Spring break has sprung! If your kids are looking for fun activities, thrilling adventures or creative experiences to make memories that will last a lifetime, then look no further...
Festival of Fools
Mar 29 to Apr 6 | The Forks, Winnipeg
The Forks Market comes alive with clowning, magic and general tomfoolery at the 14th annual Festival of Fools! Enjoy nine days of smiles at this FREE event that features jugglers, clowns, acrobats, swinging trapeze and tons of hilarious shows!
Royal Manitoba Winter Fair
Mar 31 to Apr 5 | Keystone Centre, Brandon
Celebrate the fun of farm country at the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair! Get your hands dirty in the Ag-tivity Zone, scope out the competition worthy cows in Cattle Country, pick up new tricks at the Super Dogs demonstrations, or score some face time with cuddly critters at the Royal Petting Zoo. Don't forget to check out the many horse events and an exciting lineup of family-friendly entertainment.
Spring Break Art Classes
Mar 31 to Apr 4 | Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Brandon
Get creative at the AGSM! Register today for their fun and creative classes like painting pop up books, drawing superheroes, sculupting faces or bringing 3D creatures from space to life.
Teen Basic Filmmaking Camp
Mar 31 to Apr 4 | WFG Studio, The Artspace Building, Winnipeg
The week-long Teen Basic Filmmaking Camp is the place to be for the young aspiring filmmakers of the future! No experience necessary. This one-week course will provide teens (ages 14 -17) with a hands-on environment covering the various departments involved in a shoot and expose them to the basic components of film and video production. In the end, students will have the opportunity to show off their finished films to family and friends!
Skiing or Snowboarding
Mar 31 to Apr 6 | Asessippi Ski Area & Resort
Learn to ski or snowboard at Asessippi Ski Area and Resortfor only $9.99!Deal includes a full set of rentals (regular $32.00), an Ollie Express pass (regular $29.00), and helpful instruction to get you started (Priceless).
Spring Break Art Camp
Mar 31 to Apr 4 | Winnipeg Art Gallery
Explore an exciting array of optical illusions and distorted images at the WAG! Have fun with brain games, magic, mirror images, patterns, abstractions and so much more. Work with a WAG artist in the Studio to build and create a kaleidoscopic collection of amazing works of art!
The Manitoba Museum
Open daily | The Manitoba Museum, Winnipeg
The Manitoba Museum has FOUR fantastic venues, all with new things to do and see, which gives you the best bang for your buck this Spring Break:
- WRAPPED: The Mummy of Pesed – For the first time in 45 years, a real mummy is on display in Winnipeg. Closes April 6!
- LAKE WINNIPEG: Shared Solutions – One of the Science Gallery's most ambitious exhibits that asks the question, “How would you fix Lake Winnipeg?”
- Back to the Moon for Good – This Planetairum show highlights the history of exploring the moon and provides an insider's look at the teams vying for the $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE.
- Aschkibokahn – This NEW mini-diorama in the Museum Galleries features an ancient Native camp site located on Lake Winnipegosis in Western Manitoba, and follows an Anishnaabe family of the late Woodland period (about 800 years ago) as they move across the land from winter to summer.
La Riviere Raptor Festival
Apr 5 | Blair Morrison Hall, La Riviere
Get up close and personal to live raptors: Swainson’s Hawk, Burrowing Owl, Perigrine Falcon, Red-tailed Hawk and American Kestal at the La Riviere Raptor Festival. Displays and educators will be on hand, kids activities will be available and a canteen of homemade soups, sandwiches and pies to keep you nourished.
Assiniboine Park Zoo
Open daily | Assiniboine Park Zoo
Tigers and bears and leopards, oh my! Say hello to all the beautiful wild animals at Assiniboine Park Zoo during Spring Break. Make sure you also visit the new Polar Playground, Arctic Treasures Gift Shop and Tundra Grill.
Wild, Weird and Wonderful Week
Mar 31 to Apr 4 | Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre
Visit the Centre during spring break and meet the Wild, Weird and Wonderful creatures of the Marsh. See just how fascinating the creatures of the marsh can be.
Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre is also offering day camps during Spring Break. Each day has a different theme with fun-filled indoor and outdoor activities. Register today!
Spring Break in Dauphin
Mar 31 to Apr 5 | Friendship Centre, Dauphin
Enjoy a week of FREE activities at the Dauphin Friendship Centre Youth Centre! Some of the FUN activities inlcude public swimming at the Kinsmen Aquatic Centre, a trip to the Countryfest Community Cinema, a cooking class, bowling AND much more! Registration is required. For more information or to register, call Carrie at 204.638.5707.
The Adventures of Mr. Potato Head
Open daily | Children's Museum, The Forks
Mr. Potato Head wants you to join his tater team for some fun, educational expeditions at the Children's Museum. Meet amazing creatures on a jungle safari. Help repair the S.P.U.D. space station and search for life on the planet Neptato. Explore the ocean with Jacques Coustato. Join an archaeological dig to solve the secrets of King Tato’s lost vegetable kingdom. You’ll have a spudtacular time!
Spring Fever Deal
Mar 29 to Apr 5 | Elkhorn Resort, Riding Mountain National Park
Book a Spring Break getaway to Elkhorn Resort and SAVE! Stay 2 nights, get 15% off; 3 nights, receive 20% off; and when you stay 4 nights or more you get a 25% discount on your room. Call and book using promo code: SpringFever. Only applicable for stays starting between March 30 to April 6, 2014.
Here's what's happening at the resort during Spring Break. There's yoga, dog sledding, craft activities and much more!
Mar 26 to Apr 11 | Manitoba Theatre for Young People, The Forks
Goodge is a nasty one-eyed bedtime monster that lives in six-year-old Tara’s bureau. But only she (and the audience) can see him. Meanwhile, her older brother Victor is afraid of an increasingly difficult bully on the playground. An all-time favourite with Manitoba educators and parents, Night Light uses ingenuity and laughter to help kids cope with their everyday fears.
Mar 31 to Apr 4 | Lakeview Resort Hecla, Hecla
Book a Spring Break getaway to Lakeview Resort Hecla! There are groomed cross-country ski and snowmobile trails, snowshoeing, a toboggan slide with night lighting and warm up huts. Glide on the skating pond or try your hand at ice fishing with free use ice fishing shacks. There are nightly bonfires to warm you up. After your outdoor adventures, relax in the adult spa pools or splash around in the family water park, savour a meal at Seagull’s, or kick back in your room with a free movie.
Spring Break Family Fun
Mar 29 to Apr 5 | Le Musée de St. Boniface Museum, St. Boniface
Stop hibernating and take a trip to the Le Musée de St. Boniface Museum for Spring Break and enjoy hands on activities all about spring! The museum is also offering French Immersion Day Camps (Mar 31 to Apr 4) where kids will tell stories, make crafts and meet new friends all while learning about Manitoba history.
March Break at the Aviation Museum
Mar 29 to Apr 6 | Western Canada Aviation Museum, Winnipeg
Kids of all ages can enjoy the fun activities in store during Spring Break at the Aviation Museum. Events include scavenger hunts and dress-up stations (dress up as a commercial airline pilot, a daredevil fighter pilot, a brave bush pilot, etc.). Don't forget your cameras! Guided themed tours: 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Have a fun Spring Break!