If you listen closely to the wind in the third week of February you can hear it whisper the Voyageur song ( oui, oui, oui! ). And if you follow the call into the Winnipeg neighbourhood of St. Boniface, you’ll find Western Canada’s largest winter festival. Festival du Voyageur has been celebrating
Si on demande à des Manitobains, francophones ou anglophones, quel est l’événement incontournable de l’année, ils répondront d’une seule voix : Le Festival du Voyageur. Croyez-moi, j’ai fait l’expérience à mon arrivée à Winnipeg. Après plusieurs festivals, je dois dire qu’ils avaient bien raison.
Header photo by: @gyk26 Here's a radical idea: Instead of hiding away all winter long, why not get out and make the most of the season? I promise, winter can be fun (and not to mention beautiful) when you finally starting embracing all the great things that come with it. If you're ready to finally starting enjoying winter, here are seven festivals happening this year in Manitoba that you simply can't miss...
Header image: @kollylynda Winter is pretty amazing. And in Manitoba, winter isn’t just a mere season–for part of the year, it’s a way of life . As a result, we embrace it with a host of events and activities you simply can’t experience any other time of year. Try having dinner on the surface of the
Header photo: Christian Lalonde They say that certain smells can evoke the strongest memories. Just a whiff of something from your past can transport you to another time and place. And while there are certain smells that are less than welcome, it's the ones that make us inhale a little deeper that
The spirit of the voyageur endures at Festival du Voyageur, the largest winter festival in Western Canada. If you haven’t had the chance to join into the fun – good news – this Francophone festival is feelin’ the joie de vivre for another week! Here are 8 ways to tap into your inner voyageur at this
Turning cold weather into hot times is one of our fortes here in Winnipeg. And we’ll let you in on a little secret – it’s not exactly alchemy, although you could say that we always manage to make gold out of all that snow and ice. Let’s start with The Red River Mutual Trail at The Forks, which
Header Image: Kal Barteski 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
It’s about that time of the year when we should all be appreciating our amazing country a little bit more than usual – which happens to be quite easy to do in Manitoba, the heart of Canada’s prairies, and where Canada’s Heart…Beats. There are plenty of ways to celebrate this special day and keep the
Put on your felt toque, wrap a wool sash around your waist, and get ready to celebrate our French-Canadian history at Festival du Voyageur, Western Canada’s largest winter festival! This 10-day event celebrates Canada’s fur trading era and combines the joie de vivre of the voyageurs with more than