Summer in Winnipeg means strolls along the rivers, enjoying the many activities at the Forks, and on those particularly toasty days, escaping to the air-conditioned likes of Portage Place. Luckily, all of these locations now also have something else in common: you can enjoy them without worrying about your parking.

This is all thanks to the PayByPhone app, which has expanded its service to FNP Parking lots across Winnipeg, covering many of the city’s hottest spots for locals. Also available at Winnipeg’s street parking locations, PayByPhone let’s you pay for your parking in seconds with just your phone — no coins required.

For those summer days when plans are unpredictable, PayByPhone also helps you stay on top of your parking, sending you text message reminders before your parking expires, and even giving you the option to extend your parking if more time is needed (after all, we have to make the most of the sun while we have it). And the best part? Using it is easy. Just enter the PayByPhone location number on the signage, select your duration, and confirm your payment method.

Want to get started with PayByPhone? Download the app on the iTunes or Google Play store here, or park online at Then read on to see how you can enter to win a Fools & Horses gift card or a $100 gift card to the SMITH Restaurant courtesy of PayByPhone.


Ready to explore the city this summer? Winnipeg’s easiest way to pay for parking, PayByPhone, is now available at lots at The Forks and Portage Place! To celebrate, they want to give you the chance to win a $100 gift card for the SMITH Restaurant, or 1 of 10 $10 gift cards to Fools & Horses!

To enter, be sure to: 1) Like the below post on Facebook, 2) comment with your favourite summer activity in the city, and 3) Like @PayByPhoneNA on Facebook. Gain an extra entry by also sharing your favourite summer activity to your own Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook page with #PBPWinnipeg. See below for contest details.


There are eleven (11) awesome prizes to be won for a total value of approximately CAD $200. Chances of winning will depend on number of entries. NO PURCHASE OR OBLIGATION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Open ONLY to legal residents in the province of Manitoba, 18 years or older as of July 9, 2019. Void in all other geographic locations and where prohibited. Contest period: July 9, 2019, to July 15, 2019. Three entry methods: (1) by completing the following three steps: (a) liking the contest post made on the We Heart Winnipeg Facebook page; AND (b) commenting on the same post describing your favourite summer activity in Winnipeg; AND (c) liking @PayByPhoneNA on Facebook; (2) by making a publicly accessible post describing your favourite summer activity in Winnipeg on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook, and including the hashtag “#PBPWinnipeg” in your post; and (3) By mail. For complete details on how to enter the ‘PayByPhone Across Winnipeg!’ Contest see Official Rules at

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