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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.


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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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.

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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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  • Peloton Bikes

    The Peloton bike brings you the most convenient and immersive indoor cycling experience with streaming daily live classes. You'll have 24-hour access to studio cycling classes available to you as a guest at our hotel.

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  • Flight Simulator Experience

    Located in the Johnston Terminal, Pilots Club Winnipeg offers visitors an opportunity to get behind the controls of an F-18 Hornet and a Commercial Boeing 737NG as part of a state of the art Flight Simulator Experience.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Assiniboine Park Zoo

    Located minutes from downtown Winnipeg in beautiful Assiniboine Park, the Zoo has been a favourite destination for families, tourists, school groups, and animal lovers for over a century. With over 80 park-like acres to explore, the Zoo is open year-round with both indoor and outdoor exhibits, providing visitors with the opportunity to interact with animal species from all corners of the globe.

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