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7 Manitoba winter festivals that will make you fall in love with the season

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...

8 things you should do at the Gimli Ice Festival

When I think about Gimli, I immediately conjure up an image of the Viking warrior statue standing tall at Viking Park. Next, I think of pickerel served with heaping portions of fries and long strolls along Lake Winnipeg after said heaping portions of fries. And of course, it just wouldn’t be right

7 obscure winter sports in Manitoba that you need to try

With all eyes on PyeongChang, South Korea and the XXIII Winter Olympic Games, it got us thinking about all of the offbeat sports Manitobans do to keep themselves entertained during the snowy season. Essentially, we have our own version of the Winter Olympics, but here, athletes set aside hockey and

Where in Manitoba will you find Santa’s reindeer?

While we know Santa’s reindeer have a very important job to do on Christmas Eve, we’ve discovered where in Manitoba they like to spend their down time. Dasher – Fire on Ice Car Racing at Gimli Ice Festival As his name implies, Dasher is fast, which is why he’s game for the speed of the Fire on Ice

Art on Ice

Manitoba is blessed with sunny, snowy winters and an incredible arts scene. So why not combine the two for some outdoor art shows that are super cool. The Great Ice Show Right now at The Forks National Historic Site, 40 talented ice sculpting artists from the internationally acclaimed Harbin Ice