Gimli, Manitoba, Canada: Big Viking

A 15-foot-tall Son of Odin, dedicated to the "Discoverers of America." Unveiled in 1967, restored in 2015.

Viking Park

Address:
2nd Ave., Gimli, MB, Canada
Directions:
Viking Park. South of 1st St. at the south end of 2nd Ave.
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Icelandic Fest.

Big Viking - Icelandic Fest

August long weekend is Icelandic Fest. A working Viking village is set up, food trucks, beverage gardens, carnival rides! Very busy but a lot of fun! And yes, there is parking for all the out-of-towners! And a parade with Icelandic Dignitaries. It's a big deal for a small town!

[Kim, 08/09/2019]

Viking statue.

Gimli Viking

The Gimli Viking statue is on the shore of Lake Winnipeg. The Viking statue represents the large Icelandic community that lives in the area. The 15 foot statue was unveiled in 1976 and is one of the main attractions in Gimli.

[Bradley Anderson, 05/02/2010]

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