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Illuminate 150

Join us on December 14, as we launch the 150-day countdown to Manitoba Day (May 12) with a free family-friendly display of breathtaking illumination, exhilarating snowmobile acrobatics, and celebration of our amazing province at the height of its winter splendor.

** Donation of non-perishable food item for the Christmas Cheer Board is encouraged **

The Illuminate 150 Kick-Off at the Manitoba Legislative grounds offers an exciting day for Manitobans to launch a year-long celebration of Manitoba’s 150th anniversary since becoming a province.


3:00pm – Outdoor programming and have a visit with Santa at the Manitoba Legislative Building Holiday Open House

  • Gourmet hot chocolate and coffee, light installations, snow tubing, snowshoe obstacle course, DJ, and more!

5:30pm – Flip of the Switch to Illuminate the Manitoba Legislative Building and grounds

  • Don’t blink or you might miss the exciting moment when 300,000 LED lights turn on to illuminate Manitoba’s capital building

6:05pm – Aerial acrobatic snowmobile performance featuring X Games athletes

Free parking available at Great West Life – 60 Osborne Street North

Illuminate 150 light installations will remain in place from December 14 to July 2020.

Illuminate 150 will both light up the capital of Manitoba and also be the launch of a year long effort to shine light on the unique beauty of Manitoba.


December 14, 2019
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Manitoba 150


Manitoba Legislative Building
450 Broadway
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0V8 Canada
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