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A Uniquely Canadian Experience

Take a fun and informative 45-minute guided tour of the Mint. Every single Canadian circulation coin is produced here — literally billions each year.

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There's always room for families

There’s always room for families to explore and be inspired at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. You’ll find stories of kindness and courage to connect with. Plan your visit.

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Boo at the Zoo is back!

Prepare for a spine-tingling adventure! Journey through a mystical fair complete with spooky characters, carnival rides, games, performances, and more. Boo at the Zoo is bigger and better than ever! Tickets available online in advance.

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Dean Brody

The road to Countryfest 2022 starts at Canada Life Centre on Saturday, Nov. 20 as Canadian country star Dean Brody is joined by High Valley and Petric for a night that country music lovers can’t miss.

A Uniquely Canadian Experience - representative image

A Uniquely Canadian Experience

Take a fun and informative 45-minute guided tour of the Mint. Every single Canadian circulation coin is produced here — literally billions each year.

There's always room for families - representative image

There's always room for families

There’s always room for families to explore and be inspired at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. You’ll find stories of kindness and courage to connect with. Plan your visit.

Boo at the Zoo is back! - representative image

Boo at the Zoo is back!

Prepare for a spine-tingling adventure! Journey through a mystical fair complete with spooky characters, carnival rides, games, performances, and more. Boo at the Zoo is bigger and better than ever! Tickets available online in advance.

Dean Brody - representative image

Dean Brody

The road to Countryfest 2022 starts at Canada Life Centre on Saturday, Nov. 20 as Canadian country star Dean Brody is joined by High Valley and Petric for a night that country music lovers can’t miss.

FallTop50

1.

See why Winnipeg’s newest attraction landed on the cover of TIME magazine and has been raved about across countless publications like Forbes.com and Smithsonianmag.com.Quamajuq presents the world’s largest collection of contemporary Inuit art in an incredible setting that pays homage to Canada’s Arctic landscape.

2.

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

3.

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

4.

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 panadas, while its Journey to Churchill is the world’s most comprehensive Arctic species exhibit.

5.

Ignite your senses as the sky comes alive with thousands of fowl at FortWhyte Alive. Here, they celebrate migration season with Goose Flight Feasts that pair a great seasonal meal from SMITH with the spectacle of all these birds landing on the water at sunset.

6.

Cheer on the Winnipeg Blue Bombers as they defend the Grey Cup at IG Field.

7.

Take a stroll along the Assiniboine while the leaves change overhead on the city’s Riverwalk.

8.

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.

9.

Have some “me time” at the city’s top spas, including Riverstone at Inn at the ForksTen Spa at the Fort Garry HotelUrban Oasis Mineral SpaSpa Botanica, and the Japanese Pocca Poca Spa.

10.

Hear the wind rustle the husks while 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.

11.

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

12.

“Go to hell and back” at Heebie Jeebies, a terrifyingly fun seasonal attraction featuring four mazes, the scare zone, zombie carnival games and more than 100 hair-raising characters.

13.

Savour the sweet sounds of The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra who have numerous performances from pops, to classics, to a Halloween Spooktacular concert for families this season.

14.

Laugh, then cry at the beauty of Manitoba Opera as they present the comedy The Telephone and the tragedy La Voix Huamine in one night to kick off the 49th season. (Nov 5-6.)

15.

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

16.

Be whisked away across the universe in the Planetarium, stroll the boardwalk of 1920s Winnipeg and see the full scope of a bison hunt at the Manitoba Museum.

17.

Discover how millions of coins from across the globe are made on a tour that’s always on the money at the Royal Canadian Mint.

18.

Explore the English literary canon in the most fabulous way possible when Manitoba Theatre Centre opens up the 2021/22 season with Virgina Woolf’s Orlando. (Nov 25 – Dec 18 at the John Hirsh Mainstage.)

19.

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

21.

Witness the grace, power and beauty of some of Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s past favourites as part of Perpetual Motion. (Oct 14 – 17.)

22.

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

23.

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

24.

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

25.

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.

26.

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

27.

Unwind at Thermëa by Nordik Spa-Nature, renowned for its Scandinavian-style body treatments, Finnish saunas, steam rooms, thermal pools and delicious dining, which you can do in your robe!

28.

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

29.

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

30.

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

31.

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

32.

Leap to new heights at indoor trampoline park Flying Squirrel. 

33.

Witness the evolution of Winnipeg’s Francophone and Métis history at Le Musée de Saint-Boniface, the former home of the Grey Nuns, which is also the largest oak structure in North America.

34.

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! 

35.

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

36.

Fawn over the spectacular fall migration spectacle at Oak Hammock Marsh, where thousands of geese, ducks and gulls can be found utilizing the wetlands at dusk, creating a ruckus while taking over the area.  

37.

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.

38.

Hop around for hops and sours at the breweries of Winnipeg. The city is home to 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.

39.

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.

40.

Work on your swing or play a round of miniature golf year-round beneath the soaring ceiling of the Golf Dome.

41.

Explore Niizhoziibean, a new Indigenous-led gathering place at The Forks, which pays homage to the region’s First Nations heritage with public art, a wigwam and space for ceremony.   

42.

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 Night at the Museum of Rock Stars (Sept 17 – Nov 14) and Rockin’ the Jukebox. (Nov 19 – Feb 6.)

43.

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

44.

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.

45.

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! (Oct 8-31.)

46.

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.  

47.

Get crafty at the Scattered Seeds Craft Market, featuring more than 200 vendors in celebration of its 25th year anniversary. (Oct 15-17 & 22-24 at Red River Exhibition Place.) 

48.

You’ll be spellbound when Winnipeg’s best little theatre, Prairie Theatre Exchange, presents Samson Bonkeabantu Brown’s 11:11 (Oct 13 – 17, online) and Darla Contois’ The War Being Waged (November 3 – 21, live) this season.  

49.

Sip and nosh an afternoon away under a golden canopy of trees at The Forks. The huge outdoor patio overlooks the Red and Assiniboine Rivers and is serviced by a craft beer and wine bar called The Common and some pretty incredible food kiosks.  

50.

Beam up to the RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg for a new Comic Con featuring sci-fi celebrities and your favourite artists and far-out storytellers. (Oct 29-31.) 

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