View of the Red River Mutual Trail Skating from above with people skating on the ice and buildings in the background.

Family Fun

Whether you’re heading out for a family vacation or looking for a fun way to spend an afternoon with the grandkids, Manitoba delivers fun, affordable and exciting things to do with the whole family.

Make Memories In Manitoba

Fuel little imaginations by exploring some of Manitoba’s parks and outdoor destinations. Ignite their curiosity at a museum where the past comes alive. Make lasting memories on a family road trip.

Manitoba's best family fun destinations are found on Treaty 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 Territory and in communities who are signatories to Treaties 6 and 10. Manitoba encompasses the original lands of the Anishinaabeg, Anish-Ininiwak, Dakota, Dene, Ininiwak and Nehethowuk and the homeland of the Métis.
A family of four is dressed in traditional voyageur garb and 19th century fur trade winter clothing

Top 10 Family Fun Experiences

Families who play together, stay together. Welcome winter by planning some family activities - both indoors and outdoors - that will have you enjoying the snowy season with some extra laughs.

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Winter in Manitoba is so much more than cuddling up next to a cozy fire (though that should definitely make the list!)

Featured Partners
Winnipeg

The Royal Canadian Mint

A tour of the Royal Canadian Mint a perfect chilly weather activity. Tours are lead by one of our insightful guides in English or French.

Winnipeg

Manitoba Electrical Museum

Let's save the planet! Explore how hydro power contributes to sustainable development through Indigenous and environmental lens.

Winnipeg

Kendrick's Outdoor Adventure

This winter rent fat bikes, ice bikes, snowshoes and more at The Forks and Pineridge Hollow. Get Moving. Get Fresh Air. Get Outside.

Winnipeg

FortWhyte Alive

Embrace the Season! Strap on a pair of snowshoes or grab a toboggan for a three-story thrilling ride - winter adventures await you here!

Plan Your Manitoba Family Getaway

Once you've chosen your destination, start planning the rest of your winter escape with accommodation options in the area!

Winnipeg

Manitoba Central

Manitoba West

Manitoba East

Manitoba North

Map of Manitoba's geographic areas; Winnipeg, North, West, Central, East.
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Major Festivals & Events

Folklorama

2nd Floor, 183 Kennedy Street
Winnipeg, MB R3C 1S6

Major Festivals & Events

Gimli Film Festival

Suite 100 - 94 1st Ave, (Waterfront Centre)
Gimli, MB R0C 1B1

Water Play

Hoopla Island

Pinawa Public Beach - 5 Willis Drive
Pinawa, MB R0E 1L0

Be Safe In Manitoba

To ensure the safety of visitors and residents in Manitoba, operators comply with all health regulations and have put a number of procedures in place.

Please note:

  • Get Vaccinated: Getting vaccinated is the best way to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Manitoba. For more information on vaccination for Manitoba residents, click here.
  • Unvaccinated travellers must self-isolate upon arrival to Manitoba and will not be allowed access to many businesses and attractions. To enjoy the best of our province, be sure you are fully vaccinated at least 14 days before your trip to Manitoba.
  • Wear Your Mask: It it recommended guests wear masks in public spaces whenever possible and may be mandatory in certain businesses. Please adhere to any current masking recommendations and requirements.
  • All visitors should carry physical proof of Health Canada-approved COVID-19 vaccination on their person for the duration of their trip. Visitors should be prepared to provide proof of vaccination at restaurants, museums, events and more, depending on public health orders currently in force. If a visitor cannot provide proof of vaccination, they may be denied entry and/or participation.
  • Our tourism partners have implemented enhanced cleaning and safety procedures. Please refer to each individual business for a complete list of their COVID-19 policies.
  • For the latest on Manitoba COVID-19 restrictions, click here.