Winnipeg Arts Council

Live Walks May 3-5, 2024

Register now for a community-led walk! New walks are being added every day.

  • Sustainability Stroll: Fort Garry Campus Walking Tour

    Friday, May 3, 2024, 12:00pm

    Join the University of Manitoba's Office of Sustainability for a 1 hour guided stroll around the Fort Garry campus to see the collaborative efforts of UM students, staff, and faculty in advancing sustainability on campus.

  • Celebrating Selkirk Avenue

    Friday, May 3, 2024, 6:00pm

    Join speaker, author, and community organizer Michael Redhead Champagne on a 1 hour guided tour exploring historic Selkirk Avenue, its stories, and what the built environment tells us about the North End. Topics of conversation include historic buildings, the Winnipeg General Strike, the importance of arts and culture & share actions we can do to support Selkirk Avenue today!

  • The Evolution of the Canadian Grain Industry: A Tour of Winnipeg Buildings

    By Patty Rosher
    Saturday, May 4, 2024, 10:00am

    Join host Patty Rosher for a 1 hour guided tour exploring agriculture as Winnipeg's formative industry and how it continues to sustain our city through to today.

  • Murals of Transcona

    By Jennifer Maxwell
    Saturday, May 4, 2024, 10:30am

    Murals of Transcona is a 1 hour and 15 minute guided tour that showcases a collection of outdoor murals in Downtown Transcona. Featured are 20 historic and contemporary murals painted over the past 30 years.

  • Support Local: St John’s Edition

    Saturday, May 4, 2024, 11:00am

    Join speaker, author, and community organizer Michael Redhead Champagne on a guided 1 hour tour of the vibrant north end neighbourhood of St. John's. Here participants will explore the history of the local community, identify historical buildings, and explore open businesses.

  • Plane Jane: A Walk to the Airport

    By Gail Perry & David Firman
    Saturday, May 4, 2024, 12:00pm

    Get ready to embark on a unique, 4 hour, 11.5 km round trip adventure with Plane Jane: A Walk to the Airport! It's a wild idea, something you're not supposed to do. But walking to YWG, whether for pleasure or to catch a flight, is entirely possible and totally entertaining.

  • credit: Legacy Winnipeg

    Secrets of South Osborne

    Saturday, May 4, 2024, 1:00pm

    Join Katie Buckberger for a 2 hour guided tour of the Churchill drive Parkway. Katie will share the history of the area (pontoon bridge, river park, remnants of the park) and talk about native plants and their uses, interesting finds in the old park, and how the City of Winnipeg's maintenance of the parkway has affected these precious plants and their ecosystem.

  • Cheetah Fit Challenge’s Nature and Fitness Walk

    By Shab
    Saturday, May 4, 2024, 2:00pm

    Join Shab for a 2 hour, 10 kilometre, fitness trek through Transcona's parks for a conversation covering local history, nature, environment and wildlife conservation, and fitness

  • Creek Bend Park: Remembering the Past and Imagining the Future

    By Dave Watson
    Saturday, May 4, 2024, 2:00pm

    Join Creek Bend resident and former Save Our Seine President Dave Watson on this fun, mildly rugged, 1.5 hour guided tour of this Seine River landscape. Currently, local residents from River Park South’s Creek Bend area, U of M Architecture students, Save Our Seine, OURS-Winnipeg and the City are discussing developing a new linear park on the Seine River, so-far named "Creek Bend Park”, that will preserve land for public use.

  • Nostalgic Norwood - A Walk Through the Flats

    By Erika Fleming
    Saturday, May 4, 2024, 4:00pm

    Join Walk Leader Erika Fleming for a 1.5 hour guided tour through beautiful Norwood Flats, a neighbourhood bordered by the Red River and tucked away just south of downtown Winnipeg.

  • Whispers of Wellington

    Saturday, May 4, 2024, 4:00pm

    Join Storefront Manitoba for “Whispers of Wellington”, a 2 hour guided walking discussion about architecture, design, and urbanism.

  • Old City Stories

    Sunday, May 5, 2024, 11:00am

    Discover the fascinating intersection of public art and Winnipeg's history on our 2-hour 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.

  • Ladies of Luxton

    Sunday, May 5, 2024, 1:00pm

    Join the President of the Seven Oaks Historical Society, Kenneth Ingram for Ladies of Luxton, a 1 hour guided tour of Bannerman Avenue in the city's Luxton neighbourhood. This tour will focus on influential women of the area and women's participation in city life from a historical perspective.

  • A Jaunt in St. James

    Sunday, May 5, 2024, 2:00pm

    A Jaunt in St. James is a guided 3.5km walking conversation in Winnipeg’s St. James Ward. The walk will highlight the area’s happenings, history, and hidden gems. Jaunting through West Wolseley and Bruce Park, participants will gain insight into the changes, constants, and charms.

  • Art in the Neighbourhood

    By Glenelm Neighbourhood Association
    Sunday, May 5, 2024, 2:00pm

    Art in the Neighbourhood is a 1.5 hour guided tour to explore the Glenelm neighbourhood's public art in both form and function.

  • Discover West Broadway

    Sunday, May 5, 2024, 2:00pm

    Join walk leader Brian Pincott on a guided walking adventure to discover West Broadway. The 2 hour tour will have participants wandering West Broadway experiencing this wonderful, diverse community. The tour provides an opportunity to see the great things that make this neighbourhood special: community gardens, a wide mix of housing, vibrant community centre, shopping (& the best cocktail bar in the city!), a good urban corridor and a not-so-good urban corridor.

  • Indigenous Land and Place-Making: Fort Garry Campus

    By Meghan Young
    Sunday, May 5, 2024, 5:00pm

    Join Meghan Young from the University of Manitoba Community Engaged Learning department for a 1.5 hour walk and talk focusing on Indigenous land and Place-making on campus.