 10% off for visitors and 15% off for members

Richardson Interpretive Centre

Bonfire and Marshmallow Roast

Touch Museum Feature Animals

Eco Craft for Kids

Spruce Catering Pop-Up

Return to the Earth

Manitoba Conservation Officers Association

Manitoba Fly Fishers Association

Forestry and Peatlands Branch, Manitoba Government

On the Trails

Dipnetting (ice conditions permitting)

Shoreline Livestaking Workshop

  • Every 30 mins from 10 am – 12 pm and 1–3 pm

Guided Hikes

  • Hikes start at 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 1 pm and 2 pm.

Sod House

Sod House Homesteaders

Beadwork Art Demonstration with Dani Nowosad