Top Tips for Visiting Winnipeg
1. Check out the Blue Bombers
Before you go, check and see if the Winnipeg Blue Bomber’s – the city’s resident football team – have got any games coming up. Booking in advance means you can get the best seats in the house and the best prices.
2. Royal Winnipeg Ballet
If you love all things dance, watching a performance by the Royal Winnipeg Ballet is an absolute must. As one of the world’s most prestigious ballets, it is the home of the famous Mikhail Baryshnikov. Tickets can be expensive but the quality of the performances make it worth every penny.
3. Visit Winnipeg in Winter
Arguably, Winnipeg really shines in the colder months and the locals embrace the winter season. There are a number of different winter festivals you can attend, and if you’re a foodie there is an incredible pop up restaurant called Raw Almond where you can indulge all your senses.
4. Canoe on the Red River
One of the best ways to experience Winnipeg is definitely on the water – get your adrenaline rush as you canoe or kayak through the lush scenery. If you would prefer to see the river at a slower pace, why not walk take a picnic and walk along the banks?
5. Sample some Pickerel
The most common fish in Winnipeg, you must try this delicacy during your trip. Normally pan-friend, pickerel is a white fish with a delicate taste. You can even try and catch one yourself!