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Calendar of Activities

Register for activities and events through our online store, or call (204) 989-8355 ext. 311 to save your spot.

Holiday Hours

Winnipeg,

⁠Find your connection, with nature and each other, safely this season.⁠ We are open 9 am-6 pm on July 1.  

Summer Rentals Open

Winnipeg,

Get ready for outdoor adventure. Enhance your visit with our summer rentals, from cruiser bikes to binoculars.

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Alive in the Woods

Winnipeg,

A line-up of inspired exploration to allow you to connect, learn, and explore our intrinsic connection with the natural world.

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Baby Bison Walk

Winnipeg,

See the herd in action, hear how this icon of the prairie almost disappeared, and feel a connection to the herd as you see the miracle of baby bison.

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Storytelling by the Fire

Winnipeg,

Enhance your FortWhyte visit with a stop by our resident storyteller. Enjoy family-friendly tales set to the tune of a delightful crackling fire.

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Guided Dipnetting

Winnipeg,

Head to the boardwalks to find all kinds of critters in the marsh and try to identify what you have found.

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Habitat Secrets

Winnipeg,

See Southern Manitoba's natural mix of grassland, forests, and wetlands — truly a naturalist's paradise!

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FortWhyte Story

Winnipeg,

In less than 50 years FortWhyte has transformed into a haven for plants, animals and people. Join an interpreter to learn more about the past, present and future of this urban nature oasis.

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Paddle Night

Winnipeg,

Spend an evening canoeing or kayaking for the perfect summer night. Register in advance for a 40-minute exploration of our lake.

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Guided Dipnetting

Winnipeg,

Head to the boardwalks to find all kinds of critters in the marsh and try to identify what you have found.

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Bison Safari

Winnipeg,

Venture inside FortWhyte Alive’s bison prairie for an up-close encounter you’ve got to see to believe.

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Paddle Night

Winnipeg,

Spend an evening canoeing or kayaking for the perfect summer night. Register in advance for a 40-minute exploration of our lake.

COVID Considerations

All group programming follows current public health regulations and guidelines regarding group sizes and physical distancing. Face masks are required inside all buildings at FortWhyte Alive. Visitors participating in programs and experiences assume risk associated with using shared equipment.

At this time, we are asking staff and volunteers showing any symptoms to stay home to protect our community. Programs may be cancelled or postponed if staff or volunteers are unavailable to lead them. All visitors registered for a program will be notified as far in advance of the cancellation as possible.