Category: Active Living

Summer's not over yet!

Posted on Dec 19, 2019 by The Forks Market

Hello? Hot weather? Where did you go?! Is it just us or has this September been a particularly speedy and harsh transition from those sunny summer days of July and August? Well, we’re not going down that...

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Stroll along with our self-guided art walk

Posted on Sep 06, 2019 by The Forks Market

There are lots of great reasons to visit The Forks, right? The history, the food, the drinks, the shops, the events… we could go on and on (and we often do!). But one thing we definitely don’t want you to forget about is the art!

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September: The New Year, part two.

Posted on Sep 04, 2019 by Lindsay Somers

Anyone else feel like September is the new year, part two? The French call this time of year “la rentrée” which literally translates to “the return.” It signals the end of summer and its lazy days with a return to school, work and well, real life.

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Grab your headphones - our self-guided audio tour is here!

Posted on Aug 31, 2019 by The Forks Market

For Winnipeggers and visitors spending September Long in the city, The Forks: A self-guided audio tour launches this week. No need to fight the traffic on the highway out to the lake—experience a mini urban getaway, in the heart of Winnipeg at The Forks. Get some fresh air, a...

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A berry good time to check out the Public Orchard

Posted on Aug 18, 2019 by The Forks Market

Six years ago, The Forks partnered with Winnipeg CORE to plant 61 fruit trees and around 75 fruit-bearing shrubs and bushes. Now, after years of growth, those trees and bushes have blossomed into a public orchard, producing delicious fruit available to be consumed...

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A Day in the Life of The Forks Patio 

Posted on Aug 14, 2019 by Lindsay Somers

The new summer hot spot: The Forks Patio. Have you been?  Every...

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Ideas to beat summer activity fatigue

Posted on Aug 08, 2019 by The Forks Market

We’re about halfway through summer vacation — have you run out of ideas to entertain your kids yet? We know it can be a struggle to keep those young ones occupied all day, every day, so we’ve put together a list of amazing summer activities and programs going on in...

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The Loop: a 2.5K little adventure

Posted on Jul 17, 2019 by Lindsay Somers

  For years I’ve been running, walking and biking a downtown loop at The Forks. It is my favourite four season outdoor experience at the Forks. The loop...

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Earth Day: Today + Every Day at The Forks

Posted on Apr 22, 2019 by The Forks Market

We have an impressive goal: zero garbage, zero carbon emissions, and zero water waste at The Forks site. This is The Forks’ Target Zero sustainability initiative year-round. We are taking every step we can to implement innovative...

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Summer IS coming!

Posted on Apr 16, 2019 by The Forks Market

Despite the minor snowfall on Monday and any other random acts of winter Mother Nature has in store for us over the next few weeks, summer weather is on the way, and we can’t wait to get our woolies into storage, crack out those sandals and bare legs and get...

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