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.
Celebrate creativity, art, architecture, music, wonder, theatre, dance, literature and whimsy from August 21 – September 4 at The Forks.
A series of temporary public sculptures and performances throughout Winnipeg.
3) First Fridays in the Exchange
Talk to artists in their studios, experience Art Gallery openings and explore unique shops and restaurants. Most gallery openings are free.
Bicycle Valet Winnipeg will be providing FREE parking for cyclists for First Fridays in the Exchange and Alleyways Market. Free admission.
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!
Quilters. Fibre Artists, and Enthusiasts! Join us for a wine and cheese reception and artist talk.
Come and participate in a fantastic shoreline fishing derby along the Assiniboine River. There are fabulous prizes to be won. Registration Required.
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.
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.
CaRaVaN is an “Anything Goes” open mic. A mix of music, spoken word, comedy, magic, dance, storytelling, or anything else you can think up.
Elsewhere in Winnipeg:
Want to give our amazing sport a try and check #136 off your Participation 150 Playlist? Here is your chance!
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.
Come join me near the Duck Pond in Assiniboine Park. There will be a heap of hoops & playful tunes!
17) Free Entry into Provincial Parks
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This weekend is free park entry weekend! You don’t need vehicle permit to enjoy our provincial park. Camping fees still apply.
18) Heritage Day
RM100 exhibits, outdoor exhibits, childrens activities, outdoor demonstrations, bannock making, music, entertainment,, “Peddlers in the Park” outdoor market, vintage hat display
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.
20) FREE Swim
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.
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.
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!!