Considered as a romantic city, there are plenty of things for couples to do in Winnipeg. Thanks to its architecture, which is both magnificent and timeless, Winnipeg offers a privileged setting for lovers.
Hand in hand strolls along with the museum, shopping under the glass roofs, and dining in an upscale restaurant are just a few examples of the exciting activities that the City light offers to lovebirds. Follow us on a virtual tour of the things couples can do in Winnipeg.
Watch a ballet
You may be surprised to know that the Royal Winnipeg Ballet is one of the most prestigious ballet companies in the world! It is the first ballet company to receive a royal title from Queen Elizabeth II. Renowned dancers such as Mikhail Baryshnikov and Evelyn Hart were once students here. This well-known company spends almost half the year traveling the world. However, if you have the opportunity to see them perform in their hometown, it is an experience you will never forget.
The Forks National Historic Site
Once you understand that the city of Winnipeg founded at a significant intersection of two mighty rivers, you realize the importance of solidarity. You cannot help but feel a sense of community. La Fourche is a historic district located in the heart of the city. These are Winnipeg’s most visited attractions, with more than 4 million visitors a year. Why is it so popular? It represents 6,000 years of trade between Indigenous nations, European fur traders, Scottish settlers, Métis buffalo hunters, and anyone looking to do business. Here you will find everything from museums: chic boutiques, markets to buy products and rub shoulders with locals.
Winter may be unforgiving in these areas, but it’s still beautiful. If you’re brave enough to face the cold, Winnipeg has plenty of ways to show you how to make winter fun. From early December to early January, visitors invited to travel 2.5 km and take advantage of 26 unique themed spaces, with more than a million lights. If you feel very festive, stop along the way and take the opportunity to go ice skating outdoors or go headlong into the snow in an open horse-drawn sleigh!
Shop until the fall at the Stock Exchange
Winnipeg, made up of a network of eclectic neighborhoods, each with its flavor, style, and history. If you have brain purchases, there is no better place to follow your retail therapy than the District Exchange, a national heritage site. This collection of 150 heritage buildings dates back to the 19th century and houses some of the city’s most chic boutiques. Whether you are here to bring home a unique souvenir or to learn more about Winnipeg’s humble beginnings, it is all about exchange.