News

  • Jul 23

Drive-In surfaces at a parking lot in the SHED

Downtown partners, CentreVenture Development Corporation, Downtown Winnipeg BIZ and Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) are pleased to announce a new urban Drive-In outdoor movie series in the emerging Sports, Hospitality, and Entertainment District (SHED).

 
  • Jul 21

CHAT officially launches as a permanent downtown program

Based on best practices of Business Improvement Zones/Associations throughout North America, new efforts to alleviate homelessness are taking place right here in the heart of our city with the Downtown BIZ’s commitment of 3 dedicated outreach workers, passionate and eager to give those in our city who are homeless a fresh start.

 
  • Jul 17

Take in 4 Movies Under the Stars at Memorial Park

Launched two summers ago to outstanding reviews, the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ’s popular movie screenings at Memorial Park returns, with screenings of cinema’s favourite underdogs.

 
  • Jul 01

Rain no match for the 2,500 Winnipeggers who helped form the 4th annual Living Flag

While we await the final ‘Living Flag’ participant counts from competing cities like Victoria, Brandon, Calgary, and the National Capital Region – one thing is for certain: 2,500 Winnipeg citizens demonstrated immeasurable civic pride and community resilience despite today’s wicked weather as they helped to form Downtown Winnipeg’s fourth annual living flag.

 
  • Jun 26

Winnipeg Welcomes Challenge to Defend ‘Canada’s Largest Living Flag’ Title: July 1

Victoria, Brandon, and Calgary have issued a friendly challenge to Winnipeg to see which city can attract more people to join together to form a “living flag” this Canada Day.

 
  • Jun 25

Second Downtown Farmers’ Market Opens, As Popularity Continues To Grow

It’s a similar story heard around the province as farmers’ markets continue their growth into new communities: that the playing field has leveled with more and more vendors and producers thriving with the addition of local markets that attract thousands of new customers.

 
  • Jun 24

Downtown BIZ Announces New Festival Partnership: Flash Photography Festival

The first ever annual photographic festival in Winnipeg – Flash Photography Festival – will take place during the month of October, popping up in various restaurants, coffee shops, and stores throughout downtown Winnipeg.

 
  • Jun 19

50 Person Pedal Party Downtown

50 people will rev up for a cycling and restaurant tour throughout downtown Winnipeg as part of Bike Week. Called A Moveable Feast, participants will dine at urban restaurants through an environmentally-friendly and energizing mode of transportation.

 
  • Jun 13

Canadian Museum for Human Rights Chosen as New Location for Annual Canada Day Living Flag Event

With the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) serving as the backdrop of this year’s Canada Day Living Flag event, the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ invites the public to once again participate in this annual photo-op.

 
  • May 27

New Downtown Concert Series Gives 9 City Festivals a Second Place to Call Home

Launched today, the new Downtown Concert Series hosted by the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ will attract 9 city festivals to the heart of our city.