GameFest Winnipeg

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We are GameFest Winnipeg and we aim to create an unforgettable experience especially for Winnipeg to try something new, different and fun!

Get your friends and family and spend quality time in a fun environment, building moments and experiences. GameFest Winnipeg will feature interactive ALL-U-CAN-PLAY games like Laser Tag, Hamster Balls, Foam Party, Rainbow Run, Human Foosball, Mobile Zipline, Ninja Dome and many more; perfect for a group of friends and the whole family! See you at The Forks Festival Field on Saturday, August 17, 2019


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ALL-U-CAN-PLAY TICKETS ARE NOW AVAILABLE for sale online, BUY your tickets now! The more you buy, the more you save! Tickets are also available from authorized sellers listed below.

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We want to showcase local makers and shakers! If you are interested in becoming a vendor, please contact us at 204-290-3397 or email: Vendors will have a chance to display, sell products or services from 11am-6pm. 

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We want you to be a part of GameFest Winnipeg! We are looking for people who are just as committed as we are to bring quality experience to our community. We offer customizable and different forms of sponsorships with value-added benefits for your business. This is an opportunity for you to potentially target new markets and customers. Your business will benefit from valuable exposure through advertising opportunities with GameFest Winnipeg and of course, goodwill for supporting a local event!

Please contact us at 204-290-3397 or email: for information. 

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Since Day 1, we have ALWAYS been committed to helping our community through our events. For GameFest Winnipeg 2019, we have committed a portion of the proceeds from our event to support local organizations such as: 204 Neighbourhood Watch, Dalagita-Youth Organization and Canadian Cancer Society-Manitoba Division.

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-GameFest Winnipeg is a fun and exciting outdoor event in Winnipeg, Manitoba that aims to bring back the element of play in our lives. GameFest Winnipeg features ALL-U-CAN-PLAY interactive games for kids, big kids and kids at heart, encouraging families and friends to play together, bond and create new memories and experiences. GameFest Winnipeg also features free entrance to local vendors/food trucks and business exhibitors; plus we will have two local DJ's playing great music all day long, special performances by the Teakle Family Circus (wristband required) and more! So please come out and support local!


-GameFest Winnipeg 2019 will be held in the heart of Winnipeg, at the historic, The Forks (CN Stage & Field area).

What are the hours?

-GameFest Winnipeg runs from 11:00am-6:00pm; ALL-U-CAN-PLAY is from 12:00pm-6:00pm only.

Where can I buy tickets? and how much are tickets?

-Advance tickets are available for purchase on Eventbrite! and YES! ALL-U-CAN-PLAY means you can play all of the games! Take advantage of advance ticket sales as ALL-U-CAN-PLAY tickets at the door will be $20+tax. At the door, we will accept cash, debit and major credit cards (Visa, Mastercard and Amex only). The more advance tickets you buy, the MORE you save!

ALL-U-CAN-PLAY tickets are available on:

1. Eventbrite:

2. or from one of our authorized ticket sellers listed above:


What can I expect at GameFest Winnipeg?

-Kids, big kids, and kids at heart can expect FUN and a different experience to hit Winnipeg! You can expect fun and interactive inflatables (yes! even adults can play!), great music from two local DJs, a variety of food options, local vendors/exhibitors showcasing their products/businesses. We want people to have fun, we want people to be able to play together, no inhibitions, no STRESS and just PLAY! GameFest Winnipeg offers FREE ENTRANCE to access the local food vendors/food trucks and exhibitors! You only have to pay if you plan to play!

What are the interactive games?

-We have fun and interactive games for the whole family; we have massive inflatables like the mobile zipline, caution run, rainbow run, we also have rock wall, leaps and bounds, laser tag, a couple of inflatables for kids, plus foam party so get ready to get wet! We also have the Ninja Warrior Dome, Hamster Ball, and Human Foosball.

Check out our video here: to get an idea!

Are there height restrictions to the interactive games?

-For safety reasons, some of the interactive inflatables require at least a minimum height of 3 feet; there will be at least a couple of inflatables for under 3 feet. Keep in mind, under 2 years old is FREE if accompanied by at least one (1) paying individual. As safety is key, we ask that parents/guardians, please DO NOT leave your child unattended!

What are the food options at GameFest Winnipeg?

-We have a variety of food options from lemonade to sweet cold treats to hot dogs and ethnic foods in food trucks and food stalls options. Most take debit/credit payments but bring some cash! We'll have a full list of our food vendors closer to the event.

Is smoking and/vaping allowed?

-GameFest Winnipeg is a family friendly/kid friendly event and we respect everyone. Please be respectful of those around you as well. Smoking or vaping cannabis or cigarettes is not permitted.

What if it’s raining will GameFest still happen?
-GameFest Winnipeg will happen rain or shine, however, in extreme weather conditions we may suspend operations for a short period of time. We will keep the public posted at the event if this should occur. Please note, due to event costs, we are not able to provide any refunds in the event of rain.

What do you do to address safety?

-We aim to have a fun and safe environment at GameFest. We have security presence located in the festival area as well roaming security personnel. Security may conduct bag searches or pat down as necessary.

To avoid delays, we recommend that you refrain from carrying large bags and keep your carrying items to a minimum. Please do not bring or wear pointed or sharp objects.

We also have a first-aid station and an area for lost and found children.

Is there access to washrooms?

-There are public, accessible washrooms available on-site as well portable washrooms.

Where can I park?


-Here is the parking map within the area of The Forks area. In addition, there is street parking available within walking distance to the festival field. Please be aware of parking restrictions and ensure that you follow them.

Does GameFest Winnipeg support any local charities or causes?

-Yes, we definitely do, since Day 1! GameFest Winnipeg is owned by Alark Co. and since we started our company, we have always been supportive of our local community! For 2019, we are supporting the following three local organizations where a portion of the proceeds will be donated to. One of the organizations is 204 Neighborhood Watch - they patrol and clean up local neighbourhoods. We are also supporting Dalagita-Youth organization, an initiative spearheaded by a local young female trailblazer to help develop female youth in the community become better leaders and enhance their skills. Lastly, a portion of the proceeds for this year's event goes to the Canadian Cancer Society - Manitoba Division, because we all know someone who has been touched and taken by Cancer and it is critical that we support in the "eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer".