Catch the WAVE Artist's Tour, watch a comedy of errors in the Ruins, or laugh and play at Kidsfest -- that's just a taste of the fun you can have this weekend in Manitoba.
The Comedy of Errors from Shakespeare in the Ruins
Jun 4 to 28 | Trappist Monastery, St. Norbert Provincial Heritage Park
Everyone is seeing double in the legendary town of Epheseus this June at The Comedy of Errors! Enjoy one of the Bard’s most farcical comedies of slapstick and mistaken identity, in addition to puns and word play. And who doesn't like puns?!
WAVE: Interlake Artist's Studio Tour
Jun 7 to 8 | Various artist's studios in the Interlake
Get ready to go on an art adventure on the WAVE: Interlake Artist's Studio Tour! Artists in Manitoba's Interlake invite you to come in and visit their studios and share a slice of their lives.
Jun 5 to 8 | The Forks, Winnipeg
Where else in town do you get to see zany circus acts, high strung acrobatics, comic daredevils, pure artistry, absurdity and foolishness—plus unique musical performances by international artists? Only at Kidsfest – that’s where!
Manitoba Summer Fair
Jun 4 to 8 | Keystone Centre, Brandon
Engulf yourself in the tantalizing smells, bright lights and big excitement of the Manitoba Summer Fair! The fair has all your favourites – midway rides, concerts, fair food, horse shows, petting zoo, and much more.
A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline at Rainbow Stage
Jun 5 to 15 | Rainbow Stage, Kildonan Park
Take A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline at Rainbow Stage! This outstanding Canadian-written musical chronicles country music legend Patsy Cline’s rise to stardom, from her humble beginnings in small town Virginia to the bright lights of Carnegie Hall; this is the intimate story of a feisty, gutsy, and powerful woman with an unforgettable voice.
Go on a wilderness river adventure
Jun to Sep | Nelson River Adventures, Gillam
Be surrounded by wildlife and history as you travel the Nelson River and its tributaries. These river tours offer you firsthand glimpses of our Manitoba history with a breathtaking backdrop of wildlife, tundra horizons and boreal forest canopies.
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.
MEC Winnipeg Paddlefest
Jun 8 | FortWhyte Alive, Winnipeg
Kick-off the summer watersport season at Paddlefest. Paddlers of all types can participate in skills clinics, demos, gear swaps, and more, with a variety of workshops held on-land and on-water. Novices will discover helpful information and a chance to try the sport, while the more adept paddler will enjoy professional tips and tricks, and get a firsthand look at some of the latest gear.
Summer Entertainment Series
Jun to Aug | Assiniboine Park, Winnipeg
Here comes another fantastic summer of musical acts, movies and art exhibitions at the Assiniboine Park! From June through August, enjoy these FREE events with the company of your friends and family at Winnipeg’s favourite gathering place.
New Bothwell Cheese & Wine Festival
Jun 7 | New Bothwell Community Centre, New Bothwell
Taste and experience the deliciousness of Bothwell Cheese at the New Bothwell Cheese & Wine Festival! The tastings feature their award-winning cheeses paired with wines from around the world. Selected by one of Canada's best wine stores, Banville and Jones Wine Co.
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.
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!
First Fridays in the Exchange
May 2 | Exchange District
Enjoy the warmth of studios and galleries filled with fine art. First Fridays is dedicated to bringing together artists, artist run centres, galleries, businesses and the public for a greater understanding, appreciation and promotion of the arts in the Exchange area.
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.
Water, Water Everywhere tour
Jun 8 | 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.
Have a great weekend everyone!