Free Things to do in Winnipeg This Weekend September 15-17

Free Things to do in Winnipeg This Weekend September 15-17


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) Friday Night Live (No Cover) at Garrick Hotel

September 15 @ 6:00 pm11:00 pm
Garrick Hotel287 Garry Street
Winnipeg, R3C 1H9 CA 
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Forget about the good ol days – how about the good new days?! Cheap beer / Good Tunes / No Cover Welcome to FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE

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2) Free Day-long Buddhist Retreat

September 16 @ 8:00 am4:00 pm
Dalnavert61 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, R3C 1N7 CA 
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Join us for a day of learning and practicing the teachings of the Buddha. You can come for the morning, the afternoon or all day. There will be periods of meditation (silent and guided) as well as Buddhist teachings.

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3) Winnipeg VegFest

September 16 @ 9:00 am6:00 pm
Axworthy Health and RecPlex350 Spence St
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2S4 Canada 
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WINNIPEG VEGFEST aims to foster compassion for animals, promote eco-friendly living, educate the public about health and nutrition, and introduce the rapidly growing world of plant-based cuisine.

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4) Mass Appeal 2017 – Ukuleles

September 16, 2017 @ 12:00 pm12:00 am

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

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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5) We Are All Treaty People

September 17 @ 1:00 pm4:00 pm
Winnipeg, R3C 4L9 CA 
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An event to build and celebrate relationships and raise awareness around Treaty One! Join us for a family-friendly afternoon at the Forks with food, music, games and more.

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Promoted Event

Elsewhere in Winnipeg:

6) U of M Recreation Services Free Week

September 15 @ 6:00 am – 10:00 pm
Fort Garry Campus 17 Dafoe Rd W 
& Bannatyne Campus 727 McDermot Ave

Winnipeg, R3T 2N2 CA 
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Start the new school year by sampling our most popular adult instructional classes and use our fitness and recreation facilities for the entire week for FREE! We’ve got some exciting new programs in our 2017 fall line-up to compliment our existing programs in Aging Actively, Climbing, Dance, Group Fitness PLUS, Martial Arts, Recreation and Wellness.

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7) Winnipeg Design Festival

September 13September 16
Multiple LocationsWinnipeg, Manitoba Canada + Google Map

The Winnipeg Design Festival aims to celebrate and promote contemporary design and art in the city of Winnipeg.

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8) 2017 Winnipeg Jets Training Camp Schedule

September 15September 30
MTS Iceplex3969 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada 
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All  training camp practice and on-ice sessions are open to the public at the Bell MTS IcePlex

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9) Équinoxe : fête de rue – Street Party

September 15 @ 5:30 pm11:00 pm
Université de Saint-Boniface200, avenue de la Cathédrale
Winnipeg, R2H 0H7 CA 
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Live musical performances, Free Corn Roast, Food Trucks, Beer Garden, Art project unveiling

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10) Fall Gardening Expo

September 16 @ 9:00 am5:00 pm
Shelmerdine Garden Center7800 Roblin Boulevard
Headingley, R4H 1B6 CA 
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Learn how to prep your garden for colder weather. Come explore and see what kind of beautiful fall plants and colours you can incorporate into your landscape. Free seminars, live demos by our experts, refreshments, kids craft area, corn roast and more!

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11) Headingley Sports Shop 2017 Show And Shine!!

September 16 @ 11:00 am3:00 pm
Headingley Sport Shop5160 Portage Ave
Headingley, R4H1E1 CA 
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Come on out for a day full of live music, good food, beer gardens, and of course THE BIKES!

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12) Open Board Game Day

September 16 @ 12:00 pm3:00 pm
A Muse N Games1783 Portage Ave
Winnipeg, R3J 0E8 CA 
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Come out with your favourite game or grab something from our ever growing demo library and play some games. This month we are featuring the Marvel deckbuilding game, Legendary!

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13) Bellyfit Free Demo Class

September 16 @ 1:00 pm2:00 pm
The Wellness Institute1075 Leila Avenue
Winnipeg, R2P 2W7 CA 
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Beginner – intermediate fitness fusion for women. Begin with easy moves infused with Belly dance, Bollywood, Bhangra & African dance. Then tone up with pilates core work & finish with a yoga -inspired stretch.

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14) Salvadorian Day- Dia del Salvadoreño – Assiniboine Park site 1

September 16 @ 2:00 pm6:00 pm

Join the salvadorian community to celebrate our culture and history! MORNING CEREMONY Raising of the Salvadorian flag at City Hall Time: 10:15AM Place: Winnipeg City Hall AFTERNOON ENTERTAINMENT Time: 2:00 Place: Assiniboine Park Site #1 Latin Fusion Band Karthum Shriners Marching Band Mariachi: Hernan…

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15) Zaba at The Strong Badger

September 16 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm
The Strong Badger Coffeehouse679 Sargent Avenue
Winnipeg, R3E 0A7 CA 
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Zaba does a coffeehouse appearance at The Strong Badger ahead of the release of new album, “Mosaic Suite” on Sept 29th. Free admission! Strong coffee!

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16) September Open Mic @ The Stone

September 16 @ 8:00 pm10:00 pm
The Stone505 Oakview Avenue
Winnipeg, R2K 0S8 CA 
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A welcoming environment for musicians, fans and friends. Come down to play, listen and hang out. Features a performance by our house band, Willem.

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17) Open Farm Day at Sagehill Stables

September 17 @ 10:00 am5:00 pm
Sagehill Stables4180 Waverly Street
Winnipeg, R3V 1L5 CA 
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Barn Tours, Pony Rides (with Donation to Underdogs Rescue), Dog Demonstrations by Agility Dog! Face Painting and Balloon animals, Artisan vendors and guests!
Food on site by Floresth Foods

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18) Winnipeg Blue Bombers Fan Appreciation Day

September 17 @ 12:00 pm3:00 pm
Investor’s Group Field315 Chancellor Matheson Rd, 
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada 
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Cheerleaders, Buzz and Boomer, Captain Blue, and the drumline will be present, and on-field activities will be held for children big and small!

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19) Free Monthly Gaming – Sunday Edition

September 17 @ 1:00 pm6:00 pm
PVP Cyber Lounge7-2795 Pembina Hwy
Winnipeg, R3T 2H5 
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As always, we will have 8 or 9 gaming tables setup for players to use for Infininty, Age of Sigmar, 40k, or any other game system they would like to bring out.

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20) Wayne’s World 1 + 2 Double Feature at The Handsome Daughter

September 17 @ 7:00 pm10:00 pm
The Handsome Daughter61 Sherbrook St
Winnipeg, R3C 2B2 CA 
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7:00PM – Wayne’s World (1992)
9:00PM – Wayne’s World 2 (1993)

Hosted by Terrance Williams

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Near Winnipeg:

21) Selkirk Family Carnival

September 17 @ 12:00 pm2:30 pm
Springs Church Selkirk, 479 Eveline St, Selkirk, MB

Join us after service on Sunday, September 17th for our Family Carnival. There will be a ton of fun activities including archery, petting zoo, small inflatable bouncers, games & more! Be sure to bring the whole family for this fun filled afternoon.

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Every Weekend:

22) 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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23) Silver Spike Presents – No Cover Charge

September 16 @ 9:45 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)
Silver Spike Saloon202 Bond St
Winnipeg, Manitoba 
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Silver Spike Presents September 15-6. Band On stage at 9:45 PM At Winnipeg’s best live music destination

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24) 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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25) 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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26) 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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27) Free Skate Fall 2017

September 17 @ 3:30 pm4:30 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)
Multiple Locations
Winnipeg, MB Canada

Here’s the schedule for Free Skate at multiple locations across the City of Winnipeg. Bring your own skates.

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