Transcona Hi Neighbour Festival Inc.
“Making Community Connections”
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
Anyone interested in donating or sponsoring this fantastic, historical community event, please also visit our Sponsorship page or contact us directly by email.
Hi Neighbour Sam
Public Service Announcement
This is a PSA regarding Hi Neighbour Sam! On Sunday, December 5, 2021 Hi Neighbour Sam was removed for a much-needed structural and aesthetic repair! The Transcona Hi Neighbour Festival Inc. entered into an agreement in September with John Henry Creations Inc. to complete this project. Please follow THNFI on Facebook for updates. The estimated completion of work and return of Sam is on or before May 1, 2022.
What We Do
The Transcona Hi Neighbour Festival Inc. (
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
andDisney princesses and contests.
- Friday night a Free Family Concert is enjoyed by all with Canadian Classic Rock acts. Centennial Square has seen past artists such as Lee Aaron, Streetheart, Harlequin, Honeymoon Suite and 2022’s Big Top Radio (Friday) & Harlequin (Saturday).
- 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.
News & Updates
The Transcona Hi Neighbour Festival Board of Directors is excited to announce that the Hi Neighbour Festival will be held on June 3, 4, and 5th/2022 in downtown Transcona. We are sorry for the delay in posting this announcement but we were awaiting confirmation from...
Public Service Announcement This is a PSA regarding Hi Neighbour Sam! On Sunday, December 5, 2021 Hi Neighbour Sam was removed for a much-needed structural and aesthetic repair! The Transcona Hi Neighbour Festival Inc. entered into an agreement in September with John...
The Transcona Hi Neighbour Festival Inc. is committed to ensuring community safety in regards to the Covid 19 Pandemic With the current Public Health Restrictions, the Hi Neighbour Festival scheduled for the weekend of June 4, 5 and 6, 2021 is CANCELLED. We thank you...
The Transcona Hi Neighbour Festival Inc. is committed to ensuring community safety in regards to the current Covid 19 Pandemic. The Hi Neighbour Festival scheduled for the weekend June 5, 6, and 7, 2020 will be CANCELLED. The THNFI fundraiser scheduled for...
Ladies and Gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages!! Hurry, hurry, step right up and be prepared to be amazed!! Let BIG TOP RADIO take you on an adventure from a time where big arena rock shows were made to be a spectacle. From authentic...
Saturday, April 25th, 2020 To order tickets, please call the number at the top of the webpage or fill out the form.
The Transcona Hi Neighbour Festival Inc. Board Of Directors is excited to announce the following new members: Radu Popescu - Director of Volunteers Jeff Normand - Director of Operations Blair Yakimoski - Treasurer We are very fortunate to be working with these...
THNFI 2019 AGM to be held Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at 7 pm at Access Transcona 845 Regent Ave West. All Welcome! Please email email@example.com if you will be attending.
Merchandise/Inventory/Secretary Please email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Transcona Hi Neighbour Festival Parade winners are: 1) Fabulous 50’s Ford Car Club of Manitoba Inc. $300 2) The Girl Guides $200 3) Springfield Tractor Club. $100 Congratulations to all winners!
Via Rail Winner - Chantal Sawotin 50/50 Winner ($634.00) - Charles Taylor Raffle Winners: 1st Prize - Carrie Gillis 2nd Prize - John Dempster 3rd Prize - Karen and Allan Moorhouse Congratulations to the winners and thank you to everyone who purchased tickets in...
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1490 Plessis Rd
PO Box 62034