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.

Farmers' markets

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.

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!

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!