Free Things to do in Winnipeg This Weekend September 8-10

Free Things to do in Winnipeg This Weekend September 8-10


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) Rock n Roll Dance Party

September 8 @ 10:00 pm2:00 am

All your favourite underground new wave, punk and power pop hits from the late 70s and early 80s

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2) ManyFest 2017

September 8-10 @ 11:00 am-11:00 pm
Memorial Blvd and Broadway Ave, Memorial Blvd and Broadway
All Together Downtown

Food truck wars, wine & beer garden, movies in the park, live music, farmers markets, kids zone, lights on broadway, Ciclovia

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3) Public Art Tours

September 9 @ 8:00 pm 10:00 pm

Multiple Locations

The Winnipeg Arts Council walking and biking tours are back!  Tours are FREE but space is limited. You must register to participate.

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4) Chinatown Street Festival

September 9 @ 1:00 pm-September 10 @ 8:00 pm

• Multicultural performances
• Merchant market
• Petting zoo
• Food trucks, including Chinese BBQ and bubble tea
• Lantern riddles, with coupons as prizes
• And more!

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5) Wheelin’ & Dealin’ a BIKE SWAP during Ciclovia

September 10 @ 12:00 pm4:00 pm
Kennedy and Broadway

Wheelin’ & Dealin’ is a bike/gear swapping event hosted by Natural Cycleworks. It’s an opportunity for the cycling community to buy, sell, and trade bikes and components.

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Promoted Event

Elsewhere in Winnipeg:

6) Bell Tower Community Café

September 8 @ 6:30 pm8:00 pm
Westminster United Church745 Westminster Avenue

Join us for a free community meal at 6:30, great coffee and tea and food hampers. Making good things together. Coming up at the Bell Tower Community Café: Friday, August 11 Friday, August 25 Friday, September 8 Friday, September 15

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7) Free Giveaway Weekend

September 9September 10

Give your reusable unwanted items a new home and keep them out of the landfill!

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8) Free Video Game Day at PNP Games

September 9 @ 10:00 am9:00 pm
PNP Games915 McLeod Ave, 2609 Portage Ave, 160 Meadowood Dr

Doors open at 10:00am Saturday, September 9th, 2017. Limit 1 free gift per customer, no purchase necessary. First come, first served. 250 gifts per store, while supplies last!

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9) Mass Appeal 2017

September 9 @ 10:00 am-12:00 pm
St. Norbert Farmer’s Market

A series of concerts performed by, and for, the public.  Participation is free to anyone, as a performer or an audience member.

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10) 2017 Sherbrook Street Festival

September 9 @ 12:01 pm11:59 pm
Sherbrook St between Wolseley and Westminster

Beer Gardens • Vintage Vendor Village • Handmade Local Wares • Face Painting • Bouncy Castle & More!

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11) 23rd Annual Flashback Weekend Car Show

September 9 @ 12:00 pm5:00 pm
Garden City Shopping Centre2305 McPhillips Street

Manitoba’s Largest Free Car Show, over 1,000 vehicles. Open to all – free admission, live 50s band, jacket draw.

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12) Family Fun Days @ Assiniboia Down

September 10 @ 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
Assiniboia Downs, 3975 Portage Ave

Free family fun activities include: pony rides, petting farm, glitter tattoos, bouncy gym.

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13) 13th Annual Opikihiwawin Traditional POWOW

September 9 @ 11:00 am9:30 pm

Join us for a wonderful celebration of Pow Wow! Registration begins at 11:00 AM and 6:00 PM About Opikihiwawin

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14) DarkCross 2017

September 9 @ 3:00 pm11:59 pm
Red River Co-op Speedway952 Cartier Road

DarkCross is way more than just a bike race. It is a unique celebration of Manitoba’s fantastic cycling culture and a great way to kick off the fall cyclocross season.

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Near Winnipeg:

15) Airsoft Community Appreciation Day

September 9 @ 11:00 am5:00 pm

FREE games, and also a FREE Hot Dog and Bottle of Water for each player that attends. We will also be having some giveaways.

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16) Canvasbacks 8th Annual Adoption Days

September 9 @ 11:00 amSeptember 10 @ 4:00 pm
Canvasback Pet Supplies1 Wellink Drive

Family fun, fundraising & adoption day in support of numerous local animal rescues. Featuring the high-flying fun of dockdogs!

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Every Weekend:

17) FREE Swim

September 8-10
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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18) Silver Spike Presents – No Cover Charge

September 8-9 @ 9:45 pm11:30 pm

Silver Spike Saloon202 Bond St
Band On stage at 9:45 PM At Winnipeg’s best live music destination

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

September 9 @ 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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20) Winnipeg Circus Club – First Drop-in Free (Sundays)

September 10 @ 1:00 pm4:00 pm

Broadway Neighborhood Center185 Young Street 

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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21) The Good Will Games! Sunday Afternoons

September 10 @ 12:00 pm5:00 pm

A different game each month with a tournament on the last Sunday of the month for fantastic prizes!

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22) Free Skate

September 10, 3:00-4:00 PM
Multiple Locations

Take a free skate at city owned indoor pools.

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