Stroll through our architectural past at Doors Open, cheer on the Fish at Shaw Park, or dig up marine reptile fossils in Morden -- that's just a taste of the fun you can have this weekend in Manitoba.
Doors Open Winnipeg
May 31 to Jun 1 | Shaw Park, Winnipeg
Join Heritage Winnipeg as they open the doors to some of Winnipeg’s most architecturally stunning and historically significant buildings and welcome you to discover the fascinating history of our city. This FREE event will showcase more than 80 remarkable buildings and sites along with walking tours and other special events.
Winnipeg Goldeyes games
May 29 to Jun 1 | Shaw Park, Winnipeg
Spend an evening or afternoon at a Goldeyes game! This weekend, the Fish host the Lincoln Saltdogs from Thursday to Sunday. Stroll around the ballpark, eat some goodies, laugh with the crowd, and enjoy the overall atmosphere. Good times.
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.
Various locations around the province
Feast on freshly produced goodies at your local farmers' market! This is the perfect time for you to shop for locally-produced foods and discover the real great tastes of Manitoba. Yum! Here's a list of markets province-wide and Winnipeg-specific.
Back 40 Festival
Jun 1 | Morden Park Bowl, Morden
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.
Water, Water Everywhere tour
Jun 1 | Western Canadian Aviation Museum, Winnipeg
Learn all about the aircraft and aviators that explored Canada by using rivers and lakes as runways on the Water, Water Everywhere guided tour at the Western Canada Aviation Museum. Tour starts at 2:00 p.m.
May 31 | C.A. Nesbitt Arena, Thompson
Catch Canadian singer Tyler Shaw at Springfest in Thompson. Show starts at 7:00 p.m.
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!
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!
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.
Have a great weekend everyone!