The Forks, is not just the meeting point of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers, it is also the meeting point for all of Winnipeg.Nestled into a central spot along the banks in the heart of downtown, you'll find hundreds of covered markets, shops, restaurants, ethnic food shops and bars. Exploring the city further will lead you to the Exchange District, recently named a UN World Heritage site for its distinctive architecture. And since we all have to eat, you'll be glad to know, Winnipeg's mix of cultures has also lead to a tremendous variety of fantastic places to dine.
- Shop, eat and explore at The Forks, 56 acres of family-friendly shops, historical sites, ethnic food kiosks and river walkways
- Wander the French Quarter of St. Boniface.
- Spend some time with the famous residents of the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden.
- Enjoy a performance by the city's world-class symphony orchestra or the Royal Winnipeg Ballet.
- See the best in drama and performing arts at the Manitoba Theatre Centre.
- Browse the collection at the Winnipeg Art Gallery.
- Relive the drama of the 19th-century life at Lower Fort Garry, or days of rebellion at Riel House National Historic Site.
- The marvelous Club Regent and McPhillips Street Station.
- Take a scenic river cruise aboard the Paddlewheel or River Rouge riverboats.
- Visit the "Golden Boy", who is perched atop the Provincial Legislative Building.
- May 5 – 7: Sample 370 wines from around the world at the Winnipeg Wine Festival
- June 11 – Jul 3: Shakespeare in the Ruins
- June 16 – 25: Jazz Winnipeg Festival
- July 5 – 9: Enjoy a meal like no other at the Taste of Manitoba Food Festival
- July 20 – 30: Winnipeg Fringe Festival
- August 2 – 15: Folklorama Festival
- Sept: Catch up on your reading at the Winnipeg International Writers Festival
- February 12 – 21: Festival du Voyageur