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New exhibit makes musical connections

Beyond the Beat; Music of Resistance and Change – a new exhibition at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights – shares the backstory on how musicians and fans have used music to change the world! Interact with dynamic audio/video installations; explore historic moments, legendary instruments, stage outfits and more.

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A Truly Canadian Experience

Take a guided tour to uncover how the Royal Canadian Mint can produce up to 15 million coins per day. Shop at the boutique where you will find remarkable collector coins, unique souvenirs and one-of-a-kind gifts.

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Celebrate the Casinos of Winnipeg Birthday Bash!

Join us at Club Regent Casino on June 14 and McPhillips Station Casino on June 21 and enter for your chance to win a 2024 Mitsubishi RVR per casino! Scan your club card to win big prizes, enjoy point multipliers, the “Pick A Present” game and amazing entertainment - the Casinos of Winnipeg has something for everyone! Presented by Waverly Mitsubishi. 18+ Enjoy Responsibly.

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Winnipeg Attractions Pass

Purchase the Winnipeg Attractions Pass and get sweet savings on some of the city’s top attractions, all while keeping admissions in one convenient location on your phone. 

New exhibit makes musical connections  - representative image

New exhibit makes musical connections

Beyond the Beat; Music of Resistance and Change – a new exhibition at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights – shares the backstory on how musicians and fans have used music to change the world! Interact with dynamic audio/video installations; explore historic moments, legendary instruments, stage outfits and more.

A Truly Canadian Experience - representative image

A Truly Canadian Experience

Take a guided tour to uncover how the Royal Canadian Mint can produce up to 15 million coins per day. Shop at the boutique where you will find remarkable collector coins, unique souvenirs and one-of-a-kind gifts.

Celebrate the Casinos of Winnipeg Birthday Bash! - representative image

Celebrate the Casinos of Winnipeg Birthday Bash!

Join us at Club Regent Casino on June 14 and McPhillips Station Casino on June 21 and enter for your chance to win a 2024 Mitsubishi RVR per casino! Scan your club card to win big prizes, enjoy point multipliers, the “Pick A Present” game and amazing entertainment - the Casinos of Winnipeg has something for everyone! Presented by Waverly Mitsubishi. 18+ Enjoy Responsibly.

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Winnipeg Attractions Pass

Purchase the Winnipeg Attractions Pass and get sweet savings on some of the city’s top attractions, all while keeping admissions in one convenient location on your phone. 

Summer Top 50

1.

Feel the mist on your face from Canada’s tallest indoor waterfall as you pass underneath towering palms and plants within The Leaf, an impressive horticultural attraction featuring Mediterranean and Tropical biomes, a butterfly garden, colourful outdoor gardens, and Gather Craft Kitchen & Bar.

2.

See the world's largest collection of contemporary Inuit art at WAG-Qaumajuq, downtown’s awe-inspiring cultural centre that’s been met with rave-reviews from so many notable arts and design publications.

3.

Embark on a journey of discovery at the Manitoba Museum, where adventures include hopping aboard the signature 17th-century Nonsuch ship and being whisked across the galaxy in the Planetarium. 

4.

Witness how music can be a powerful force for social and political change at “Beyond the Beat,” the blockbuster new exhibition at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights that was opened by Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello.

5.

Return to nature at FortWhyte Alive , where hiking, trail biking, birding, bison-watching and canoeing are just a few options within its aspen forests and small lakes.

6.

Imaginations take flight at the Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada where you can climb aboard aircrafts, learn about the region’s history of flight, and do some serious plane-spotting from the observation deck.

7.

Look up to see polar bears make a splash right over your head at Assiniboine Park Zoo, home to more than 150 species from around the globe along with 19 giant animatronic bugs as part of Xtreme BUGS this summer.

8.

Root for the home team when the Winnipeg Blue Bombers try to solidify their Grey Cup dynasty at Princess Auto Stadium.

9.

Dance in your bare feet in the grass or sway in the shade to the sweet sounds of the Winnipeg Folk Festival (July 11-14), where headliners include Band of Horses, Orville Peck, Mt. Joy, Noah Cyrus, and Killer Mike.

10.

Slip into thermal pools, unwind in heated hammocks and savour delectable farm-to-table cuisine at Thermea by Nordik Spa-Nature, Winnipeg's exquisite Scandinavian outdoor spa.

11.

Go globetrotting without leaving the city during Folklorama  (August 4 – 17) the world’s largest and longest-running multicultural festival where countries and cultures host pavilions brimming with food, arts and entertainment from the homeland.

12.

Cheer on the boys of summer at Blue Cross Park as the Winnipeg Goldeyes slug it out in the American Association.

13.

Ride coasters that are part of the world’s largest traveling carnival, eat whacky food, see the cutest animals and catch headline acts during the Red River Ex, June 14 to 23.

14.

Stroll through the gardens and around the Witch’s Hut at Kildonan Park , a massive greenspace featuring charming little bridges over streams, majestic old elms and oaks, plenty of picnic areas and the charming pondside restaurant Prairie’s Edge.

15.

Savour dishes from across the globe, learn about the neighbourhood's colourful history and see fanciful facades with the West End Biz, who offer Mural, Architecture and Culinary Tours all summer long.

16.

Let the kids loose at Tinkertown Amusement Park, where over 20 exhilarating rides await, including all the must-haves: bumper cars, miniature roller coasters, a half-mile train ride, ferris wheel and so much more.

17.

Sing along and be part of the magic at Rainbow Stage — Canada's largest open-air theatre company. This summer's lineup features Winnipeg original Ma-Buhay (June 27 - July 14) and Marry Poppins (August 15 - September 1).

18.

Laugh, cry and perhaps be a little puzzled by the non-stop entertainment of the Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival — North America's second-largest Fringe Festival (July 17 - 28).

19.

Sit back on the grass and enjoy the sweet sounds of the Summer Entertainment Series at Assiniboine Park. This year's free lineup includes Movies in the Park and Ballet in the Park on the Lyric Stage, and live jazz in the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden.

20.

Learn more about North America's largest collection of turn-of-the-20th century buildings that are now home to trendy restaurants, cafes, galleries and shops on an Exchange District walking tour.

21.

Bust a gut to some of the biggest names in standup on the Lyric Stage during the Great Outdoors Comedy Festival (July 19 – 21) at Assiniboine Park.

22.

Treat your children to a weekend of zany circus acts, comedic daredevils, pure artistry, and so much fun during the Winnipeg International Children’s Festival (Kidsfest) when it takes over The Forks from June 6 - 9.

23.

Ignite your kids' imagination and foster fun at the Children's Museum where interactive exhibits encourage science, engineering, storytelling, and creativity.

24.

Uncover the unique architecture, atmosphere and joie de vivre of Franco-Manitobans on an Old Saint-Boniface walking tour.

25.

Bask in the Bard under open skies at Shakespeare in the Ruins, where this summer’s lineup includes  A Midsummer Night’s Dream (June 6 – July 6) and Iago Speaks (June 4 – July 7).

26.

Feel your adrenaline rush from the thunder of hooves during live horse racing at Winnipeg's historic Assiniboia Downs.

27.

Find locally made goods, freshly harvested produce and delicious culinary delights at Le Marche St. Norbert Farmers' Market, open every Wednesday and Saturday during the summer.

28.

Take a tour that’s always on the money at the Royal Canadian Mint, a fascinating facility that creates millions of coins for countries around the globe.

29.

Gear up and explore the streets, rivers, and trails easily with rentals of all sorts from Kendrick's Outdoor Adventures or Type Eh Bikes.

30.

Lose yourself in the beauty of the prairies at A Maze in Corn with its Instagrammable Sunflower Expo and legendary Corn Maze, both of which open in August.

31.

Cheer for the Sea Bears as they make a splash on the court at Canada Life Centre during CEBL pro basketball.

32.

Rent a bicycle built for two from Bee 2 Gether Bike Rentals, which has kiosks with a variety of fun bicycles at Assiniboine Park, The Forks and Birds Hill Park.

33.

Float along Winnipeg's historic rivers with the Splash Dash or Winnipeg Waterways boat tours as knowledgeable (and often witty) captains bring the city’s history to life.

34.

“Groove together” during the always toe-tapping TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival (June 14 to 22), which will utilize six venues throughout downtown.

35.

Race on the go-kart track, aim for glory on the mini-golf greens and make a splash with bumper boats at Thunder Rapids and Grand Prix Amusements

36.

Sip from unique selections at The Common, The Forks’ indoor/outdoor bar serving 20 craft beers and wines by the glass.

37.

Cruise past and visit the city’s top sites while learning so many fun things during the Heart of the Nation Tour with the Winnipeg Trolley Company

38.

Make noise for Valour FC from the stands at Princess Auto Stadium as the team look to make a run through the Canadian Premier League.

39.

We all scream for ice cream, especially when it’s house-made flavours from Dug and Betty’sChaeban Ice CreamFête Ice Cream & Coffee , Rollesque Roll Up Ice CreamThe Supreme Ice Cream Shoppe9 Below Ice Cream BarSargent Sundae and the iconic Bridge Drive In (BDI).

40.

Take in sweeping views of the countryside during a charming heritage train ride on the Prairie Dog Central Railway.

41.

Immerse yourself in the flavors and culture of Downtown Winnipeg on one of the Winnipeg BIZ’s Signature Tours including the popular Chinatown & Dim Sum Tour!

43.

Let the kids burn off some steam at Kid City, Fun Park Amusement Centre and Hide N Seek.

44.

Enter the oldest stone gate in Winnipeg then view illuminating scenes from the region’s history at Upper Fort Garry Provincial Park during its nightly light shows.

45.

Get swept up in the symphony of wetland sounds at Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre. Explore this birder’s paradise in canoe, along trails, or by donning chest waders to get up close in the reeds.

46.

See the dirt fly at Victory Lanes Speedway as cars of various classes race around the oval track.

47.

Shop ‘til you drop at Outlet Collection Winnipeg, home to over 100 renowned fashion brands including Saks OFF 5TH, DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, Kate Spade Outlet, Under Armour, Nike, and many more

48.

Hit up those hops and kick back with a Kölsch as you visit Winnipeg's 20-plus craft breweries and taprooms.

49.

Tee off at Winnipeg's diverse golf courses, offering options from PGA Canada tour-level links to relaxed nine-hole courses.

50.

Test your luck at the Casinos of Winnipeg, including the railway-inspired McPhillips Station Casino and the Club Regent Event Centre, home to top-notch comedy, rock, and country performances.

Inspiration

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  • Royal Canadian Mint
  • CMHR

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