City of Brandon Celebrates Manitoba 150

July 26, 2021

Brandon, MB – City of Brandon Parks & Recreation Services is excited to announce that the city is hosting several events to mark the official celebration of Manitoba’s 150th Anniversary.

To celebrate this momentous occasion, the city is hosting a week-long celebration from September 19th to 25th, in partnership with Manitoba 150. Events include a drive-thru pancake breakfast, scavenger hunts, and a drive-in movie!

Celebrate 150 Free Drive-Thru Pancake Breakfast
Date: September 19th
Time: 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. (or while supplies last)
Location: TBD

Celebrate 150 Scavenger Hunts
Date: September 19th - 25th
Time: Dawn to Dusk
Location: TBD

Celebrate 150 Drive-In Movie
Date: September 25th
Time: Dusk
Movie: The Journey Home
Location: Keystone Centre Parking Lot

Celebrate 150 Pop-Up Performances
In addition to this week-long celebration, the city is also thrilled to present an exciting, spur-of-the-moment pop-up performance series. These performances will take place at various locations around the city, featuring local talent from the Brandon and Westman region.

Watch for these short events in parks, green spaces, and bustling corners around the city throughout July, August and September.

For more information on these events, please visit

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About Manitoba 150

In 1870, Manitoba became Canada's fifth province - the only to enter Confederation under Indigenous Leadership. The Manitoba 150 Host Committee Inc. (Manitoba 150) is an independent, not-for-profit organization. Manitoba 150 exists to shine a light on all that makes Manitoba amazing and unique - our beauty, people, cultures, and history.

Manitoba is the traditional territory of the Anishinaabe, Dakota, Ininew, Anishininiw, Dene, and Inuit, and is the homeland of the Métis. Its ongoing existence is thanks to these ancestors and their present-day relatives, who continue to love and care for the land.

As Manitoba reflects on 150 years as a province and looks forward to a new year, it is an opportunity to come together in spirit, to share stories, and to build even stronger connections to each other and the land. Our anniversary continues to inspire us to explore our past and leave legacies for the future.

We encourage you to discover your Manitoba all over again, and find a new reason to fall in love with our amazing province.