There's nothing quite like the May long weekend to wake up the sleepy summer towns of Manitoba. That's not to say that Wasagaming isn't also a bustling area in winter - it is - but there's something undeniable about the energy that summertime brings. Add in an abundance of activities and events and you've got yourself one heck of weekend. Let the FOMO begin: here's what you missed this May Long in Clear Lake Country !
This week will be a bit of a short one, thanks to the long weekend, which, hopefully, we all took some time to enjoy. And yes, usually a short week means there’s a bit more to get done in a shorter space of time, but hustle and bustle we must, and taking a moment to stop and enjoy a few awesome happenings should also be a must. Here’s what’s hot this week in Manitoba.
If you’ve ever taken your kids to the Children’s Museum located at The Forks in Winnipeg, then you will have been asked multiple times when you will be returning. I wanted to know why kids love the Children’s Museum, so I went straight to the source – my own kids, ages 6 and 4. In their own words (as well as some of my own), here is an explanation of child’s obsession with the Children’s Museum.
We’ve got a long weekend coming up, which means that while today may only be Monday, we can still count ourselves lucky. In the build up to May long, people will be gearing up to plant their gardens. The farmers’ markets will soon be bursting with fresh produce and yummy treats, while Indigenous cultures will bring the city and surrounding areas to life in a spirited celebration of the Manito Ahbee Festival. Here’s what’s hot in Manitoba.
Mikinak-Keya Tour at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights explores differences that make us the same
The room goes dark, a rattle shakes, and the rhythmic beat of a drum begins. Then comes the enchanting song, “Spirit of Life”, gifted to the guides by Dakota elder, Henry Skywater. The song embodies the very circular and cyclical journey that is life. This marks the beginning of the Mikinak-Keya Spirit Tour at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.
La Poutine Trail , ou, en français, le sentier de la poutine, c’est comme une véritable chasse aux trésors. Lorette, Sainte-Anne, Marchand ou bien Saint-Malo, au total, huit municipalités bilingues du Sud-Est du Manitoba proposent de découvrir leur délicieux plat composé de frites et de fromage. A chaque fois, c’est comme une surprise. On ne sait pas à quoi s’attendre et l’on n’est pas déçu, vous le verrez !
We all know that May long weekend is the official launch to the summer camping season. Haven’t booked a site in one of Manitoba’s amazing provincial parks? No problem! Manitoba is home to plenty of fabulous family owned as well as municipal campgrounds and RV parks, perfect for that special summer getaway. Here’s a list of just seven options to choose from throughout the province.
This weekend is a pretty special one. Not only is it Manitoba’s birthday, it’s also Mother’s Day. We’ve got a few ideas for each of those days and then some for during the week. So we’ll keep this short so you can get to the good stuff. Here’s what’s hot in Manitoba. Spring stay and save All month
Header photo by Nicole Marie . Looking for something do this weekend with friends? Or perhaps your date night ideas have run dry? Believe it or not, these Winnipeg gaming destinations aren't just for kid's birthday parties. From physical challenges to brain twisters, here are 6 game night ideas that will make your weekend 100% better!
Header photo by Elizabeth Green Listen: we're not here to debate what actually defines a hotdog (is it a sausage in a long bun, or is it more than that? So many questions.), we're just here to tell you that the high and mighty burger has had plenty of time to shine, and we're ready to give the hotdog some of the spotlight. So here's our picks on where you can get a good ol' fashioned hotdog in Manitoba. There's no doubt that we missed some favourites - so tell us about YOUR picks in the comments!