Back 40 Festival

Kick off the festival season in Southern Manitoba on the first Sunday in June each and every year! 2017 Back 40 Festival, Sunday June 4 @ Morden Park The lineup is complete so stayed tuned!

Inspirations Coffeehouse

Winkler Arts and Culture and the Back 40 Festival are proud to present ‘Inspirations Coffeehouse’ on March 9 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Come on down to hear the sounds of local talent and a tribute to Leonard Cohen. Feel free to showcase your music as well! We hope to see you there!

2016 Festival Photos

Check out photographer Garnie Ross’s captures from this year’s Back 40 Festival by clicking the headline, and then follow this link:

Yoga in the Bowl

 Yoga in the Bowl  Yoga in the Bowl is back for its fourth year in a row! Hosted by Sheena Butler of Harmony Tree Studio, yoga in the bowl will begin at 10:00 a.m. and is free for festival goers. To participate purchase your festival ticket in advance online or  in person at Whitecap Coffee in […]

Volunteer at the Back 40 Festival!

Click the headline to read more about volunteering at the Back 40 Festival. May  6, 2016  Interested in volunteering at the Back 40 Festival? Save the following form to your computer– 2016 Volunteer Form –fill it out and e-mail it to Opportunities include helping out in the merch tent, children’s tent, hospitality tent and some opportunities […]

Busking Opportunities

March 16, 2016 Click the headline to read! Hey musicians! The Back 40 Folk Festival has some great opportunities for busking at local events such as the Morden Farmer’s Market, the annual Corn and Apple Festival, and Canada Day celebrations. Fill out this general Busking Application Form and/or this form specifically for busking at the C&A busking […]

The Back 40 is excited to announce its new members!

    Click the headline to read about our new board members! For the 2016 festival season, the Back 40 Festival has an almost brand new board. Jenessa Kehler has joined the Back 40 as the new chairperson, replacing outgoing chair Jocelyn Unrau. Returning board members include Hank Hildebrand, Sharla Kinsman and MaryAnne Neufeld. With […]

2015 Back 40 Folk Festival Photo Gallery now live!

Click the headline for more info! Thanks to Morden-based photographers Danny and Shelly Heinrichs, the Back 40 Folk Festival has an incredible collection of photos through which to relive the memories of the 26th annual festival event. View them on Facebook.