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Top 5 activities to do this winter in Manitoba

Manitoba's snow, frozen lakes and beautiful parks are an invitation to many winter activities. Take the opportunity to have fun with your family, go cross-country skiing, hiking or ice fishing. Here are 5 things to do this winter in Manitoba.

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1. Snow Maze

Did you know that the world's largest snow maze is right next door? If you haven't done so yet, be sure to check out A Maze in Corn in St. Adolphe! Dare to get lost in the snowy alleys of the labyrinth, admire the ice sculptures, slide with the giant sled and enjoy a good hot chocolate at the end of the day!

Opening on January 28, 2023
Thursday and Friday from3 pm to 9 pm
Saturday from 11 am to 9 pm
Sunday from 11 am to 8 pm

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2. Ice Fishing

Whether you’re a rookie or an expert, you can take lessons at Fort Whyte Alive with Prairie Gal Fishing (bilingual service available). You will learn, among other things, how to handle the drill to catch your first fish and live a magnificent outdoor adventure. See the Francofish Guide for more information.

3. Cross-country skiing

If you like cross-country skiing, you've come to the right place! Enjoy Manitoba's long winter season to discover the best cross-country ski trails in the province. From Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes to St. Boniface via St. Pierre Jolys, Taché or St. Malo, you will find walkable trails for all levels with the possibility of renting ski equipment. Read our article to learn more about Manitoba's best cross-country ski trails.

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4. Dog sledding

Travel a few kilometres by dog sled in the middle of a forest while admiring mesmerizing landscapes, a unique winter experience! Whether with Harness Adventure Mushing Company in Richer or with Unique Adventure in St. Malo, the experience is worth the trip. You will also learn about mushing and its historical importance as a means of transportation in winter.

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5. Festival du Voyageur

Don't miss Western Canada's largest winter festival from February 17 to 26 in the heart of St. Boniface, Winnipeg's French Quarter. A unique event that celebrates French-Canadian culture, traditional good food, music and a host of outdoor activities for the whole family. You can buy your tickets now!

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