Free Things to Do in Winnipeg March 31 – April 2

 

Here’s a list of free things to do in Winnipeg this weekend, March 31 – April 2, via www.wpgforfree.ca.  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 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. Boarder X Film Fest

Friday, March 31, 6-9pm & Saturday, April 1, 1-5 PM

Winnipeg Art Gallery

Watch two days of skateboarding, surfing, and snowboarding docs, shorts, and videos by local stars.


  1. Winnipeg Centre Family Movie Night

Friday, March 31, 1 PM

@ The Dramatic Theater Company, 585 Ellice Ave

Featuring Moana. Free drinks and chips!


  1. Hip Hop Roundtable Discussion

Saturday, April 1, 1 PM

Manitoba Music, 1-376 Donald St

An open dialogue on the successes and challenges for the local hip hop community


  1. Winnipeg Comedy Festival Community Event

Saturday, April 1, 8 PM

The Common @ The Forks 

Come, grab a beer and some grub and join the Winnipeg Comedy Festival while they give you a taste of what’s to come at this year’s festival


  1. MARL Human Rights Film Festival

Saturday, April 1, 2 – 9 PM

 U of W – Eckhardt~Gramatte Hall

An inclusive festival celebrating March 21st: the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Tickets are by donation.


  1. Keith Price Quartet 

Saturday, April 1, 8 PM 

@ Fools + Horses, 379 Broadway

Join us for an awesome evening of funky jazz music at Fools & Horses with Keith Price.  Admission is pay-what-you-can. We hope to see YOU there! 


  1. Prairie Infidel Filmfest

Saturday, April 1, 2:45 – 5:30 PM

@  Carol Shields Auditorium, Millennium Library  

This year, we have chosen to present Jerome Bixby’s “The Man From Earth”.





Elsewhere in Winnipeg:


  1. Open Mic at The Strong Badger

Friday,  March 31, 6 – 8 PM

@ Strong Badger, 679 Sargent Ave

Come out and share your music, poetry, or whatever else inspires you! Ten-minute sets and registration begins at 5:30! No cover charge!


  1. Reggaeton Fridays Latin Night

Friday, March 31, 10:00 – 2:00 AM

@ La Scala, 725 Corydon Ave

Every Friday.  No Cover. JOIN US TO DANCE THE BEST LATIN MUSIC. Bachata | Cumbia | Merengue | Salsa 


  1. The Winnipeg Model Railroad Club Annual Open House and Train Show

Friday and Saturday, April 1 & 2, 11 AM – 4 PM

Charleswood Legion, 6003 Roblin Boulevard

Admission is by donation. The 2nd biggest train show is going to be jam packed with plenty of features & exhibits!


  1. FREE Swim

Friday-Sunday, March 31-2, Various times.  Click “free swim” to check the schedule.

@ Various Locations

Swim for free at City of Winnipeg operated swimming pools


  1. BIZY Mama’s & United Way Wpg Free Family Event!

Saturday, April 1, 12 – 4 PM

East Elmwood Community Centre, 479 Keenleyside St

This is a FREE family friendly event! Come on out with the family and enjoy some hot food, children’s entertainment, play dough table / coloring, face painting and balloons!


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

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

@ 1034 Elizabeth Rd

18+. No Cover Charge for Ladies Before 11 PM


  1. Ciao! ChocolateFest

Saturday – Sunday, April 1-30, Time depends on restaurant

@ Various Locations

Free Admission.  Sample indulgent chocolate drinks, exquisite desserts, and even cocoa-spiked savoury dishes all made with everyone’s favourite flavour.


  1. Have You GOT? Games of Thrones Night

Sunday, April 2, 6 – 10 PM

X-Cues Cafe & Lounge, 551 Sargent Ave

This week, Season 4 Episodes 2, 3 and 4. We GOT you covered!


 

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