10 things to do in Manitoba: March 6 to 12

Posted March 03, 2023 | Author Desiree Rantala

Get ready to tube, relax, rock out, or sip, sample and shop your way through the week. March is here, why not make the most of every moment? The warm sunshine is peaking out more and more but there's still time to have snowy winter fun this season. Here are 10 things to do this week in Manitoba!

1. Rock Out in Winnipeg

Red River Exhibition | Winnipeg
March 9-12

Get ready to rock out at the Winnipeg Rock N' Gem Show! Discover minerals, fossils, jewelry, gemstones and beads to fit every budget and interest. The Winnipeg Rock N' Gem Show is the ultimate crystal adventure. Rock out! Oh, and bonus points if you listen to rock music on the way to the event.

2. Top up on some R & R

Various Locations

Nothing says winter like getting cozy in the heat of a sauna, or enjoying a mug of tea or a glass of hot coco nestled between your hands. It’s been a long year and you deserve a little pampering. This winter, find some much needed rest and relaxation at one of these Manitoba spas.

3. Have a Tubular Time at Asessippi

Asessippi Ski Resort | Inglis

All for the love of fun and good times at Asessippi Ski Resort. Have a tubular time and feel like a kid again on their amazing tube run! Tubing is a great way to get your adrenaline pumping while laughing and having fun. Their 650 foot magic carpet will even take you to the top so you can save your energy for the ride down! Winter activities await you at Asessippi.

4. Snowshoe the Brandon Riverbank

Riverbank Discovery Centre | Brandon

See Brandon's beautiful Riverbank from a new view... right on the river! Rent snowshoes from the Riverbank Discovery Centre and trek along the Westman shore that winds through the City of Brandon. This venture can be as long or short, fast or slow as you like! You set this pace on this excursion; be your own tour guide!

5. Sip, Sample and Shop!

Victoria Inn Convention Centre | Winnipeg
March 11

After a two year hiatus, the 8th annual Premier Food, Beer and Wine Event is back. Happening March 11, 2023 from 5-9 PM at the Victoria Inn Convention Centre in Winnipeg. Get ready to sip, sample and shop all things food, beer, and wine! Who will you be going with?

6. Take to the Trails in Turtle Mountain

Turtle Mountain Provincial Park

Enjoy every last bit of our beautiful winter by taking to the trails in Turtle Mountain Provincial Park. Fat bike, skate, ski, or hike your way through the great outdoors. Bring your own gear, borrow from a friend or rent cross country ski's from Boissevain Recreation. Top off your day with a unique stay at Turtle Mountain Adventure Huts.

7. Set Your Sights on Swan Lake

Centennial Concert Hall | Winnipeg

Swan Lake has endured as the quintessential classical ballet thanks to its iconic choreography set to Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece score. This artistic tour de force returns after eight years alongside guest performers Rusalka and Arts Partner, Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet principal artists in lead roles.

8. Pop by the Planetarium

Manitoba Museum | Planetarium

Discover galaxies near and far with new explorations at the Manitoba Museum Planetarium. With shows for all ages and families, learn about Mars, what's beyond the sun, and stories of our sky. Shows are 45 minutes long and make for a great winter weekend activity.

9. Hike to the Top of the World

Falcon Ridge Resort | Whiteshell Provincial Park

Hike to the top of the world in our beautiful Whiteshell Provincial Park. With stunning sights year round, winter is no exception. Where else can you enjoy a specialty coffee or a london fog in the wilderness than at Falcon Ridge Resort! Head into the main building and visit their new Owl Wing Nordic Centre and take a hot treat for the trail. The Top of The World Trail 3km round trip trail is accessible via hiking or snowshoeing and covers varying terrain and winding trails. Get your camera out - you're going to want to capture these moments and the trek is worth the view. Where else can you enjoy a fresh hot london fog in the woods?

10. Dip into a Downtown Farmers' Market

Cityplace | Winnipeg
March 9

Manitobans love their farmers' markets, which means they don't stop for winter. Top up on all things fresh at the Downtown Winnipeg Biz Farmers' Market! Choose from an array of local products from cheese and candles to bags and bread. Sip on a hot coffee, try some herbed cheese, and maybe pick up a little special something for that special someone. You can find the market indoors at Cityplace from 10am to 2:30pm at 333 St. Mary Avenue.

About The Author

Hey there, I'm Desiree! I've lived in Manitoba my whole life. I love a great slice of pizza, photography and exploring our beautiful province. I'm passionate about storytelling. Have an idea for adventure? Let me know! drantala@travelmanitoba.com

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