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Experience Autumn at FortWhyte Alive!

Check out our calendar of events to find out about  programming and seminars. Our Fall hours of operation are Monday to Friday, 9 am - 5 pm, Friday, Saturday, Sundays & Holidays from 10 am to 5 pm.

Please Note: the Buffalo Stone Cafe will closed for day time service from October 14-31. See below for more information, or click here.

On Thanksgiving Monday, October 13, the Cafe will be serving brunch buffet from 10 am - 2pm.


Diversity Foods Flocks to FortWhyte!

FortWhyte Alive is excited and proud announce that Diversity Food Services will be operating the Buffalo Stone Café and all on-site catering, beginning November 1.

Look for a delicious new menu featuring local, organic and sustainable cuisine cooked from scratch, including foods from our own FortWhyte Farms.

In preparation for this change, the Café will be closed for daytime service from Oct 14-31. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and look forward to serving you soon!

For more information, click here.



Sunset Goose Flights at FortWhyte Alive

Arrive 30 minutes before sunset to witness this ancient migration ritual. In a breathtaking display, thousands of geese will begin landing about half an hour after the sun dips below the horizon.

Join us for an interpretive presentation about the goose migration. Enjoy the BBQ and concessions available on the south deck of the Interpretive Centre. View 2014 Sunset Times and Presentation Schedule by clicking here.

Enjoy Dinner and a Show, featuring spectacular lakeside views of the setting sun and thousands of migrating geese as you dine on a delicious three-course meal prepared by the Buffalo Stone Café. Click here for details.


FortWhyte Alive’s Adventure Travel Raffle is back! 

Tickets are 3 for $10 and can be purchased
at FWA, or by calling (204) 989-8355.
Each raffle ticket purchased carries a free admission coupon to FortWhyte Alive – an adventure just minutes away from home!

1st Prize: Amazon & Ecuador –
OR – $4000 CASH
2nd Prize: Iceland – OR – $3000 CASH
3rd Prize: Churchill – OR – $2000 CASH

Interested In Raising Funds For A Non-Profit Group? Click here for more information.


Cruise our trails on
a rental bike

Visit FortWhyte Alive’s NEW Bicycle Library
and check out FWA’s fleet of cruiser bicycles,
available for children and adults.
We even have chariots for your little ones.

Single Bike – 1 hour: $10, 2 hours: $15
Family (4 or more bikes) – 1 hour: $35,
2 hours: $50
15% discount for Members. Taxes not included.

Special thanks to Wawanesa for their
generous support, and to Olympia on
Portage Avenue for their assistance!


FortWhyte Life:
Fall 2014 Newsletter


The Fall 2014 FortWhyte Life
is available for download by
clicking here!

Check out our exciting new fall public
programming for September, October, and November!



A Prairie Legacy:
The Bison and its People

A Canadian Tourism Commission Signature Experience

Watch Manitoba’s past come alive at FortWhyte this spring. Discover Manitoba’s rich history and natural wonders with FortWhyte Alive EcoTours. Now featuring, A Prairie Legacy: The Bison and Its People, part of the Canadian Tourism Commission’s Signature Experiences Collection.

To participate in this experience: Please call 989-8353 or email FortWhyte Alive.

Click here for more information! 



FortWhyte Alive Gift Cards

The perfect gift for any nature lover! 

Available in any denomination,  FortWhyte Gift Cards may be used towards the Nature Shop, Membership, the Buffalo Stone Café or programming at FortWhyte Alive!

Available at the Nature Shop.


Recycle your Batteries and Cellphones at FortWhyte!

FortWhyte Alive is proud to take part in Call2Recycle®, the only free battery and cell phone collection program in North America. Bring your old batteries (up to 5 kg in weight) and cell phones to FortWhyte and drop them off in one of our Call2Recycle® collection boxes, located in the Alloway Centre and at the Info Desk in the Interpretive Centre. Help us keep toxic waste from entering landfills and give reclaimed materials a second life!

Click here for more information on this program.



Join Us for 2 O’clock Walks Every Sunday

Let your nature guide take you north to the Bison Prairie, the Tipi Encampment and the Pioneer Sod House … or south to the aspen forest for bird watching. Each walk is a new adventure! FREE with regular admission


FortWhyte Alive on Breakfast Television

CityTV's Drew Kozub spends the morning checking out the fun winter activities FortWhyte has to offer!


Winter Fun!

FortWhyte Alive's skating and tobogganing facilities are ready for your enjoyment.