- Category: Summer Fun
- Published: Thursday, 30 July 2015 13:27
- Written by Pearl Tymchuk
August long is finally here with a ton of activities to keep you busy right through holiday Monday.
Pack up your floaties and head to the beach! Check out the top beaches in Manitoba for a quick beach daycation.
Immerse yourself in Ukrainian History: July 31st-August 2nd
Canada's National Ukrainian Festival celebrates 50 years in Dauphin, MB. Traditional singing, dancing, perogies and more. This year is bigger and better with an expected crowd of 10,000. Look for Summer Fun Friday!
Ride a bull! August 1st-2nd
The Fisherton Jackpot Ranch Rodeo kicks off Saturday with entertainment by Cowboy singer Ray Martin, barrel racing and more in Fisher Branch, Manitoba. Lot's for the kids and there's even a mechanical bull Saturday night! Be sure to say hi to Drew Lambert on Saturday, who will be out with Summer Fun.
Live like a Viking: July 31st-August 3rd
Visit the viking village, check out traditional viking garb and catch reenactments of Viking weapon and warfare tactics at the 126th Icelandic Festival in Gimli, Manitoba. Look for Summer Fun on Sunday for a chance to win prizes and cool off with Blue Moon water.
Hitch a ride back in time: July 31st-August 2nd
The Mennonite Heritage Museum's biggest event of the year starts Friday with a parade in downtown Steinbach. Bring the kids to check out the petting zoo, horse shows, entertainment, and watch reenactments of the pioneer lifestyle with threshing and milling demos.
Rock out: July 31st-August 2nd
Rockin' the Fields returns to Lake Minnedosa with a stellar line-up including Daughtry, Econoline Crush, The Tea Party and more. Looking for something to keep you busy during the day? Check out the Heartland Rodeo, hit the links or spike your way into the volleyball tournament on Saturday.
Skating in the summer at the Prairie Toyota Clarkson Cup Tour Monday August 3rd
Bust out your skates, helmet and stick early! Skate on synthetic ice set up at Tim Hortons by the mall between 3-7PM. You'll also have the chance to meet Canadian Women's Hockey League stars, Olympic gold medalists and Amazing Race an favourites, Natalie Spooner and Meaghan Mikkelson.