Brandon Visitor Guide


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Major Annual Events


Manitoba Ag Days - Location: Keystone Centre -

Dakota Nation Winterfest - Location: Keystone Centre -

Westman Multicultural Festival - Location: city wide -

Brandon Festival of the Arts - Location: various locations -

Brandon Jazz Festival - Location: WMCA and Brandon University -

Royal Manitoba Winter Fair - Location: Keystone Centre -

Brandon Home & Leisure Show - Location: Keystone Centre - Food Truck Warz - Location: Brandon Riverbank -

Brandon's Big One Arts & Crafts Sale - Location: Keystone Centre -

Manitoba AG EX - Location: Keystone Centre -

Manitoba Summer Fair - Location: Keystone Centre -

Canada Day celebrations - Location: Brandon Riverbank -

Canadian National Arabian & Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show - Location: Keystone Centre -




Major Event Centres


Keystone Centre

1175-18th Street | 204‑726‑3500

The Keystone Centre is one of the largest non‑profit convention, entertainment,agriculture, and recreational complexes of its kind in North America with 54K sq. ft of indoor facilities nestled into 90 acres on Brandon’s 18th Street. The friendly management and staff at the Centre strive to be the premier service‑oriented facility in the Canadian Prairies. The Keystone Centre is home to Western Hockey League’s Brandon Wheat Kings, Brandon Curling Club,Manitoba Ag Days, the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair, Summer Fair, Dakota Nation Winterfest, concerts, conferences, outdoor fairs and festivals.

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Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium

205-20th Street | 204‑728‑9510

The WMCA is Western Manitoba’s premier venue for the performing arts; hosting community productions, professional entertainers, and a variety of community events. Each year the WMCA presents professional ballet, symphony.

orchestra, classical chamber music, professional musicians and comedians, community and high school theatre productions, several cultural festivals, guest lectures, and conferences. The mix of professional and community activities serves the needs and interests of the people of Western Manitoba.

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BU Healthy Living Centre

2010 Louise Ave. | 204-727-9756

Brandon University new Healthy Living Centre opened in January 2013.  The facility hosts a state of the art fitness centre including wheelchair accessible equipment, three full scale gyms with spectator seating, the only indoor walking/jogging track in south western Manitoba, and meeting rooms and workshop spaces for a variety of local and provincial functions. 

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Festival Park (Outdoor Facility)

Riverbank grounds (545 Conservation Drive) | 204-729-2141

Located on Brandon Riverbank grounds, Festival Park is an outdoor amphitheatre which consists of a covered, elevated stage and features grass terraces, stone seating structures and a viewing node at the top of the embankment. The stage hosts everything from small cultural performances to large summer concerts.

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Lorne Watson Recital Hall

270-18th Street | 204-727-7388

Feast your ears on professional calibre musical performances in all genres at the Lorne Watson Recital Hall, Located in the Queen Elizabeth II Music Building on the Brandon University Campus. The Lorne Watson Recital Hall is noted for its rich, warm tone and has been specially designed for performance. Throughout the school year, it is a showcase for the spectacular talents of staff and students of Brandon University School of Music, as well as world-class visiting musicians.

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The Firehall Event Venue

637 Princess Ave. 

Plan your next event at this historic site! From socials to birthday parties, anniversaries and weddings. 

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Interested in hosting an event in our city?

Through the City of Brandon Accomodation Tax Program, event hosting grants are available for new events coming to Brandon.

Click on link below.

Event Hosting Guide