13 Bucket List Things To Do In Manitoba This Fall That Are Cheap AF

Free parties, street portraits, dance lessons, outdoor movies and more!

When we think of festivals we usually think summer, but in Manitoba that's literally not the case! We have so many awesome festivals coming up this fall that just because summer is over, it doesn't mean fun has to end!

The best things about these fall festivals and activities is that they are all cheap or free! So even if you're broke from school or those summer vacays, you still have lots to do. If I had to pick one you MUST go to, it's definitely Nuit Blanche. Check it out and lots more from these 13 Bucket List Things To Do In Manitoba This Fall That Are All Cheap AF.

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First Fridays In The Exchange // Various Locations In The Exchange District, Winnipeg

On Sept 1st is the September edition of First Fridays In The Exchange. They run on the first of every month and showcase all that the area has to offer.

Cost: Free


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Le Burger Week // Various Restaurants, Winnipeg

From Sept 1st - 7th is the annual Le Burger Week. Restaurants from all over compete to create the most unique burger and be crowned the city's best.

Cost: $8-$16 per burger


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Manyfest // Broadway (between Osborne St & Edmonton St), Winnipeg

From Sept 8th - 10th downtown is Manyfest. They have a beer garden, farmers markets, yoga, Zumba, bands, DJs, and even free chair massages on Sunday.

Cost: Free


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Foodtruck Wars // Broadway (between Osborne St & Edmonton St), Winnipeg

From Sept 8th - 10th is the legendary Food Truck Wars. It is part of Manyfest and features over 30 food trucks for you to vote for your favorite.

Cost: $4 - $20 for food


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Giant Movie In The Park // Memorial Park, Winnipeg

On Sept 10th watch the movie "Sing" on the giant outdoor screen under the stars. The outdoor movie is also part of Manyfest.

Cost: Free


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Chinatown Street Festival // Chinatown (King St & Rupert Ave), Winnipeg

On Sept 9th and 10th enjoy food trucks, a petting zoo, a flea market, entertainment and lantern riddles. If you get the riddle right you get a free coupon!

Cost: Free


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VegFest // U of W Axworthy Health & RecPlex, Winnipeg

On Sept 16th is Winnipeg's first ever VegFest. They will have yoga, meditation, exhibitors, speakers, food, and a vegan Mac n' Cheese competition.

Cost: Free


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Pumpkinfest // Tuelon, MB

On Sept 23rd will be the 25th Pumpkinfest. They'll have a petting zoo, old fashioned games, pie eating contest, and largest pumpkin competition.

Cost: $5 per person


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Culture Days // Various Locations In Manitoba

From Sept 29th - Oct 1st is Culture Days which features OVER 400 activities around Manitoba. They offer tours, classes, exhibits, entertainment and tons more.

Cost: Free


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Nuit Blanche // Various Locations In Winnipeg

On Sept 30th is the all night event of Nuit Blanche. It is also part of Culture days and features the COOLEST art installations all over the city.

Cost: Free


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First Fridays In The Exchange // Various Locations In The Exchange District, Winnipeg

On Oct 1st is the October edition of First Fridays In The Exchange. You can check out galleries, shops, artists, pop ups and more. Every month is different.

Cost: Free


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Flash Photography Festival // Various Locations In Winnipeg

From Oct 2nd - 26th is Winnipeg's only photography festival. They offer a photographic bike tour, parties, workshops, photo competitions and even free street portraits.

Cost: Free


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The Winnipeg Pet Show // RBC Convention Centre, Winnipeg

On Oct 21st and 22nd you can meet some new animals, watch dogs do tricks, jump through hoops and bring home something awesome for your beloved pet.

Cost: $12 per person


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Kim Orlick