Take in a ball game at Shaw Park, celebrate an anniversary in Oak Hammock, listen to some great tunes at Prairie Wind, get robbed by Bonnie and Clyde on the Prairie Dog Central, or march with the penguins at the Zoo -- those are just a few of the fun things you can do in Manitoba this weekend!
May 31 to Jun 2
| Shaw Park
Spend an evening or afternoon at a Goldeyes
game! This weekend, the Fish host their rival Fargo RedHawks. Stroll around the ballpark, eat some goodies, laugh with the crowd, and enjoy the overall atmosphere. Good times.
20th Anniversary Celebration
| Oak Hammock Marsh
Head out to enjoy a full day of festivities to celebrate the Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre's
20th anniversary! This world-class and award-winning centre has greeted millions of visitors over the years who have enjoyed the many interactive exhibits and interpreter-led programs.
Prairie Wind Music Festival
| Cypress River
Set on a picturesque prairie scene, the 2nd annual Prairie Wind Music Festival
brings families and friends together for a full day of world-class music, camping, food, and activities for everyone. This year’s program sees an incredible 25-bill line up of music from all genres, including Del Barber, The JD Edwards Band, Bad Country, The Reverend Rambler, Red Moon Road, and many more.
International Trails Day
| Various trails
Hop on your bike, lace up your walking shoes or don your skates to experience Winnipeg’s great trails
. It’s healthy, it’s active and it’s free! Events at Bishop Grandin Greenway, Trans Canada Trail, Harte Trail, Duff Roblin Parkway, Henteleff Park Trails and many more.
Great Train Robbery – Bonnie and Clyde
| Prairie Dog Central, Inkster Junction Station
All aboard! Travel back in time to experience a Great Train Robbery – Bonnie and Clyde
on the Prairie Dog Central! Get your tickets to ride the rails and enjoy a fun re-enactment of an old-fashioned train robbery, where bandits in vintage automobiles storm the train along the line.
Back 40 Festival
| Morden Park Bowl
Your thirst for fun, family-friendly festivals kicks off in Morden at the Back 40 Festival
! The festival brings interactive kids activities, face-painting, artisans, food and live music to the Morden Park Bowl from noon until dusk.
Assiniboine Park Zoo
| Assiniboine Park
Get up close to penguins at the Assiniboine Park Zoo
! For a limited time, you can march with African black-footed penguins at the new Penguin Cove exhibit. While at the zoo, make sure you say hello to Hudson
and hop along with kangaroos at the new Australian Walkabout.
Various locations around the province
Nothing says summer like fresh food grown by local farmers at markets across the province
. This is the perfect time for you to shop for locally-produced foods and discover the real great taste of Manitoba.
Narcisse Snake Dens
Manitoba is alive with snakes! Spring is a hotbed of activity at the Narcisse Snake Dens
in the Interlake. It’s here that you can see more snakes at a glance than anywhere else in the world.
Have a great weekend everyone!