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10 Things to do in Manitoba: January 31st - February 6th

The weather may be chilly but there's always a way to keep warm in the winter. Travel Manitoba has put together a list of 10 things you can do this week in Manitoba!

1. GET OUTSIDE

Rent a kicksled, snowshoes or fat tire bike from Type Eh Bikes and enjoy the winter weather. Type Eh will bring your rented gear to you around Winnipeg, so you can easily get out on the frozen river or explore your favourite park.

2. FISH THE INTERLAKE

February 1 to 28

Cast a line in Manitoba’s Interlake region and enter the Interlake February Fishing Frenzy Ice-Fishing Tournament this month. This online tournament is run through Angler’s Atlas website and their mobile app MyCatch. All ages are encouraged to safely get out on the ice!

3. FEAST ON POUTINE

February 1 to 14

With over 150 participating restaurants in Winnipeg and a dozen more in other communities in the province, this year’s La Poutine Week is serving up more than any one person could ever taste, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try! Head to your favourite participating restaurants to try their poutine creations then vote online for your favourite.

4. HAVE AN ADVENTURE IN RIDING MOUNTAIN

Wasagaming, Riding Mountain National Park
February 4 to 6


A jam-packed weekend of activities is coming up in Riding Mountain National Park. Enjoy skating, skiing, scavenger hunts, boot hockey, snow sculpting, tasty treats (like s’mores and chili) and much more during the 2022 Winter Adventure Weekend.

5. SLIDE DOWN A HILL ON A TUBE

Tubin’ at Grand Valley Park, west of Brandon

Grab a tube and zoom down the snowy lanes with Tubin’ at Grand Valley Park. Great for people of all ages, tubing is all thrill, no skill. Buy tickets in advance on the website.

6. SNOWSHOE THROUGH A PARK

Birds Hill Provincial Park
February 5


Venture into the woods of Birds Hill Provincial Park with a park interpreter in search of signs of winter wildlife. Bring your own snowshoes or borrow a pair when you arrive. The snowshoe walk ends with a warm-up around a bonfire. Register in advance to participate.

7. WATCH A PLAY

Winnipeg Jewish Theatre, Winnipeg
February 5 to 13


Watch the Canadian premiere of Queens Girl in the World this week at the Winnipeg Jewish Theatre. The play follows the journey of self-discovery of a young girl in 1950’s New York.

8. LEARN TO FISH WITH PRAIRIE GAL FISHING

FortWhyte Alive, Winnipeg
February 6


With thousands of frozen lakes across Manitoba, ice fishing is an activity that can be accessible across the province, but there’s some knowledge and tools to learn about first. Get to know the basics of ice fishing with Prairie Gal Fishing this week at Fort Whyte Alive. Buy tickets online and take the whole family. Lessons available in English and French.

9. SKI DOWN THE SLOPES

Mystery Mountain, north of Thompson

Mystery Mountain is Manitoba’s most remote winter park. In addition to 18 ski runs, the winter park also features a half-pipe, a tobogganing area, 25 kilometres of cross-country ski trails and beautiful views of Manitoba’s North.

10. CURL IN THE GREAT OUTDOORS

On the Red River, Winnipeg
February 4 to 6


Sign up your team or cheer from the sidelines at the annual Ironman Outdoor Curling event. The curling sheets are made directly on the frozen Red River, making for a one-of-a-kind curling experience.


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