Travel Manitoba Articles Recent Articles - Stories & Ideas: Festivals & Gatherings Fri, 04 Sep 2015 18:50:13 GMT Small town rodeos are hipsters' new delight Rodeo guys and gals are the original ‘get the job done’ people, the ultimate cool cats. So it’s not surprising that a new generation of fans - hipsters and artists - are discovering the appeal of the Tue, 14 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT Festival du Voyageur: Party on the Prairies Chilly temperatures and falling snow drive many Canadians inside, but in Winnipeg these conditions are a sign to party. This joie de vivre is behind Festival du Voyageur, Winnipeg’s winter celebration Tue, 03 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT Preaching the Simple Life: Manitoba’s New Wave of Homesteaders On a small acreage northeast of Winnipeg, 350 wannabe homesteaders descend with one purpose in mind: learn how to live off the land. Tue, 30 Jul 2013 07:00:00 GMT Cruising Down Memory Lane Manitobans are crazy for cars and hot for hot rods. From spring to fall—at “show ‘n’ shines” and cruise nights across the province—that passion is parked on every corner. Mon, 25 Mar 2013 07:00:00 GMT Listen Up: Manitoba’s music scene a year-round party Pick your favourite tunes and you can bet there’s a music festival in Manitoba to suit your tastes. Here are some of the province’s most popular music celebrations. Wed, 13 Feb 2013 07:00:00 GMT Chill Time: Manitoba Festivals Celebrate Winter Bah humbug winter! When temperatures dip and snow flies Manitobans fete winter with a full roster of fresh-air festivals, parties and friendly races. Tue, 12 Feb 2013 07:00:00 GMT House Music: Homespun concerts celebrate the arts in rural Manitoba Home owners transform their living rooms into concert halls during house concerts performed by touring indie rock, folk, roots and blues acts. Fri, 18 Jan 2013 07:00:00 GMT Winnipeg Winter Warm Ups Nicknamed “Winterpeg”, Winnipeg and its surrounding areas are blessed with an abundance of sunny, crisp winter days in February. Dress warmly, and explore a beautiful land of snow and ice these... Wed, 11 Jan 2012 07:00:00 GMT Fresh Picks of the Season: Farmers’ Markets Be polite now! As much as it’s driving you crazy to wait for that guy picking through red tomatoes as though he’s selecting produce for the queen, you must mind your manners. After all, we are at... Tue, 06 Sep 2011 07:00:00 GMT