Bah humbug winter! When temperatures dip and snow flies Manitobans fete winter with a full roster of fresh-air festivals, parties and friendly races.
Home owners transform their livingrooms into concert halls during house concerts performed by touring indie rock, folk, roots and blues acts.
Loaded with fur pelts caught on traplines across Northern Manitoba, modern-day trappers descend on Thompson every year to sell their wares to the highest bidder. The Thompson Fur Table connects aboriginal trappers, visitors and buyers to the history of Canada’s fur trade.
Mountain slopes are for sissies. Manitoba’s snow kiters strap on their boards, harness themselves to enormous sails and blast across the snow-covered prairies in a thrilling and chilling ride.