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If you’re the type that likes making your list and checking it twice (and experiencing the satisfaction of completing every item), allow our little checklist to give you the motivation to make this winter the best winter ever. And while this isn’t a complete list of all there is to do in Manitoba in the winter (not even close, in fact), it is a good starting point if you’re aiming to make friends with winter. How many can you mark off before the season is through?

What to do in Manitoba in winter

For more information on each activity, follow the links below!

Ice skate at The Forks

Snowmobile from Flin Flon to the Pas

Relax at Thermëa

Cross Country Ski in the Whiteshell

Spend the night in an oTENTik in Riding Mountain National Park

Stay up to see the Northern Lights

Eat at RAW:Almond or RAW:Churchill

Attend the Winter Fair in Brandon

Reel in a big one on Lake Winnipeg

Roll taffy at Festival du Voyageur

Try ice bowling at FortWhyte Alive

Go snowtubing at Adrenaline Adventures

Dogsled at Asessippi Resort

Eat Ukrainian food at Vita & Area Winter Fest

Ski & snowboard at Spring Hill Winter Sports Park

Take on the toboggan hill at Assiniboine Park

Dance at the Big Fun Festival in Winnipeg

Skate at Minnedosa’s Pond Hockey Tournament

Roadtrip to Hecla Island

Toss a fish at Gimli’s Ice Festival

Attend Morden’s Multicultural WinterFest

Snowshoe Vermillion Park in Dauphin

What winter to-do would you add to this list? Tell us about your adventures in the comments!