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Winnipeg Lure Brochure 2017

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810 - One Lombard Place Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada R3B 0X3 1.855.PEG.CITY (734.2489) FOR MORE INFORMATION WINNIPEG ONE OF THE 20 BEST TRIPS IN 2016 - National Geographic Traveler Magazine Visit Winnipeg With more reasons to play, extend your stay. Discover a modern city that is filled with world-class attractions, award-winning restaurants, big brand shopping, and an incredible arts and culture scene. Winnipeg has an all-new exhilarating vibe that can't be missed, so stay a while longer and bring your family and friends to share it all with you. FAMILY FUN Bring the whole family as they'll get a year's worth of experiences in just a few days. Share #polarbearpics and #sealselfies in the underwater viewing tunnels at Assiniboine Park Zoo. Everyone will get their hearts pumping at Adrenaline Adventures where zip-lining and wakeboarding rock the summer and snowboarding and snow tubing energize the winter. Young ones can enjoy exploratory fun at the Manitoba Children's Museum and everyone can find something captivating in the Manitoba Museum, whether it's climbing aboard a 17th century ship, animating their own movie at the Science Gallery, or going across the galaxy at the Planetarium. KEEP ACTIVE Stretch your legs by hitting the fairway at the many prestigious golf courses around the city, where legends like Mike Weir and Michelle Wie have teed off at PGA events. There are countless lively jogging trails like the Riverwalk at The Forks, and bike-share programs around the city that allow you to hop on the many bike paths that turn the elm- lined streets into a dynamic urban playground. And if you really want to embrace the outdoors, make sure to paddle a canoe or strap on a pair of snowshoes depending on the season at FortWhyte Alive. TAKE IT EASY Immerse yourself in some sumptuous relaxation with a divine visit to Thermëa by Nordik Spa-Nature. Their outdoor spa of hot/cold thermal treatments create an environment of total relaxation which you will savour after a day of meetings. Not travelling alone? Your partner will love a dip into luxury with hamam treatments available at Ten Spa for pure bliss, or an Indigenous experience at Riverstone Spa. Reduce stress and detoxify at various yoga studios including Yoga Public, the largest studio in Canada. ICONIC ATTRACTIONS Rich fibres are being woven into the tapestry that tells the story of Winnipeg. Distinct strands include the Manitoba Museum, with its massive fossils and breath-taking dioramas, and the diverse internationally-acclaimed works at the Winnipeg Art Gallery. Newer threads include the powerful and inspiring Canadian Museum for Human Rights, along with Journey to Churchill, where you can get nose-to-nose with majestic polar bears as they swim and play overhead in the underwater viewing tunnels. CULINARY CAPITAL In the last 10 years or so Winnipeg has really come into its own as a culinary destination city. The likes of the LA Times, Toronto Star, and Vogue have recently raved about a scene that pulls on our Jewish, Indigenous, French and German roots, while noting the abundance of small plates restaurants, craft cocktail bars, cafés, tapas bars, and breweries that are just hipstery enough. On top of that, with more than 1,100 restaurants, and a population that speaks over 100 languages, Winnipeg has long been a city of excellent ethnic eateries. FESTIVAL CITY There's always something to celebrate, as the city boasts nearly year-round festivals. Stay that extra day to catch an unforgettable event when you tour pavilions from cultures around the world at Folklorama, Winnipeg's multicultural extravaganza. Discover indigenous dance, music and heritage at Manito Ahbee, and celebrate Winnipeg's colourful LGBTTQ community at Winnipeg Pride Festival. Theatre acts provide huge laughs and gasps at the Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival, while music-lovers make their way to the spirited Winnipeg Folk Festival. Experience the "joie de vivre" at Festival du Voyageur, or the thrills that await inside the Red River Exhibition. SHOP 'TIL YOU DROP There's always time to fit in shopping. From the big brands to chic boutiques, Winnipeg has a deluxe lineup for any type of shopper. Take in the high-end brands at the big box stores that have made their home in the various malls. At The Forks Market the key word is local, with unique artisan gifts and hand-crafted gems. Stroll through the trendy shops of Osborne Village, the independent designers of the Exchange District, and browse the charming neighbourhood avenues of Corydon and Academy. COVER Downtown Skyline: AJ Batak, Inset images: Destination Canada/William Au ABOVE Winnipeg Skyline: Dan Harper, Shopping at Polo Park: Tripwire Media, Exchange District: Destination Canada/WilliamAu, Manitobah Mukluks ABOVE The Manitoba Museum: Dan Harper, Winnipeg Art Gallery: William Au, Canadian Museum for Human Rights: Mike Peters, Journey to Churchill: Destination Canada/William Au ABOVE Golfing in Winnipeg, The Forks rivertrail: Reuhle Design, Thermea Spa: Nordik Group, Ten Spa: Tyrone McFadden ABOVE Hoop Dancer: Manito Ahbee Festival, The Common: Brian Gould, Segovia restaurant: Destination Canada/William Au ABOVE Winnipeg Jets: Lance Thompson, Club Regent Casino: Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries, Children's Museum, Adrenaline Adventures ABOVE Rainbow Stage, Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra: Keith Levit Photography, Manitoba Opera, Manitoba Theatre Centre: Bruce Monk, Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet: David Cooper ALL NIGHT LONG Every night of the year Winnipeg has a dynamic live music scene that keeps the party going. The MTS Centre is one of the busiest venues in the whole world, where world-class concerts, events, and sports are a near-daily occurrence. With a hot-bed of big-name acts and independent artists, the city becomes a living concert-listing that can please everyone: catch the opening acts at bars all over the city, move on to the supporting acts at event centres around town, then finish with the headliners at sold-out arenas and stadiums. No matter where your hotel or convention is located, late-night entertainment is always nearby. SCORE BIG It's known as the loudest arena in the NHL for a reason, and it's an experience that can't be equaled. You'll know you're in the "True North" when you hear 15,000 die-hard fans yelling at the top of their lungs at a Winnipeg Jets or Manitoba Moose game. Go the full 10 yards at the new state-of-the- art stadium Investors Group Field, home to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, or hit it out of the ballpark with the thrilling Winnipeg Goldeyes. Then win a jackpot at McPhillips Station Casino or Club Regent Casino, or place your bets on the horses at Assiniboia Downs. #onlyinthepeg #onlyinthepeg Winnipeg MANITOBA, CANADA • 2017 PERFORMING ARTS Much like a member of Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet performing a jeté across the stage, culture takes flight at Winnipeg's performance venues. Get a front-row seat to inspiring productions at one of the city's renowned theatre companies like Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, Rainbow Stage or Le Cercle Molière. Indulge in some acoustic delights with the incredible performances by the Manitoba Opera and Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (top hat, white tie and tails totally optional, of course). We're known as Canada's cultural cradle for a reason, so get your seat for when the curtain rises.

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