Here’s a list of free things to do in Winnipeg this weekend, May 19-22. A list of free weekend events is posted every Thursday at approximately 7:00 PM.
Click the headers for more information about the event. If you are planning to go to an event, please click on its header and read the information carefully. Check if it needs RSVP or registration. Some events may be free but are donation based which means a donation is expected. However, donations are mostly at minimal costs. Events that have “no cover” means free entry but food and drinks are extra.
|1. Art Express’d / Art Exprime
Frida-Monday, May 19 – 22
10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
@ The Forks
Three 20-foot shipping containers transformed into
mobile art studios will traverse every province and territory.
Friday, May 19, 9:00 – Midnight
@ The Good Will Social Club, 625 Portage
A fun night of vinyl spinning, dancing, and drink specials. No cover charge.
Saturday, May 20, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
@ Dalnavert Museum, 61 Carlton Street
A day of learning & practicing the teachings of the Buddha. Come for the morning, the afternoon or all day. Registration required.
Saturday, May 20, 10:00 PM – 2:00 AM
@ Shannon’s Irish Pub and Eatery, 175 Carlton Street
Free admission. Food and drinks cost extra. A singer/songwriter from Winnipeg, Manitoba, “Prairie Lakes” is a eclectic and sometimes collective folk/roots/rock experience.
Elsewhere in Winnipeg:
|5. Winnipeg Night Market
Friday-Saturday, May 19-20, 5:00-midnight
@ Assiniboine Downs
Free for 12 and under. Only $5 for others. Artisan Vendors,
Home Businesses, Food Trucks, Food vendors,DJ’s, Busker
May 19, 6:30 – 8:00 PM
@ Crescent Fort Rouge United Church, 525 Wardlaw Ave
Free community meal, great coffee and tea, food hampers, and great music.
Friday-Sunday, May 19 – 22
@ Various locations
Take a swim for free at varioius City of Winnipeg pools.
|8. Cars 3: Lightning McQueen’s Canadian Road Trip!
Saturday & Sunday, May 20 – 21, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
@ Canadian Tire, St. James on May 20, Grant Park on May 21
Take a photo with the life-size character car, and play
with remote control racecar track. “Cars 3” arts & crafts for visitors.
|9. St. Norbert Farmers Outdoor Market Opens for the Season!
Saturday, May 20, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
@ St. Norbert Farmers Outdoor Market, 3514 Pembina Highway
Over 100 vendors, fiddle music, the Norman Chief Memorial Dancers, and lots of smiles.
Saturday-Sunday, May 20-21, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
@ La Barriere Park
Interested but not sure you want to participate? No pressure. Come check it out, or better yet, take photos/video!
Saturday, May 20, 9 PM – 11:00 PM (Club open until 1 AM)
@ 1034 Elizabeth Rd
18+. No Cover Charge for Ladies Before 11 PM
Sunday, May 21, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
@ Broadway Neighborhood Center, 185 Young Street
Have you ever wanted to learn to juggle, ride a unicycle, walk a tightrope, or spin a hula hoop? Checkout the Winnipeg Circus Club
Sunday, May 21, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
@ Room 217, Graduate Student Lounge, University of Manitoba
Learn the basics of stress-reducing breathing techniques & meditations that are taught in the Art of Living Happiness Program.
Sunday, May 21, 7 – 10 PM
@ X-Cues Cafe & Lounge, 551 Sargent Ave
This week, Season 5 Episodes 5 and 6. We GOT you covered! No Cover.
Monday, May 22, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
@ Duck Pond, Assiniboine Park
This event is open to EVERYONE! So Invite Friends, Neighbors and Strangers! Let’s go outside and Play!
Monday, May 22, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
@ Lyncrest Airport Community Club, 57119 Murdock Rd
Free, everyone is welcome, bring your own instruments. All types of music, all skill levels welcome.