Summer in Manitoba has been shaping to be a rather fantastic one. We’ve got quite a few festivals on this week (think Fire, Folk and Vikings!), so we’d suggest you pace yourself as you carve out your week’s itinerary. Soak up some sun, feast and fete you way through this week. For a full list of events across the province, be sure to visit our website, Travel Manitoba.
Wildlife enthusiasts know that Manitoba is one of the most magical places in the world to visit in the autumn months. And it's not for the wicked fall foliage. 1000 kilometres north of capital city Winnipeg lies the northern port town of Churchill, made famous by its annual congregation of polar
When you visit Manitoba, you are also visiting Treaties 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 10 - the traditional lands of the Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota and Dene peoples, and the homeland of the Métis Nation. Get to know these rich Indigenous cultures by supporting a local, Indigenous-led tour or workshop.
The Canadian Museum of Human Rights has been celebrating the life of Nelson Mandela with: Mandela: Struggle for Freedom , which is winding its way down after a riveting year-long run. This year would have also marked Mandela’s 101 st birthday. The Fringe Festival continues this week, while Gimli’s Film Festival will be heating things up in the Interlake. Of course, there’s a lot more happening. For a full list of events across the province, be sure to visit our website, Travel Manitoba.
Manitoba has a lot of water. Like a lot. There are over 100,000 lakes and waterways in this province. What better way to enjoy all this watery goodness than from a boat? Here is a variety of options to get you on a boat this summer.
When you visit Camp Morton, a tiny provincial park tucked away 8 km north of Gimli, it’s easy to understand why Monsignor Thomas W. Morton choose the spot in 1920 to develop a Roman Catholic summer camp for children. Crashing waves, verdant lawns, and fresh air abound - it’s pure solitude along the
Summers in Manitoba equal fairs and fun. Well, if we were being completely honest, every season in Manitoba equals those things. But if that speaks to anything at all, it’s the fact there’s always a next best something to try. Just off the high of Winnipeg Folk Fest, in comes the Fringe Fest among other great events. For a full list of events across the province, be sure to visit our website, Travel Manitoba.
Header Image: @summit_photos_photography The crack of the bat. The lush green of the field. The smell of popcorn and hot dogs drifting on a warm breeze. Baseball and summer--it's a match made for enjoyment. Out at Shaw Park in downtown Winnipeg, the Goldeyes have been hitting it out of the park for
Louis Riel, Marie-Anne Gaboury et Jean-Baptiste Lagimodière, Mgr Provencher, les Sœurs Grises… J’ai souvent entendu tous ces noms-là depuis que je suis au Manitoba. Mais qui étaient-ils encore? Si comme moi, vous vous intéressez à l’histoire du Manitoba français, je vous recommande le Théâtre dans
I am not a camper. It’s not that I’m against it, but growing up, it just kind of…never really happened. And now here I am, a real adult, with a real job, not confident if I can set up a tent in under two hours. So when the opportunity arose to spend some time “camping” at one of the many beautiful