What’s Up for this Long Weekend?


Staying in town this weekend? Stay busy!




Museums and activities



Assiniboia Downs: Manitoba Derby Day at the race track involves extra family fun on Monday, with an assortment of free events for children.


Folklorama: A nearly two-week-long multicultural event offers dozens of volunteer-run pavilions featuring live entertainment, cultural activities and ethnic cuisine.


Oak Hammock Marsh: The interpretive centre and wildlife management area will host special activities for Hazy, Lazy Days of Summer from Aug. 3-5.


Icelandic FestivalEvents run in Gimli all weekend.


Pioneer Days: Relive the Mennonite heritage in Steinbach from Aug. 2-5, where a parade is set for Friday morning on Main Street.


Métis Days: Travel to St. Laurent to learn about the Métis experience from Aug. 2-4.


City services



  • Outdoor pools will be open
  • Six wading pools will be available for splashing, most will be open from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the following locations: Central Park, Dakota Park, Machray Park, Shaughnessy Park, West Kildonan Memorial Community Centre and Westdale
  • All splash pads will keep the water flowing from 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • All city-run leisure centres, indoor pools and libraries will stay dark on Monday.





  • Most liquor stores will be holding regular or extended hours leading up to holiday Monday, when all stores open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Unlike others, Cityplace Liquor Mart will remain closed on Aug. 5



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