Category - Lively Gatherings

Hot this week February 5 to 11

Another new week and we’ve got another round of events right here waiting for you. There’s absolutely no need to find yourself anywhere else if you’re all about a good time. From wintry escapades to get you out and about, to soulful dining to get you warmed up for your next adventure, we encourage you to get out and enjoy everything Manitoba has to offer. Here’s what’s hot. Discover your joie de vivre! February 16 to 25 Whittier Park, Winnipeg Where else can you find indoor and outdoor kids activities, toe-tapping concerts, the best French-Canadian food, an...

Sure bet ways to win in Winnipeg

Make your next cross-border adventure to Winnipeg even more memorable with game of chance at one of the city's top gaming destinations. What's there to risk? Mostly a whole lot of fun.  Assiniboia Downs 3975 Portage Avenue West at the Perimeter Highway  The coming of spring brings the thundering of hooves at Assiniboia Downs . On a warm evening or sunny afternoon from May to September, the alfresco entertainment of live horse racing is exhilarating for all ages. Young ones gather trackside for an up-close view of the majestic thoroughbreds, while grandma...

Winnipeg, le paradis des plaisirs d'hiver

Bien plus qu’une saison, l’hiver à Winnipeg est un incontournable, un mode de vie et vous aurez de la difficulté à trouver un endroit qui célèbre ce temps froid de l’année avec autant d’enthousiasme et de créativité. La capitale hivernale manitobaine vous propose d’innombrables activités et attraits touristiques uniques qui sauront vous divertir. Voici un guide qui vous donnera le goût de sortir. Attachez vos tuques, enfilez vos mitaines, sirotez votre chocolat chaud et amusez-vous bien! À...

Hot this week – January 29 to February 4

Good music and great food. Two of life’s greatest gifts and lucky for you, you can find them both right here in Manitoba and then some. This week, Manitoba just keeps on giving and you’re definitely in for a week filled with activities to pique the senses and have you begging for more. Here’s what’s hot. Unpack the genius of the New Music Festival January 29 to February 2 various venues, Winnipeg Music is the food of life. And play on it will over five days during the Winnipeg New Music Festival . This festival unites artists across Canada and around the world for a...

Hot this week – January 8 to 14

With a promising forecast ahead, it looks like it’s going to be a fantastic week to get outside for a flurry of fun. Winter just wouldn’t be complete without skating, tobogganing, dog sled racing and hockey – so don’t miss out! Here’s what’s hot this week in Manitoba… Watch the dog races at a winter festival January 13 to 14 Vita & Area Vita & Area’s town-wide winter festival is kicking off for its second year , featuring dog sled races, skijoring races, skating, maple taffy making, sleigh rides, a toboggan hill and more. Discover a...

Hot this week – December 18 to January 1 – Winter break edition

It’s the hap happiest season of all in Manitoba, and the holiday spirit has fully taken over the province. May your holiday break be filled with plenty of time spent with loved ones and an abundance of good food. See you in 2018 as we begin a whole new year of What’s Hot in Manitoba! Watch an oldie but goodie at The Met Dec 19 The Met Get prepared for a journey to Christmas past by gathering at The MET for a jolly good screening of It’s a Wonderful Life . No need to eat before you go as The Met will be serving dinner with the film. Feel the spirit of Christmas to the ballet The...

Hot this week – December 11 to 17

Ready for another week of festive celebrations? Good, because they are comin’ in hot and with plenty of seasonal spirit. The notorious JP Hoe Hoe Hoe Holiday party is rolling into town as a polar party kicks off at the Assiniboine Park Zoo. And that’s just a taste of what this week has to offer! Here’s what’s hot in Manitoba… Attend a polar party at the Zoo December 17 and 18 Assiniboine Park Zoo There’s a snow flurry of fun to be had at Assiniboine Park in winter! Visit all your favourite furry friends at The Zoo , skate like graceful swans on the duck pond, fly...

Hot this week – December 4 to 10

‘Tis officially the season to be jolly, and we’re loving all the holiday celebrations popping up across the province. It doesn’t matter where you are in Manitoba, festive cheer will always be close by as December races onward. And it will over before you know it, so make sure you savour every minute of the most wonderful time of the year. Here’s what’s hot this week in Manitoba… Experience the splendour of a Red River Christmas December 9 to 10 Lower Fort Garry You’re invited to the Big House where the fire crackles and a warm cocoa waits for you. Bring your...

Hot this week – November 20 to 26

From the theatre scene to the art scene, from the comedy selection to the music repertoires, there is so much happening in Manitoba, and there is simply such a rich culture and diversity to go around, and to choose from and enjoy. This week is no different. Here’s just a selection of what’s hot in Manitoba. Get the chill of Christmas past Opens November 23 & plays November 25 John Hirsch Mainstage, Winnipeg and MNP Building On The Island, Portage la Prairie It’s a story we all know well, but this week, Royal MTC brings the chill of Christmas past to the John Hirsch Mainstage. A Christmas...

Hot this week – November 13 to 19

Header photo by Jonathan Kozub We hope you have theatre and music on the brain, because November happens to be when things really start to happen in Manitoba’s arts scene. The Manitoba Opera is bringing one of the world’s most beloved operas to the table, while the Royal Winnipeg Ballet is celebrating choreographers from across the country. Here’s what’s hot this week… Celebrate Canada 150 with ballet November 16, 17 and 19 RWB Founders Studio (380 Graham Avenue, Winnipeg) In honour of Canada’s 150th, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet presents Our Story , a special...