Things to do this Weekend in Winnipeg: February 22 – 24, 2019

Things to do this Weekend in Winnipeg: February 22 – 24, 2019

A weekly digest of what’s in and around Winnipeg this weekend including family and kids’ activities, live music, theatre, performing arts, sports and exhibitions.

I. Family & Kids Activities this weekend

Festival du Voyageur
Every winter, Saint-Boniface, Winnipeg’s French quarter, is transformed into a winter paradise and becomes host to the largest winter festival in Western Canada.

February 15 – 24, 20119
Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic
Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic comes skating into a city near you with a cast of over 50 of Disney’s characters, with Mouse-ter of Ceremonies Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and many of the Disney Princesses. Relive the magic of Disney’s Frozen with Anna, Elsa and Olaf.

February 21 – 24, 2019
Central Winter Festival
An afternoon of free fun for all families.
Saturday, February 23, 2019 |
Central Park, 400 Cumberland Avenue, Winnipeg
Winter Safari Event
Family fun activities include guided snowshoe treks, bird feeder crafts, a scavenger hunt, and animal identification tables.

February 24, 2019
International Polar Bear Weekend
To celebrate International Polar Bear Day, a whole weekend of activities allows visitors to learn about polar bears, conservation, and what they can do to help protect our sea ice. A breakfast with the Bears on Saturday and other fun, family-friendly activities throughout the weekend.

February 23 – 24, 2019
Assiniboine Park Zoo – Tundra Grill, 2595 Roblin Boulevard, Winnipeg
II. Live Music
Star Wars vs. Star Trek
Special guest hosts Brett Megarry and Jeff Braun, from CJOB’s The Couch Potatoes, settle the score with iconic music from both a galaxy far, far away and where no man has gone before.

February 22 – 24, 2019
Winnipeg Music Festival
Participants come from all parts of the Province of Manitoba, from north-west Ontario and from the northern United States to compete in Winnipeg’s Festival.

February 20 – March 17, 2019
Chali 2na
The official After Party of Festival du Voyageur at Centre Culturel Franco-Manitobain – CCFM. Rap/R&B fans will be blown away by Chali 2na’s baritone voice, Anthony OKS’s flow and stage presence and Alaclair Ensemble’s perfectly frenglish rap lyrics.

Saturday, February 23, 2019 | 11:00 PM – 2:00 AM
III. Theatre/Performing Arts
A Doll’s House Part 2

February 20 – March 16, 2019
Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, 174 Market Avenue. Winnipeg
What if Romeo & Juliet

February 15 – 24, 2019
Manitoba Theatre For Young People, 2 Forks Market Road, Winnipeg
How I Learned to Drive

February 20 – 23, 2019
Prairie Theatre Exchange, Winnipeg
I Reveen

Friday, February 22, 2019 | 8:00 PM
Club Regent Event Centre, 1425 Regent Ave. W., Winnipeg
The Threepenny Opera

February 22 – March 2, 2019 | 7:30 PM
West End Cultural Centre, 586 Ellice Avenue, Winnipeg
IV. Sports
Coldest Night of the Year

Saturday, February 23, 2019 | 4:00 – 8:00 PM
Sport Manitoba, 145 Pacific Avenue, Winnipeg
International Women’s Junior Hockey Invitational

February 19 – 23, 2019
BellMTS Iceplex, 3969 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg
Red River Mutual Community Day

Sunday, February 24, 2019 | 12:00 – 2:00 PM
Red River Mutual Trail
V. Exhibitions, Festivals & Other Events
Winnipeg Real To Reel Film Festival

February 19 – 24, 2019
North Kildonan MB Church, 1315 Gateway Road, Winnipeg
Winnipeg Real To Reel Film Festival

February 22 – 24, 2019
RBC Convention Centre, 375 York Avenue, Winnipeg
Ai-Kon: Winterfest 2019
A celebration of Japanese animation and culture all in one day!

February 23, 2019
RBC Convention Centre, 375 York Avenue, Winnipeg
2019 Afro Prairie Film Festival

February 21 – 24, 2019
Winnipeg Cinematheque, 100 Arthur St, Winnipeg
Savour: Wine & Food Experience

February 23, 2019
RBC Convention Centre, 375 York Avenue, Winnipeg