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City of Winnipeg Bus Tour

Participants are invited to register online for this guided city tour which includes stops at the Forks National Historic site, Winnipeg’s French Quarter (St. Boniface) and the beautiful St. Boniface Cathedral, the oldest cathedral in Western Canada. Participants will also visit the architecturally-inspired Exchange District, often used as a period backdrop for today's movie industry. Other scheduled stops include the Manitoba Legislative Building, the beautiful homes of Wellington Crescent, and Winnipeg’s 393-acre Assiniboine Park, featuring bronze sculptures, porcelains, paintings and sketches by celebrated Winnipeg artist, Dr. Leo Mol.

Buses will leave from the Winnipeg Convention Centre main entrance on York Street.

Duration: 3 hours

Tour Departures

Saturday, September 21 – 13:00-16:00 
Sunday, September 22 – 13:00-16:00

Self-Guided Walking Tour

Visitors can admire Winnipeg’s hidden gems via a self-guided walking tour. Discover the historic Manitoba Legislative Building, Memorial Park and Golden Boy statue, proud symbols of Winnipeg’s proud heritage. Winnipeg’s Exchange District is home to an eclectic mix of art, culture, commerce and entertainment. Just across the historic Red River lies Winnipeg’s famous French quarter, St. Boniface. Visit the gravesite of one of Manitoba’s founding fathers, Louis Riel, the nearby museum and basilica.  Along Wellington and Wolseley Avenues, visitors will see a variety of residences ranging from simple houses to grand mansions dating back to the turn of the 20th century.

Additional information can be obtained from the Tourism Desk at the Winnipeg Convention Centre.

Duration: at your own pace