Bring your bus and have a Neepawa Guide join you to give information on our beautiful little country town. There are two guided bus tours available for you to enjoy.
#1 Historic Neepawa Bus Tour - Approximately 2 hours long.
Cost is $3.00 per person.
This tour consists of historial and interesting stories of the Town, touring various lily beds and the Riverside Cemetery, where the famous Margaret Laurence Stone Angel is located.
The tour can be booked by calling Colleen 476-3843 We suggest calling early to avoid to avoid disappointment.
If you wish to visit the Lily Nook - arrangements must be made directly with Nigel or Joyce at 476-3225. A fee maybe required for each person for this visit.
#2 Garden Bus Tour - Approximately 2 hours long.
Cost is $3.00 per person.
This tour will take you to The Lily Nook, where you will be greeted by the owners and given a brief history of how the Lily Nook began. You will be able to depart the bus, view the lilies and purchase lily plants and souvenirs. Then onto Joe and Glenda MacPhee's acreage where you would have the opportunity to walk around, visit with the master gardener and ask questions about the gardens.
The tour must be prereserved by calling Colleen 476-3843 We suggest reserving early to avoid disappointment.
For more information and pre bookings please call Colleen at (204) 476-3843. We hope to see you at our 17th Annual Neepawa & Area Lily Festival.
LILY FESTIVAL BUS TOURS
#1 Historical Tour - approximately 2 hours in length
This tour includes the history of the town and the cemetery. It stops at two lily gardens - Elizabeth Park, Gertrude Williams Park and also by Julie Barilla's residence where you can view her beautiful garden. This tour does not include the Lily Nook. A guide will be on board to give you information. Pre booking these tours is recommended by calling Audrey at the Lily Office 476-8811 or ensure you book early in the day to avoid disappointment.
#2 - Garden Tour - approximately 2 hours in length
This tour would go to the Lily Nook and then Joe and Glenda MacPhee's acreage. It would not include the historical buildings in our little country town. A guide will be on board to give you information and answer any questions you may have. Pre booking these tours is recommended by calling Audrey at the Lily Office 476-8811 or ensure you book early in the day to avoid disappointment.
Tour Times for the Lily Festival Bus Tours:
Friday, July 19th 1:00 and 3:45pm Historical Tour
1:15 and 330pm Garden Tour
Saturday, July 20th 1:00 and 3:30pm Historical Tour
1:15 and 3:45pm Garden Tour
Sunday, July 21st- Noon - Garden and Historical Tour.
Cost for Lily Festival Bus Tours:
$5.00 per person per seat WITH WRISTBAND
8.00 per person WITHOUT WRISTBAND.
Child sitting on parents kneww - FREE
Our popular horse tour is again available on Friday at 10 am and every half hour, Saturday 1:00 and every half hour, and Sunday 1:00pm -5:00pm. Cost $6.00 or $4.00 with a wristband. The tour is approx 20 minutes long.