City of Brandon Celebrates Manitoba 150 September 18 – 25, 2021


The City of Brandon, in conjunction with event partners and sponsors, is excited to bring all Brandon residents the long-awaited Manitoba 150 celebrations! With something for everyone, the celebration will start on Saturday, September 18th at the Riverbank Discovery Centre. The final event will take place on Sunday, September 25th at the Keystone Centre Grounds.

September 1st – 25th 

The City of Brandon is thrilled to present an exciting spur-of-the-moment pop-up performance series. These performances will take place at various locations through the city, featuring local talent from Brandon and the Westman region.

September 18th  

The following events will take place at the Riverbank Discovery Centre (545 Conservation Dr.):

  • Pop-up Musical Performances
  • Made in MB Market from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Celebrate 150 Car Show from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

September 19th 

Join us for a free pancake breakfast at the Keystone Centre grounds from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., while supplies last.

September 19th –  25th
Try your hand at a series of scavenger hunts throughout the community. You will discover some of Brandon’s and Manitoba’s past, explore new areas, all while earning points for some great Manitoba made prizes.

The scavenger hunts are designed for all ages and skills. Entry is free. Watch for notifications on how to sign up on First 500 registrants will receive a free Manitoba Spruce Tree Sapling.

September 25th 

Wrap up this week by joining us for drive-in entertainment at the Keystone Grounds. To start the final evening of celebration, Emma Peterson, the 2019 Emerging Artist of the Year – Manitoba Country Music Association, will be giving a live performance.

Following the live performance, take in a drive-in movie or two! Movies Being Shown:

  • The Journey Home, rated PG, will start at Dusk
  • War for the Planet of the Apes, rated PG-13, will start at 9:30 p.m.

Both titles have ties to Manitoba. Parking spaces will be first come, first served at the Keystone Centre grounds.

For more information on these events, please visit

All events are subject to public health orders. Events may be adapted to adhere to current provincial public health orders.