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Art in Bloom 2024 at WAG-Qaumajuq

Every other year, the galleries come alive with a sensory extravaganza. This April, immerse yourself in the exquisite exhibit of floral designs inspired by art at Art in Bloom. Don’t miss out on this festival celebrating spring, art, and community at WAG-Qaumajuq from April 19-21!

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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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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. 

Art in Bloom 2024 at WAG-Qaumajuq   - representative image

Art in Bloom 2024 at WAG-Qaumajuq

Every other year, the galleries come alive with a sensory extravaganza. This April, immerse yourself in the exquisite exhibit of floral designs inspired by art at Art in Bloom. Don’t miss out on this festival celebrating spring, art, and community at WAG-Qaumajuq from April 19-21!

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.

Winnipeg Attractions Pass - representative image

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. 

Winter Top 50

1.

Pick up a Winnipeg Attractions Pass and save big on five of the city’s top attractions with one and three-day options.

2.

Skate, walk, fat tire bike or ski along the Nestaweya River Trail, which this year features even more new warming huts from architecture and design firms from around the world.

3.

Look up at Assiniboine Park and you can see swimming polar bears overhead at the zoo’s Journey to Churchill and towering palms and Canada’s tallest indoor waterfall at The Leaf.

4.

Embark on a journey that takes you from darkness to light through the thought-provoking and unshakable interactive galleries of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

5.

Marvel at exhibits, life-sized dioramas and incredible fossils that tell the story of the land you are on –– which has hosted everything from Métis bison hunts to thousands of years of Indigenous ingenuity to Cretaceous-era pliosaurs when it was a prehistoric seaway –– at the Manitoba Museum.

6.

See why top design and arts publications all have raved about Winnipeg Art Gallery-Qaumajuq, home to the world’s largest collection of contemporary Inuit art along with incredible works that span the Renaissance to now in a variety of mediums.

7.

Feel the crunch of snow below your feet at FortWhyte Alive where winter activities include a massive toboggan run, snowshoeing, lake skating and bison watching.

8.

Get lost in the world’s largest snow maze at Amaze in Corn where you’ll find massive snow sculptures and buildings, snow games, sleigh rides and an adults-only Snow Bar. Tentative opening January 26.

9.

Catch so much live music, stroll amongst huge snow sculptures and treat yourself to decadent French food at Festival Du Voyageur (February 16 – 25), Western Canada’s largest winter festival where the city’s Francophone, Métis, Indigenous and fur-trading history is celebrated.

10.

Take a tour that’s always on the money at the Royal Canadian Mint where you can cash in on collector’s items and see how coins from around the globe are made.

11.

Skate on-land under the twinkling lights of the Forks Winter Park, savour international cuisine and local drinks at The Common and shop from unique local vendors at The Forks Market.

12.

Get swept up in the beauty of dance and tragedy of star-crossed lovers when Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet stages Romeo & Juliet from February 15 – 18.

13.

Dine on ice from tasting menus by acclaimed chefs from across the globe (along with plenty of local talent too!) during RAW:almond (January 25 – February 18), a winter pop-up restaurant event like no other.

14.

Soak away your stresses in thermal pools, sweat it up in saunas and steam rooms and dine in your robe on fabulous farm-to-table fare at Thermëa, the city’s ultimate open-air Scandanavian spa.

15.

Take a seat and see the curtain rise as Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre presents Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (January 9 – February 3) and The Mountaintop (February 14 – March 9) on the Mainstage, and Among Men (January 24 – February 10, and Piano Teacher (February 28 – March 16) at the Warehouse.

16.

Inspire young minds at the Children’s Museum where they can explore and interact with galleries like the Splash Lab, Mellow Marsh, Tot Spot, Lasagna Lookout, and the Illusion Tunnel.

17.

Roar with the crowd and experience all the new arena upgrades (#craftcocktails, #newlounges) at a Winnipeg Jets game at Canada Life Centre.

18.

Experience winter at the most tranquil Oak Hammock Marsh where you can hike, snowshoe, skate and lunch while looking out on the frozen wetland from the Oak Hammock Café.

19.

Unleash your inner Lebowski at Uptown Alley, a family friendly facility featuring 5 and 10-pin bowling, arcades, laser tag, and some mighty tasty house made food.

20.

Hear groundbreaking experimental works staged at unique venues during Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra’s celebrated New Music Festival (January 25 – February 2).

21.

Bet on having some fun at Club Regent Casino and McPhillips Station Casino.

22.

Treat your kids to some inspired storytelling at Manitoba Theatre for Young People, where winter options include Poli Pop (January 26 – February 4) and The Problem with Pink (February 16 – 24).

23.

Climb to new heights while working on your fitness at The Hive and Vertical Adventures, the city’s top climbing gyms.

24.

Enter historic aircrafts and let your imagination hit peak ceiling at the Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada.

25.

Duck lasers, jump floor tiles, and shoot hoops all while generating points for your team at Activate Games, an interactive, high-tech physical gaming centre that started in Winnipeg and has now taken the world by storm.

26.

Listen to the moving movements of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra who conduct numerous concerts throughout the winter, from classics to pop to performances fit for the whole family.

27.

Showcase your best moves for the jumbotron at always fun and affordable Manitoba Moose games at Canada Life Centre.

28.

Throw axes, have dinner and drinks, and play pool, ping pong and all manner of games at the Rec Room.

29.

View sweeping plays in an intimate setting at Prairie Theatre Exchange which is presenting Everything has Disappeared (February 1 – 4), Diggers (February 27 – March 10) and a virtual performance of last year’s hit Space Girl (January 17 – 28) this winter.

30.

Bounce around, scale walls or just chill in a massage chair as your kids burn off steam at Flying Squirrel indoor trampoline park.

31.

Gaze at countless works of art in the Exchange District’s art galleries, which includes aceartinc, Urban Shaman Contemporary Aboriginal Art, Platform: Centre for Photographic and Digital Arts, and Mayberry Fine Art.

32.

See the drama unfold en français as Théâtre Cercle Molière presents alterIndiens (January 9-20, 2024) amd L’amour telle une cathedrale ensevelie (February 8-10), a Franco-Haitian opera-theatre-concert hybrid.

33.

Shop ‘til you drop at Outlet Collection Winnipeg where you’ll find more than 100 fashion brands including Kate Spade, Under Armour, Nike and Old Navy

34.

Carve up the slopes at Springhill Sports Park, the area’s best bet for downhill skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing with its four lifts (including a quad chair!) and Manitoba’s best terrain park.

35.

Have a laugh with some of the world’s top stand-up comics at Rumor’s Comedy Club in Tuxedo and Yuk Yuk’s Winnipeg in the Fort Garry Hotel’s Club Room.

36.

Swing through some of the world’s best courses virtually, play a round of mini golf, then grip it and rip it from the three-tier driving range at the Golf Dome.

37.

Survey more than 170 years of local history at Le Musee de Saint-Boniface, which is also Winnipeg’s oldest building.

38.

Celebrate Streisand at the Winnipeg Jewish Theatre as Gabriel Epstein presents Gab sings Babs from January 20 – 21.

39.

Spark your imagination at the Manitoba Electrical Museum, which illuminates the region’s history of hydroelectricity.

40.

Watch your young ones run wild at Hide N Seek and Fun Park Amusement Centre, two massive indoor playground facilities.

41.

Witness an exhilarating performance from Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers as they present New Creation by award-winning Métis choreographer Jera Wolf from February 23 – 25.

42.

Find your way out while having so much fun at the escape rooms of Winnipeg, which includes Enigma EscapesGET OUT! Escape Rooms, Killer Noob EscapesMask EscapesReal Escape Canada and Time Lapse Escape Rooms.

43.

Get your glow on at U-Puttz Amusement Centre, a place that is all about black lights when it comes to mini golf, laser tag, and bumper cars. Plus, it has a 4D mini cinema too.

44.

Relax and indulge at Winnipeg’s premier hotel spas, Ten Spa at The Fort Garry Hotel and Riverstone Spa at Inn at the Forks.

45.

Embrace the ice with Kendrick’s Outdoor Adventures, who will rent you anything from a fat tire bike to snowshoes, ice trikes, ice bikes and skate assists with super convenient locations at The Forks and FortWhyte Alive.

46.

Put the pedal to the metal at Speedworld Indoor Kart Track where the race karts can hit speeds of 50 kph!

47.

Say I do to the Wonderful Wedding Show at the RBC Convention Centre from February 24 – 25.

48.

Cross-country ski under the lights at Windsor Park Nordic Centre, where you’ll find perfectly groomed trails that can accommodate both traditional and skate-skiing.

49.

Discover arts and crafts and purchase fashions, kitchen accessories and children’s gifts at Oseredok, one of North America's largest Ukrainian heritage resource centres.

50.

Pick your way up to the frozen peak of the Ice Tower in St. Boniface where sweeping views of the downtown skyline await at the summit.

Inspiration

  • WAG
  • Manitoba Museum
  • RWB

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