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Winnipeg Attractions

The whole world is caught up in a love affair with Winnipeg. This charming Canadian city is a cultural center with majestic beauty that every serious tourist must see. The city has earned the reputation as the Gateway to the West because of its intrepid spirit and top location. Is a trip to The Peg in your future? Let Expedia.com connect you with the best attractions in Winnipeg.

The bustling art scene in Winnipeg attracts attention from the global artistic community. The city is home to the Manitoba Opera, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, and a number of art galleries. The local residents affectionately call the city Winterpeg because of its chilly winters. The city’s placement on the map creates a unique climate that experiences snowfall for half the year. Visitors rejoice in the winter wonderland that adds an enchanted aspect to Winnipeg tours. It’s easy to plan fun Winnipeg activities that feature art, history, and modern urban appeal.

Winnipeg Art Gallery

The Winnipeg Art Gallery offers visitors a stunning collection that features 26,000 pieces. The collection's pieces span from ancient Roman times to present day. This is your chance to view the world's biggest collection of Inuit art. Be sure to make a stop at the Gallery Shop to get rare jewelry, ceramics and pottery, and other creations made by Canadian artists. The gallery’s food area offers great places within the museum to experience a stunning view of the sculpture garden. The Winnipeg Art Gallery is open all year long.

The Forks Market

The Forks Market is one of the top local spots in Winnipeg. It is the city's unofficial meeting place for locals and tourists. The market is situated in the center of downtown where the Assiniboine River meets the Red River. The site is located on the spot where the Aboriginal people traded. The space has been a favorite trading spot for European fur traders, Scottish settlers, boat workers, railway builders, and hunters throughout history. Millions of people visit the market every year to experience vibrant dining, unique shopping, and arts and entertainment.

There are so many Winnipeg excursions waiting for you. Let us help you experience all the wonderful things to do in Winnipeg. Expedia.com can help you plan your vacation to the magical city that is the Gateway to the West.

Things to Do in Winnipeg with Kids

There are loads of fun activities to do with your kids in and around Winnipeg. Keep everyone happy with our family friendly experiences.

Free Things to Do in Winnipeg

Taking a break in Winnipeg on a budget? The following can be seen for nothing.

Manitoba Electrical Museum & Education Center - Bring the whole family and enjoy a journey through history with one another.

Urban Shaman Contemporary Aboriginal Art Gallery - Spend a few hours here and get an insight into the arts and culture of the area.

Little Mountain Park - Make this place your first port of call for a little fun during your escape.

University of Manitoba - Be wowed by the creativity and design of this fantastic example of modern architecture.

Manitoba Legislative Building - If you plan to explore the history of the area through its landmarks, pencil this one in your sightseeing list.

The McKim Courtyard - Socialize with the local residents and seek out the true character and energy of this unique place.

Victoria General Hospital - Allow some time to take a look at this place of local significance.

St Boniface Cathedral - Whatever your religious leanings, this place will inspire a sense of reverence.

Living Prairie Museum - You'll be treated to views that'll leave you in awe at this natural landscape.

St. Vital Park - If you take pleasure in nurturing your garden, this attraction will fascinate your green thumb.

Explore The Neighborhoods of Winnipeg

Downtown Winnipeg

Downtown Winnipeg is a destination visitors seek out for is abundant dining options, interesting museums, and live music. You might want to check out attractions like Bell MTS Place or Forks Market while you're exploring the neighborhood.

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St. James

St. James is known for its abundant dining options, and you can plan a trip to Polo Park and Assiniboine Golf Club while you're in town.

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Exchange District

Exchange District is known for its ample dining options, and you can make a stop by Centennial Concert Hall and Old Market Square while in the area.

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Legislature

While visiting Legislature, you might make a stop by sights like Golden Boy and Manitoba Legislative Building.


Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Winnipeg on a rainy day?

With excellent indoor activities like a Plaza Premium Lounge Winnipeg Richardson Int' Airport (YWG) to keep you out of mischief, there's no need to let a few drops of rain stop you from having a wonderful time.

What should I not miss in Winnipeg?

Give yourself enough time here to explore top-rated attractions like University of Winnipeg and University of Manitoba.

What can you do in Winnipeg for free?

You'll hardly have time to pull your wallet out of your pocket with so many free things to do:

  • University of Winnipeg
  • University of Manitoba
  • Polo Park
  • Health Sciences Centre