Lightshow Spectacular

There is a Winnipeg event taking place  from August 13 to October 14, 2018 at red river exhibition Park, near Assiniboia Downs, at the perimeter.

It is the first time it is being held and promises to be a dazzling spectacle of light. The event is called Lights of the North and their website is

CAA is offering a 20% discount off tickets to their members.

You can also follow them on Instagram @lightsofthenorth

Swoop into Edmonton, direct from YWG

Swoop Airlines  has just announced nonstop flights from Winnipeg to Edmonton, starting October 11, 2018.

A round-trip flight can cost as little as $100, without baggage fees .

If you’d like some inspiration on what to do in Edmonton, Swoop has some suggestions on their blog.

To see the total list of their available routes, click here.

In other news, Swoop’s parent brand WestJet has added to direct flights from Calgary to Montego Bay each week starting in November. This means that if you would like to go to Jamaica from Brandon Manitoba you can now do so conveniently without ever driving or parking in Winnipeg. Search for packages with Saturday departure from YBR to MBJ.