Free Things to Do in Winnipeg This Weekend June 16-18

Here’s a list of free things to do in Winnipeg this weekend, June 16-18.  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. Winnipeg Jazz Festival Free Opening Weekend

Thursday-Sunday, June 15-18

@ Old Market Square, 133 Albert Street

Like always the Jazz festival starts off with a bang with a free 4-day opening weekend at the Cube



2. Community Bike Shop Day

Sunday, June 18, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

@ The Forks

A great chance to get that bike ready as we head into what will be a very busy Bike WeeK


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Elsewhere in Winnipeg:


3. Bike Week Winnipeg 2017

Saturday-Sunday, June 17-23, Various Times

@ Mutiple Locations

A week long celebration of people riding bicycles. Whether you ride for recreation, fitness, transportation, sport, or just for fun


  1. Free Zumba at Holista’s Health & Wellness Event

Friday, June 16, 6-9 PM

@ Dakota Community Centre1188 Dakota St

A night of samples, learning, and dancing at Dakota Community Centre.  

  1.  Bell Tower Community Café

Friday, June 16, 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.  One-Day Buddhist Retreat

Saturday, June 17, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

@ St. Andrew’s River Heights United Church, 255 Oalk St

Join us for a day of learning & practicing the teachings of the Buddha. Come for the morning, the afternoon or all day. 

  1. Free RPG Day 2017

Saturday, June 17, 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM

@ GameKnight Games and Cool Stuff , 726 Osborne Street

A bunch of tables running RPGs all day long, as well as loads of free schwag for all comers

  1. Car Fest 2017

Saturday, June 17, 11-3 PM

Springs Church Winnipeg, 595 Lagimodiere Blvd

Come see lots of beautiful cars; muscle cars, import tuners, hot rods & some insane top fuel drag cars.


9. 16th Annual Happy Days on Henderson

Saturday, June 17, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

@ 202 Henderson Hwy

Children’s Games, Face Painting, Bouncers, Petting Farm, FIT KIDS display, Bike Valet, bike repairs and bike giveaways.


  1. Red River Ex Special Days (Free Admission*)

Sunday, June 18, 10:30-11:30 PM

Red River Exhibition Grounds, 3977 Portage Ave

FREE admission (with a donation to the Red River Exhibition Foundation) from 10:30 am to 11:30 am ONLY.  A FREE pancake & sausage breakfast will be served from 10:30 to 11:30 am ONLY.

  1. Father’s Day-FREE Wings For DAD

Sunday, June 18, 10:30-11:30 PM

Hooters, 1501 St Matthews Ave

This Father’s Day buy any 10 Wings for Dad and get 10 Boneless FREE!! 

  1. Father’s Day @ Assiniboia Downs

Sunday, June 18, 1:15 PM

@ Assiniboia Downs, 3975 Portage Ave

Free family fun events including pony rides, petting farm, glitter tattoos & bouncy gym.  


Every Weekend

  1. FREE Swim


@ Various locations

Free admission into city-owned aquatic facilities.

  1. St. Norbert Farmers Outdoor Market

Saturday, June 17, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

St. Norbert Community Centre, 514 Pembina Highway

Over 100 vendors, entertainment and lots of smiles. 

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

Saturday, June 17, 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 18, 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?  Check out the Winnipeg Circus Club

  1. Have You GOT? Games of Thrones Night

Sunday, June 18, 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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