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“The Burt Backyard” – Downtown’s Newest Gathering Space!

True North Sports + Entertainment will activate a new gathering space across from the Burton Cummings Theatre on event days throughout the summer. With the name inspired by Burton Cummings’ 1976 song Your Backyard, “The Burt Backyard” will create a …

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Three New Pop-Up Parks in Downtown Winnipeg

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is excited to announce the launch of the 2019 downtown Winnipeg Pop-Up Parks. This year the Parks will be located at three separate downtown businesses and will once again be open to the public. You can …

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The Downtown Winnipeg Farmers’ Market is heading outside!

The Downtown Winnipeg Farmers’ Market is heading outside for the summer starting June 6 at Manitoba Hydro Place Plaza! The Market is free to attend and will be held every Thursday from June – September from 10:00 am – 2:30 …

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Pedal in the Peg is back with a new downtown location to rent bikes!

Pedal in the Peg is back with a new downtown location to rent bikes! Head over to your next meeting, ride with your friends or explore downtown Winnipeg with one of these hip cruisers! The program wouldn’t be possible without …

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Local Businesses and Downtown Community Members Come Together for 14th Annual Earth Day Cleanup

On Monday, April 29 local businesses and downtown community members came together for the 14th annual Downtown Earth Day Cleanup. The annual event is part of Downtown Winnipeg BIZ’s overall efforts to clean the downtown area and is a great …

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Thousands of People Gather at Portage & Main to Create an Experience Worthy of an International Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA RELEASE October 19, 2018  Thousands of People Gather at Portage & Main to Create an Experience Worthy of an International Award Winnipeg, MB – When 3,600 Winnipeggers connect at the iconic intersection of Portage and Main …

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Over $85k in Grants Awarded for Downtown Events in 2018

MEDIA RELEASE OCTOBER 16, 2018 OVER $85K IN GRANTS AWARDED FOR DOWNTOWN EVENTS IN 2018 Winnipeg, Manitoba – On Wednesday, October 17 at 4:30pm the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is hosting a reception to celebrate downtown events that were supported by 2018 …

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Downtown Winnipeg Farmers’ Market Moves to New Indoor Location at Cityplace

MEDIA RELEASE October 10, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Downtown Winnipeg Farmers’ Market Moves to New Indoor Location at Cityplace Shopping Centre The Downtown Winnipeg Farmers’ Market is moving indoors to Cityplace Shopping Centre (333 St. Mary Avenue) starting Thursday, October …

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Toilet Changes Location and Focus

MEDIA RELEASE October 2, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Toilet Changes Location and Focus Our Pop-up Toilet has left the SHED and has now moved to a new location before the weather turns (knock on corrugated steel).  In addition to changing …

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Downtown Mayoral Forum a Hit

MEDIA RELEASE September 26, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Downtown Mayoral Forum a Hit All eight candidates vying to be the next Mayor of Winnipeg had something to add to last nights Downtown Mayoral Forum.  We thank them for their spirited …

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