10 Things to do in Manitoba: Sept 11 to 17

Posted September 08, 2023 | Author Desiree Rantala

Crunch, whoosh, sip, snap and ahhhh. The sounds of fall are here! This week, crunch through leaves as you weave through trails, hear the whoosh of a fresh breeze rolling through the trees, sip a hot beverage, snap a family selfie and get ready to say ahhhh, this is nice. Here are 10 things to do this week in Manitoba.

Prairie Dog Central Railway, Winnipeg

1. Take A Vintage Train Ride

Prairie Dog Central Railway | Winnipeg
Do you dream of trains? Do you long for the days of travel aboard a chugging locomotive? An opportunity awaits just outside Winnipeg, at Inkster Junction, where the Prairie Dog Central Railway is found. These vintage train cars will take you on a scenic prairie journey to the town of Grosse Isle for an afternoon of adventure, food and entertainment.

Bannock Point Petroforms, Whiteshell Provincial Park

2. Celebrate Culture

Treaties 1-5 | Manitoba
A visit to Manitoba means travelling through Treaty 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 Territories and through communities who are signatories to Treaties 6 and 10. Outdoor adventures like paddling, fishing, hiking and hunting follow the ancient paths of Manitoba’s original inhabitants, while powwows and other cultural events highlight the vibrant traditions that continue today. Take a trip through Manitoba and learn more about Indigenous cultures and experiences.

Velvet Glove, Fairmont, Winnipeg

3. Bite Into Le Burger Week

Various Locations
September 1-14

Le Burger week
is back and means business. From eggs and pineapple to wagyu and waterchestnuts, colourful buns and a whole lotta fun, there's a burger for you! Use the map and filter feature to discover additional options such as vegan, vegetarian, and gluten free! How many burgers can you try?

9 Finger Ranch, Rossburn

4. Stay At A Vacation Farm

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Vacation farms
are accommodations with farming heritage. Our connection to the land makes us unique as a people, and spending time among an idyllic prairie farm setting is good for the soul. Grab the reins and experience life on the ranch with a horseback ride through the prairies. Spring, summer, and fall are the best seasons to ride tall in the saddle while enjoying some of Manitoba’s most scenic views.

Food Truck Warz, Brandon

5. Check Out Food Truck Warz

Keystone Centre | Brandon
September 15-17

Food Truck Warz
is back in Brandon! Taking place September 15 – 17 at the Keystone Centre. Take advantage of 26 food trucks from all over Manitoba, along with Select Shows returning for even more fun. It's $5 per person with children 12 & under being free. Enjoy free parking!

Centre of Canada, RM of Tache

6. Visit The Centre Of Canada

RM of Tache
Have you ever been to the Centre of Canada? Did you know that the spot is found right here in Manitoba? Don't miss the chance to snap a perfect picture at the Centre of Canada on one of the famous giant red Adirondack chairs!

The Forks, Winnipeg

7. Find Fall At The Forks

The Forks, Winnipeg
Fall in love at The Forks! Get ready for all things cozy. Head to The Forks and visit McNally Robinson. Grab a book and cozy up with a coffee in their EQ3 lounge, or outside in the sunshine on the patio. Afterwards, go for a leaf crunchy walk through nearby trails.

Superboy's, Winnipeg

8. Fall In Love With Fat Boys

Various Locations
If you're from or live in Manitoba...you know what a fat boy burger is. And chances are...you know what they taste like. What is this mysterious Manitoba burger and why is it so popular? Here's the ultimate how-to guide in understanding Manitoba's favourite burger and the man who helped us crack the code.

St. Joseph Museum

9. Take A Francophone Fall Day Trip

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It's that wonderful time of the year when the sweaters come out, the boots come on and the air is crisp and cool. We love fall day trips and thought one through some of Manitoba's cute and quaint Francophone towns would be the perfect way to celebrate the season.

10. Snag A Deal

Various Locations
Who doesn't love a good deal? Browse our packages and deals to find savings on your next getaway! Enjoy a staycation or meander at one of our many museums.

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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