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Record Numbers for the Ninth Annual ManyFest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 12, 2019 Record Numbers for the Ninth Annual ManyFest An estimated 80,000 Winnipeggers attended downtown’s largest street festival this past weekend, marking a record number of attendees, vendors and volunteers. A new fully-licensed site layout and …

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Popular Downtown Winnipeg Farmers’ Market Expands to True North Square

The popular Downtown Winnipeg Farmers’ Market has expanded to True North Square bringing opportunity for more local vendors to be included in the Market. The new site is an addition to the Market that takes place on Edmonton Street (between …

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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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