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Discover Thermëa

Located only 8 minutes from downtown Winnipeg, Thermëa will take you through a unique relaxation experience in nature. Outdoor baths, saunas, exfoliation room, massages, body treatments, relaxation areas, terrace, restaurant and more!

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Red River Co-op Speedway

Join us Thursday Nights All Summer Long! Red River Co-op Speedway is located 5 minutes South of Winnipeg on Highway 75.Red River Co-op Speedway is Central Canada’s largest high bank dirt oval race facility. It is a high-banked 4/10 mile dirt oval and is wide enough to accommodate 4 cars wide.

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Enigma Escapes is Winnipeg’s premier escape game facility.

Your group will experience an exciting themed adventure. Surrounded by puzzles, clues and codes you will be given a mission to solve in 60 minutes.

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Children's Day

Wednesdays are Children’s Day at Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site! Shoulder a wooden ‘rifle’ and take part in a North West Mounted Police drill, crunching across the neat gravel paths... two, three, four!

101 Things To Do in Spring / Summer


1.  Unleash your imagination this Spring Break at the Manitoba Theatre for Young People when you watch the Adventures of Robin Hood, on till April 10. 

2.  Feel the courage and determination of Terry Fox when The Manitoba Museum houses the exhibit, “Terry Fox: Running to the heart of Canada,” starting July 2016

3.  Take a journey through the baby boomer generation at the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre for “Boom,” from April 27 to May 21 

4.  Go on a magical flight to Neverland from May 4 – 8 when you experience Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet perform Peter Pan 

5.  Go back in time to a 1950s dance marathon for Rock Around the Clock at Celebrations Dinner Theatre, on till May 28 

6.  Who doesn’t love the 90s? Don’t miss All-for-one & Color me Badd at the Club Regent Event Centre on June 10 

7.  Dance with seals and fall in love with Hudson the Polar Bear at the Journey to Churchill exhibit at Assiniboine Park & Zoo, a Canadian Signature Experience 

8.  Get ready for a once-in-a-lifetime experience when RuPaul’s Drag Race comes to the Burton Cummings Theatre for the Performing Arts on June 14 

9.  Grab a book and unwind at Thermëa Spa by Nordik Spa-Nature, featuring hot-cold-hot thermal pools for total body rejuvenation and relax areas to clear your mind 

10.  Unlock 100-year-old mysteries when taking the Hermetic Code Tour at the Manitoba Legislative Building 

11.  Get in touch with Canada’s roots at the 2016 Manito Ahbee Festival from May 18-22, a gathering that celebrates Indigenous culture and heritage 

12.  Be awe-inspired at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, a world-class national treasure that will enhance your understanding of human rights 

13.  Get your game on at the Casinos of Winnipeg, including Club Regent and McPhillips Station Casinos 

14.  Go star gazing at the Manitoba Museum Planetarium, where you can learn about Manitoba’s night sky and constellations 

15.  Go on a Bison Safari Tour at FortWhyte Alive and learn how this magnificent animal has shaped Manitoba’s history.

16.  Get a behind-the-scenes peek during a tour at the Royal Canadian Mint and discover how coins are made from around the world. It’s worth every penny! 

17.  Feel the rush as you go zip-lining, cable wakeboarding, or play beach volleyball at Adrenaline Adventures 

18.  Take in a literary classic with the Manitoba Opera’s production of Of Mice and Men, with performances on April 23, 26, and 29. 

19.  It’s patio season! Check out Inferno’s BistroBlack Rabbit Bistro, and Promenade Café & Wine, to name a few 

20.  The clock’s ticking! Solve the clues in order to escape one of Winnipeg’s new “Escape rooms”, including CodebreakersEnigma Escapes, The Real Escape, and Ultimate Lockdown.  

21.  Stand “nose-to-nose” with some of the workhorses that opened up Canada's north when you visit the recently “royal” designated Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada 

22. View the largest collection of Ukrainian historical and cultural artifacts in North America at Oseredok Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Centre 

23.  Buzz around town on one of Bee2gether´s novelty Bikes 

24.  Save money and discover world class experiences with Winnipeg Pass, your ticket to all things to see and do in Winnipeg 

25.  Take in big performers this spring/summer like Rihanna (April 18)Selena Gomez (May 20), and City and Colour (June 14), among others, at the MTS Centre 

26.  Stretch your legs and see unique points of interest and architectural gems on a self-guided walk of The Loop, Winnipeg’s signature walking trail 

27.  The sky is the limit at Sky Zone, the world´s first indoor trampoline park, featuring fitness classes, 3-D Dodgeball, and much more

28.  Remember great moments in sporting history from the province’s top athletes at the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame 

29.  Support local and stock up on fresh produce, Manitoba meats, crafts and preserves at St. Norbert Farmers’ Market 

30.  Feel the wind whistle through the branches as you experience a new Winnipeg experience: Tree Climbing Adventures  

31.  Mark the first Friday of every month! There is a chock-full of gallery open houses, workshops, and festivities going on during First Fridays in the Exchange 

32.  Witness the work of a true pioneer of modernism, Marc Chagall, at the Winnipeg Art Gallery from May 27 to August 28 

33. Get in touch with your inner kid at the U-Puttz Amusement Centre, featuring glow-in-the-dark mini golf, Rush Laser Tag, and ¨Krazy¨ Bumper Cars 

34.  Discover the power of imagination at the Manitoba Children´s Museum 

35.  Enjoy the endless days of summer at Assiniboine Park & Zoo, where you’ll never tire of their stunning landscapes 

36.  Grab some friends and enjoy a pint at one of Winnipeg´s pubs, including The King´s HeadYellow Dog Tavern or Toad in the Hole Pub and Eatery 

37.  Expect anything but ordinary at Rainbow Stage in Kildonan Park for the Tony-winning musical Shrek 

38.  Travelling around the world has never been easier with Folklorama, the world’s largest and longest-running multicultural festival, running from July 31 to August 13 

39.  Relive child memories at the Pavilion Gallery Museum’s permanent collection of Winnie the Pooh artifacts and memorabilia 

40.  Go gallery hopping in the historic Exchange District, including Mayberry Fine Art, Graffiti GalleryGurevich Fine ArtUrban Shaman Contemporary Aboriginal Art Gallerycre8ery and aceartinc 

41.  Share some laughs at the Winnipeg Comedy Festival when they celebrate 15 years from April 3 -10 

42.  Shop till you drop at CF Polo Park Shopping Centre, housing brand-name stores such as Anthropologie, Urban Outfitters, Michael Kors, and Banana Republic 

43.  Get Up Close! from June 17 to 26 at the Red River Ex, bursting with entertainment, carnival games, vendors, and a stunning midway 

44.  Learn about Winnipeg´s francophone and Metis communities at the Saint-Boniface Museum 

45.  Take the family to Shaw Park, where you’ll root, root, root for the home team, the Winnipeg Goldeyes Baseball Club 

46.  Celebrate being a kid at Kidsfest at The Forks from June 9 -12, featuring entertainment, face painting, and a handful of activities 

47.  Take a walk in Louis Riel’s shoes, Manitoba’s founder, during Theatre in the Cemetery 

48.  Go cruising along the red river with Splash Dash River Tours, and learn some historic fun facts along the way 

49.  You’ll understand Nina Simone’s classic hit “Feeling Good” when you head down to Old Market Square from June 16 – 26 for The TD Winnipeg Jazz Festival 

50.  “Sassy, sexy, and oh-so-smart.” Don’t miss Heathers, The Musical, presented by the Winnipeg Studio Theatre, on until April 10 

51.  Dig for one-of-a-kind treasures at the Johnston Terminal Antique Mall and The Forks Market 

52.  Go for a Sunday stroll down the winding Riverwalk at The Forks 

53.  Climb to great heights at indoor rock-climbing facility Vertical Adventures 

54.  Slip and slide down waterslides with the whole family at the Victoria InnHoliday Inn Airport West, and Clarion Hotel and Suites, to name a few  

55. Celebrate Winnipeg history during Doors Open Winnipeg from May 28-29, where free tours take you inside some of the city’s most historic buildings 

56.  See Winnipeg’s top sights and learn about the city’s colourful past on an Ô Tours City Tour, departing from Union Station 

57.  Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet meets the Lyric Theatre in Assiniboine Park for Ballet in the Park, free outdoor performances happening from July 29 - 31 

58.  Cool down during those scorching summer days at Fun Mountain Water Slide Park 

59.  It’s the most celebrated birthday of the year! Join us for Canada Day festivities (July 1), where live bands, fireworks, and parties are happening all around the city 

60.  Go off the beaten path and do some shopping on Academy Road, featuring specialty food shops and independently-owned boutiques

61.  Huddle a group of friends and cheer on the city’s CFL team, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers 

62.  Let your child’s imagination run free at the Great Big Adventure, Winnipeg’s newest and largest indoor play centre 

63.  Express your need for speed at Speedworld, Winnipeg’s indoor race track 

64.  Use technology to your advantage during the Winnipeg Architecture Foundation’s QR Code Tour and learn about the city’s architectural treasures 

65.  Light up your knowledge of Manitoba’s electrical history at the Manitoba Electrical Museum & Education Centre 

66.  Get your fringe on during the Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival, from July 13 – 24, North America’s second-largest theatre festival. 

67.  From July 7 – 10, witness some of the best up and coming golf players before they make it big on the PGA Tour, at the Players Cup

68.  Namaste in nature with outdoor Yoga Hikes 

69.  Be authentic at the Pride Winnipeg Festival, the prairie’s official LGBT celebration, on from May 27 – June 5 

70.  Get plugged into Canada’s hottest contemporary artists by visiting exhibits at Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art 

71.  You won’t want to miss the 10th annual Aboriginal Day Live on June 25, featuring family activities and live indigenous entertainment 

72.  Set up camp or come for the day! The Winnipeg Folk Festival rolls into town from July 7 – 10 

73.  Bob Marley would be proud! The Winnipeg Soca Reggae Music Festival celebrates Caribbean music at its best, happening from July 8 – 10 at The Cube in Old Market Square 

74.  What’s better than BBQ? How about the Winnipeg BBQ & Blues Festival, happening from August 19 -20 at the Burton Cummings Theatre

75.  Learn about Manitoba’s more than 100 species of dragonflies at Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre’s Dragonfly Festival, on from August 13 – 14 

76.  There is nothing odd about heading down to Osborne Village for the Oddblock Comedy Festival from August 25 -28 

77.  This is no ordinary rodeo. Head down to The Forks from August 12 – 14 for The Interstellar Rodeo, a festival that combines inimitable music with fines wines 

78.  The Manitoba Electronic Music Exhibition happens from August 11 – 14, a celebration of digital creativity in sound, music, and audio-visual art 

79.  Get on top of Winnipeg’s globally recognized food scene and sign up for one of the food tours organized by the Exchange District BizWest End Biz or Downtown Biz 

80.  Practice your follow-through at one of Manitoba´s various golf courses 

81.  Remember the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? You’ll see them and many other pop icons at the Winnipeg Pop Culture Expo on April 9 & 10

82.  Don´t miss the Harlem Globetrotters as they travel into town on April 17 

83.  Bring out the sommelier in you during the Winnipeg Wine Festival from April 24 – 30 at the RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg; this year celebrating California wines 

84.  Watch Olympian figure skaters perform triple axles during Stars on Ice on May 11 at the MTS Centre 

85.  Run for a great cause or come out to support friends and family on June 19 for the Manitoba Marathon 

86.  Use the hashtag #finditdowntown when you participate in the various activities organized by the Downtown Winnipeg Biz, including Movies on Memorial, Downtown Drive-In, and Fitness in the Park 

87.  Hop aboard the Prairie Dog Central Railway, a vintage steam locomotive that will transport you back in time. 

88.  Football or basketball? Root for the University of Winnipeg Wesmen and the University of Manitoba Bison sports teams during home games

89.  Rev up your engines and visit the 17th annual Rodarama from April 29 – May 1, featuring hundreds of classic cars 

90.  Table for 12? How about Table for 1200 More? Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to participate in Winnipeg’s largest (and longest) dinner experience on May 28th 

91.  Get your electronic music fix at the Summer of Sound Festival, taking place at Adrenaline Adventures on July 17 

92.  Go digging for some great finds at the WildWoodRose Vintage Market 

93.  See what the craft beer hype is all about and go for a tour at Winnipeg’s only locally-owned and manufactured craft brewery, Half Pints Brewing Company, offering free tours every Saturday 

94.  Get your annual check-up at the Teddy Bear’s Picnic on Sunday, May 29, in support of the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba 

95.  See the likes of Jillian Harris and Todd Talbot from Love it or List it Vancouver at the Winnipeg Home + Garden Show, on from April 1 – 3

96.  Experience the fusion of country and classical when the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra invites eight-time CCMA Entertainer of the Year Terri Clark to the stage on April 13 

97.  Experience the work of master playwright William Shakespeare, when Shakespeare in the Ruins presents his tragedy Richard III from June 1 -25

98.  Put a little culture in your life with Culture Pass, a new way to experience Winnipeg’s vibrant performing arts scene 

99.  Grab the family and head to Grand Prix Amusements, where you can spend the day on their race track, bumper cars, batting cages, mini golf, and a lot more 

100.  Watch history unfold at Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site, a 19th century fort built by the Hudson’s Bay Company that can’t be missed  

101.  Choose from a range of SquarePeg Tours that will teach you about Winnipeg’s intriguing past, including the Boom and Bust of Winnipeg, Murder, Mystery and Mayhem, and Symbols, Secrets & Sacrifices Under the Golden Boy

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