Fun Things to Do in Winnipeg Area During COVID-19 Manitoba Reopening Phase

As Manitoba is officially in Stage 2 of the reopening plan, we can now enjoy various attractions and parks in and around Winnipeg.

Here is a list of activities to enjoy in the Winnipeg Area.

For online & drive-in/in-person and virtual events, see things to do this weekend in Winnipeg.

1. Visit Winnipeg Area Museums & Art Galleries

List of Winnipeg Attractions

List of Places Open in Winnipeg

Winnipeg’s attractions are slowly reopening to the public with reduced hours. Check out the attractions that are open.

  • Winnipeg Art Gallery | Tuesday – Sunday | 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Dalnavert Museum and Visitors’ Centre is open Wednesday to Sunday | Noon – 4:00 PM by appointment
  • Assiniboia Downs is opening dining and wagering in the Club West Lounge from June 2
  • Oseredok Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Centre | Saturdays 10 AM – 4 PM; From June 15 | Monday – Saturdays 1o AM – 4 PM
  • Urban Shaman Gallery upcoming show Weaving Cultural Identities will be open to the public from June 19
  • Stoneware Gallery will reopen from June 1; Mondays – Saturdays | 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Sharing stories and history of Transcona is the Transcona Museum. If you haven’t visited the Museum yet, you can do so now.
  • Wondering how to entertain your kids on weekends? Did you know the Manitoba Museum will be open on weekends from June 13? The Museum Galleries will be open, though high-touch/interactive displays, and Nonsuch Ship will be closed to the public.
  • Human Rights is an all-time important topic. From June 17th, you can learn more about why understanding Human Rights is so important in today’s world. Plan a trip with your kids to the CMHR.
  • Get your tickets to visit Saint-Boniface Museum. Now you can pre-book a Museum visit for one hour.

2. Explore Zoos & Gardens

  • Assiniboine Park greenspace and pathways, Leo Mol Sculpture Garden, and the English Garden are open.
  • Outdoor areas of the Assiniboine Park Zoo are open. Gateway to the Arctic, Stingray Beach, and the Gibbon Pavilion will be open. However, visitors must enter through the main entrance at 2595 Roblin Boulevard and exit at a separate location just west of the main entrance.

3. Enjoy Nature Parks & Areas

4. Explore the City

There are a number of free self-guided tours that you can do within Winnipeg. Why not check them out?

5. Go Fishing

No matter what type of fishing mood you are in, if you come to Manitoba, you are bound to find the perfect spot. To help plan your next fishing trip, we scoped out 15 great fishing places in Manitoba. Check out these 15 Great Places to Fish in Manitoba.

6. Go Boating

Enjoy canoeing & kayaking in ponds, lakes & rivers. You can rent canoes from:

7. Get Active

Nine streets in Winnipeg are designated as bicycle/active transportation routes until Monday, July 6. These designated routes limit motor vehicle traffic to one block throughout the designated area. Daily | 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

  • Lyndale Drive – Cromwell Street to Gauvin Street
  • Scotia Street – Anderson Avenue (at St. Cross Street) to Armstrong Avenue
  • Wellington Crescent – Academy Road (at Wellington Crescent) to Guelph Street
  • Wolseley Avenue – Raglan Road to Maryland Street
  • Assiniboine Avenue – Bedson Street to Westwood Drive
  • Churchill Drive – Hay Street to Jubilee Avenue
  • Egerton Road – Bank Avenue to Morier Avenue
  • Kildonan Drive – Helmsdale Avenue to Rossmere Crescent & Larchdale Crescent to Irving Place
  • Kilkenny Drive – Burgess Avenue to Patricia Avenue and Kings Drive

8. Play Sports

  • Golf Courses open – Kildonan Park, Crescent Drive, Harbour View, and Windsor Park
  • All City-owned play structures and picnic shelter, skate parks, tennis courts, basketball courts, and athletic fields (soccer, baseball, football, etc.)

9. Watch a Movie

Drive-in Theatres are open in Manitoba. Watch a movie under the stars!

10. Eat Out

Several patios are currently open in Winnipeg. Restaurants can reopen from June 1. Enjoy a meal out!

Check out the patios open.

Restaurants Open in Winnipeg For Dine-In Services

11. Enjoy a Quarantine Concert

There are many free concerts live-streamed every day. Check them out.

12. Enjoy Live Theatre from around the World

With COVID-19 pandemic forcing theatres to shut their doors, many performing art centres have taken to being open virtually.

13. Explore Canada or the World From Home

Explore Canada’s arctic, Winnipeg, National Parks and many more places from Home. Travel to international or outer space destinations like the international space station, discover Egypt’s Heritage Sites from tombs to monasteries or take a trip on scenic trains in Europe virtually.

14. Enjoy in Person Events

Communication Culture Exhibit
01 Jun

Fort La Reine Museum, East Saskatchewan Avenue, Portage la Prairie

June 1, 2020 To August 30, 2020

12048573259

$0-$25

Explore the vast history of human connection and communication with our seasonal gallery exhibit: Communication Culture. Experience the by-gone ways of human interaction, test your morse code ...  »

Tea Party Tours
01 Jun

Fort La Reine Museum, East Saskatchewan Avenue, Portage la Prairie

June 1, 2020 To July 31, 2020

12048573259

$0-$41

Have you ever thought about having a tea party with friends inside a heritage building? We offer a fun and immersive Tea Party Tour at the Museum ...  »

Prairie Sundays! Hands on Heritage Activities
05 Jun

Fort La Reine Museum, East Saskatchewan Avenue, Portage la Prairie

June 5, 2020 To August 30, 2020

12048573259

$0-$25

Every Sunday in July and August, we will be facilitating hands-on heritage activities at the Museum (drop in anytime between 1:00-3:00pm!) Activities are included with regular ...  »

Goat Yoga Classes
13 Jun

Aurora Farm, 4265 Waverley St, Winnipeg

June 13, 2020 To September 6, 2020

204-261-6279

$20/person

Ever wanted to experience Yoga with a playful group of goats roaming around, and alpacas looking on curiously?  »

Summer Camp for Kids at Oak Hammock Marsh
16 Jun

Oak Hammock Marsh, 1 Snow Goose Bay on Hwy. 220, Stonewall, Winnipeg

June 16, 2020 To August 20, 2020

204-467-3300

$30 - $36

The Interpretive Centre offers camps for kids of all ages during each school break. Each day is unique with fun-filled indoor & outdoor dynamic programs, crafts and seasonal ...  »

SHOP! Third and Bird
18 Jun

St Norbert Farmers' Market, 3514 Pembina Hwy, Winnipeg

June 18, 2020 To July 23, 2020

$5.00

Find us at the St Norbert Farmers’ Market every THURSDAY from 2-8pm. 40 + makers each week! The St Norbert Farmers’ Market and Third+Bird Markets are coming ...  »

Baby Bison Walk
21 Jun

FortWhyte Alive, McCreary Road, Winnipeg

June 21, 2020 To August 16, 2020

(204) 989-8355 x 311

$10 - $15

Come see the 9th largest land animal at its smallest and cutest!  »

Fitness in the Park
22 Jun

Various locations, Winnipeg

June 22, 2020 To August 31, 2020

Free

Downtown Winnipeg is conducting Fitness in the Park classes this summer! DO NOT ATTEND A CLASS IF YOU OR A FAMILY MEMBER ARE SICK We will be ...  »

Members' Showcase Exhibition
24 Jun

Cre8ery Gallery And Studio‎, 125 Adelaide Street, Winnipeg

June 24, 2020 To July 7, 2020

204-944-0809

Free

Members' Showcase features the works by artists who were rescheduled from the auxiliary gallery April to June.   »

Wild Edible Plants
25 Jun

FortWhyte Alive, McCreary Road, Winnipeg

June 25, 2020 To August 20, 2020

(204) 989-8355 (ext 204)

$10 - $15

This beginner foraging workshop will teach you some useful tips and tricks for identifying, harvesting, and preparing wild foods.  »

From Bedrock to Bison: FWA History
25 Jun

FortWhyte Alive, McCreary Road, Winnipeg

June 25, 2020 To August 16, 2020

(204) 989-8355 x 311

$10 - $15

Find out why Southern Manitoba is majestically flat; explore little-known urban history- and come away a FortWhyte insider!  »

Habitat Secrets
25 Jun

FortWhyte Alive, McCreary Road, Winnipeg

June 25, 2020 To August 20, 2020

(204) 989-8355 x 311

$10 - $15

FortWhyte Alive's naturalist team will share some of their favourite places to see birds and mammals, what key plants define the different habitat areas, and help you ...  »

Summer Zoo Camps
02 Jul

Qualico Family Centre, 330 Assiniboine Park Drive, Winnipeg

July 2, 2020 To September 4, 2020

$55 - $235

Zoo Camp is perfect for children who love nature, animals, art and adventure. Children enjoy a one-of-a-kind adventure featuring animals, nature, art and non-stop fun! We offer ...  »

Staycation at the Manitoba Museum
04 Jul

Manitoba Museum, 190 Rupert Avenue, Winnipeg

July 4, 2020 To July 27, 2020

$7

Manitoba Museum will be offering a special $7 admission in July. As the province’s museum of history, nature, and science, the Manitoba Museum engages Manitobans with millions ...  »

Summer Art Camp
06 Jul

Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd, Winnipeg

July 6, 2020 To August 14, 2020

$200-$225/week

Campers will visit WAG exhibitions, create art, go on exciting field trips, and stage their own mini-exhibition at the end of the week. Choose from four exciting ...  »

Junior Farmer Day Camp/Summer Program
06 Jul

Deer Meadow Farms, Springfield Rd, Winnipeg

July 6, 2020 To September 21, 2020

(204) 224-2517

$200/week/child

Our Junior Farmer Day Camp/Summer Program is an amazing farm experience for children providing opportunity for your children to experience the farm in all it’s ...  »

Summer Camps at Kid City
06 Jul

Kid City, 811 Century Street, Winnipeg

July 6, 2020 To August 28, 2020

204-772-9226

$225/week

Looking for child care? Need the kids to burn off some energy? Kid City has your answer…Summer Camp! Who is it for? Kids aged 5 to 12 HOW ...  »

Intro to Horses Day Camp
06 Jul

Sagehill Stables, 4180 Waverley Street, Winnipeg

July 6, 2020 To August 24, 2020

$87/day + GST

Enjoy 1, 2-hr riding lesson a day along with other fun learning activities or outdoors activities!  »

Downtown Sounds Concert Series
07 Jul

Downtown Winnipeg

July 7, 2020 To July 30, 2020

(204) 958-4640

Free

Who’s ready for some music? Join us over the lunch hour for some live entertainment downtown! PLEASE MAINTAIN 6 FEET PHYSICAL DISTANCE. July Lineup: July 7th at ...  »

Trampoline w/ Vagina Witchcraft & Windowtalk
10 Jul

The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street, Winnipeg

July 10, 2020

$12.26 - $12.26

Trampoline at the Park Theatre TRAMPOLINE VAGINA WITCHCRAFT WINDOWTALK This event will be socially distanced with seating and limited capacity HOW MUCH Tickets :$12.26 – $12.26 How to get tickets? ...  »

Weekend Drop-in Tours at the WAG
11 Jul

Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Boulevard, Winnipeg

July 11, 2020

Regular admission

Uncover the stories behind the art and artists with a 45-60-minute guided tour by our trained volunteers. Into the Light: Lionel Lemoine FitzGerald: June 28; July 11, 26; Aug 15, 23; ...  »

Dark Messiah Ash at The Park Theatre
11 Jul

The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street, Winnipeg

July 11, 2020

$12.26 - $12.26

DARK MESSIAH ASH AND THE ARSONIST CROWN THE BROKEN HOW MUCH Tickets :$12.26 – $12.26 How to get tickets? Eventbrite   WHEN & WHERE Date & Time: Saturday, July 11, 2020 | 9:30 PM – 12:30 ...  »

Aurora Farm Summer Camps
13 Jul

Aurora Farm, 4265 Waverley St, Winnipeg

July 13, 2020 To August 21, 2020

204-261-6279

$300 - $385

Looking for an opportunity to learn all about farm animals in a friendly, safe environment? During this camp, youth between the ages of 8 and 14 will learn the ...  »

Summer Art Classes - Pottery
14 Jul

Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Boulevard, Winnipeg

July 14, 2020 To August 13, 2020

$260 - $285

Discover hand building, which includes slab building, slump molded forms, and throwing on the potter’s wheel.   »

ARTiculate Our Rights
15 Jul

The Forks, Forks Market Road, Winnipeg

July 15, 2020 To October 31, 2020

Free

In this vibrant art exhibition, Manitoba youth express their views about human rights for themselves, their families, and their communities. Their thought‐provoking artwork covers a range ...  »

Rooftop Retreat PopUps at the WAG
16 Jul

Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Boulevard, Winnipeg

July 16, 2020

$25 - $51

The Good Will and the WAG present JayWood! Enjoy summer nights and amazing skyline views as you support local artists, performers, and other groups on the WAG’...  »

FRONTERA night at The Park
16 Jul

The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street, Winnipeg

July 16, 2020

$56.28 - $56.28

Join us for a Night of Amazing Music, Wine and Great Food – Brought to us by Frontera Wines Frontera Wines in Collaboration with the Park Theatre Brings ...  »

Foodtrip at Club Regent Casino
18 Jul

1425 Regent Ave W, Winnipeg

July 18, 2020 To July 19, 2020

Try the best of Winnipeg’s independent foodie vendors – giving you a delicious taste of the city’s ever-growing indie food scene! Who is it for? all ...  »

A Park Theatre Benefit Show
24 Jul

The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street, Winnipeg

July 24, 2020

$12.00 - $14.81

A Social Distanced Night of Live Entertainment, Featuring: J Williamez, Northern Royals, Nir-Van Down By The River. HOW MUCH Tickets : $12.00 – $14.81 All Proceeds go to support the Park ...  »

Weekend Drop-in Tours at the WAG
26 Jul

Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Boulevard, Winnipeg

July 26, 2020

Regular admission

Uncover the stories behind the art and artists with a 45-60-minute guided tour by our trained volunteers. Into the Light: Lionel Lemoine FitzGerald: June 28; July 11, 26; Aug 15, 23; ...  »

Rooftop Retreat PopUps at the WAG
13 Aug

Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Boulevard, Winnipeg

August 13, 2020

TBA

The Good Will and the WAG present Amos the Kid! Enjoy summer nights and amazing skyline views as you support local artists, performers, and other groups on ...  »

Weekend Drop-in Tours at the WAG
15 Aug

Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Boulevard, Winnipeg

August 15, 2020

Regular admission

Uncover the stories behind the art and artists with a 45-60-minute guided tour by our trained volunteers. Into the Light: Lionel Lemoine FitzGerald: June 28; July 11, 26; Aug 15, 23; ...  »

Summer Art Classes - Drawing Basics
17 Aug

Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Boulevard, Winnipeg

August 17, 2020 To August 21, 2020

$200 - $225

For students with little or no drawing experience, this introduction to the fundamental techniques and concepts of drawing will sharpen observational skills and build confidence.   »

Rooftop Retreat PopUps at the WAG
20 Aug

Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Boulevard, Winnipeg

August 20, 2020

TBA

Cinematheque and the WAG present a trio of contemporary and classic art docs and films! Enjoy summer nights and amazing skyline views as you support local artists, ...  »

Weekend Drop-in Tours at the WAG
23 Aug

Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Boulevard, Winnipeg

August 23, 2020

Regular admission

Uncover the stories behind the art and artists with a 45-60-minute guided tour by our trained volunteers. Into the Light: Lionel Lemoine FitzGerald: June 28; July 11, 26; Aug 15, 23; ...  »

Winnipeg Comedy Showcase #26
04 Sep

The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street, Winnipeg

September 4, 2020 To September 5, 2020

$12.26 - $12.26

Winnipeg Comedy Showcase – Featuring Julian Rowan, Matt Nightingale, Dana Smith, Sarah London, Cory Falvo, & Benji Rothman It’s Time, time for another Winnipeg Comedy Showcase, featuring ...  »

Weekend Drop-in Tours at the WAG
05 Sep

Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Boulevard, Winnipeg

September 5, 2020

Regular admission

Uncover the stories behind the art and artists with a 45-60-minute guided tour by our trained volunteers. Into the Light: Lionel Lemoine FitzGerald: June 28; July 11, 26; Aug 15, 23; ...  »

Another Phantastic evening with Swanage
05 Sep

The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street, Winnipeg

September 5, 2020

$23.25 - $23.25

Another Phantastic evening with Swanage Another Phantastic evening with Swanage Special screening of Phantom of the Paradise followed by a live performance of the movie soundtrack by ...  »

Rooftop Retreat PopUps at the WAG
10 Sep

Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Boulevard, Winnipeg

September 10, 2020

TBA

Modo Yoga Winnipeg and the WAG present Sunset Yoga Flow! Enjoy summer nights and amazing skyline views as you support local artists, performers, and other groups on ...  »

SYML at the Park Theatre
16 Sep

The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street, Winnipeg

September 16, 2020

$24.03 - $24.03

The Park Theatre presents SYML Franklin Electric (acoustic) SYML is the moody solo venture of Seattle musician Brian Fennell. Focusing on the things that matter are how ...  »

Rooftop Retreat PopUps at the WAG
17 Sep

Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Boulevard, Winnipeg

September 17, 2020

TBA

Cinematheque and the WAG present a trio of contemporary and classic art docs and films! Enjoy summer nights and amazing skyline views as you support local artists, ...  »

The Room with Greg Sestero Live
22 Sep

The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street, Winnipeg

September 22, 2020 To September 23, 2020

$24.03 - $46.03

The Park Theatre Presents Oh Hi Mark, 2 Nights with Greg Sestero   Tuesday, September 22nd – 8 pm – Live Script Reading of The Room with Greg Sestero, and local ...  »

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