Fairmont Winnipeg Local Attractions in Winnipeg

Local Attractions in Winnipeg

Experience the city’s unique and world class attractions with suggestions from our expert Concierge.

Canadian Museum for Human Rights
85 Israel Asper Way
Located at The Forks, the CMHR is the first museum in the world dedicated to the evolution, celebration, and future of human rights. It holds a collection of thought provoking galleries that explore human rights The Canadian Museum for Human Rights will take you on a journey of education and inspiration unlike anything you’ve experienced before.
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Assiniboine Park and Zoo
2595 Roblin Boulevard
Manitoba is famous for its polar bears. Get up close and personal with the polar bears, without you having to travel all the way to Churchill, by visiting the Assiniboine Park and Zoo. Enjoy a morning wandering the Zoo and experience the Journey to Churchill exhibit, the most comprehensive northern species exhibit of its kind in the world. After taking in the sights of the zoo, relax in the gardens of the adjoining Assiniboine Park with a picnic, catch some live music at the Lyric Theatre, feed the ducks at the duck pond or grab a hotel bicycle and hit the trails. Nestled in the heart of Winnipeg, Assiniboine Park is the perfect place to relax and play year-round with attractions that blend the best of physical activity, sight-seeing, dining and wildlife into one unforgettable experience.
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 Canada Life Centre
300 Portage Avenue
Canada Life Centre is home to large scale events, concerts, and the Winnipeg Jets. The Jets, of the National Hockey League, are Winnipeg’s source for premier sports entertainment and a must-see attraction for any Winnipeg resident or visitor. From October to April, the Jets thrill some of the loudest fans in the NHL during their 41-game regular season, played in the heart of downtown Winnipeg at one of the busiest indoor sports and entertainment venues in North America, Bell MTS Place.
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Centennial Concert Hall
555 Main Street
Includes Centennial Concert Hall, home to the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, the Manitoba Opera, and the Manitoba Museum.
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Royal Winnipeg Ballet
555 Main Street
The oldest company in Canada and the second oldest in North America, Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet is known for its versatile style and performs an eclectic mix of classical and contemporary ballets.
Home performances at Centennial Concert Hall, 555 Main Street
Season: September through May
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Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
555 Main Street
The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra is a fully professional orchestra presenting a wide variety of concerts for all musical tastes. Choose from world-renowned guest artists performing classical masterpieces, entertaining pops programs, concerts for children and families, and an array of exciting specials.
Centennial Concert Hall, 555 Main Street, a 10 minute walk from the hotel
Season: September to May
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The Manitoba Museum
190 Rupert Avenue
The Manitoba Museum is the province's largest heritage center renowned for its human and natural heritage themes. The extensive exhibits - including collections, audiovisual presentations and dioramas - the relationship of people and their environment throughout the history of Manitoba.
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The Forks National Historic Site
1 Forks Market Road
Nestled in the heart of downtown, The Forks is one of Winnipeg’s most beloved places, at the junction of the Assiniboine and mighty Red rivers. Winter, spring, summer or fall, The Forks is a must for a stunning array of dining experiences, incomparable shopping, a constantly changing slate of entertainment and events, and many unique attractions that encompass the site’s natural, historic and man-made features.
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Manitoba Legislative Building
450 Broadway Avenue
Many visitors to Winnipeg, and in fact many locals, don’t pay much attention to the beautiful Legislative building, except to use it as a backdrop for photographs or a sunny spot to enjoy their lunch. The building is shrouded in mystery and is Canada’s very own Da Vinci code. Today, historian Frank Albo runs Hermetic Code tours through the building. Dr. Albo will take visitors along step-by-step to reveal a trail of occult clues concealed in the building's architecture. Legislative tours are offered late May through September. The Hermetic Code tour is offered one evening per week, but the Manitoba Legislative Building is open every day of the year for self-guided tours.
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Manitoba Theatre Centre (MTC)
174 Market Avenue
Theatre lovers can enjoy performances of the classics, comedies, and modern dramas at the Manitoba Theatre Centre Mainstage. The MTC Warehouse Theatre features alternative theatre performances.
Season: October to May
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Rainbow Stage Inc.
2021 Main Street
Rainbow Stage presents full-scale musical productions under the stars in Canada's largest and longest running open-air outdoor theatre. This magical experience has become a summer tradition for Winnipeggers and out-of-town visitors. An extended season now features a winter production at Pantages Playhouse Theatre.
Rainbow Stage Information: (204) 989 5261
Pantages Playhouse Information: (204) 989-2889 
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Royal Canadian Mint
520 Lagimodière Boulevard
The Royal Canadian Mint offers a fascinating guided tour overlooking the manufacturing facility that explains the precise art of coin making. The Winnipeg location is the high-tech, high-volume manufacturing facility. Every single Canadian circulation coin is produced here – literally billions each year. Established in 1976, the Winnipeg plant occupies a 14,864 m2 state-of-the-art facility.
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Winnipeg Art Gallery
300 Memorial Boulevard
The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is home to the world's largest public collection of contemporary Inuit art. The WAG's rotating exhibition schedule features the best of contemporary and historical Manitoba and Canadian art. The gift shop carries unique jewelry and giftware handcrafted by Canadian artists.
Located at 300 Memorial Boulevard - next to The Bay Department store, a 10 minute drive from the hotel.
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There are a number of jogging options, including through city streets, within parks or along the river. Jogging maps are available at the Front Desk.


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