Make Some New Friends!
February 16 to 19
Various Locations, St. Malo
Celebrate the culture and traditions of the first Metis and French settlers to the area with your new friends at the Festival des Amis (Festival of Friends). On Louis Riel long weekend, people from all over gather to enjoy music and dance, food and fun in a family atmosphere. Head on out to taste the delicious Beaver Tails, a delicious fried pastry covered in cinnamon sugar, or learn how to snowshoe and take in the wonderful homemade products at the Pop Up Farmers’ Market. There is also a Junior Hockey Game, Pancake Breakfast, Cross Country Skiing, Pow Wow, Pea Soup Contest and so much more! Ignore the cold, and head out to St. Malo this weekend.
Take Up One of Manitoba’s Favorite Outdoor Sports
Lyons Lake, Whiteshell Provincial Park
Discover the fun family activity of ice fishing! Brought to you by Manitoba Parks you will learn the techniques and regulations then head out onto the ice to a pre-drilled hole. Be sure to bring your own rod and tackle to try to catch a trout, raised at the local Whiteshell Fish Hatchery! No fishing license is required, however, all other regulations apply.
Get Out and Enjoy Winterfest!
Various Locations, Beausejour
Winterfest just keeps getting better and better! Entering its 11th year, the team of organizers has a carefully scheduled program of activities that the whole family will enjoy. Enjoy the twirling, whorling and tossing of the Teakle Family Circus, pin your family against each other in the DartPocalypse Nerf Gun Battles, check out the creepy crawlies at the Prairie Exotics Reptile Display, enjoy some time skating at the rink or rest up while your kiddies bounce away in the inflatable bouncers.
Experience some Wacky Family Fun!
Various Locations, Lac du Bonnet
With a full day of Winter Family Fun planned you and your family are bound to get a little silly. Start your day with some Bannock and Snowshoeing before taking part in the Cornhole competition, the Wacky Sled Race, where you will be judged on your homemade sled, or take part in the Blindfolded Cookie Decorating Contest. There are tons of other activities planned for the day including, snow painting, obstacle courses, Pop Up Playzone, Smoosh Races, and so much more!
Even More Great Events Happening this Weekend
February 12 to 18
Various Locations, Eastern MB
The Eastern region of the province is always alive with amazing events and experiences. Check out what else we have going on this Long Weekend in Eastern Manitoba!
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