Cool things to do in the Winnipeg area

Say hello to drool-worthy delicacies at the Forks, foot-stomping folk festivals and countless other awesome things to see and do in Winnipeg, Manitoba. What’s on your list?

Having cancer taught me to embrace the many incredible experiences life has to offer. Inspired by my journey, I started Badge of Awesome Communities to share ideas for adventure in destinations around the world — and invite others to do the same. Explore the featured attractions below, see what others are saying in the comments, and add your own favourite things to see and do in the Winnipeg area to the growing collection!

Life is short. Let’s inspire each other to get off the couch and make the most of it.

Featured Attractions

Sky Zone Winnipeg

Jump into Winnipeg’s ultimate trampoline experience, featuring 3-D Ultimate Dodgeball, the Foam Zone, SkyJoust and more

The Portal Winnipeg

Experience the next wave of immersive entertainment in Winnipeg’s first virutal reality arcade

The Stoneware Gallery

Interested in beautiful, handmade pottery? Look no further than the Stoneware Gallery. (Image credits – pieces in the forefront: Covered Jars by Andrew Thomson, Wood fired Pots by Alan Lacovetsky)

7 thoughts on “Cool things to do in the Winnipeg area

  1. Josh Martin says:

    What’s on your list of favourite things to see and do in the Winnipeg area? Add them to the comments below, and be sure to check out what our featured attractions have to offer!

    Design Quarter Winnipeg –
    Cre8ery Gallery & Studio –
    Sky Zone Winnipeg –
    The Portal Winnipeg –
    The Stoneware Gallery –

  2. Joe Burton says:

    – skating at the Forks
    – the Assiniboine Zoo
    – grabbing a bite at Boon Burger
    – and washing down the burger with a cold pint at Trans Canada Brewing

  3. DPR1977 says:

    The Canadian Museum for Human Rights is a powerful and humbling experience. Definitely worth checking out…

  4. Shonda K says:

    1. international jazz festival in june
    2. the fringe theatre festival in july
    3. the Winnipeg folk festival (also in july!)

    can you tell I like festivals?

  5. mac-n-jack says:

    Kildonan Park is still one of our family’s all time fave spots. We do regular BBQs there in the summer and the kids love it.

  6. Jess Fehris says:

    – Weekly visits to the Downtown Farmer’s Market with my mom
    – Treating myself to a nice lunch in Osborne Village
    – Shopping for those one-of-a-kind pieces in the Design Quarter
    – Watching out-of-town visitors react to a Winnipeg winter
    – Strolling through Assiniboine Forest

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