The Royal Manitoba Winter Fair offers family entertainment for all ages. Daily shows in the amphitheatre and MNP Hall with access to food, drinks and seating. Visit our schedule page for more details. 

Wednesday, March 28 is Credit Union Family Day powered by Star FM featuring The Backyardigans

The Backyardigans gang – Pablo the penguin, Tyrone the moose, Uniqua the purple-spotted creature, Tasha the hippo, and Austin the kangaroo are coming to the fair on Wednesday, March 28 ONLY. These five high-spirited preschool friends have zany imagi-nations that will whisking them on yet another epic adventure!



Thursday, March 29 is BU Kids Day powered by QCountry featuring Fred Penner 

From the small screen to the live stage; from writing songs to composing scores; this seasoned performer’s ability to blend his considerable talents has garnered critical acclaim and a host of awards.A gentle giant with kind eyes and an undeniable ability to make you feel good about yourself, this musical master brings 25 years of commitment, consistency and depth to a career that skillfully blends the many genres of performing and communication.



Daily Entertainment

The Birds of Prey – Canadian Raptor Conservancy 


President’s Choice SuperDogs 

Everyone’s favourite, the President’s Choice Super Dogs are presented by Manitoba Hydro performing twice daily in the main arena. Come early and get the best seats along right along the arena.




Do you like to laugh? Do you like great music? If so then you’ll love HOJA! HOJA is a Canadian acappella group. Each member of HOJA sings a variety of different voice parts including bass lines, lead vocals, tenor and baritone parts, instrument sounds such as guitars and trumpets, beatboxing and drum noises, and assorted sound effects.


Tim Holland
Featuring ventriloquism, dangerous juggling objects, and a high unicycle, Tim Holland’s show offers something for everyone. Tim has been professionally entertaining for almost 2 decades. His performance has taken him across Canada, as well as internationally to venues in Europe, Asia, and Australia. He has shared the stage with the likes of Sharon & Bram, Fred Penner and Martin Short. Tim is a full time professional entertainer, but he is also a certified teacher. He lives in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada with his wife, 2 sons and Chase the “talking” dog.


Doodles the Clown
Doodles is part of our fair family. He has been entertaining Brandon audiences for 36 years, his quick wit and irresistible charm will keep you laughing and singing every day at the fair. Nobody can bring a smile to your face like Doodles can.



James Johnson’s Magical Daredevil Comedy show
This show includes visual comedy, magic and amazing stunts.  His incredible stage show provides a rollercoaster of emotions, from unstoppable laughter to gut-wrenching worry as he pushes the limits by putting people of all ages inside a giant latex balloon as his main feature. He is creatively funny, unique and you’ll be mesmerized by his charm and vibrant personality.







Norman B Foote
Canadian songwriter and humourist, Norman B Foote’s “music and comedy” has taken him on incredible concert tours throughout
North America and many parts of the world. His show is packed with humour, wit and fabulous melodies both parents
and kids can agree on. Norman has received a Canadian Juno, 3 WCMA’s, Parent’s Choice gold ( USA),
and Socan’s best songwriter awards.