Interlake Itineraries: Exploring Selkirk with PegCityLovely (Natalie Bell)


Embark on a captivating journey through the picturesque landscapes and hidden gems of Selkirk, guided by the insightful perspective of Natalie Bell, also known as @PegCityLovely. In this blog, we delve into the heart of this welcoming City, uncovering a myriad of enchanting experiences, local favourites, and remarkable stories that showcase the rich tapestry of Selkirk. Whether you’re a seasoned traveler or a curious explorer, join PegCityLovely as she traverses through this charming Interlake destination, curated by one of Manitoba’s most passionate advocates.



9:30 am: Breakfast at Smitty’s Family Restaurant Selkirk (168 Main St. #162) – Fuel up for the day with a satisfying breakfast at this beloved family restaurant. Try a classic breakfast like PegCityLovely or visit for lunch and dinner! Don’t forget to join MySmitty’s Reward App and start earning!
10:15 am: Selfie with Chuck the Channel Cat Statue – Capture the moment with a selfie beside the iconic Chuck the Channel Cat Statue located right outside Smitty’s. Tag the @CityofSelkirk in your post!
10:30 am: Selkirk Port Market (Corner of Eveline Street & Manitoba Avenue) Finished for the 2023 season on August 30th, but we’ll see you there in 2024! – Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of the Selkirk Waterfront area. Discover a variety of vendors, catch the 11:30 a.m. musical performance, and indulge in delectable offerings from food trucks.

11:30 am: Self-Guided Mural Tour via Driftscape App – Uncover Selkirk’s artistic side by taking a self-guided mural tour using the Driftscape App. Explore over 30 captivating murals throughout the city!



1:00 pm: Mighty Kiwi (386 Eveline St) – Relish lunch at the new location of Mighty Kiwi, a charming spot with cinematic significance. As seen in movies and TV shows like CBC’s Burden of Truth, it’s the perfect place to enjoy a meal.
2: 00 pm: Visit WishMe (377 Eveline St) – Immerse yourself in the creativity of WishMe, a unique social enterprise located on Eveline Street.
2:30 pm: Stroll along Reconstructed Eveline Street to Marine Museum of Manitoba – Take a leisurely walk along the newly reconstructed Eveline Street en route to the Marine Museum of Manitoba.



3:00 pm: Marine Museum of Manitoba – Embark on a tour of the Marine Museum of Manitoba! A captivating institution dedicated to preserving and showcasing the rich maritime heritage of the region. You’ll have a unique opportunity to explore a diverse collection of historic watercraft, artifacts, and exhibits that chronicle the importance of waterways in shaping the area’s history and culture.

4:30 pm: Discover Selkirk Park – Following the museum visit, explore the offerings of Selkirk Park, including its skate park, campground, dog park, and refreshing pool.
5:30 pm: Check into Hook & Tassel – Discover comfort and charm at the Hook & Tassel – Away from the every day in Selkirk, Manitoba. Nestled in the heart of this historic city, this B&B offers a serene and inviting escape for travelers seeking a cozy retreat.


6:30 pm: Dinner at Roxi’s by the Red Uptown Cafe (219 Manitoba Ave) – Indulge in a delightful dinner of Canadian/American cuisine, complemented by homemade desserts, at Roxi’s Uptown Cafe. Choose between indoor seating or the charming patio.
8:00 pm: Spend the night relaxing and playing games with a friend in your cozy 1-night stay.


8:00 am: Explore the grounds of Hook & Tassel. Enjoy the morning sun with a coffee and a visit from Shirley the host- Conclude your stay at Hook & Tassel by completing the check-out process.
10:00 am – Breakfast is back at Smitty’s Selkirk – good thing we got those points to cash in for our rewards!
Enjoy the day’s activities at your own pace and relish the authentic experiences that Selkirk has in store. Be sure to capture the memorable moments and share them with us by tagging us @interlaketourism