Why Come to Winnipeg?

Fun facts about Winnipeg

  • Winnipeg has the sunniest winter season in Canada with 358 hours of sunshine

  • We are the Slurpee Capital of the World

  • The Royal Winnipeg Ballet is Canada’s oldest dance company and the longest continuously operating ballet company in North America

  • We are home to the largest French-Canadian community west of the Great Lakes

  • Winnipeg has the largest number of restaurants per capita in Canada

  • Winnipeg boasts one of the longest skating trails in the world

  • Every year Winnipeg hosts the Manito Ahbee Festival which features one of the largest pow wows in North America

  • The Canadian Museum for Human Rights, in downtown Winnipeg, is the first museum solely dedicated to the evolution, celebration and future of human rights