Author Archives: Emily Ormonde

Over 65,000 People Gather for Downtown’s Biggest Street Festival: Sept. 9-11

An estimated 70,000 people had plenty of reasons to enjoy downtown, as the 6th annual Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries ManyFest livened Broadway and Memorial Boulevard, with a celebration of community, arts, entertainment, and healthy living this past weekend from September 9 to 11.

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5th Annual Filipino Street Festival Moves Downtown as part of Downtown BIZ’s Event Program

Courtesy of new funding through the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ’s Host It Downtown program, the 5th annual Manitoba Filipino Street Festival will move downtown, bringing a projected 8,000 people with them.

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Downtown’s Biggest Street Party Returns with Bigger & Better Events: Sept. 9-11

Downtown’s beloved addition to Winnipeg’s wealth of festivals, the 6th annual Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries ManyFest street party, will animate Broadway from September 9-11 with an energetic atmosphere of arts, entertainment, and delicious cuisine, to draw people into heart of the city.

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Virtual Game Gives Kids & Kids at Heart an Opportunity to Create Ideal Downtown: Media Preview on July 26 from 4-6PM

Winnipeggers can now experience Downtown Winnipeg in a whole new way — virtually in Minecraft. A SketchUp model of Downtown Winnipeg was imported into Minecraft, giving kids (and kids at heart!) the opportunity to strategize about how the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ can help downtown go from good to great, with all of the to-scale buildings serving as a backdrop for virtual intervention.

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Investors Group Presents the Downtown Cinema

Get your lawn chairs, gather your loved ones, and let’s all go to the movies! Investors Group presents the Downtown Cinema: free movie screenings that will transform outdoor downtown spaces into the perfect places to sit back, relax, and enjoy nine of your favourite movies throughout the summer on the big 40-foot screen under the stars.

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Winnipeg’s Canada Day Living Flag Hits It Out of the Park!

As the numbers rolled in from competing cities across Canada, the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ once again claimed its title as the Largest Canada Day Living Flag in the country.

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