Free Things to Do in Winnipeg This Weekend June 2-4

Here’s a list of free things to do in Winnipeg this weekend, May 26 -28.  A list of free weekend events is posted every Thursday at approximately 7:00 PM.  

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.

In Downtown:


1. First Fridays @ The Exchange

Friday, June 2, 5:00 PM – Late

@ Exchange District

Come down and talk to artists in their studios, experience an Art Gallery opening or craft exhibit and explore the area’s unique shops and restaurants



2. First Fridays:  Alleyways Market in the Exchange

Friday, June 2, 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM

@ Elgin Ave (between Lily and Bertha)

One part farmers’ market, one part maker pop-up and one part design exhibition.


  1. First Fridays: Preppin for Pride

Friday, June 2, 5:00 – 9:00 PM

@ Arts Junktion, 312B William Ave 

Getting ready for Pride, having open crafting and helping support the UWinnipeg making seed bombs for their float. 


4. Pride Festival at The Forks

Saturday-Sunday, June 3-4, 12-7 PM

@ Festival Stage, The Forks

With the huge success of last year’s expanded Pride Festival at the Forks, the festival will once again be a two-day event!.


  1. MBA Community Band Festival

Saturday, June 3, 12:00 – 5:00 PM & Sunday, June 4 12:30 – 5:30 PM

@ Under the Canopy, The Forks 

A wide variety of music with members ranging in age from 18 to 85 from all walks of life.

  1. Makers Market @ Union Station

Saturday, June 3, 10:00 – 5:00 PM

@ Union Station, 123 Main St

Free admission.  A collective of over 40 amazing local Etsy Shops in the beautiful and historic Via Rail’s Union Station building. 


7. Pride Winnipeg 30th Anniversary Parade

June 4, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

@ Manitoba Legislative Building to The Forks

Begins at Memorial Park across from the Legislature and pass through Portage and Main before ending at the Forks!


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Elsewhere in Winnipeg:


  1. Rasco FR Grand Opening Event

Friday-Saturday, June 2-3, 11:00 – 2:00 PM

@ 1372 Mountain Ave

FREE BBQ by Danny’s Whole Hog BBQ and Smokehouse FREE Kids activities, giveaways, raffles, and more!

  1. National Health and Fitness Day

Saturday, June 3

@ Various locations

Free admission into city-owned aquatic and recreation facilities including weight rooms.  Click here to see the schedule.


10. Transcona Hi Neighbour Festival

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, May 2-4

@ Regent Ave

Free admission.  Rides, games, cotton candy and live Music now that’s a festival to remember! 


  1.  Bell Tower Community Café

Friday, June 2, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

@ Westminster United Church,  745 Westminster Avenue 

Join us for a free community meal, great coffee and tea, food hampers, and great music. 

  1. St. Norbert Farmers  Outdoor Market

Saturday, June 3, 8:00 AM – 3 PM

3514 Pembina Highway

Over 100 vendors, entertainment and lots of smiles. 

  1. Women Fly 2017: Aviation Career Fair for Career-Minded Women and Men

Saturday, June 3, 8:30 – 5:30 PM

@ St. Andrews Airport, 705 South Gate Rd.

The Aviation Career Fair is attracting about 10,000 career minded men and women to explore over 140 aviation-related careers.

  1. Academy Road Street Fair

Saturday, June 3, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

@ Along Academy Rd 

Street-wide festivities on Academy Road, sidewalk sales, live bands, free bus transport, Canada Games sports demo stations. 

  1.  Cowboys Roadhouse – Saturday Nights, No Cover Charge for Ladies

Saturday, June 3, 9 PM – 11:00 PM (Club open until 1 AM)

@ 1034 Elizabeth Rd

18+. No Cover Charge for Ladies Before 11 PM

  1. Winnipeg Circus Club – First Drop-in Free (Sundays)

Sunday, June 4, 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

  1. Royal Sports Presents Bauer Demo Day

Sunday, June 4, 3 – 5 PM

MTS Iceplex, 3969 Portage Avenue

For goalies of all ages to come and try the new Bauer Vapor gear as well as the Bauer Supreme gear. 

  1. Have You GOT? Games of Thrones Night

Sunday, June 4, 7 – 10 PM

X-Cues Cafe & Lounge, 551 Sargent Ave

This week, Season 5 Episodes 9 and 10. We GOT you covered!  No Cover.

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