What do you love to do? The five regions that make up Eastern Manitoba all possess characteristics like no other place in the province. With its scenic waterways, rare wildlife and rich history, it is a part of the province you should not miss on your visit to Manitoba. From the pristine rivers and lakes in the north to the family fun festivals in the south. There’s so much to love in Eastern Manitoba.
Eastman Tourism Regions
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The town of Morris is one of the gateways to Eastern Manitoba and each summer Morris is the home to Manitoba’s only Pro level rodeo stampede. The Morris Stampede runs in July and features Rodeo Clown shows, Professional Bull Riders, a parade, carnival rides, Chuckwagon races, and much more.
Music At The “COFFEE HOUSE”
The Patricia Beach Community Club is host to “Coffee House and Circle Jam” on the second Sunday of each month during January to February from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. This is a great opportunity for guitar pickers, song writers, fiddlers, banjo pickers, and players of any other acoustic instrument. Come out on January 11 and enjoy some great home made music and food. Volunteers will prepare soup and bannock and the coffee and tea pot will be on. Attendance will be by donation to the hall. For further information or to register in advance contact Josephine Lloyd.
Niverville Old Tyme Country Fair
This spectacular two day event is held on the second weekend in June and draws crowds of 10,000+ people! The fair boasts live entertainment, delicious food samplings, carnival rides, motocross, car show, street market, parade and a 4 on 4 hockey tournament.
Find plenty of tranquil flat water paddling at its finest on Eastern Manitoba's numerous lakes. Explore popular routes in Whiteshell, Nopiming, and Atikaki Provincial Parks. Check the maps for specific routes that match your preferences from a few to many portages or from a day trip to a weekend in the wild.
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Piney Blueberry Festival
Famous for its grand blueberry crops, the wild fruit are featured each year at the Piney Blueberry Festival. Come and pick your own or roam the area and discover the other mysteries in the Cat Hills. While the gently rolling hills provide some of the best wild fruit in S.E. Manitoba. These same hills are also an excellent winter playground. Happens in August.
Prairie Shore Botanicals
Laura Reeves, founder of Prairie Shore Botanicals, is a botanist with over 20 years’ experience in wild edibles and wilderness skills. She is dedicated to increasing public knowledge of, and respect for, the beauty, diversity and usefulness of wild plants through specialized skills classes, presentations, consulting services, and sustainably harvested products.
Rainbow Trout Music Festival
The best time you’ll have all summer… hands down… without a doubt. Rainbow Trout Music Festival and Fishing Derby is a uniquely Manitoban indie music festival held just outside of Winnipeg during the 3rd weekend of August. Performers range from rock, folk, electronic, hip hop, blues, country, roots, and more! Swimming, camping, fishing (with a license), and MUSIC in the middle of nowhere!!
Eastern Manitoba may not be the first place that comes to mind for rock climbing, but local climbers head to the Canadian Shield in Eastern Manitoba to climb the granite cliff faces in Whiteshell Provincial Park. Favoured sites include Castle Rock, found on Big Whiteshell Lake and Lily Pond Cliff, west of Caddy Lake.