Free Things to do in Winnipeg This Weekend September 1-4

Free Things to do in Winnipeg This Weekend September 1-4

 

A list of free weekend events is usually posted every Thursday before 7:00 PM.  This page is best viewed horizontally if using a smart phone.

If you are planning to go to an event, please click on “More Info” and read carefully. Check if it needs RSVP or registration.  

Some events may be free but are donation based which means a donation is encouraged.  However, donations are mostly at minimal costs.

Events that have “no cover charge” means free entry but food and drinks are extra.

In Downtown:


1) Summertide @ The Forks

September 1-4

|Recurring Event (See all)
The ForksFORKS MARKET RD
Winnipeg, R3C 4L9 CA 
+ Google Map

Celebrate creativity, art, architecture, music, wonder, theatre, dance, literature and whimsy from August 21 – September 4 at The Forks.

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2) Stages: Drawing The Curtain – Public Artwork Throughout Winnipeg

September 1 @ 4:00 pm7:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)
Various LocationsWinnipeg, Manitoba Canada + Google Map

A series of temporary public sculptures and performances throughout Winnipeg.

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3) First Fridays in the Exchange

September 1 @ 5:00 pm-10:00 pm

Talk to artists in their studios, experience Art Gallery openings and explore unique shops and restaurants.  Most gallery openings are free.

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4) First Fridays in the Exchange & Alleyways Market

September 1 @ 5:00 pm10:00 pm

Bicycle Valet Winnipeg will be providing FREE parking for cyclists for First Fridays in the Exchange and Alleyways Market.  Free admission.

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5) First Friday: 10th Birthday Party!

September 1 @ 5:00 pm9:00 pm
Artsjunktion Mb Inc312 William Ave
Winnipeg, R3A 1P9 CA 
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Join us for September’s First Friday Art Hive – we’re celebrating ArtsJunktion’s 10th Birthday! We’ll be making fun birthday crafts including potato stamping and pop-up cards!

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6) A Moment In Time – Artist Talk & Reception

September 1 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
Dalnavert Museum and Visitors’ Centre61 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, R3C 1N7 CA 
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Quilters. Fibre Artists, and Enthusiasts! Join us for a wine and cheese reception and artist talk.

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7) Fall Fishing Derby

September 2 @ 10:00 am2:00 pm
The ForksFORKS MARKET RD
Winnipeg, R3C 4L9 CA 
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Come and participate in a fantastic shoreline fishing derby along the Assiniboine River. There are fabulous prizes to be won.  Registration Required.

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8) Stages: Drawing the Curtain • Guided Tours

September 3 @ 1:30 pm3:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)
Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art460 Portage Ave # 1
Winnipeg, R3C 0E8 CA 
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As Part of STAGES: Drawing the Curtain, Plug In ICA will host 5 guided tours, curatorial tour with Jenifer Papararo, and bike and walking tours with Craig Love.

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9) Wall-to-Wall: Nereo II X Cypher W/ 3Peat + GoodFunk Crew

September 4 @ 12:00 pm6:00 pm
The ForksFORKS MARKET RD
Winnipeg, R3C 4L9 CA 
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We will be in the South Underpass at The Forks creating a mural while local hip hop crew 3Peat runs a rap cypher. Bring your rhymes for the mic. Break on the dance floor. Beats by Crabskull.

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10) CaRaVaN at the Cube – Open Mic & Stage

September 4 @ 7:00 pm10:30 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)
Old Market Square133 Albert Street 
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada 
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CaRaVaN is an “Anything Goes” open mic. A mix of music, spoken word, comedy, magic, dance, storytelling, or anything else you can think up.

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PROMOTED EVENT

Elsewhere in Winnipeg:


11) Aquatica Synchro Try-it

September 1 @ 3:30 pm4:30 pm
Elmwood Kildonan Pool909 Concordia Avenue
Winnipeg, R2K 2M6 CA 
+ Google Map

Want to give our amazing sport a try and check #136 off your Participation 150 Playlist? Here is your chance!

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12) Winnipeg Rocks – Free Rock Painting

September 1 @ 4:00 pm9:00 pm
A Pinch of Creativity296 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, R3B 0T3 CA 
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Have you heard of the Winnipeg Rocks Movement? Winnipeggers are painting rocks and leaving them in random places for others to find! It brightens the finders day!

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13) FOOD Trip, Pinoy FOOD Festival

September 2 @ 12:00 pmSeptember 3 @ 12:00 pm

Discover the delectable morsels of Philippine cuisine across the regions and taste the many flavors from across the globe that can also be found in the country as the food scene heats up.  Free admission.

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14) Manitoba Night Market & Festival – Sept 2017

September 3 @ 3:00 pm11:00 pm
Manitoba Night Market and FestivalAssiniboia Downs, 3975 Portage Ave.
Winnipeg, CA 
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Free entry for 12 years old and under.  An indoor/outdoor evening of fun with entertainers, artisans, small businesses, kid’s activities, crafters, makers, microbreweries, beer gardens, and everything in between.

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15) Family Fun Days @ Assiniboia Down

September 4 @ 12:00 pm4:00 pm
Assiniboia Downs3975 Portage Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada 
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Free family fun activities include: pony rides, petting farm, glitter tattoos, bouncy gym.

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16) So Long Summer! Free Hoop Jam

September 4 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm
Assiniboine Park Duck PondAssiniboine Park
Winnipeg, CA 
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Come join me near the Duck Pond in Assiniboine Park. There will be a heap of hoops & playful tunes!

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Near Winnipeg:


17) Free Entry into Provincial Parks

September 1-September 4

Multiple LocationsWinnipeg, Manitoba Canada + Google Map

This weekend is free park entry weekend! You don’t need vehicle permit to enjoy our provincial park.  Camping fees still apply.

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18) Heritage Day

September 2 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm
Lac du Bonnet District Museum# 782 – PR 502 Hwy.
Lac du Bonnet, R 0 E 1A0 CA 
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RM100 exhibits, outdoor exhibits, childrens activities, outdoor demonstrations, bannock making, music, entertainment,, “Peddlers in the Park” outdoor market, vintage hat display

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19) Proutopia

September 2 @ 10:00 amSeptember 3 @ 6:00 pm

Stray off the path and talk to strangers at this one-stop art shopping experience. 20+ ARTISTS will greet you for an unforgettable visit to their incredible weekend art village. Art, fine craft, music, theatrical merriment. And butter tarts.

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Every Weekend:


20) FREE Swim

August 25-27
Various Locations

Here’s the summer schedule for Free Swim at various locations in Winnipeg. Note: Youth Swim is only for ages 9-19. For Family Swim, at the very least one parent must accompany at least 1 child. A single adult or child is not allowed during Family Swim.

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21) Silver Spike Presents – No Cover Charge

August 25 & 26 @ 9:45 pm11:30 pm, Performers Big Slick and Angus

|Recurring Event (See all)
Silver Spike Saloon202 Bond St

Silver Spike Presents Jukebox Heroes. September 1-2. Band On stage at 9:45 PM At Winnipeg’s best live music destination

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22) Cowboys Roadhouse‏ – Saturday Nights, No Cover Charge for Ladies Before 11 PM

August 19 @ 9:00 pm2:00 am
Cowboys Roadhouse‏,
1034 Elizabeth Rd

Winnipeg’s TRUE home of country brings you a Saturday night party like no other. Disastrous drink specials and a casual atmosphere combine for a sloppy & satisfying good time. Saturdays are for the boys… so we made it ladies night! Ladies in FREE before 11pm.

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

September 3 @ 1:00 pm4:00 pm
Broadway Neighborhood Center185 Young Street 
Winnipeg, MB Canada 
+ Google Map

Have you ever wanted to learn to juggle, ride a unicycle, walk a tightrope, or spin a hula hoop? The Winnipeg Circus Club is the place for you!!

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