Horseback through Birds Hill, trek through the Whiteshell, or give your stuffies a check-up at the Teddy Bears' Picnic -- that's just a taste of the fun you can have this weekend in Manitoba.

Horseback riding

Open daily | Birds Hill Park

Mosey on over to Birds Hill Park Ranch to enjoy a trail ride in and around the park while breathing in the warm spring air and viewing the spectacular scenery. Don't forget to bring your camera! You may see deer, owls and various other wildlife.

Hike McGillivray Falls

Whiteshell Provincial Park

Spring is the best time of the year to hike McGillivray Falls as the rapids are rushing from McGillivray Lake into Caddy Lake. The falls are located at the beginning of the trail and from there you can hike a short 2.8 km loop or take the 4.6 km loop. Don't forget your water-proof footwear!

Teddy Bears’ Picnic

May 25 | Assiniboine Park

Get the kids to grab their ailing teddy bears and head out to Assiniboine Park for the Teddy Bears’ Picnic! This annual event brings kids, teddy bears and parents together for a day of health education, fun activities and entertainment. Rain or shine teddy bears always have a good time!

Fossil Dig Adventure Tour

Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre (CFDC), Morden

If you like adventure and hands-on experiences, then sign up for a Fossil Dig Adventure Tour! This is one of Manitoba’s hottest tourism products where you can hunt for fossils on active dig sites in the Morden area. Home to Bruce, the 43-foot mosasaur (or marine reptile), the CFDC is unearthing a steady stream of fossils near Morden – an area that was once covered by a saltwater seaway in the Late Cretaceous Period.

Pride Week 2014

May 23 to Jun 1 | Various locations, Winnipeg

Gather downtown and at The Forks to participate in Pride Winnipeg! Celebrations include the Rally at the Legislative Building, Parade through downtown, festival at The Forks and official dance party at The Metropolitan Entertainment Centre.

Cache the Marsh VIII

May 25 | Oak Hammock Marsh

Head out to the marsh for some geocaching fun for the whole family. Explore some lesser known areas of the marsh using a GPS receiver and participate in the Wetland Challenge for a chance to win prizes.

Through the Eye of the Needle

May 23 to Sep 1 | New Iceland Heritage Museum

Catch the quilt art of Heather Lair at the New Iceland Heritage Museum. The artistic vision of Heather is rooted in tradition and expressed with innovation. Absorbing and distilling observed colour and image into her own designs, she celebrated and shared her world view.

Narcisse Snake Dens

Open Daily | Narcisse

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.

Horseback riding

Open daily | Birds Hill Park

Mosey on over to Birds Hill Park Ranch to enjoy a trail ride in and around the park while breathing in the crisp air and viewing the spectacular scenery. Don't forget to bring your camera! You may see deer, owls and various other wildlife.

Fishing season

Weather or not: Manitoba's fishing season is here! Are you ready to get hooked? That Master Angler fish is waiting...

You can now register your BIG FISH in the moment using our new Manitoba Master Angler iPhone app!

The art scene

Various locations across Manitoba

Spend an afternoon or evening enjoying some of Manitoba’s diverse arts offerings. Here's a handful of great exhibits you don’t want to miss this month.

Book a fun holiday in Hecla

Hecla Grindstone Provincial Park

Check in for a luxurious and relaxing stay at the Lakeview Hecla Resort. Located on 360 acres in Hecla Grindstone Provincial Park, the resort is a uniquely contemporary and comfortable destination.

Have a great weekend everyone!