Top things to do

Top Choice Historic Building in Western Manitoba

Inglis Grain Elevators National Historic Site

For a glimpse of the vanishing past, make the detour to tiny Inglis. A stunning row of five 1920s grain elevators – the sentinels of the Manitoba prairie – are in the process of being restored to their original sple…
Top Choice Museum in Winnipeg

Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Housed in a stunning contemporary building designed by American architect Antoine Predock, this terrific museum explores human rights issues as they relate to Canada, its culture and the rest of the world through th…
Top Choice Museum in Churchill

Itsanitaq Museum

This one-room museum showcases an exceptional collection of Inuit carvings made of whalebone, soapstone and caribou antler, as well as millenia-old harpoon heads and bone carvings of shamans and bears left over from…
Top Choice Fusion in Winnipeg

Deer + Almond

At the most innovative restaurant in the Exchange District, with an ever-changing menu, chef Mandel's daring pairing of ingredients marks him as some kind of mad genius. And yet it all comes together: the wild socke…
Top Choice Market in Winnipeg

Forks Market

Gourmet food specialists, vendors selling prepared foods and an array of ethnic food stalls, running the gamut from Japanese tapas, Caribbean and Chilean to hearty Polish and Sri Lankan, are the unbeatable draw here…
Top Choice Performing Arts in Winnipeg

Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival

North America's second-largest fringe fest; the comedy, drama, music and cabaret are often wildly creative, raw and great fun. Held over 10 days in the Exchange District.
Top Choice Ice Hockey in Winnipeg

Winnipeg Jets

There's Manitoba mania for the Jets who play at the Bell MTS Place. The ice-hockey games are raucous and often sold out; ask around for tickets.
Top Choice Zoo in Winnipeg

Assiniboine Park Zoo

White snow leopards, white Bengal tigers and polar bears are some of the over 2000 animals seen close-up at Assiniboine Park Zoo, which specializes in animals indigenous to harsher climates. The new International Po…
Top Choice Historic Site in Winnipeg

Forks National Historic Site

In a beautiful riverside setting, modern amenities for performances and interpretive exhibits in this park outline the area's history as the meeting place of Aboriginal people for centuries.The rivers routinely over…
Top Choice Museum in Winnipeg

St-Boniface Museum

A mid-19th-century convent is Winnipeg's oldest building and the largest oak-log construction on the continent. The museum inside focuses on the establishment of St-Boniface, the birth of the Métis nation, and the 3…