This year the curator’s of  the WDF hope to elevate the success and excitement of the design festival by continuing to expose the many facets and fields of design. They want to expand upon the scope of what design is and educate the public toward its value on both an individual and urban scale.

The success of the festival is the sum of creative collaborators, passionate volunteers, generous sponsors, and excited participants. WDF wants to include each design discipline to take part in celebrating and promoting good design. Please see the attached WDF Call Out 2016 for details on how you can be a part of the Winnipeg Design Festival 2016.


WDF is looking for people interested in being WDF logo 2part of the festival through event collaboration or event day volunteering.

WHO.   Anyone with a passion for design. Join us and make sure your field of design is shown to Winnipeg.

HOW.   E-mail us at with a small write-up telling us who you are and how you want to get involved before JUNE 10.

WHEN.   The festival will be held on Sep 14-17 of 2016.

The Winnipeg Design Festival attempts to cultivate and share Winnipeg’s rich community of talented and creative individuals; and the products of their creative processes of design and making. WDF also strives to build and cultivate interdisciplinary relationship and partnerships with industry and like-minded organizations that promote the value of good design of art, objects, architecture, and the greater built environment.

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