Events Calendar

Friday, Nov 30 to Sunday, Dec 30

The House at Pooh Corner

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Winnipeg’s most famous bear makes a return appearance to help MTYP celebrate the holiday season. As if by magic, the theatre transforms into the world of Winnie-the-Pooh and The Hundred Acre Wood.

For tickets and show times, visit the MTYP website.

November 30 - December 30

Location: Manitoba Theatre for Young People

Categories: Family Friendly, Theatre

Website

Tuesday, Dec 18

I AM Fitness for Seniors

I AM Fitness stands for improve and maintain! Bring your runners and a bottle of water and join this low impact FREE fitness class. Classes will be alternating between walking and aerobics. Classes are catered to ages 55+ and will take place under the Canopy, weather permitting. Maximum of 25 participants per class. Availability is first-come-first-served. 

Tuesdays and Thursdays | 9:30am & 10:30am

Location: Royal Dance at The Forks

Categories: Sports & Fitness

Website

Tuesday, Dec 18

CYCLE

Spin class at The Forks? Heck yes. You can expect a full body, 45 minute indoor spin class that will push you. We believe you can have your cake and eat it too, and by cake we mean face-melting cardio that you can handle. Connect with the beat and the people around you. The lights will be low, and the music will be loud. Our coaches will motivate you in a group environment that will make you work like you never thought possible.

Tuesdays @ 7PM, Fridays @ noon, Sundays @ 10AM

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Sports & Fitness

Website

Thursday, Dec 20

I AM Fitness for Seniors

I AM Fitness stands for improve and maintain! Bring your runners and a bottle of water and join this low impact FREE fitness class. Classes will be alternating between walking and aerobics. Classes are catered to ages 55+ and will take place under the Canopy, weather permitting. Maximum of 25 participants per class. Availability is first-come-first-served. 

Tuesdays and Thursdays | 9:30am & 10:30am

Location: Royal Dance at The Forks

Categories: Sports & Fitness

Website

Thursday, Dec 20

Bike + Beer

Spin class just got more awesome. Treat yoself after with a beer, post-class, from The Common downstairs at The Forks. Connect with the beat and the people around you. The lights will be low, and the music will be loud. Our coaches will motivate you in a group environment that will make you work like you never thought possible. Sweat it out for a full body, 45 minute indoor spin class, then relax, beer in hand, knowing you earned it (you hardworking, Winnipegger, you).

Thursdays, 7PM

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Sports & Fitness

Website

Friday, Dec 21 to Sunday, Dec 23

Eaton's Fairytale Vignettes

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Explore a Winnipeg holiday tradition for all generations! The Children's Museum is pleased to be the home of the last original Eaton's Fairytale Vignettes Display from the ninth floor annex of the Eaton's downtown store - fully restored and open to the public for a limited time only. Visitors of all ages will be delighted by the fifteen fun, fairytale vignettes that make up this classic favourite including Cinderella, Humpty Dumpty, Three Blind Mice, and more. Guided Exhibition Tours are available Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Until January 6

Location: Manitoba Children's Museum

Categories: Family Friendly

Friday, Dec 21

CYCLE

Spin class at The Forks? Heck yes. You can expect a full body, 45 minute indoor spin class that will push you. We believe you can have your cake and eat it too, and by cake we mean face-melting cardio that you can handle. Connect with the beat and the people around you. The lights will be low, and the music will be loud. Our coaches will motivate you in a group environment that will make you work like you never thought possible.

Tuesdays @ 7PM, Fridays @ noon, Sundays @ 10AM

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Sports & Fitness

Website

Saturday, Dec 22 to Sunday, Dec 23

Third + Bird Pop Up at The Forks

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In addition to the fantastic line-up for local retailers at The Forks Market, we’re welcoming Third + Bird vendors for a little extra festive shopping experience each weekend in December! Vendors change each weekend – check out each event listing for vendor line-up.

December 22 + 23 vendors:

  • Always Sunny Fibres
  • Andrea Shelley Designs
  • Brook Drabot Glass
  • Home philosophica
  • Jillian Leigh Jewelry
  • Lewis & Clark Collar Co.
  • Melt Chocolate Company
  • Rasa Holistic
  • R&R Co. Impressions
  • Sarah Cameron Jewelry
  • SOAK Bath Co
  • Sonja Rosenberg Jewellery
  • String and Bone Studio
  • Sweet Spirit Apothecary
  • The Canadian Birch Company
  • The Peg Authentic Brand

December 22 + 23 | 10AM - 9PM

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Family Friendly, Shopping

Sunday, Dec 23

Arctic Glacier Winter Park Sunday Programming

Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides | 1:30 - 4:30 PM

Hop on and enjoy a ride around The Forks site!

Indigenous Storytelling + Bannock Making |1:30 - 3:30 PM

Join Indigenous Elders inside the teepees for a traditional experience of making bannock and sharing stories.

Snow Sculpting Sessions | 1:00 - 4:00 PM

From a block of white snow to a creative creation, learn to carve a small snow sculpture with the help of our expert snow carver.

Soul on Ice | 1:00 - 4:00 PM

The Canopy Skating Rink is transformed into a dance floor on ice. DJs Hunnicut and Co-op spin your favourite tunes while you spin around the ice.

Sundays | December - February

Location: Arctic Glacier Winter Park

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Multicultural

Tuesday, Dec 25

I AM Fitness for Seniors

I AM Fitness stands for improve and maintain! Bring your runners and a bottle of water and join this low impact FREE fitness class. Classes will be alternating between walking and aerobics. Classes are catered to ages 55+ and will take place under the Canopy, weather permitting. Maximum of 25 participants per class. Availability is first-come-first-served. 

Tuesdays and Thursdays | 9:30am & 10:30am

Location: Royal Dance at The Forks

Categories: Sports & Fitness

Website

Tuesday, Dec 25

Christmas Day Buffet at SMITH

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Join SMITH for a festive holiday buffet carefully crafted by Executive Chef Barry Saunders. Reservations are required. Seats are filling up fast, so reserve your table today!

December 25 | SMITH Restaurant

Location: Inn at the Forks

Categories: Food & Drink

Website

Wednesday, Dec 26

ERA Bistro's Boxing Day and New Year's Day Brunch

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Join ERA Bistro this Boxing Day and New Year's Day for their fabulous ala carte Brunch Menu! Brunch is from 10 AM to 3 PM, and though reservations are not required, we recommended calling ahead to ensure you get a table! 

December 26 + January 1 | 10 AM - 3 PM | ERA Bistro

Location: Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Categories: Food & Drink

Website

Thursday, Dec 27

I AM Fitness for Seniors

I AM Fitness stands for improve and maintain! Bring your runners and a bottle of water and join this low impact FREE fitness class. Classes will be alternating between walking and aerobics. Classes are catered to ages 55+ and will take place under the Canopy, weather permitting. Maximum of 25 participants per class. Availability is first-come-first-served. 

Tuesdays and Thursdays | 9:30am & 10:30am

Location: Royal Dance at The Forks

Categories: Sports & Fitness

Website

Thursday, Dec 27

Spin class "Best of 2018"

Join Amie for a fun pop-up spin class at The Forks! Find it in The Forks Pavilion (formerly Muddy Waters).

December 27 | 7 PM | The Forks Pavilion (formerly Muddy Waters)

Location:

Categories: Sports & Fitness

Friday, Dec 28 to Sunday, Dec 30

Eaton's Fairytale Vignettes

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Explore a Winnipeg holiday tradition for all generations! The Children's Museum is pleased to be the home of the last original Eaton's Fairytale Vignettes Display from the ninth floor annex of the Eaton's downtown store - fully restored and open to the public for a limited time only. Visitors of all ages will be delighted by the fifteen fun, fairytale vignettes that make up this classic favourite including Cinderella, Humpty Dumpty, Three Blind Mice, and more. Guided Exhibition Tours are available Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Until January 6

Location: Manitoba Children's Museum

Categories: Family Friendly

Friday, Dec 28

Spin and Skate

Join Amie for a fun pop-up spin class at The Forks! Find it in The Forks Pavilion (formerly Muddy Waters).

December 28 | 7 PM | The Forks Pavilion (formerly Muddy Waters)

Location:

Categories: Sports & Fitness

Sunday, Dec 30

Arctic Glacier Winter Park Sunday Programming

Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides | 1:30 - 4:30 PM

Hop on and enjoy a ride around The Forks site!

Indigenous Storytelling + Bannock Making |1:30 - 3:30 PM

Join Indigenous Elders inside the teepees for a traditional experience of making bannock and sharing stories.

Snow Sculpting Sessions | 1:00 - 4:00 PM

From a block of white snow to a creative creation, learn to carve a small snow sculpture with the help of our expert snow carver.

Soul on Ice | 1:00 - 4:00 PM

The Canopy Skating Rink is transformed into a dance floor on ice. DJs Hunnicut and Co-op spin your favourite tunes while you spin around the ice.

Sundays | December - February

Location: Arctic Glacier Winter Park

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Multicultural

Sunday, Dec 30

Bike, Bootcamp, and Bubbly

Break a sweat with Amie at her spin class and boot camp at The Forks! Find it in The Forks Pavilion (formerly Muddy Waters).

December 30 | 10 AM | The Forks Pavilion (formerly Muddy Waters)

Location:

Categories: Sports & Fitness

Monday, Dec 31

New Year's Eve at The Forks

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Family countdown and mini fireworks at 8 PM | AT THE WINNIPEG SIGN

Fireworks spectacle at midnight | AT THE PORT

More details to come!

5:00 PM

Location: Multiple Locations

Categories: Family Friendly, Free

Monday, Dec 31

New Year's Eve Dinner at ERA Bistro

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Ring in 2019 with a fantastic dinner at ERA Bistro! ERA will be featuring a special four course menu carefully crafted by Executive Chef Kirk Hanson. Cocktail + wine features will be available alongside a choice menu featuring the best local ingredients Manitoba has to offer. Vegan + gluten-free options available. Reservations are required.

To book a reservation, visit their website.

December 31 | 5:30 - 8:30 PM | ERA Bistro

Location: Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Categories: Food & Drink

Website

Monday, Dec 31

New Year's Eve Dinner at SMITH

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Join SMITH this New Year's Eve and say goodbye to 2018 with a sophisticated four-course dinner. The price is $80 per person. Reservations are required. Seats are filling up fast, so reserve your table today!

December 31 | SMITH Restaurant

Location: Inn at the Forks

Categories: Food & Drink

Website

Monday, Dec 31

Top Hats & Tiaras

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Join the Manitoba Children's Museum this New Year’s Eve to finish the holidays on a high note. Dress to impress in your formal wear for an afternoon out on the town. Top hats and tiaras are provided to help you look spectacular for the occasion. Once your family looks super stylish, step in line for a souvenir photograph taken by Ebonie Klassen Photography. Enjoy live musical entertainment by The Solutions, hands-on science activities with Let's Talk Science, festive balloon creations by Balloons by Mike, a ginger ale toast to 2018, and a festive 1000-balloon drop led by Countdown Emcees Drew Kozub and Karly Troschuk from KiSS 102.3's KiSS Morning's with Drew & Karly to ring in the New Year at noon!

December 31 | 11 AM - 1 PM

Location: Manitoba Children's Museum

Categories: Family Friendly

Website

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