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What to Expect


Summers Winds What to Expect 


What to Expect - How to Make Your Summer Winds Family Music Festival Experience the Best Yet!  The venue is located at the Beaches Community Centre (formerly Victoria Beach Community Centre) - just off of Hwy 59 North, about 1 km before the Victoria Beach gates.





Bike Valet Parking is available. Summer Winds provides free, safe and secure parking in a fenced area. Bike Valet parking is like a coat check for bicycles. Patrons are issued a claim check in exchange for their bikes and out volunteer staff guard them in a secured area while you can sit back and enjoy the music knowing your bike is safe. 
Bring Your Appetite

The Festival offers a beer garden. This year the beer garden will be open until 12:00 a.m. Friday Night
​and 12:30 a.m. Saturday night.












As well, delicious food and refreshments will be available for purchase from one of the many vendors on site or you can bring your own snacks and/or non-alcoholic beverages.  


Plan Ahead

Here are some items to consider:

  • Your identification:  YOU MUST HAVE PHOTO IDENTIFICATION when going through security, and online ticket buyers must present the same identification of the person who purchased the the tickets and photo identification to pick up tickets at the gate on event day.

  • The weather:  before going to the Festival, check the Victoria Beach weather forecast

  • What to bring:  you may want to pack the following item(s) according to the weather forecast:

           Sun or rain umbrella (please be respectful and do not obstruct the  view of attendees);
         Lawn chair(s); Blanket(s) for the ground or for cooler weather;  Bug spray;  Sunscreen
          and sunglasses; Hat;  Jacket, flashlights, bike locks.

In Addition

Please do not bring your dog(s) - Only our Summer Winds mascot will be permitted.
Tailgate parties and outside alcohol are not permitted on the festival grounds










Stay Over


 There are great accommodations nearby, or join family/friends at the cottage.
Hill Top Resort - Canada’s largest campground and outdoor event centre.  Phone:  431-777-0060 or

Grand Marais Community Central and RV Park - Call for booking:  (204) 754–3596  or

South Beach Casino & Resort - Highway 59, Scanterbury, MB  Phone:  1-877-775-8259  Website:

Papertown Motor Inn - 34 Walleye Lane, Pine Falls, MB  Phone:  204-367-2261  Website:

Birchwood Motor Hotel - Highway 59, Traverse Bay, MB  Phone:  204-756-2596  Website:









Let’s all recycle:  we are an environmentally friendly festival.  Recycling bins will be on site.

NOTE:  All bags, coolers and persons are subject to be searched.  No outside alcohol, drugs or tailgating parties are permitted failure to comply may result in the loss of your privilege to attend the Festival.

There are no refunds on tickets.

We at the Summer Winds Family Music Festival, want you to have a safe and memorable experience, so please drink responsibly and appoint a designated driver, or plan a ride.

Be responsible don’t drink and drive!

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