Celebrating the diverse art, culture, and heritage of the Southeast!

June 14-16, 2024 in Steinbach, Manitoba

Young girl with face painted
Performance at Summer in the City
Ferris Wheel at Summer in the City
Arm outstretched holding container full of donuts

2024 Sponsors

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Oakview Electric Logo
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The Rental House logo
Bell MTS Logo
solomons logo
Carillon Derksens Printer logo
Hylife's logo
Holiday RV & Marine Logo
Steinbach Dodge Logo
Penn-Co Logo
Penner Farm Services Logo
peavey mart logo
Schinkel Properties Logo
Days Inn Logo
TD Bank Logo
Canadian Tire's logo
4 L Communications - Telus Logo
PlayNow - MLL Logo

Festival Experiences

Mainstage

Wonder Shows Midway

Cultures in the City

Streets in the City

Artists in the City

Kids in the City

Sports in the City

Seniors in the City

Show 'n' Shine

Worship in the City

Patio Party

Pancake Breakfast

Experience Summer in the City

Meet us on Main Street, making memories and celebrating the best of the Southeast!

About Us

A festival that springs to life in the heart of Steinbach on the third weekend of June, Summer in the City showcases all the heritage, culture, entertainment, and food of Southeastern Manitoba.

Summer in the City is a community gathering space with something for everyone! With NO admission fee, LOTS of free attractions (including kid’s area), and designated accessible parking spaces, everyone’s welcome at the biggest celebration in the Southeast. We can’t wait to see you having a ton of fun and interacting with your community out on Main Street!

People Every Year

Happy Vendors Every Year

Volunteers Every Year

Years of Fun

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you bring in outside food?

Yes for sure! (But you might not want to, as you’ll be surrounded by your fellow festivalgoers enjoying fresh fun foods of all kinds and jealousy may set in…)

What’s the security situation?

RCMP will be patrolling the festival, and at night a security company will be keeping watch.

Where can I park?

Side streets, but please do not block driveways! Accessible parking is available at the corner of Friesen and Elmdale.

What’s all free?

Admission is completely free! Just walk or wheel on in. Kids in the City, Seniors in the City, Street Arts in the City, and Artists in the City are all free, and on Friday and Saturday afternoon Mainstage entertainment is free too.

Facilities?

On Main Street behind Mainstage bleachers you’ll find a row of porta-potties and handwash stations, and more at either end of Main Street as well.

What does a VIP seat mean at Mainstage concerts?

VIP admission to the Mainstage includes access to a VIP reserved section near the front of the stage, in a private licensed patio setting with cash bar service. Chairs are provided, with limited seats available. It’s rush seating within this section.

What’s open on Sunday/Father’s Day?

Sunday morning Worship in the City kicks off at 10:30 at the Mainstage. Midway opens at noon and to celebrate Father’s Day, dads ride free with the purchase of a wristband for your child! Many vendors open at 11am.

What time is the midway open?

The midway is open Friday 4-midnight, Saturday noon-midnight, and Sunday noon-5!

Is there accessible parking?

Yes, at the corner of Friesen and Elmdale.

How do I get involved?

We love meeting community-spirited folks! Get Involved

I believe in this! Can I make a financial donation?

Absolutely! Get in touch with us!

What time does the car show start?

Saturday from 12-6 pm!

Where can I go to purchase headliner tickets in person?

If you’d rather have a ticket in your hand, and don’t want to wait to get your headliner ticket at the gates, head to the Pat Porter Active Living Centre in Steinbach. They take cash, debit and credit and are open Monday to Friday 9-5.

How soon does the festival start on Friday?

Different areas open at different times. The Patio Party, Mainstage, and many food trucks and food vendors at Cultures in the City open at noon. The midway aims to open at 4. We recommend checking out our schedule in the weeks leading up to the festival!

What happens if there’s a heatwave?

Bring water, wear sunscreen, and get ready for some fun! In addition to the Mainstage compound and food trucks, you can buy bottled water at the info booth and senior’s tent for $1/bottle.

Are dogs allowed?

Dogs are welcome if they can handle crowds. Keep in mind it’s a busy festival with a lot of families!

When are the vendors open?

Vendors are open Friday noon-9, Saturday 11-9, and Sunday 11-5!

How much are midway wristbands?

$40 unless otherwise noted.

Founding Partners

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