Oh glorious summer! It’s time to soak up the sun with lots of places to visit and things to do with kids during the summer months in Winnipeg and Manitoba. Hit up the beach, check out go kart racing or ride the train at Tinkertown. There are so many fun options for kids and families to make the most of Manitoba summers. Make sure to visit the All Year and Events pages for more options.

Summer

Kismet Creek Farm

This little animal sanctuary is located just south of Steinbach and has varied hours for outsiders to visit with the animal residents.

Valour Football Club

Winnipeg is now home to the Valour FC! The Valour FC is one of several team competing in the new Canadian Premier League (CPL) that kicks off with its first season in 2019.

Selkirk Marine Museum

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

Thunder Rapids Amusement Park

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

A Maze In Corn & Ziplines

This destination offers zip lines all Summer but things really kick into gear in the Fall when the corn maze starts to open.

Arnes Farmers Market (Weekends)

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

Manitoba Spring & Summer Fairs!

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

Deer Meadow Farm

Deer Meadow Farms opens in May and runs until late fall.

Winnipeg Goldeyes Baseball

The Winnipeg Goldeyes also offer great options for families.

Assiniboine Park Steam Train

For decades this real coal burning steam train has taken riders on a journey through

Grand Prix Amusements

If the weather is warming, Grand Prix sometimes opens up as early as April!

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

Assiniboine Park

The park is huge and great for a walk, or bike ride, around the duck

Tinkertown

A Winnipeg classic – this amusement park opens during late spring on weekends and runs all week

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

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.

Splash Island Water Park

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

Fun Mountain

Another Winnipeg classic, this park located near the Perimeter Highway in the south east side

Assiniboine Valley Railway Summer Weekends

Catch a ride on this miniature train that winds its way through a forest.

Oak Hammock Marsh

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

The Forks

The Forks is downtown in Winnipeg and has lots of kid-friendly activities throughout the year.

Assiniboine Zoo

The Zoo has made some major renovations in the last few years resulting in an

Winnipeg Blue Bombers Football

Grab the kids and head out to see a game!

Red River Coop Speedway

Did you know there is a race car speedway just south of Winnipeg?