News

  • Aug 21

Free Street Party on Edmonton

Winnipeggers’ undeniable love for good street parties continues on as Edmonton Street will come alive with an eclectic and multicultural backdrop of local talent, musicians, artists, and buskers.

 
  • Aug 14

Winnipeg’s Fastest Cyclist

Three very proud Winnipeggers were crowned “Winnipeg’s Fastest Cyclists” today

 
  • Aug 07

MANYFEST: Downtown’s Biggest Street Party

Downtown Winnipeg’s biggest street party Manyfest: All Together Downtown, presented by the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ and Manitoba Lotteries – is set to take over Broadway, with an anticipated crowd of 30,000-plus people on September 7, 8 and 9 this year.

 
  • Aug 01

Movies on Memorial

Downtown Winnipeg gets a blast from the past as Memorial Park becomes an outdoor movie theatre – conjuring feelings of nostalgia with the following movie selections from the 30s, 70s and even the 80s

 
  • Jul 27

Marbles on Portage

Winnipeggers working and living downtown will be privy to an interesting view today: 20 giant marbles being installed on the sidewalk. These beautiful new pieces are a new public artwork installation by Erica Swendrowski that will officially open for the public to see on July 31st at 12:00pm.

 
  • Jul 24

Living Flag on Stamp

Winnipeg’s strong sense of community pride will be forever enshrined in the hearts and minds of Canadians – as the Downtown BIZ’s Canada Day Living Flag photo was selected by Canada Post to be part of the Canadian Pride series to be issued on January 14, 2013.

 
  • Jul 23

Millennium Library Park Officially Opens

A beautiful and inviting urban green space has come to life behind the Millennium Library in downtown Winnipeg.

 
  • Jul 01

Canada Day Living Flag

Winnipeggers showed all of Canada how much they truly love their city and downtown – as thousands of participants, dressed in red and white t-shirts and patriotic attire, assembled into one of Canada’s largest living flags at the Manitoba Legislative Grounds on Canada Day.

 
  • Jun 28

The Gloves Are Off

Winnipeggers will show Canada how it’s done as 5,000 Winnipeggers are expected to form Canada’s largest living flag on July 1st. With Calgary, Victoria and Langley all organizing similar events, we’re letting them know that we’re the city to beat!

 
  • Jun 25

A Better Way To Give

Downtown BIZ’s Change for the Better Program Campaigns to End Panhandling and Supports Homeless Employment Programs