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Area Activities

August 6-19, 2023

Celebrate what makes the fabric of Manitoba so special – our people – at Folklorama August 6th-19th, 2023. Plan your Pavilion-hopping across Winnipeg, try new delicacies, witness some of the best ethno-cultural entertainment around, shop, and support the work of our incredible multicultural communities. Attend like a VIP with an unforgettable walking, cycling or bus tour. Want to attend multiple Pavilions? Purchase a Vickar Automotive Group Multi-Pack for admission discounts, visit a Pavilion that you have never seen before or have missed – the options are endless!  Plan your experience today at Folklorama.ca.

Folklorama encourages interactive learning for student youth groups all year round with the Folklorama at School program. Through hands-on workshops and performances, ethno-cultural artists will educate your group while taking them on a cultural adventure they’ll never forget. The program is designed to help students appreciate and respect cultural differences while motivating them to take pride in their own cultural heritage.

Experience Folklorama on August 19th during Dine Around. Do you want to learn how to dance at the Pavillon canadien-français? How about trying the delicious food from the First Nations Pavilion? Get whisked away to experience and celebrate cultures from around the world with a Folklorama VIP tour! Over the course of a few hours, travel across the globe as you explore the arts, enjoy tasty food, and share knowledge from 2 different Pavilions!

To learn more and book your adventure, click here and enter your discount code SYTA23 when you click the “Book Tour” button.

Winnipeg Trolley Company

Offer: Receive 10% off your tickets on their Highlights and Unknown Sites city tour, when you use discount code ‘SYTA2023’.

Redeem Instructions: Visit winnipegtrolley.ca to book your tickets, click on ‘Apply Promo or Voucher’, and enter code SYTA2023 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]

Assiniboine Park Zoo

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

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.

Royal Canadian Mint

Since 1908, the Royal Canadian Mint has been renowned for its artistry and craftsmanship in producing the finest coins in the world. We are proud to offer guided tours that showcase the impressive dedication of our employees. Tour guests will witness first-hand the passion and pride that inspires us as we carry out ambitious projects. A visit to our boutique offers guests the chance to start their own collection, or to buy the perfect souvenir for family and friends. Tour reservations are recommended as tour spaces are limited. For Reservations Call: 204-984-1144

Offer: SYTA Delegates show your conference badge at check in and receive a free tour!

Rainbow Stage

Enjoy breathtaking live musical entertainment at Rainbow Stage, Canada’s largest and longest-running outdoor theatre. Rainbow Stage presents world-class musical theatre in an open-air, domed auditorium in the beautiful and natural setting of Kildonan Park. From August 16 -September 3, Rainbow Stage presents Disney’s The Little Mermaid. Go Under The Sea and follow along as Ariel a mermaid princess falls in love with a human prince, and despite her best friend Flounder’s advice becomes determined to find a way to be with her prince charming.

Offer: Receive $5 off regular seats in Section B by presenting your SYTA Conference badge at the box office.”

Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre

Oak Hammock Marsh is one of North America’s birding hotspots. This 36km2 wetland is home to 300 species of birds, numerous mammals, amphibians, reptiles, and fish, and countless invertebrates. During migration season, the number of waterfowl using the marsh can exceed 100,000 daily! Open year-round, the Wetland Discovery Centre features many engaging and educational programs a theatre, a scenic café, a gift shop, meeting rooms, rooftop observation deck, and interactive exhibits.

Offer: Receive free admission by presenting your SYTA Conference badge at the box office.

FortWhyte Alive

FortWhyte Alive offers visitors 640 acres of lakes, forest, marsh, meadow and farmland, as well as being home to bison, whitetail deer, waterfowl, and countless other wildlife. For a truly memorable experience, get up-close to a herd of bison on the Bison Safari, or try one of their cultural, historical, and agricultural tours that are guided by professional interpreters.

Offer: SYTA attendees who show their conference pass at check in will receive complimentary admission.

Outlet Collection Winnipeg

Located a short ten-minute drive from the airport and twenty minutes from downtown Winnipeg, this refreshing new outlet concept combines brand name fashion and lifestyle retailers—all at outlet prices you can’t resist! VIP Visitor Shopping Experience: Visitors shopping at Outlet Collection Winnipeg that live 60 km or more outside city limits can take advantage of special discounts and offers of up to 25% OFF from participating retailers.

Offer: Visit Guest Services located at the center of the mall and present proof of residency, i.e. a passport, to claim.

Tourisme Riel – Experience the Passion & Histoire of Saint-Boniface

Conveniently located across the river from Downtown Winnipeg, the Saint-Boniface neighborhood is recognized as the francophone capital of western Canada, an area rich in architecture, history and unique stories.    A 40-minute documentary is a great way to start your discovery, followed by a guided walking tour of the area.   Visit the parks, old City Hall, the magnificent Cathedral and Cemetery and learn of the people and events that were central in the creation of Manitoba and are today a unique and vibrant part of its fabric.  Call 204-233-8343 for more information.


Exchange District Historic Walking Tours

A National Historic Site, the Exchange District features an exceptional collection of heritage buildings built between 1880 and 1920—all tucked away within a small 20-block area. Nicknamed the “Chicago of the North”, the neighbourhood features massive stone and brick warehouses, elegant terracotta-clad buildings, narrow angled streets as well as cobblestone paths and alleyways. On guided walking tours, knowledgeable and dynamic tour guides examine legends of power, corruption and heroism all while you enjoy an exceptional collection of architecture. A must-see for visitors and locals!

Offer: Get a $6 student rate by presenting your SYTA Conference badge when you call or email to book.