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A Uniquely Canadian Experience

Book a guided tour through the Royal Canadian Mint’s impressive state-of-the-art manufacturing facility. Visit our Boutique which offers beautiful Canadian collector coins and great gifts!

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Always More to Discover

The Manitoba Museum takes you on a thrilling journey of discovery. Only here can you travel through time, imagine the thunder of a bison stampede, soar to far away galaxies, and experience the fun of science.

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Journey to Churchill

Explore the magic of the northern wilderness, right here in Winnipeg! Visit the award-winning Journey to Churchill exhibit at the Assiniboine Park Zoo and get closer to amazing animals like harbour seals, arctic fox, and our iconic polar bears. Open daily 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

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Hear All Year Concert Series

Enjoy music all year round from our Hear All Year Concert Series! Bringing back Festival friends and new favourites to Winnipeg stages.

A Uniquely Canadian Experience - representative image

A Uniquely Canadian Experience

Book a guided tour through the Royal Canadian Mint’s impressive state-of-the-art manufacturing facility. Visit our Boutique which offers beautiful Canadian collector coins and great gifts!

Always More to Discover - representative image

Always More to Discover

The Manitoba Museum takes you on a thrilling journey of discovery. Only here can you travel through time, imagine the thunder of a bison stampede, soar to far away galaxies, and experience the fun of science.

Journey to Churchill  - representative image

Journey to Churchill

Explore the magic of the northern wilderness, right here in Winnipeg! Visit the award-winning Journey to Churchill exhibit at the Assiniboine Park Zoo and get closer to amazing animals like harbour seals, arctic fox, and our iconic polar bears. Open daily 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Hear All Year Concert Series - representative image

Hear All Year Concert Series

Enjoy music all year round from our Hear All Year Concert Series! Bringing back Festival friends and new favourites to Winnipeg stages.

Fall Top 50

1.

Immerse yourself in the artistic expression of the Arctic at Quamajuq, the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s celebrated Inuit art centre that has received rave reviews in The New York Times, TIME, Forbes and countless other publications across the globe.

2.

Make your plans for The Leaf, where you can enter balmy, bountiful and butterfly-filled biomes at Assiniboine Park's newest blockbuster attraction which also houses Canada’s largest indoor waterfall and an onsite restaurant (Open date to be announced in November).

3.

Be inspired to make a difference when you journey from darkness to light through the interactive galleries of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

4.

Feel the energy inside Canada Life Centre as the Winnipeg Jets’ new season takes off with numerous home games this fall.  

5.

Experience the sky coming alive when the sun slowly disappears below the horizon as thousands of geese take part in the breathtaking ritual of fall migration at FortWhyte Alive

6.

Get lost in the corn maze then dare to enter the Haunted Forest at Amaze in Corn, where autumn is the ultimate season.

7.

Cheer on the back-to-back Grey Cup Champion Winnipeg Blue Bombers as they look to make it a dynasty at Investors Group Field.

8.

Enter a land of wizards, warlocks and witches as the legendary Boo at the Zoo returns! Taking place after regular hours at Assiniboine Park Zoo, this mystical fair event is bigger, better, spookier and more magical than ever before! (October 8 – 31) 

9.

Savour the sweet sounds of The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra who have numerous performances from pops, to classics, to Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire in Concert this winter.

10.

Witness the dystopia of Gilead powerfully depicted in dance during Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s adaptation of The Handmaid’s Tale, based on Margret Atwood’s hugely influential novel. (October 12-16) 

11.

Hear the wind rustle the husks as you navigate the 10-acre corn maze at Deer Meadow Farms, whose attractions also include a petting zoo, a deer preserve and a pumpkin patch.

12.

Be whisked away across the universe in the Planetarium, board the famed Nonsuch ship and see the full scope of a Métis bison hunt at the Manitoba Museum.

13.

Discover how millions of coins for countries spanning the globe are made on a tour at the Royal Canadian Mint.

14.

Walk underneath everything from swimming polar bears to playful goats at Assiniboine Park Zoo. The zoo is home to 200 species, including Amur tigers, snow leopards, monkeys and red pandas, while its Journey to Churchill is the world’s most comprehensive Arctic species exhibit.

15.

See the curtain come up on a new season at Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre where autumn’s productions include Network–adapted from the visionary 1970s film–on the Mainstage (Oct 19-Nov 12), and New (Nov 2-19)–by Winnipeg-born playwright and actress Pamela Mala Sinha–at the Warehouse.

16.

Get your gourd on while stocking up on local produce, Manitoba meats, crafts and preserves at Le Marché St. Norbert Farmers’ Market

18.

Hear from a company that’s half a century in the making as Manitoba Opera presents Cenerentola (Cinderella) to kick off its 50th season. (Nov 12, 15, 18)

19.

Snap your fingers to the sounds of the Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra during its 25th-year celebration on October 27 featuring Sasha Boychouk. November 6 then brings Viva la Musica–featuring Cuban-inspired Congolese music, followed by Back to the Future (Nov 27)–celebrating the forward-looking jazz of by Miles Davis, Oliver Nelson, Thelonius Monk, Wynton Marsalis and Ornette Coleman.

20.

Stand amongst a lofty array of avian artifacts at the Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada, where you can do some serious planespotting.

21.

Star in your own live eight-bit inspired gaming extravaganza at Activate Games, the world’s first interactive team-based game centre. 

22.

Use clues to solve a unique series of puzzles at Winnipeg’s escape rooms, including Enigma Escapes, The Real Escape and Get Out! Escape Rooms.

23.

View wonderous works at the art galleries of the Exchange District including aceartinc.cre8eryGraffiti Gallery, Mayberry Fine Art and Platform.

24.

Unwind at Thermëa by Nordik Spa-Nature.  The city's renowned open-air spa features Finnish saunas, steam rooms, thermal pools, relaxation chambers and delicious dining which you can do in your robe!

25.

Let your kids run wild at the city’s massive indoor play structures, Hide N Seek Kid City and Fun Park Indoor Amusement Centre.  

26.

Cheer on the Manitoba Moose at Canada Life Centre, where great deals on seats can always be found for the Jets’ AHL affiliate. 

27.

Shoot for a hole-in-one alongside dinosaurs and sea creatures at U-Puttz Amusement Centre. 

28.

Unleash your inner kid at the Rec Room, an adult-oriented centre featuring axe-throwing, VR, pool, ping pong, arcades and food and drink too.  

29.

Leap to new heights at indoor trampoline park Flying Squirrel. 

30.

Celebrate 50 years at Prairie Theatre Exchange when Winnipeg’s fabulous little theatre kicks off the 2022/23 season in-person with Bad Parent (Nov 2-20) by Ins Choi, who made his mark with Kim’s Convenience. You can also experience a free digital presentation of Katharsis (Sept 22-Oct 2) and a free audio presentation of Ponderosa Pine (Oct 6-16).

31.

Satisfy your need for speed at Speedworld Indoor Kart Track, a 28,000 sq. ft. facility where the pro karts reach speeds up to 60 km! 

32.

Climb to new heights at Vertical Adventures and the Hive, Winnipeg’s premier indoor climbing facilities.  

33.

See the stars of tomorrow skate today when the Winnipeg Ice take over the Ice Cave at Wayne Fleming Arena in search of WHL glory.

34.

Hear, see and feel the splendour of migration season at Oak Hammock Marsh, , where thousands of waterfowl and geese are a regular sight before they head south for the winter.  

35.

Blast your opponents in a game of laser tag at Lasertopia, home of the two-level, 4,500 sq. ft. laser tag arena named The Lost City.

36.

Hop around for hops and sours at the breweries of Winnipeg. The city is home to more than 20 breweries (and a couple distilleries too), many of which have cool tap rooms or restaurants to pair all those IPAs, stouts, goses and kölsch with local eats.

37.

Shop ‘til you drop at Outlet Collection Winnipeg, featuring more than 100 stores including Saks OFF 5TH, DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, Kate Spade Outlet, Under Armour and Nike.

38.

Wave at the big guy when he comes to town during the Santa Claus Parade (November 19), featuring fantastic floats down Portage Avenue in a tradition that dates back to 1909.  

39.

Watch an ensemble cast (some of whom may serve your table) dish out a three-act musical-comedy as you dig into a three-course dinner at Celebrations Dinner Theatre. Celebrations presents Greased until November 13 and Beatles Back in Time from November 19 - February 19. 

40.

Be dazzled by the sight of a million lights coming together to form the wondrous displays at Canad Inns Winter Wonderland, Manitoba's largest drive-through light show (Dec 2 - Jan 7).

41.

Strike up some fun at Uptown Alley, where the action goes beyond just five pins to include laser tag and arcades. 

42.

Ignite your child’s mind at the Children’s Museum at The Forks, a place brimming with iconic galleries like the Engine House, Illusion Tunnel, Splash Lab and Lasagna Lookout.

43.

Get crafty and pick up some locally crafted items at Scattered Seeds Craft Market (October 14 - 16 & 21 - 23  at Red River Exhibition Park) and Signatures Handmade Market, (November 24 - 27 at the RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg).

44.

Illuminate your interest in history at the Manitoba Electrical Museum & Education Centre, where interactive exhibits shed a light on the evolution of power in the province. 

45.

Expand your kids’ cultural horizons at Manitoba Theatre for Young People, where this season’s lineup includes The Velveteen Rabbit (Oct 14 – 23), Cranked (Nov 12 – 13) and A Charlie Brown Double Bill (Dec 2 – 23).

46.

Frolic in the fall foliage at Kildonan ParkSt. Vital Park and Assiniboine Park

47.

Shake like a leaf at Six Pines Haunted Attractions, where it’s family fun by day and full-on fear by night for adults. 

48.

Ride the rails–if you dare!–during the Prairie Dog Central Railway Howling Halloween Express. There will be live entertainment on board, a Haunted Station at Grosse Isle, and kids are encouraged to dress up to enter the costume contest. (Oct 29 and 30)

49.

Step into the whimsical world of the Bois-des-Esprit trail, where local artists have carved wood spirits into trees. It is part of the Seine River Greenway in St. Vital.

50.

Keep your wits about you at Heebie Jeebies, the city’s ultimate Halloween attraction for adults featuring four spine-tingling mazes, food trucks, fireworks, a scare zone, and more than 100 truly terrifying characters.  

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