10 things to do in Manitoba: June 13 to 19

Posted June 10, 2022 | Author Desiree Rantala

The sun is out and the HEAT is here! So many things to do, so little time! Make the most out of summer, step out of your comfort zone, and dare to try something different. If you've always wanted to try horse back riding, take a tour of the mint, or go glamping.. now is your chance! Here are 10 things to do this week in Manitoba.

1. Bring home some goodies

Dufferein Agricultural Society Fairgrounds | Carman
Jun 17 - Sept 9 | Fridays

Support and shop local while bringing home the freshest country-grown goodness available at the Carman Farmers' Market. Feast your eyes on a variety of products including fresh vegetables, herbs, prairie fruits, homemade baked goods, locally made crafts, and more! Stop by 4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

2. Ride through the boreal forest

Photo Credit: Falcon Beach Ranch

Falcon Beach Ranch | Falcon Lake

Hay may be for horses, but it's also for "hey, let's go horse back riding." Saddle up alongside natural beaver ponds, granite ridges and natural sand slopes at Falcon Beach Ranch. Get some friends together and giddy-up at a forested ranch in the gateway of Whiteshell Provincial Park! All ages and riding levels welcome.

3. Enjoy the bee-autiful weather

1 Forks Market Rd | The Forks
Open now until end of September

with friends and family while exploring bee-autiful Winnipeg! Be your very own tour guide, take a trip on a novelty bike, and explore surrounding neighbourhoods. With three locations to choose from in Winnipeg, you can travel in safety and in style.

4. Keep fit and have fun

Various locations | Downtown Winnipeg
12:00 p.m. - 12:50 p.m. • Mon - Fri

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ welcomes back Fitness in the Park starting June 13th! An exciting lineup of free lunch hour fitness classes right in the heart of Winnipeg. A fun opportunity to get outdoors, stretch it out, and move your body with professional fitness instructors.

5. Flip a coin

520 Lagimodiere Blvd | Winnipeg
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Have you ever wondered where or how Canadian coins are made? Wonder no more. Explore where every single Canadian circulation coin is produced. 45 minute Tours of the Royal Canadian Mint are available seven days a week during the summer in both English and French! Come see the pride, passion, and artistry that's put into every coin made at Winnipeg's high-tech, high-speed, high volume manufacturing facility.

6. Sashay away... to brunch!

Velvet Glove Restaurant | Fairmont Hotel
June 18 - 19

Category is... Brunch Eleganza! Join special guests Satina Loren, Cheron and Tyra for an elevated brunch and drag show experience at the Velvet Glove Restaurant! Indulge in a three-course menu that's bound to get a shantay you stay! Doors open at 11:30 a.m., with food service and show beginning at noon.

7. Stay and play

Blue Crescent Hotel | Carman
June 9 - 12

It’s time to STAY & PLAY at the Blue Crescent Hotel and the Carman Golf & Curling Club. Enjoy a stay in one of their uniquely designed rooms and relax in the hot tub or pool after a day out on the green. Hotel amenities include family rooms with bunk beds, sports equipment storage rooms, a pool, waterslide and more!

8. Ex marks the spot

Red River Exhibition Park | Winnipeg
Jun 17 - 26

Manitoba's largest carnival is back with live music, attractions, and entertainment! Take in the Red River Ex from June 17 to 26. Try your hand at bottle ring toss, watch barrel racing, or visit the famous big red barn!

9. Dive into live entertainment

South Beach Casino
Open Daily | 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Vibrancy and variety await you at South Beach Casino. Enjoy bites and a beverage off the new Blue Dolphin Bar menu, watch your favorite game on the big screen, and take in live entertainment on Thursdays!

10. Go glamping in the great outdoors

Photo Credit: Tanner Banas

Photo Credit: Tanner Banas

Photo Credit: Tanner Banas

Various Camping Spots
June - September | Bookings Now Open

Get ready for glamping and check out Manitoba's newest camping service; Enn taant! Looking for that memorable and instagram-worthy camping experience, but lack the gear or know-how? Enn tannt provides personalized camping experiences and sets up everything you need for a getaway in the great outdoors. From pillows and picnic baskets to shoe racks and a stove. Enn taant is currently servicing Birds Hill Park, Brereton Lake, Falcon Lakeshore, Falcon Beach, Caddy Lake, West Hawk Lake, and Grand Beach.

About The Author

Hey there, I'm Desiree. Content Marketing Coordinator at Travel Manitoba! Just a girl from the prairies who loves a good hat, a great slice of pizza and exploring our beautiful province. Have an idea for adventure? Let me know! drantala@travelmanitoba.com

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