Winnipeg Arts Council

Live Walks May 5 - 7, 2023

The Jane's Walk festival takes place annually on the first weekend of May.

  • Chalk the Block - 200 Block of Leighton (North side)

    By Holly P
    Saturday, May 6, 2023, 10:00am

    Chalk the Block is an event where participants show up and work together to create art along a city block. The 200 block of Leighton Ave connects Lord Wolseley School and École John Henderson Middle School in East Kildonan

  • The Evolution of the Canadian Grain Industry Through a Tour of Winnipeg Buildings

    By Patty Rosher
    Saturday, May 6, 2023, 10:00am

    Maybe you’ve seen the big grain elevators on the prairie landscape, or the combines in the field at harvest, or the long trains running parallel to the highways. What you don’t see is that most of that grain is bought and sold and analyzed and certified by organizations located in downtown Winnipeg.

  • Murals of Transcona

    Saturday, May 6, 2023, 10:45am

    A guided tour that showcases a collection of outdoor murals in Downtown Transcona. This tour features 20 historic and contemporary murals painted over the past 30 years

  • Old City Stories

    Saturday, May 6, 2023, 1:00pm

    Discover the fascinating intersection of public art and Winnipeg's history on our guided walking tour. Starting at the serene sculpture garden in St. Boniface, we'll explore the city's cultural heritage and iconic public art installations, ending at Bloody Saturday near the Exchange District.

  • Choose Your Own Pedestrian Future

    Sunday, May 7, 2023, 12:00pm

    We will walk paths discussed in a design charrette (workshop) we held this past fall with the intent of improving walkability between Winnipeg's Chinatown and SHED (Sports, Hospitality and Entertainment District).

  • Seine River Trail Jane’s Walk

    Sunday, May 7, 2023, 12:30pm

    The 2023 Jane's Walk will be taking place along the historic Seine river at St. Boniface guided by members of Save our Seine.

  • Passageways

    Sunday, May 7, 2023, 2:00pm

    Passageways is a free and guided tour in Winnipeg’s Exchange District neighbourhood. Passing into, through, under, over, past, or out one space to the next, participants will gain insight into changes, constants, charms, and connections in the downtown area. I invite you to join me on a 1.5-hour walk, wheel or roll of passageways in the City's West and East Exchange.

  • LaSalle River Stroll

    Sunday, May 7, 2023, 4:00pm

    Join long-time St. Norbert activist Louise May and her dog Ben for an eco-historical walk along the picturesque LaSalle River in St. Norbert.