AREA ACTIVITIES

 

Folklorama
August 2-15, 2020
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Celebrate life and culture with world-class entertainment, delicious authentic food and beautiful cultural displays at Folklorama, the largest and longest-running multicultural festival of its kind in the world. Explore one of the most vibrant arts and culture scenes found in the heart of the continent and experience the world’s cultures in Winnipeg from August 2-15, 2020. Folklorama can also curate a VIP Mystery Tour for your client event, providing guests with an all-inclusive experience at Cultural Pavilions. 

Folklorama encourages hands on learning for student youth groups all year round. Through workshops and performances, their ethno-cultural entertainers will take your students or group on a cultural adventure they’ll never forget. The Teachings program is designed to help students appreciate and respect cultural differences and motivate students to take pride in their own cultural heritage.

 

Winnipeg Trolley Company
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Offer: Receive 10% off your tickets on any of their Heart of a Nation City Tours, Ale Trail Craft Brewery Tours, or Trolley of Terror Ghost Tours when you use discount code ‘SYTA2020’.

Redeem Instructions: Visit winnipeg.tours to book your tickets, click on ‘Apply Promo or Voucher’, and enter code SYTA2020 to receive the discount. Or call 204-226-8687 to book tickets, and mention the code to receive your discount.

Contact: Candace, Bookings Manager
Phone: 204-226-TOUR (8687)
Email: [email protected]winnipegtrolley.ca

 

Assiniboine Park Zoo
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Located minutes from downtown Winnipeg in beautiful Assiniboine Park, the Assiniboine Park Zoo provides visitors the opportunity to interact with nearly 180 species and more than 1,500 furry and feathered friends from all corners of the globe. Go deep into the heart of Manitoba’s North – without leaving the City of Winnipeg! Experience one of the best Arctic exhibits in the world, Journey to Churchill. This immersive experience focuses on Arctic and Sub-Arctic life in Manitoba where guests explore the wildlife, geography and culture of Manitoba’s majestic North, one of Winnipeg’s must-see attractions. Travel from the edge of the boreal forest through Manitoba’s north viewing snowy owls, Arctic fox, muskox, wolves, harbour seals and polar bears in a habitat that mirrors their natural surroundings. With over 80 park-like acres, the Zoo has been a favourite destination for tourists, school groups, and animal lovers for over a century.

Offer: Receive a 15% discount on general admissions by presenting your SYTA Conference badge at our Visitor Services kiosk. Not to be combined with any other offer.

 

Manitoba Museum
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The Manitoba Museum’s collections reflect the heritage of Manitoba and other regions of the world. Our nine interpretive galleries explore the interrelationship of people and their environment. Travel through millions of years as you journey from north to south across Manitoba’s vast and varied landscape, from the icy arctic coast to the windswept prairies. Highlights include the Nonsuch, a full-size 17th-century sailing vessel, and the Urban Gallery, which takes you back in time to Winnipeg during the 1920s. The Planetarium features interactive multimedia shows that recreate the current night sky, explore various hot topics in astronomy, and highlight the latest space discoveries. From imaginative children’s shows to more sophisticated fare, the Planetarium shares the wonders of the universe with visitors of all ages. Get interactive with dozens of hands-on exhibits in the Science Gallery. Push the limits of your imagination, put your senses to the test and explore science, technology and the world around you in an exciting, high-energy environment.

Offer: Receive a 10% discount on admission by presenting your SYTA Conference badge at the box office. Not to be combined with any other offer.

 

Fort Gibraltar
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Originally built at the confluence of the Red River and Assiniboine River in 1809-1810, Fort Gibraltar was a North West Company trading post. Fort Gibraltar played a crucial role in the development of the Red River Colony and in the conflict between the North West Company and the Hudson’s Bay Company, early fur trade rivals.The reconstructed Fort Gibraltar is located in Saint-Boniface, Winnipeg’s French quarter, on the banks of the Red River. The fort is a 20 minute walk or 5 minute ride away from Downtown. Visit Fort Gibraltar and learn about Winnipeg’s rich fur-trade history and relations between voyageurs, fur-trade companies and Indigenous Peoples. Engage with interpreters in the trading post, the workshop, the forge, the warehouse or the winterer’s cabin and learn about life in the Red River Colony in the early 19th century.

Offer: Receive a 50% discount on admission by presenting your SYTA Conference badge at the box office. Not to be combined with any other offer. Please check website for opening hours.

 

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