While you will have plenty of engaging outdoor activities to do when you are in Winnipeg, the range of things could vary by season due to the freezing cold winters and hot summers. Here is our list of some best outdoor destinations you can try for ideas on where you can start. Further facts about Winnipeg, MB can be found here.
The most popular Winnipeg winter festival is Festival du Voyageur. The festival holds in February, and it celebrates the French Voyageurs’ traditions – the early Canadian’s fur traders. Some of this event’s features are events and entertainment for adults and children, with activities in English and French. The Voyageur Park and other sites have large tents set up for outdoor activities, and people can enjoy live music, dancing, food, and more. Remember to see the stunning ice and snow sculptures, which are part of the festival’s highlights. Information about Outdoor Adventures in Winnipeg, MB can be found here.
They constructed the magnificent Neoclassical Legislative Building using Italian marble and the local Tyndall stone. It was completed in 1919 with unique features like several numerical codes, Freemason symbols, and hidden hieroglyphics. The facility offers tours weekly with a tour guide by an architectural historian. Some of the features of the lavish grounds are manicured gardens, monuments, and statues. There is also a 23.5-carat gold, four-meter-high bronze that weighs five-tone called the Golden Boy.