This is a list of all rural Manitoba destinations for kids and families. This includes both seasonal operations and year-round destinations. You can check out rural events here but also all rural content is integrated into our main all-year, summer, winter, spring, fall listings.

Rural Manitoba

Selkirk Marine Museum

The Selkirk Marine Museum is located in Selkirk, Manitoba about 20 minutes north of Winnipeg.

Laser Tag

There are several options for laser tag both in Winnipeg and surrounding communities.

Narcisse Snake Dens

Every spring thousands of garter snakes start to emerge from their dens near a small

Thunder Rapids Amusement Park

Update: Open for spring with reduced hours as of April 19! They have a wide

Sharptooth Adventures (Morden)

A new indoor play facility is opening its doors in Morden, Manitoba on December 26th,

A Maze In Corn & Ziplines

Winter 2019: A Maze In Corn is becoming a maze in snow this January.

Arnes Farmers Market (Weekends)

Located north of Gimli, this farmer’s market is sprawling and fun-filled.

Stonewall Quarry Park

Featuring walking trails and picnic sites, you can spend a day checking out Stonewall’s Quarry

llama and ducks in pond area with forest in background

10 Acre Woods

This small family run farm is located just outside Anola, MB (east of Winnipeg) and

Kid City

Kid City features three locations (two in Winnipeg, one in Portage la Prairie).

Manitoba Spring & Summer Fairs!

You know it’s summer in Manitoba when there is a fair scheduled for every single

Deer Meadow Farm

UPDATE: Deer Meadow Farms opens on May 15th! Deer Meadow Farms opens in May and

Horse & Pony Rides

From pony rides to trail rides, horseback riding can be a great way for kids

Paintball

Looking for a little excitement? Paintball mixes strategy, fitness and fun into a game that

Birds Hill Park

There is a lot to do at Birds Hill Park which is located north east

Prairie Dog Central Railway

All aboard! Manitoba hosts its very own restored steam engine that takes passengers on a

Boonstra Farms

During summer this is a berry picking destination and in fall it becomes a family

The Beach!

We wait all winter for the snow to melt and water to warm up and

Halloween Events for Kids!

Halloween is so much for kids (and adults too).

Mama’s Pick a Pumpkin

This U-Pick pumpkin destination opens weekends starting Saturday September 29th.

Outdoor Pools & Spray Pads

Cool off this summer with a dip in one of our many outdoor pools and splash pads!

Morning Sound Farm

Located a short drive southwest of Winnipeg, Morning Sound Farm offers family days on Saturdays

Provincial & City Parks in Summer & Fall

Hit up some of our local gems all year round.

Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre

Located southwest of Winnipeg in Morden, MB this centre features the largest collection of marine reptile

Splash Island Water Park

Located in Portage la Prairie, MB – this water park features pools and water slides

Vandenberg’s Prairie Patch

NOTE: Weekend Hours Only. This family run farm features pumpkins galore as well as a few

Shelmerdine Kids Funzone

NOTE: Open Wednesdays through Sundays ONLY. Shelmerdine has opened up their Kids Funzone as of September 22.

Toboganning

Toboganning is a winter tradition around Manitoba.

Little Viking Playround (Gimli)

This is a little hideaway tucked into the Viking Inn in Gimli. For a low-fee

Kid Zone Steinbach

Check out this huge facility for kids located in Steinbach (southeastern Manitoba).

Bowling

Bowling is a great way to pass some time especially during the winter or rainy

Oak Hammock Marsh

This nature-focused destination is about 20 minutes north of Winnipeg.

Bruce D. Campbell Farm & Food Discovery Centre

This centre is and is an interactive exhibit where kids (and adults) can learn about

Public Skating

Skating is a Manitoba tradition!

Indoor Swimming

When days are cold or rainy, an indoor swim can be fun for everyone!

Downhill Skiing

We may be on the prairies but we still have a selection of beautiful ski

Parent/Child Coalitions & Family Supports in Manitoba

Parent-child coalitions are a provincially funded initiative to help ensure support and resources for new

Meandher Creek Pumpkin Patch (Oak Lake)

Opening September 8th, 2018! This adorable pumpkin patch features lots of kid-friendly fall activities.

Schwabe Pumpkins

Opening September 15, 2018: Located north of Winnipeg off Highway 8, this fall destination is

Rural Baby/Kids Community Drop In Groups & Classes

This is a new list and more will be added to it soon. These are