Person in a wheelchair looking at the CMHR behind the Winnipeg sign at The Forks.
Winnipeg
The heart of Manitoba
River Trail at The Forks | Treaty 1

Winnipeg

In a city built around the place where two rivers meet, a thriving arts scene converges with pristine green spaces.

Skate along its paths, dine in some of the country’s best restaurants, marvel at architectural wonders and join in some festival fun in this charming city.

Winnipeg’s capital city charms

For thousands of years, the junction of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers has been a meeting place. Today, Manitoba’s capital city has evolved into the largest city on the Canadian Prairies. Winnipeg has been central to Indigenous gatherings, the fur trade, the railway, the grain exchange and now it’s known for its aerospace, technology and creative industries, among others.

Winnipeg is located on Treaty 1 territory.

Come to Winnipeg to catch a show, see polar bears swim above you or watch your stress soak away. Bring the family for a weekend getaway that includes a visit to an urban nature oasis or to a kid-friendly museum. Enjoy an adults-only getaway that includes your favourite shopping destinations and your favourite sports team. Discover Winnipeg’s turn-of-the-last century Exchange District, friendly neighbourhoods decorated with colourful murals and favourite attractions showcasing the city’s interesting history and cultural diversity.

Our Partners

Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Space to explore. Stories to inspire.

At this national museum in Winnipeg you can explore ideas and stories connected to human rights in Canada and around the world. Let the awesome architecture and your experience in the expansive space, serve as inspiration towards a better future.

Holiday Inn Winnipeg South

Stay with us and let the shopping begin!

Need a shopping adventure? Holiday Inn Winnipeg South makes the perfect home base. We’re just minutes from downtown and close to a wide variety of boutiques, retail malls, major box stores and loads of great restaurants too!

FortWhyte Alive

Connecting you with nature

Explore the outdoors in our 660 acres of forest, trails, and boardwalks. Whether you explore by foot, snowshoe, bike, or canoe, you'll experience the magic of spending time outdoors, connecting with nature, and discovering the wildlife that lives here.

Casinos of Winnipeg

Your Moment Awaits

Join us at Club Regent Casino or McPhillips Station Casino where every night can be an amazing night! Whether you visit us for delicious food, world-class entertainment, or the thrill of the games - your moment awaits!

The Leaf

Wonder Grows at The Leaf

The Leaf is Assiniboine Park's newest attraction and a premiere Canadian horticultural destination. Take a journey through four distinct plant biomes surrounded by colour, texture, and fragrance.

Royal Canadian Mint

A Uniquely Canadian Experience

Come tour the Royal Canadian Mint, guided tours are offered daily in English or French. Our informative guides will walk you through our facility, explain the coining process and share some fun behind-the-scenes stories.

The Royal Winnipeg Ballet

Discover the Magic of Swan Lake

Get drawn into the love-soaked fairytale of Swan Lake, the iconic classical ballet set to Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece score. Downtown Winnipeg comes to life as the RWB partners with WSO and Rusalka for a can’t-miss event.

Crowds of people seen from above on glowing teeter totters in Winnipeg's Exchange District.

Dazzling Performances

Since Winnipeg’s first live theatre performance in 1867, the city has been known for stage productions - anchored by performing arts companies with decades of experience. The city’s stages shine with theatre, ballet, opera and symphonic masterpieces.

Visit Winnipeg

Winnipeg’s culinary scene is known for its hot new restaurants, diverse flavours, outdoor patios and flavourful food trucks.

Explore Manitoba

Check out our kid-friendly 48-hour itinerary of Winnipeg, which combines learning indoors, fresh air outdoors, hot eats and pool time.

This summer, explore Manitoba's capital city in a way you've never done before. Here's a weekend itinerary full of all those experiences that every mini-vacay needs - a little retail therapy, a dose of nature, a sprinkle of history, and some play time.

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