Manitoba Stay-Cation #5: The Forks

I stopped by The Forks after church on Sunday, as I wanted to drop by Travel Manitoba to pick-up some brochures and maps. I was only there for a short time, but was excited to find a Farmer’s Market in the parking lot closest to the Travel Manitoba building. There were several vendors and one of them told me the goal was to eventually extend the market to cover the entire parking lot that sits closest to  . The Forks Farmer’s Market is open on Sundays from 11 to 4. You can follow the link to see a list of the current vendors.

Farmer’s Market:

Farmer’s Markets seem to be the rage, as they are popping up all over the province. The Forks is really the hub of the city with so many quaint shops, great food, permanent attractions and special events taking place there. I love that there is finally a larger market that is more accessible to those of us that live in the northern part of the city. Of course, St. Norbert Farmer’s Market is excellent, but it means travelling across the city to get there. The Forks is a perfect location and I look forward to dropping by after church more often.

The Forks:

The Forks

If you click on the image the link will take you to Winnipeg Reflections and there you’ll find many images of The Forks.

If you live in Winnipeg or are visiting, The Forks is an absolute must stop. It is a great place to immediately get into that “vacation” state of mind. The Forks really does have it all – from historical landmarks to the Children’s Museum there really is something for everyone. The skate park is always alive with youth (or at least those that are young at heart) and there are plenty of buskers to keep you entertained. The one of a kind Variety Heritage Adventure Park will keep children engaged for hours.  There are boat tours available and the river walk is beautiful when the water levels aren’t too high and flooding it. It truly is a remarkable public space with so much to offer and I guarantee first time visitors won’t be disappointed.

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About Cindy RoyI’m a busy mother, wife and kindergarten teacher. I have a huge list of loves! I love my family, The Source Church, old houses, “up-cycling”, DIY projects, scrapbooking, volleyball, interior design, cake decorating, party planning, healthy eating, and last, but certainly not least…gift wrapping! I just launched my brand new Youtube channel and am super excited to share BOWhemian WRAPsody with my followers. My channel is dedicated to all things relating to gift wrapping and creating beautiful eye catching presents…its all in the PRESENTation! I’m very organized and reflective, and am continually striving to do life more lovingly, passionately, effectively and successfully.

One thought on “Manitoba Stay-Cation #5: The Forks

  1. I’ve been to The Forks a couple of times, and this a really good addition. Who doesn’t love a good Farmers market. You’re so luicky to still be there

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