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					Manitoba: North America‟s Unconventional Convention Centre

Businesses live or die by their competitive edge, and Manitoba really lets you sharpen your
image

Welcome to the Keystone Province!

The Romans used keystones to build better bridges and expand their burgeoning empire, but
today‟s businesses need to take the keystone concept one step further. And Manitoba‟s just the
place to do it. Our nickname celebrates the fact that we‟re the geographic hub of the continent.
When our other advantages get factored into the equation, we‟re sure you‟ll agree that centering
your sights on us is the right strategy. Several contributing factors separate Manitoba from
everywhere else. We‟ve got the atmosphere, infrastructure and winning spirit that grabs hold and
doesn‟t let go. Whether you need lots of space for your next convention or just a little, you‟re
more than covered. Best of all, our first-rate accommodations, diverse dining scene and dynamic
extra-curricular options will enhance your experience without blowing your budget.

Location, location, location
Business experts say location is the secret to success and who are we to argue? Manitoba‟s mid-
continent locale offers easy, convenient access for delegates visiting us from anywhere in the
world. The Winnipeg International Airport provides 24-hour service for North American and
overseas arrivals, and road and rail access is equally inviting. So wherever you‟re coming from,
getting here couldn‟t be easier. In today‟s competitive business environment, time is money.
We‟ve got the kind of connections that let you save on both.

You demand, we supply
Whether you‟re looking for the frenetic thrill of bright lights, big city or the serenity of a country
retreat, Manitoba fits the bill. Major urban centres like Winnipeg and Brandon offer innovative
and unlimited amenities for conventioneers, while more rural settings like Dauphin, Portage la
Prairie, Thompson and The Pas combine urban style with a disarming charm that facilitates the
proven practice of thinking outside the box.

Go on, jump in a lake
We mean that in the nicest possible way. After all, Manitoba‟s got 100,000 lakes to choose from.
Our northern expanse features pristine lakes and rivers that ignite the envy of sporting
enthusiasts the world over, while the south‟s sandy beaches and calming air will surely
rejuvenate you business acumen. Fresh air, fresh thinking. It‟s a partnership that‟s bound to pay
big dividends.

You never get a second chance to make a first impression. Manitoba‟s many alluring hideaways
let you get up close and personal with the province‟s natural splendour. From rustic wilderness
lodges to luxury resorts, our diverse facilities let you to make the right kind of statement to your
associates.

Before and after your convention
The fine art of compromise means knowing when to mix business with pleasure. Here in
Manitoba you‟ll find you can do both with equal vigour. So when the work gets done – or before
it even starts – and it‟s time to play, you can take stock of a host of options that will leave you
and your group at a loss for words. Fabulous golfing, compelling museums, nature hikes and
exciting sporting opportunities are just a sampling of our varied wares. Feel like trudging
through the Arctic tundra? Or maybe you want to experience Spirit Sand Desert, one of only two
deserts in Canada. Whatever your mood or taste, Manitoba‟s eclectic flavours deliver the goods.

Get out and stay out

Marsh mellow anyone?
Winnipeg‟s central location is an excellent jumping-off point for off-site venues, attractions and
activities across the province. A quick northerly drive brings you to Oak Hammock Marsh, the
perfect choice for meeting planners who need extensive facilities but crave the serenity of natural
surroundings. Your employees can take relaxing canoe tours though the marsh as they
contemplate upcoming strategy sessions.

Lake country liaisons
At Clear Lake, Gimli, Hecla Island and Falcon Lake you‟ll find renowned resorts catering to
your every meeting and convention whim, with the added bonus of having productive team-
building activities and miles of scenic hiking trails along inviting lakes and rock faces.

Brandon bound
Manitoba‟s second-largest city rivals Winnipeg when it comes to being a great spot for hosting
meetings and conventions. But Brandon‟s distinct drawing power is even more pronounced after
the day‟s meetings get done. Enjoy diverse restaurants and dynamic clubs, then take in major
events like the Royal Winter Fair and the Brandon Folk Festival. And don‟t forget to visit the
Daly House Museum and the Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum, recently named a
national historic site in honour of its pivotal role during the Second World War.

A short drive south of the city takes you to the lauded, lush International Peace Garden, located
on the Manitoba/North Dakota border. Going north gets you to Riding Mountain National Park.
After experiencing its crystalline lakes, winding trails and fascinating wildlife – bears, moose,
elk and bison – we know you‟ll consider it time well spent.

Here, there, everywhere
It doesn‟t really matter where your business meeting is scheduled, there‟s no reason why you
can‟t live the life of an adventure capitalist. Outdoor enthusiasts will love our world-class trophy
fishing deep in Canadian Shield country where the scenery is as awesome as the sport. If parks
and golf courses are more your speed, we‟ve got those too. And with 400 miles of coastline, it‟s
no wonder we‟re known near and far for having some of the best beaches on the planet.

Sometimes less isn‟t more
We‟re confident that conventioneers will want to throw a few extra vacation days into the mix.
Urge them to head up to Hudson Bay and the port of Churchill. Northern Manitoba attracts
curious tourists from all over the world anxious to experience beluga whales and polar bears up
close and in person. It‟s an adventure they‟ll never forget.

Birding, wildlife viewing, hiking, canoeing, golfing, kayaking – let‟s save long lists for the
boardroom, shall we? But suffice it to say there are lots ways to enjoy the natural wonders of our
province. And internationally acclaimed theatre, dance, music, cultural festivals and cuisine add
another level of excitement altogether.


Brandon: Convention, hotel and meeting facilities

Come together under prairie skies

We‟re not surprised Brandon has become a wildly popular gathering place. Manitoba‟s second-
largest city boasts 43,000 friendly people and lots of convention and exposition space. More than
1,000 hotel rooms (many in hotels with banquet and convention facilities), fine dining, shopping
and beautiful nearby resorts keep Brandon bustling year-round.

Located in Western Manitoba‟s grain belt, the Wheat City, Brandon, is a two-hour drive west of
Winnipeg. Beautiful resorts, lakes and parks are within easy reach of the city. To the north is
Riding Mountain National Park. To the south, the International Peace Garden. Go east and you‟ll
discover the desert sands of Spruce Woods Provincial Park. And out west, Virden‟s oil fields.

From conventions to concerts

Keystone Centre
Brandon‟s Keystone Centre is strategically placed right in heart of the city and hosts hundreds of
conventions, trade shows, fairs, entertainment and sporting events annually. It‟s one of the
largest venues of its kind in North America and features seating for more than 7,000, banquet
facilities for 2,400 and nearly 10 acres of display space all under one roof. The Centre offers
fully staffed convention rooms for meetings of all sizes. Whether you need a single room or
every square inch of the property‟s 90 acres, the Keystone Centre is at your service.

Westman Centennial Auditorium
Everything from conventions to concerts can be staged at this 800-seat venue. It‟s features a
modern concert hall, convention centre, banquet room, theatre and dance hall.

Big-city conveniences, small-town charm

This, that or the other
Dive into the Olympic-size swimming pool at the Sportsplex. Tour the many museums
showcasing everything from local art to historical aircraft. Or experience the Agriculture Canada
Research Centre, one of only five original experimental farms established by the federal
government back in 1886. Visit Brandon and you‟ll appreciate why “The Host City” is another
of its well-deserved monikers.
Riverbank Discovery Centre
Home to the Brandon & Region Tourism Centre and the district offices of Ducks Unlimited
Canada, the Riverbank Discovery Centre is located in the heart of the Assiniboine River
Corridor. The tourism centre is open year-round and contains information about the surrounding
area, as well as Canada and the U.S. Souvenirs and interpretive information on the natural beauty
of the area are also available. The centre serves as a starting point for the elaborate Assiniboine
Riverbank Trail System

Assiniboine Riverbank Trail System
The Assiniboine River Corridor runs over 10 miles through the city centre and includes parks
and pathways linked by the Red Willow Pedestrian Bridge. The trail system ranges from natural,
river-bottom forest to paved, lit walkways and connects sports venues to downtown shopping
and dining. Relieve the stress of tough morning meetings by taking a leisurely afternoon stroll
along the riverbank, relaxing in one of the many parks or shelters you‟ll discover along the way.


Regional convention, hotel and off-site meeting facilities

Rural is a state of mind, not just a place

We know the constant hum of city life can sometimes be counterproductive. That‟s why we‟d
like to suggest that you consider exploring some of Manitoba‟s country comforts. Golden prairie
fields dotted with occasional homesteads and townships kiss southern skies. To the north,
unspoiled wilderness, welcoming beaches and forested parkland await you. These are the many
facets of Manitoba, each with facilities designed to create a meaningful meeting in a memorable
place.

The following list of meeting facilities and regional convention hotels has a minimum of 40
bedrooms. The resorts listed have a minimum capacity of 32 people. Smaller properties,
community halls and arenas not found here can also serve your convention and meeting needs. A
complete list of these options can be found in the Manitoba Accommodations and Campgrounds
Guide.


Manitoba convention resorts

Manitoba: the natural choice for meetings

We know big business happens in big cities, but that doesn‟t mean you can‟t explore fresh
strategies a little off the beaten path. Sometimes new surroundings encourage new ideas, and
that‟s a great reason to consider staging your next meeting or convention amid Manitoba‟s
natural splendour. Our resorts offer a world of possibility for meetings, corporate retreats and
team building experiences. And with 100,000 lakes at their doorstep, delegates won‟t feel like
they‟ve been left high and dry when their workday is done.
Work hard, play harder
Get in a round of gold at some of the most challenging and charming courses north of Augusta.
Play tennis on a lakeside court or experience the thrill-a-minute rush of whitewater rafting. Chill
out on the fine, white powdery sand of a Manitoba beach and quietly contemplate some of the
bluest skies you‟ll ever see. Never seen a Manitoba sunset drape across the prairies? Come
experience it firsthand and you‟ll understand why we think it‟s one of our best-kept secrets.

Nature lovers, look out
You won‟t need to look very far to find a nature lover‟s paradise right here in Manitoba. Wildlife
photography, birding opportunities, world-class fishing and the jaw-dropping tranquility of
pristine wilderness are just a few reasons visitors keep coming back to our neck of the woods.
The parklands are open year-round and in lots of cases can be toured either on horseback or on
bicycles. In the winter, go ahead and trek through the winding trails on cross-country skis or
snowshoes.

Unwind in style
At the end of the day, bask in the comfort of deluxe resort accommodations equipped with all the
modern conveniences to make your stay relaxing and rejuvenating. Sample some fine dining,
soak in an outdoor hot tub, curl up by the fireplace or dance „til you drop as you explore the
nightlife. The perfect balance of vacation style and meeting needs, Manitoba‟s got just the place
you‟re searching for.

The following is a list of convention resorts with a minimum of 75 rooms plus banquet facilities
and meeting rooms.


Naturally magnificent
Hecla Provincial Park

Then and now
Icelandic settlers were the first to figure out that this island was special and established a
community here in search of a better life for its inhabitants. That optimistic spirit endures today
all across this scenic island on Lake Winnipeg, the seventh largest freshwater lake in North
America. Nowadays, it‟s a provincial park boasting a terrific array of recreation, history,
relaxation and natural marvels. A causeway connecting Hecla Island to the mainland gives
visitors easy access to this four-season playground.

Always open for business
Get closer to nature and energize yourself as you revel in the slate of year-round activities
catering to every conceivable taste. Summertime means tee-off time, beaches, tennis, and boat
tours of the island. Autumn‟s awesome splashes of colour blanket the region, giving your guests
the perfect opportunity to traverse the picaresque hiking trails that envelop the island. When the
snow flies, go cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ice-skating, ice fishing and snowmobiling on
the island‟s designated 36-mile trail.
Smarten up
Learn about the area‟s aquatic life at the Hecla Fish Station‟s all-season interpretive program. Or
explore Hecla Village, where local history comes alive in the architecture and memorabilia of a
bygone era. The village features a large commercial fishing dock, highlighting the importance of
fishing to the development of this charming community. Today, commercial and recreational
anglers share the dock as a jumping-off point for the day‟s adventures.

This is Hecla Provincial Park – an island oasis with a Manitoban aura.


Riding Mountain National Park
Walk this way and experience the wild life

Whatever your walk of life, you‟ll find Riding Mountain is a superb choice for meetings,
conventions or vacations. Established in the 1920s to safeguard its unique landscape and wildlife
– black bear, deer, moose, elk, wolves and great gray owls, for example – the park is also home
to a herd of bison. Guided tours explore the park‟s diverse natural environments.

Old and new interact
The resort town of Wasagaming has maintained many of the original log buildings while
integrating the modern conveniences of shops, restaurants, a movie theatre, dance hall, marina,
campgrounds, cabins and motels. It‟s a blend of old and new we think you‟ll find fascinating.

What to do, what to do
You name it, Riding Mountain‟s got it in spades. Boat, fish, hike, swim, ski, bowl, windsurf,
snowshoe, bird-watch, canoe, camp, play tennis, cycle, horseback ride, downhill ski, suntan – it‟s
all right here at Riding Mountain. There‟s also a natural history museum, an acclaimed 18-hole
golf course and a labyrinth of intertwining trails that let you absorb the essence of the park at
your own discretion. We think you‟ll agree: it‟s the kind of diversified portfolio any businessman
would appreciate and any vacationer would welcome.


Gimli
Home of the gods

About 250 Icelandic settlers first arrived here in 1875 and by the next year that number grew to
1200. They named the place Gimli after the home of the gods in Norse mythology. Today, it‟s
the largest Icelandic settlement outside Iceland, maintaining the distinctive character fostered by
its earliest inhabitants. Gimli is one of the oldest historic tourist centres in Western Canada. Its
enduring appeal shines in nearly every facet of life in this charming Interlake community.

Located about an hour‟s drive from Winnipeg, Gimli offers big-city meeting facilities and a
unique rural flavour certain to make your next gathering especially memorable.
Where culture meets convenience
Join in the celebration of Icelandic traditions at an annual festival in August or visit the New
Iceland Heritage Museum and get a sense of the past by exploring its fascinating collection of
artifacts and other curiosities. Lake Winnipeg‟s awesome presence inspires great fishing, sailing
and windsurfing and provides the perfect backdrop for a lakeshore stroll. A nearby golf course
beckons those interested in braving its challenging terrain while experiencing its rare beauty.

If your convention is slated for winter, rest assured we‟ve got some great recreational activities
you‟ll love. Ice fishing, skating, curling, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling are just a few of
the options available to you during your stay. Once you test Gimli‟s waters, we think you‟ll
understand why it‟s the place so many Manitobans go for their own quick getaway.


Manitoba – incentive travel destinations

Wander around our natural wonders
„Joie de vivre‟ is alive and kicking right here in Manitoba, with incentive travel themes catering
to every possible whim. Unique reward programs for large or small groups run the gamut from
outdoor adventure to urban sophistication. Vast wilderness awaits nature enthusiasts, while first-
class accommodations pamper those who prefer to sit in the lap of luxury.

Resort to golf and fishing
With more than 120 top-notch golf courses across the province, taking a swing at offering golf
incentive packages was a natural choice for us. Challenge yourself on prime fairways and greens
bordered by verdant forests, crystal blue lakes, rushing rivers and rolling hills. Lots of our resorts
pair golfing with quality lodgings and fine dining facilities. So tee-off with us and see why, here
in Manitoba, business and pleasure are par for the course.

Natural beauty and wildlife thrive in Manitoba‟s playgrounds. Remote fly-in fishing camps make
ideal sites for team-building programs, executive board meetings and corporate retreats. More
populated resorts give you great fishing as well, but offer lots of luxuries to boot. All anglers,
from hobbyists to seasoned professionals, will feed off the many challenges presented by
Manitoba‟s countless lakes and rivers. So come try to catch a trophy fish. We promise: you‟ll be
in good company the whole time.

Northern Manitoba: lights, bears and whales
Incentives to Manitoba‟s north are always tempting. Discover the wilderness frontier where
northern lights dance their way across serene night skies. Or witness polar bears strolling along
the ice-packed shoreline of Churchill, the famed “Polar Bear Capital of the World.” Beluga
whales gracefully break the surface of Hudson Bay, sharing their unique song with enthralled
audiences. And the irrepressible sprit of the trapper still thrives in the forts and trading posts
dotting the landscape. No wonder contemporary adventurers are drawn to this place. It‟s got a
flavour and feel like none other on earth.
Southern prairies: culture and cuisine
Golden wheat fields stretch for miles. Winnipeg and Brandon, dual hubs of the grain industry,
combine an inviting blend of cosmopolitan culture, art and cuisine. With a proud past and a
confident future, Manitoba‟s two largest cities mix traditional and contemporary elements in its
array of museums, attractions, renowned architecture, cosmopolitan restaurants and teeming
nightlife.


Manitoba‟s fishing incentives – a natural adventure

We‟re known all around the world for our spectacular fishing, so match your wits against lake
trout, northern pike, walleye, brook trout and more. Fish secluded lakes bordered by serene
forests, fresh air, clean water and picturesque sunsets.

Day 1

Explore Winnipeg. Stock up on fishing and camping gear at one of the city‟s specialty retailers.
Meet at The Forks to try catching some catfish or to paddle a canoe. This popular meeting place
– the junction of the Red and Assiniboine rivers – has been frequented for more than 6,000 years
and now serves as a bustling shopping, dining and entertainment area couched in the heart of the
city. Museums, our French Quarter, major casinos, quaint comedy and music clubs, more than
900 restaurants showcasing the city‟s dynamic cultural scene – it‟s all yours to savour in
Winnipeg.

Day 2

Arrange a visit to a deluxe fishing lodge or a world-class resort. Warm hospitality, delicious
home cooking and friendly service await you after a leisurely day spent fishing our clean, clear
waters.

Days 3 & 4

Once isn‟t enough, so plan to fish a few more days and delight in shore lunches featuring a
genuine catch of the day. Paddle downstream or hike through a forest. Preserve your memories
by going on a photo safari where you‟ll snap shots of wildlife and other photogenic wonders. At
night, swap stories over dinner and relax by the campfire as the sun sets.

Day 5

Return to Winnipeg for an overnight stay and a great evening of dining, dancing and other
entertainments.
Golf Manitoba – your connection to first-rate links

Manitobans love to golf. We‟ve got over 120 courses highlighting both the scenery and the sport.
Courses incorporate parks, rivers, lakes and prairie grasslands as they challenge golfers to strive
for personal bests. Urban hotels, country resorts and guest ranches offer ideal settings for a golf
getaway, with many courses found in and around major centres.

Day 1

Welcome to Winnipeg, home to 23 golf courses. Another 21 courses are just a 20-minute drive
away, making Winnipeg the perfect starting point for your Manitoba golf adventure. Consider
bringing the whole family along – there‟s never a shortage of great things to do. Take a walking
tour of the city, shop at The Forks, home of the Manitoba Children‟s Museum and the Manitoba
Theatre for Young People, or explore the historic Exchange District. Explore Fort Whyte Nature
Centre and spend the day relaxing in the green, urban oasis that encircles this popular attraction.

Day 2

Visit a golf resort in Manitoba‟s visually stunning Riding Mountain, Hecla or Whiteshell parks.
There, you‟ll find challenging courses built along crystal clear lakes and scenic fairways lined by
towering pines.

Days 3 & 4

After golfing, go on a nature hike, play tennis, swim at a beach or snap some pictures of the
native wildlife. Go into town to shop for souvenir curios that reflect the local community‟s spirit.
Finish off the day with a gorgeous meal in the resort‟s dining room and unwind by the fireplace
as you contemplate tomorrow‟s adventures.

Day 5

Get in an early game before heading back to Winnipeg, where you‟ll cap your experience with a
night of urban adventure, where you‟ll investigate a wide range of entertainment options
available year-round.


Churchill, Manitoba – wildlife, up close and personal

Visitors from all over the world love Churchill, Canada‟s Arctic seaport on Hudson Bay. This
northern community boasts some of the most unique nature experiences around. From polar
bears ambling across the tundra to beluga whales breaking the surface of the bay, the sights are
nothing short of remarkable. The colourful artistry of the aurora borealis (Northern Lights) fire
up the night skies. Human ingenuity is showcased in the selection of Inuit arts and crafts
available in the area. Step back in time at the Prince of Wales Fort National Historic Site.
Churchill is accessible by air and rail only.

Day 1

Start your adventure in Winnipeg. Visit a full-size replica of a sailing ship from the 1600s at The
Manitoba Museum and learn about the history, animals and landscape of our northern region.
Appreciate world-class artwork at the Winnipeg Art Gallery, home of the largest collection of
Inuit art in the world. Do you like great food? Well, we‟ve got 900 restaurants to tempt you. And
Winnipeg nightlife is a feast for the body and mind. Music to suit every taste, full-service casinos
and an acclaimed artistic environment – they‟re all here waiting for you. But remember to get a
restful sleep at one of our quality hotels; you‟ll need it where you‟re going tomorrow.

Day 2

Enjoy the dynamic scenery enroute to Churchill, the reputed “Polar Bear Capital of the World.”
Churchill welcomes visitors for polar bear and other wildlife viewing in October and early
November and for beluga whale watching from July to mid-August. Catch the northern lights
from November to March. For culture buffs, dog sledding and igloo building are at their peaks
from January to March.

Day 3

Experience the northern frontier then and now, with trips to the Eskimo Museum, Parks Canada
visitor centre and area gift shops. Go for an unforgettable ride on a tundra vehicle to see polar
bears frolicking in their natural habitat. Or catch the brilliant display of wildflowers and birds
during the summer months. Cruise alongside beluga whales when Hudson Bay is ice-free and
visit the port of Churchill to see freighters bound for faraway places.

Day 4

Take an aerial or helicopter tour of Churchill and go to one of the nature viewing lodges outside
the community to experience the thrill of seeing wildlife rarely found beyond the borders of this
northern community.

Day 5

Return to Winnipeg for an overnight stay and an urban adventure or two before heading home.


Riding Mountain, Manitoba – where the bison roam

Riding Mountain National Park is a mecca for wildlife viewing. Among its 25 species of
mammals and 260 species of birds, the park supports elk, moose, black bear, bison, wolves and
the all-Canadian beaver. Nature combines with creature comforts at Wasagaming, a resort
townsite complete with a visitor centre, restaurants, boutiques, a theatre and quality
accommodations from rental cabins to lodges and resorts. Recreation facilities include hundreds
of kilometres of hiking, biking, snowshoeing and skiing trails through forests and over marshes,
horseback riding, a gorgeous golf course, tennis courts, fishing, a marina and beach. Riding
Mountain is an awesome visual spectacle offering an enticing playground of leisurely pursuits.

Day 1

Get outfitted for your upcoming excursion at one of the many specialized shops dedicated to
adventure touring. Winnipeg is a great birding location with hundreds of varieties migrating here
annually. World-famous Oak Hammock Marsh, natural prairie grass preserves and the Fort
Whyte Nature Centre offer windows on the natural world, all within a short drive. Or ready
yourself for fine dining, theatre, museums, shopping or some R & R in one of our many fine
green spaces.

Days 2 & 3

Head out to Riding Mountain, where the scenery alone makes the trip worth it. Experience the
many wonders of this expansive park as you golf, hike, swim, fish, play tennis or horseback ride.
Spend the night at an area resort or lodge.

Day 4

Stroll around Clear Lake, visit local shops, sample homemade pastry or treat yourself to one of
100 flavours of ice cream available at the concession.

Day 5

Embark on an early morning wildlife photography adventure with an experienced guide
acquainted with the area‟s many splendours. Witness another amazing sunset before preparing
for your return journey.


Winnipeg Nightlife – a real wake-up call

Whether you‟re in the mood for just a little after-hours adventure or a lot, Winnipeg‟s got game.
From sports and entertainment events to local culinary delights, this city‟s invigorating nightlife
is one of Canada‟s best-kept secrets. What makes it so special? Well, it‟s a little bit of this and a
dash of that. Variety is the spice of life, after all, and Winnipeg‟s dynamic diversity – culturally,
artistically and recreationally – is nothing short of exhaustive.

Day 1

As the sun sets, take a walking tour of the Exchange District, designated a national historic site,
and get a sense of turn-of-the-century life as expressed in some of North America‟s most
celebrated architecture of the period. Enjoy dinner in one of several restaurants in the area then
stroll over to the Centennial Concert Hall, Manitoba Theatre Centre, Warehouse Theatre or
Pantages Playhouse Theatre for a night of captivating live entertainment.

Day 2

True to its name, The Forks is a nightspot with choices galore. Start by touring the many
boutiques found at the site, then stop in for a bite to eat at one of its many restaurants. After that,
head over to the baseball park and catch a Winnipeg Goldeyes ball game. Cap the evening off by
celebrating a victory or commiserating a defeat at one of the nearby pubs.

Day 3

It‟s known as the Corydon Strip, a few-block stretch of restaurants, bars and other curiosities
tucked into one of the oldest neighbourhoods in the city. Winnipeg‟s Italian community, with a
few other ethnicities added to the mix, enlivens this area with an unmistakable aura. Savour that
vibe as you casually stroll up and down the sidewalks, ducking into whatever shops catch your
eye. From gnocchi and gelato to espresso and tiramisu, this strip satisfies all sorts of adventurous
appetites.

Day 4

Osborne Village is a people-watcher‟s paradise and the perfect place to relax after a long day.
After hours, you‟ll find Winnipeggers of every style and stripe streaming into the various
eateries and nightspots crowding this popular haunt. Unwind alone or socialize in step with the
locals – the choice is yours.

Day 5

Use your last night to tour the dazzling array of nightclubs the city offers and dance away your
despair at having to leave us the next morning. From country to classic rock, from laid-back to
live-wired, we‟ve got clubs that‟ll make you wish tomorrow never comes.


For more information, contact our Travel Media Relations Team:
Colette Fontaine, (204) 927-7832, cfontaine@TravelManitoba.com
Cathy Senecal, (204) 927-7827, csenecal@TravelManitoba.com

				
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