10 things to do in Manitoba: November 21 to 27

Posted November 18, 2022 | Author Desiree Rantala

Skating, snowshoeing, and stunning scenery. Winter is here and we are ready for it! Holiday music classics, concerts, craft sales, and downtowns transforming into magical movie masterpieces. Curated cocktails, museums, and moonlight madness. Here are 10 things to do this week in Manitoba that will spark your holiday spirit.

1. kevinnnnn

Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra | Centennial Concert Hall
November 25 & November 26

Home Alone... the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra way! A true holiday favourite, this beloved comedy classic features John Williams’ charming and delightful score performed live to picture by conductor Andrew Crust and the WSO. Macaulay Culkin stars as Kevin McCallister, an eight-year-old boy who’s accidentally left behind when his family leaves for Christmas vacation, and who must defend his home against two bungling thieves. Hilarious and heartwarming, Home Alone is holiday fun for the entire family!

2. snow and stunning scenery

Lakehouse & Arrowhead | Wasagaming

Snow AND stunning scenery, all at your fingertips! Take a trip to Wasagaming and treat yourself to a stay at the Lakehouse or Arrowhead. These cozy and cool accommodations have everything you need from soaking in a hot tub after a day of activities, to a great nights sleep, and a delicious morning breakfast.

3. disney on ice

Disney on Ice | Canada Life Center | Winnipeg
November 24 - 27


Favourite heroes and characters come to life as Disney on Ice puts on a show for the entire family November 24 to 27. Experience the magic as music and memories come together for a one-of-a-kind show. Trade in your tv screens for skates and smiles.

4. the spirit of the season

Downtown Beausejour | 1st Street to 5th Street on Park Avenue
November 25

Celebrate the spirit of the season in Downtown Beausejour! Park Avenue transforms into a Hallmark movie with horse drawn sleigh rides, bonfires for warming up, photos with Santa, live music, food, hot chocolate, and more! Score amazing deals and get your event passport stamped at local shops & vendors to win great prizes!

5. wet your whistle

Patent 5 Distillery | Winnipeg
November 18, 25


Enjoy a tour behind the scenes at Patent 5 Distillery! Distillery tours last approximately 45 minutes and include a sampling of Patent 5 spirits. After the tour, stay awhile and grab a drink in their beautiful cocktail room!

6. visit the signature seven

Manitoba Signature Museums | Various Locations

Don’t let the cool weather stop you from enjoying quality exhibits, family-friendly programming and engaging visitor experiences at Manitoba’s seven signature museums! Open year-round, Manitoba's Seven Signature Museums are the perfect places to learn, reflect, and celebrate all of the great things Manitoba has to offer.

7. pop into pinawa

Pinawa Art Gallery
Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat 10am - 3pm

Located in the picturesque town of Pinawa, the Pinawa Art Gallery showcases the work of local artists from Pinawa and surrounding areas. From woodcarvers to sculptors, painters to drawers, fibre artists to photographers, and more, there is a bounty of beautiful, diverse art pieces that will make you say, ‘Wow! How do they do that?’. You definitely won’t be leaving empty-handed!

8. the magic of moonlight madness

Various Locations | Gimli
November 25 - 26


The upcoming Moonlight Madness weekend in Gimli is shaping up to be an unforgettable event. There will be Christmas music playing at the harbour stage, bonfires downtown, a dancer dash family walk/run with the Gimli Running Club!

9. all that glows

Manitoba Electrical Museum | Winnipeg

The Manitoba Electrical Museum & Education Centre
, is proud to present “All That Glows” an annual exhibit of holiday lights. The exhibit educates visitors on the ways Christmas lighting and decorations have been revolutionized since the practice first began in the 1880s. Learn how Christmas trees were lit in homes that weren’t yet wired for electricity. The exhibition has a local feel, focusing on the history of electronic innovations in our province. The museum is centrally located with free parking! Tis the season of lights and decoration! Light up your Holidays with a visit to the Manitoba Electrical Museum. Enjoy seasonal lighting and décor through the ages, from the 1880’s to the present day.

10. holiday alley

Holiday Alley | Downtown Selkirk
November 24 - 27

Holiday Alley in Selkirk returns for another year! Get your tickets now for their opening concert on Thursday, November 24th at 7PM. Honouring Elder Ruth Christie and featuring Daniel Jordan and his new EP Songs from the Inland Sea, with an appearance by Morgan Grace. Don't forget to treat your tastebuds to the soup cook off, stop by the wishme Maker's Market, enjoy the pooch parade, and take advantage of the giant santa photo ops!

About The Author

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

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