Assiniboine Park News & Events

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December 1999


Sustainability Day at the Zoo

Location(s): Assiniboine Park Zoo

Join us at Assiniboine Park Zoo from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm  and save 25% off Zoo admission! Enjoy a fun day at the Zoo and learn how recycling, buying local and producing less waste can make for a more sustainable future.


29th Annual Teddy Bears Picnic

Location(s): Lyric Field

9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Entertainment and activities for all in support of the Children's Hospital Foundation of Manitoba. 


5th Annual Run to Finish HD

Location(s): Assiniboine Park

Family oriented walk/run event. 10k Race | 5k Race | 5k fun run/walk

8:00 am On-site registration | 9:30 am run/walk start

Hot breakfast from 10:00 - 11:30 am at Conservatory Area; FREE to all participants.


Walk to Fight Arthritis

Location(s): Assiniboine Park

Join the movement. Register today for the Walk to Fight Arthritis on Sunday, June 7, 2015.



Challenge for Life 20k Walk

Location(s): Assiniboine Park

Come out and celebrate with us as we challenge ourselves and others to make a difference.


TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes

Location(s): Assiniboine Park (Lyric Theatre)


The TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes provides individuals touched by type 1 diabetes (T1D) the opportunity to unite with others with a similar passion, andraise critical funds for research focused on curing, treating and better preventing T1D.

For more information, visit the JDRF website or call 204-953-4477


Walk for ALS

Location(s): Assiniboine Park

Registration at 9:00 am | Walk begins at 10:00 am


The Fairmont Winnipeg Paws in Motion

Location(s): Assiniboine Park (Lyric Theatre area)

Check-in opens at 8 am at the registration tents next to the Lyric Stage. The walk begins at 10:30 am. All funds raised help the Winnipeg Humane Society provide food, shelter, and medical care to the over 8,000 animals they take in yearly.


Winnipeg Model Boat Club's Display and Regatta

Location(s): Riley Family Duck Pond and Shelter

8:00 am to 5:00 pm


Spring Sprint for Brain Tumours

Location(s): Assiniboine Park Conservatory event tent

8:30 am to 12:00 pm

2.5km or 5km walk or fun-run. Be part of the national movement to end brain tumours!


Ballet in the Park

Location(s): Lyric Theatre

7:00 pm to 9:30 pm each night.

Featuring Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet.


Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet - Ballet in the Park

Location(s): Assiniboine Park (Lyric)

Ballet in the Park provides many Park visitors with their first exposure to the grace, beauty and artistry of classical ballet and more modern forms of dance. The combination of ballet with a beautiful outdoor setting has made this annual event a popular summer tradition.


Hope Classic 5/10k Walk

Location(s): Assiniboine Park (Duck Pond area)

On site registration starts at 8:30a.m. | Race Start: 9:30a.m. | BBQ to follow.



Location(s): Assiniboine Park

The ANCOP Walk is an annual fundraising event of ANCOP International Canada that encourages participants to raise funds and awareness of ANCOP Shelter and Child programs, that help lift the poor in third world countries by providing shelter, education and hope for those living in extreme poverty.


Manitoba Brain Injury Association (MBIA) Walk

Location(s): Assiniboine Park (Conservatory Tent)

This event is a fun social event, as well as a friend-raiser and fund-raiser. Everyone gets to participate and bring in pledges. At the end of the walk, there is food and beverages, draws, and a players’ choice raffle (aka rainbow auction). There will be live music before, during and after the walk.


Dreams Take Flight Walk/Run-a-thon

Location(s): Assiniboine Park (Lyric Field)

More information coming soon.



Location(s): Assiniboine Park (Conservatory)

MEC Winnipeg's 2015 race series finishes up with a quick, cold 5k & 10K race at Assiniboine Park! For a $15 registration fee you'll enjoy the measured and timed distance of your choice, sanctioned by the Manitoba Runners' Association.

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