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Find Things to Do Near Inn at the Forks

Inn at the Forks sits at the center of Winnipeg’s cultural hub. Our downtown neighborhood, The Forks, houses some of the city’s most popular destinations for tourists and residents alike. From arts and cultural attractions to the best area shopping and annual local events, there are plenty of things to do in Winnipeg. 

Explore the best area attractions and events to keep you busy during your stay at Inn at the Forks.

Arts & Culture
Spend a relaxing day museum hopping or taking in the history and culture of Winnipeg. 

Parks & Attractions
Experience the beautiful Canadian outdoors at some local favorite parks and outdoor attractions.

Guests visiting these top downtown Winnipeg shopping destinations are sure to put a dent in their wallet. 

Attend the best annual events happening near our hotel in The Forks for an authentic Winnipeg experience.

  • The Forks Market + Food Hall

    Located just steps from Inn at the Forks and now home to a vibrant + deliciously eclectic food hall, The Forks Market features the best in local offerings on the main floor and fantastic local maker + retail options on the second floor. What is now The Forks Market was once horse stables + haylofts in the height of the railway days.

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  • The Common Craft Beer + Wine Kiosk

    The Common craft beer and wine kiosk is located in the newly renovated Food Hall of The Forks Market. They have 20 craft beer and 20 wines available by the glass or in flights. Their beer listing is always changing, so there is always something new to try. The wine list is curated four times a year by top female sommelier, Véronique Rivest.

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  • Canadian Museum for Human Rights

    The Canadian Museum for Human Rights is dedicated to the evolution, celebration and future of human rights. The building itself is an inspiring architectural achievement, while museum’s contents offer a unique opportunity for learning and discovery in human rights leadership.

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  • NHL Winnipeg Jets Hockey

    As the official home of the National Hockey League’s Winnipeg Jets, Bell MTS Place hosts 45 home games each season (41 regular season games, 4 pre-season games). Thanks to the incredible support of Winnipeg Jets fans, Bell MTS Place has earned the reputation as the loudest building in the entire NHL after only one season.

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  • Craft Breweries

    Winnipeg has quickly become a hot spot for craft breweries, gaining a unique notoriety for being home to some of Canada’s most tasty and engaging ales. Taprooms, Brew Pubs and Distilleries can be found in virtually any corner of the city and several offerings call upon our prairie roots and established “foodie status”, appealing to any and all tastes.

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  • Local Eats

    Winnipeg’s tremendous culinary scene continues to catapult itself up and into the national stratosphere, punching well above its weight class.

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  • Design Quarter

    Design Quarter Winnipeg is a curated destination experience within a walkable area of our city, creating a community of authentic, local retail + design culture.

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  • Esplanade Riel

    This five-metre wide and 250-metre long “people path,” is located north of the junction of the historic Red and Assiniboine Rivers, and provides a link between The Forks and Winnipeg’s French Quarter.

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  • Riverwalk

    One of the city’s jewels, The Assiniboine Riverwalk winds along the riverbanks from underneath Esplanade Riel all the way to the foot of the Manitoba Legislature.

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  • Downtown Winnipeg

    Log in to Instagram and search #finditdowntown. This might just be the best way to see how vibrant, diverse and artistic Winnipeg’s core is.

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  • Exchange District

    Winnipeg's Exchange District is one of the most iconic and vibrant neighbourhoods in Winnipeg. This National Historic Site features an exceptional collection of heritage buildings built between 1880 and 1920. Nicknamed the “Chicago of the North”, the Exchange features over 150 immaculate heritage buildings within 30-square-blocks.

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  • The Forks National Historic Site

    Come experience an exceptional array of dining options, fantastic local makers and retailers, a constantly changing slate of entertainment and events, and many unique attractions that encompass the site’s natural, historic and built features.

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  • Johnston Terminal

    The four-storey Johnston Terminal, formerly a cold storage railway warehouse, is now home to a variety of unique specialty boutiques and stores.

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  • Trails + Fitness

    Explore the Forks and surrounding area on a network of walking paths and trails, including a 10km long frozen river trail in the winter. Bike rentals are available at the Hotel and nearby at The Forks, and skate rentals are available in the winter at The Forks.

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  • CN Stage & Field

    CN Stage and Field are the epicentre for many of Winnipeg’s finest concerts and events including Canada Day at The Forks presented by Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries, Folklorama’s annual kick off celebrations, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and Her Royal Highness the Queen's visit of 2010, Spiritfest and the Warchild Concert of 2000 and the 1999 Pan Am Games mainstage concerts.

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  • Upper Fort Garry

    Upper Fort Garry Provincial Park is the place where the Province of Manitoba was born and the decision was made to join Canada. Today this site has been revitalized, re-energized and fort and area stories are being told through technology, art and a sound and light show.

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