Esplanade Riel, Winnipeg, Manitoba


There are so many fun things to do in Winnipeg you will want to stay an extra few days. Excellent shopping, unique dining experiences, world-renowned entertainment and festivals, sporting events and let us not forget our diverse museums and art galleries. With so many unique things to do in Winnipeg, you will definitely find something for everyone.

Shopping and Dining

Shop at Winnipeg’s largest shopping centres Polo Park and St.Vital, take in the IKEA store or visit small specialty boutiques along Corydon Avenue. Dine in elegant restaurants or grab a Skinner’s hotdog at the Forks Market.


Festivals and Entertainment

Winnipeg has numerous festivals throughout the year from Festival du Voyageur to Folk Fest and Folklorama. Entertain your family with nature visits to Oak Hammock Marsh or check out the Journey to Churchill exhibit at the Assiniboine Park Zoo.


Historic Districts and Architecture

Winnipeg is home to a number of remarkable historic districts and beautiful architecture. The Exchange District is an interesting area to visit, with classic warehouses that have been converted into offices, condos, galleries, bookstores, and a toy shop. Located next to the Exchange is Winnipeg’s historic Chinatown, a gathering place with authentic shopping opportunities.

Winnipeg Architecture Foundation Tours


Arts and Culture

Take in some memorable entertainment at Winnipeg’s many festivals held year-round. If you’re looking for local culture, attend the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Museum for Human Rights, or Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, you’ll find new things to do in Winnipeg every visit!


Sporting Events and Concerts

Be it spring, summer, fall or winter, there are always exciting things to do in Winnipeg! Enjoy a variety of sporting events, Goldeyes baseball, Blue Bombers football and Winnipeg Jets hockey, offering hours of entertainment. Intimate venues such as the Burton Cummings Theatre for the Performing Arts and larger gathering places like the Winnipeg Concert Hall offer excellent acoustics for a variety of concerts.