Transcona Hi Neighbour Festival Inc.

“Making Community Connections”

THNFI is a non-profit organization made up of a volunteer Board of DirectorsTHNFI plans and executes an annual community festival for the past 54 years held in Transcona on the first weekend of June.  Our mission is to serve and celebrate community, connect people, strengthen families and promote inclusion, diversity, education and information. Our organization relies solely on sponsorship by businesses, fundraising and donations from the community.

How You Can Get Involved

Call (204) 232-3987 to Donate Or Contact Us to get Involved

Volunteer Program

It takes many volunteers to plan and execute an event of this size.  Annually we receive assistance from anywhere between 75 to 100 student and adult volunteers. High School Students can even achieve an additional credit! If you are interested in helping, please complete  volunteer application in the forms and applications tab.

Sponsor Program

Anyone interested in donating or sponsoring this fantastic, historical community event, please also visit our Sponsorship page or contact us directly by email.

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What We Do

The Transcona Hi Neighbour Festival Inc. (THNFI) will be hosting its 55th year celebrating Transcona on June 7, 8 and 9, 2019.  The THNFI is a non-profit organization made up of a volunteer Board of Directors.  Our mission is to serve and celebrate community, connect people, strengthen families and promote inclusion, diversity, education and information. Our organization relies solely on sponsorship by businesses, fundraising and donations from the community. We are the largest community festival in the City of Winnipeg.

 

Our Focus

is to provide a community event which supports inclusion regardless of ethnicity, religion, age or economic position.  All are welcome to enjoy this free event which includes:

  • Live children’s entertainment, face painting, balloon artistry, glitter tattoos, numerous mascots and Disney princesses and contests.
  • Friday night a Free Family Concert is enjoyed by all with Canadian Classic Rock acts such as Lee Aaron, Streetheart and Harlequin.
  • Toro Security professionals are present all weekend to ensure a safe and fun weekend for all!
  • Perkin’s sponsors a free senior’s bingo on Saturday and Sunday and also a pancake breakfast Sunday morning before the Ecumenical Worship hosted and supported by the Transcona Christian Reformed Church, 131 Victoria Ave W.
  • Local food and merchandise vendors,
  • Select Shows provides a super fun selection of amusement games and rides including a train designed especially for the community of Transcona.
  • We are proud to provide public information booths promoting family health, safety, finances, etc. and to promote our local businesses
  • Enjoy a wide variety of free entertainment as we proudly showcase a variety of local talent.
  • In addition to the festival, we have an annual parade on Saturday, June 8, and we like to remind spectators to remember to bring a donation for the Transcona Food Bank
  • Following the parade, there is also a free hot dog lunch at Grace Canadian Reformed Church with face painting, a bouncing castle and balloons!

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News & Updates

50/50 Draw Tickets

The Transcona Hi Neighbour Festival Inc. 50/50 Draw tickets are available for purchase at Cambrian Credit Union (Regent Branch) and from the Board of Directors!

Win a Trip to Churchill

A very big Thank You to VIA RAIL for this wonderful trip opportunity! Tickets are available NOW for this FABULOUS TRIP TO BEAUTIFUL CHURCHILL, MB! Tickets are $5.00 each (2000 tickets only printed) and can be purchased at Cambrian Credit Union (Regent Branch), Aunt...

Honeymoon Suite

Transcona Hi Neighbour Festival Inc. is excited to announce that Honeymoon Suite will be playing on Friday, June 7, 2019. For more information, please follow our Webpage, Facebook , Instagram and Twitter accounts.

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Address

P.O. Box 62022

104 Regent Ave E.

Winnipeg, Manitoba

R2C 5G2

Call Us: (204) 232-3987