The Forks: A Meeting Place for the Ages


Welcome to the Fort Garry Hotel! We hope you’re excited to explore all that Winnipeg has to offer during your stay with us. One of the city’s must-see destinations is The Forks, located at the junction of the Red and Assiniboine rivers. This historic site has been a gathering place for over 6,000 years, and today it attracts over 4 million visitors per year.

The Forks has something for everyone, with a diverse range of dining options, local makers and retailers, and a constantly changing slate of entertainment and events. You can also learn about the site’s natural, historic, and built features through guided tours offered by Parks Canada. In addition to all of these attractions, The Forks also makes a significant contribution to the local economy, with an annual economic impact of over $126 million.

If you’re interested in exploring The Forks during your stay with us, you’ll find the main hub of activity at The Forks Market. This vibrant food hall is home to a delicious and eclectic mix of local offerings, and it’s also home to many fantastic local makers and retailers. The market is open daily from 7am to 10pm, with some tenants choosing to open earlier or stay open later at their discretion.

In addition to The Forks Market, you’ll also find a range of dining and shopping options at the Johnston Terminal. This historic building is open daily from 9am to 9pm, with some tenants also choosing to open earlier or stay open later.

We hope you’ll take the time to visit The Forks during your stay with us at the Fort Garry Hotel. It’s a truly unique and exciting destination that offers something for everyone.

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