Manitobans are invited to glide into the new year with a sleigh rides around the Legislative Building on the first day of 2014.
The traditional New Year's Levée, hosted by the Lieutenant Governor, will take place Wednesday between 1:30 and 4 p.m. Lt.-Gov Philip Lee will host the public event at the Legislative Building starting at 2 p.m.
Live entertainment includes performances from the Winnipeg Police Pipe Band and the Winnipeg Police Service Choir, followed by a traditional Chinese lion dance and performances by the Winnipeg Youth Chorus, the Great-West Life Holiday Choir and the Manitoba Electric Chords Choir.
Members of the Manitoba Living History Society and the United Empire Loyalists Association will be attending in full costume.
Donations of non-perishable items and canned goods in support of Winnipeg Harvest will be collected in a box located in the front lobby of the Legislative Building.