2024 Garden Party at Assiniboine Park

A Picnic in Provence

Join us for an enchanting soirée in the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden where the charm of France meets the beauty of nature for A Picnic in Provence!

Your evening will be filled with music and dancing, delectable delights, themed entertainment, and an abundance of joie de vivre as we gather to raise funds for the ongoing care of Assiniboine Park, Assiniboine Park Zoo, and The Leaf.

Wednesday, August 28, 2024
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Leo Mol Sculpture Garden

Tickets $300 per person | Partial tax receipt provided post-event


Win Big with Our New Online Raffle!

You can make a difference from anywhere in Manitoba.

Enter today for your chance to win 1 of 10 incredible prizes including a Grand Prize 7-day France Rhone River Cruise for 2, an 18k white gold pendant necklace, a Polar Bear Ballet Experience, a Tea Party in the English Garden and more! 

Tickets are just $25
Draw date: August 28 at 9:00 pm
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Assiniboine Park Online Fundraising Auction

Bid to win unique items and experiences from August 28 to September 4 online!

  • 12-day Tanzania Safari
  • French-inspired, 7-course Dinner for 10 at The Manitoba Club
  • Dinner for 2 overlooking the Tropical Biome inside The Leaf
  • A Custom Photo-lined Suit, featuring Assiniboine Park Zoo’s polar bear Willow
  • Behind-the-Scenes Conservation & Research Lab Tour at Assiniboine Park Zoo
  • Authentic Animal Artwork created by animal artists from Assiniboine Park Zoo
  • and so much more!

Please contact Krista at kkowaluk@assiniboinepark.ca or 204-927-6027 with inquiries

Supporting Opportunities

With an anticipated presence of 500 VIP guests, this repeatedly sold-out event is your company's opportunity to align with the vanguard of sustainability, community and environmental exceptionalism at Assiniboine Park.

Your brand can resonate with an influential audience and become an integral part of enhancing the community through our beloved Park and its attractions.

Secure your Garden Party support today: kkowaluk@assiniboinepark.ca

In support of the Assiniboine Park Conservancy

Proceeds from the Garden Party and Online Fundraising Auction support the care and upkeep of Assiniboine Park, its amenities, and attractions. From winding trails and wide-open green spaces to close-up animal encounters at the Zoo, from brilliantly coloured outdoor gardens to lush greenery at The Leaf, your generosity helps to sustain and nurture this treasured community gathering space.

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Garden Party Co-Chairs

Ruth Asper | Neil Wilcox

Committee Members

Erin Danylchuk | Micah Sifton LaLeune | Margot Meagher | Kristin Parrish | Sarah Secter | Trevor Watson | Brittney Winter

Thank you to our generous supporters!

Diamond Supporter
Susan Glass and Arni Thorsteinson, Shelter Canadian Properties Limited

Gold Supporters
Frantic Films | Bill and Theresa Parrish | Arlene & Allan | Winnipeg Free Press | The Asper Foundation

Silver Supporters
Globe Capital Management, Richard Morantz & Sheree Walder Morantz | Carolyn Sifton Foundation | Quintex Services Ltd. | f-BLOK architecture inc. | Coal and Canary | Peterbilt Manitoba Ltd. | Brian & Ruth Hastings

Experience Supporters
MacDon Industries Ltd. | National Bank Financial, Suzanne Alton and Samantha Schau | TDS Law | Telpay

Bronze Supporters
Maple Leaf Construction Ltd. |SMS Engineering | Victor and Brenda Winter | Dumore Dental Corporation | TD Bank Group |
Zorianna and Eugene Hyworon Foundation Inc. | Chaeban Ice Cream

Personal Supporters
Murray Palay and Ivy Kopstein | Harvard Developments Corporation | Priority Restoration | Colliers Project Leaders |

Raffle and Auction Supporters
Dashir Lodge & Safari | AMA Waterways | McPhail Travel Brandon | IJL | EPH Apparel | Inn at the Forks | Pam Ball | Calm Air | Coal and Canary | Manitoba Club | Lydia Bartel | Cargo Bar | Meg Hainstock & Dr. Stephen Peterson | Luxe Furniture Co. | Wayne Hewitt Photography | Barkman Concrete | 
Inland Fine Furnishings | Lake of the Woods Brewing Co. | Lights Unlimited 

Event Supporters
Soirée Event Planning Ltd. 

Special thanks to our Media Partner Winnipeg Free Press

With Special Thanks to:
Assiniboine Park Conservancy Food & Beverage Team | Assiniboine Park Conservancy Zoo Team | Assiniboine Park Conservancy Volunteers | Assiniboine Park Conservancy Horticultural Team | Assiniboine Park Conservancy Programming & Education Team | Assiniboine Park Conservancy Marketing & Communications Team | Assiniboine Park Conservancy Events Team | Assiniboine Park Conservancy Resource Development Team | Assiniboine Park Conservancy Finance Department | Assiniboine Park Conservancy Visitor Services

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