Free Things to Do in Winnipeg This Weekend May 24-26


Although some events are free they require registration or RSVP.  Please check if the event you’re going to has requirements to avoid disappointment.

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FEATURED EVENTS

#AlmostFree Winnipeg Night Market | May 24-25

5 - Midnight. A family-friendly open-air night market. Artisan + local biz vendors, live entertainment, beer garden, food stalls, food frucks, games area and much more.

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$5
The Forks Market, 1 Forks Market Road, Winnipeg, MB R3C 4L9
Winnipeg, R3C 4L9 CA
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Doors Open Winnipeg | May 25-26

A free public event showcasing architectural, cultural and historical buildings and walking tours throughout the City of Winnipeg.

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Doors Open Winnipeg, 509-63 Albert Street
Winnipeg, R3B 1G4 CA
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Asian Canadian Festival

12 PM to 6 PM. Celebrate all Asian cultures to promote and foster Asian Canadian identities. This event will have live performances: dance, music, martial arts & more!

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The Forks, FORKS MARKET RD
Winnipeg, R3C 4L9 CA
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Teddy Bears’ Picnic

9 AM – 5 PM. 50 tents that provide a fun and free educational experience for the whole family. Free family-friendly entertainment all day long at the Lyric Theatre.

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Assiniboine Park & Zoo, Assiniboine Park & Zoo
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DOORS OPEN WINNIPEG RECOMMENDATIONS

Listed below are only a few selected buildings and walking tours handpicked by Winnipeg for Free for Doors Open Winnipeg.  There are 95 buildings and 17 tours & outdoor events.  For the complete list go to www.doorsopenwinnipeg.ca.

Bike Winnipeg Doors Open 2019 Tour

10:15 AM – 4:15 PM. Hop on your bike and explore Winnipeg’s distinct spaces, outstanding architecture and vibrant history with Bike Winnipeg! The

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Mere Hotel, 333 Waterfront Drive
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Doors Open Winnipeg: Vaughan Street Jail | May 25-26

9 AM – 5 PM. Vaughan Street Jail is the oldest provincially owned building still standing within the City limits. It was built in 1881 by architect Charles Wickensen,

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Vaughn Street Jail, 444 York Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Doors Open Winnipeg @ Canadian Museum for Human Rights | May 25-26

English tours 10 AM – 3:30 PM. French tours 11 AM – 2 PM. Experience the Museum’s unique and award-winning architecture from behind the scenes! Find hidden spaces, learn about the building’s design & more.

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Canadian Museum for Human Rights, 85 Israel Asper Way
Winnipeg, R3C 0L5 CA
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Doors Open Winnipeg @ Manitoba Sports Hall Of Fame and Museum

10 AM – 4 PM. It is a 3,000 square foot facility dedicated to celebrating the rich sports history in Manitoba. See a new feature exhibit Women in Sport

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Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame, 145 Pacific Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Doors Open Winnipeg @ Winnipeg Police Museum | May 25-26

10 AM – 4 PM. The Winnipeg Police Museum displays many artifacts related to the history of the Winnipeg Police Force, dating from its beginning in 1874.

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WINNIPEG POLICE MUSEUM (1956), 245 Smith Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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The Forks National Historic Site/6000 Years in 60 Minutes Tour | May 25-26

May 25 & May 26. 10 AM - 5 PM. Take a 6,000 year journey with a Parks Canada interpreter and uncover what lies beneath your feet. Learn the fate of the four fur trading posts and hear the epic stories behind this meeting place.

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Travel Manitoba, 21 Forks Market Rd
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Doors Open Winnipeg @ Dalnavert Museum and Visitors’ Centre | May 25-26

10 AM – 5 PM. Dalnavert Museum is the restored home of Sir Hugh J. Macdonald former Manitoba Premier and Police Magistrate during the 1919 General Strike.

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Dalnavert Museum and Visitors’ Centre, 61 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, R3C 1N7 CA
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Doors Open Winnipeg @ Grey Nuns’ Convent | May 25-26

10 AM – 4 PM. Go to the St. Boniface Museum to learn about the construction, the tools that were used and enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour to areas closed to the public.

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St. Boniface Museum, 494 Tache Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Doors Open Winnipeg @ Strike! The Walking Tour

10 AM – 4 PM. Celebrate the centennial of one of Winnipeg’s most pivotal events. Explore the streets once walked by crowds of strikers.

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Old Market Square, Bannatyne @ Arthur CA
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Doors Open Winnipeg @ La Maison Gabrielle Roy | May 25-26

10 AM – 5 PM. This three-storey gem, celebrated author Gabrielle Roy’s childhood home-turned-museum, has been successfully restored to its original splendour.

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La Maison Gabrielle Roy, 375 Rue Deschambault
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Art Walk – Doors Open Winnipeg

11 AM – 12:30 PM. In celebration of Doors Open Winnipeg we will consider public art past and present

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Doors Open Winnipeg @ Royal Canadian Mint | May 25-26

9 AM – 5 PM. On top of producing all of Canada’s circulation coins of up to 20 million coins a day, it makes foreign coins for more than 75 countries around the world!

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Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Haunted History Tour @ Doors Open Winnipeg

11 AM – 2 PM. The walk will combine historical fact with ghost stories connected to 3 well-known Winnipeg buildings. Vaughan Street Jail, Legislature & Dalnavert Museum. Registration is now closed.

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Vaughan Street Jail, 444 York Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Doors Open Winnipeg @ Aschenti Cocoa – Chocolate Tours

11 AM – 5 PM. Ever wonder how real chocolate is made? Do you know the difference between a chocolatier and a chocolate maker? Come and see first hand.

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Aschenti Cocoa, 782 Corydon Avenue
Winnipeg, MB Canada
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Haunted History Tour @ Doors Open Winnipeg

11 AM – 2 PM. The walk will combine historical fact with ghost stories connected to 3 well-known Winnipeg buildings. Vaughan Street Jail, Legislature & Dalnavert Museum. Registration is now closed.

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Vaughan Street Jail, 444 York Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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DOWNTOWN

On Target Underground

7 PM – 2 AM. All out 60s DANCE PARTY! All vinyl Soul, R&B, Northern Soul, Garage, Psych, R+R, Freakbeat andmore!FREE ADMISSION, drink specials and dinner specials.

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Shannon’s Irish Pub and Eatery, 175 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, R3C 3H9 CA
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Ladies Free Until 11 PM @ Palomino Club

Ladies in Free until 11pm on Fridays. The Palomino Club is a live music venue. Featuring great tunes and bands playing all the best music from the past and present to all your current favourites accompanied by Winnipeg’s BEST DJ’s

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Palomino Club, 436 Main St
Winnipeg, MB Canada
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Solidarity Forever Parade & Concert

May 25, 11 AM - 6 PM. Parade sponsored by UFCW and concert sponsored by CUPE. Parade runs from the Exchange district to Memorial Park.

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Memorial Park, 470 York Ave. (at Memorial Blvd.)
Winnipeg, CA
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ForeverProud Block Party

12:00 PM – 6 PM. A public block party to celebrate the Pride Winnipeg Festival and Winnipeg's gender, sexuality, and relationship diverse (GSRD) community!

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Upper Fort Garry Park, 130 Main St
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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The Forks National Historic Site/6000 Years in 60 Minutes Tour

May 25 & May 26. 10 AM - 5 PM. Take a 6,000 year journey with a Parks Canada interpreter and uncover what lies beneath your feet. Learn the fate of the four fur trading posts and hear the epic stories behind this meeting place.

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Travel Manitoba, 21 Forks Market Rd
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Cake ‘n Shake 12 ❁ Live Music ❁ BDI Treats ❁ CaRaVaN Fundraiser

2 PM – 9 PM. Free event. We're bringing the fun out to the Cube stage at Old Market Square, with Cake 'n Shake once again serving as a fundraiser for CaRaVaN Open Mic and Open Stage!

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ELSEWHERE

Spring Carnival @ RONA Home & Garden (Kenaston) | May 24-26

Free Admission. We’re bringing Rides of Thrill, Games of Skill, Cotton Candy, Popcorn, Candy Apples, Mini-Donuts and so much more down to RONA Home & Garden (Kenaston)

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1636 Kenaston Blvd, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3P 2M6, Canada, 1636 Kenaston Blvd, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3P 2M6, Canada
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Southdale Spring Carnival | May 24-26

Free Admission. Select Shows is bringing rides, carnival games, food and so much more down to Southdale Community Centre.

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Southdale Community Centre, 254 Boulevard Lakewood
Winnipeg, Manitoba
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Summer Carnival at Gateway Rec Centre

9 AM – 4 PM. Activities planned include virtual reality activity, petting zoo, bouncers - inflatable slide, obstacle course, gladiator joust, face painting and more!

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Gateway Recreation Centre, 1717 Gateway Rd
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free Concert featuring JC Campbell

10 AM – 4 PM. Join us in the Food Hall, Saturday, May 25 from 10am - 4pm with Now Country 104.7 and the Manitoba Country Music Association.Plus, enjoy a pop-up performance by JC Campbell at 1 pm and enter to win prizes throughout the event!

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St. Vital Centre, 1225 St. Mary's Road
Winnipeg, R2M 5E5 CA
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St. George Block Party

Join us for a local neighbourhood block party on Saturday, May 25, 2019 from 10 am to 3 pm! Everyone is welcome […]

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St. George Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2M 3J2 Canada
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Free Tasting Party @ OLiV Tasting Room Manitoba

11 AM - 4PM. FREE Tasting Party featuring Fresh and Easy Salads, Veggie Dishes and Balsamic Blasts!  We'll help you create the perfect salad dressing.

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OLiV Tasting Room Manitoba, 1857 Grant Avenue Unit C
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Human Rights Film Festival

2 PM – 9 PM. Films helps spark public education, understanding of inequity and discrimination, & create community dialogue about human rights issues.

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Gas Station Arts Centre, 445 River Avenue
Winnipeg, R3L 0C3 CA
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May Open Mic @ The Stone

7 PM – 10 PM. For sure it will be warm by May, right? Music, connection, community. Invite some friends and come down to perform or listen. Support local, live music!

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The Stone, 505 Oakview Avenue
Winnipeg, R2K 0S8 CA
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Pride Youth Dance Party!

DJ Kilusan from QPOC Winnipeg! Drag performances, a talent show, pride photo backdrop! A quiet space available to make art!* Snacks! Youth ages 13-21.

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West End Cultural Centre, 586 Ellice Avenue
Winnipeg, R3B 1Z8 CA
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Winnipeg Sports Cards & Collectibles Show May 26, Chalmers CC

10 AM – 4 PM. FREE ADMISSION. 27 tables of sports cards and collectibles for sale.

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Chalmers Community Centre, 480 Chalmers Avenue
Winnipeg, R2L 0G5 CA
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EVERY WEEKEND

Live Music @ Silver Spike Fridays & Saturdays

Live Music @ Silver Spike Fridays & Saturdays. Band On stage at 8:45 PM. At Winnipeg's best live music destination.

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Silver Spike Saloon, 202 Bond St
Winnipeg, Manitoba
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No Cover @ 441 Main

441 Main is an intimate 2-story venue in the exchange, designed with a close eye for detail and built to pay tribute to the city, its people and its culture.

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441 Main, 441 Main St
Winnipeg, MB, Canada
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Live Music @ Silver Spike Fridays & Saturdays

Live Music @ Silver Spike Fridays & Saturdays. Band On stage at 8:45 PM. At Winnipeg's best live music destination.

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Silver Spike Saloon, 202 Bond St
Winnipeg, Manitoba
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ALMOST FREE ($5 AND UNDER)

Friday Night Folk Dance #AlmostFree

8:15-11 PM. International folk dancing involves learning traditional dances from cultures from around the world. The dances range from peaceful and relaxing to energetic and aerobic.

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$5
Manitoba International Folk Dance Association :: M.I.F.D.A., 525 Beresford upper floor, Churchill Park United Church
Winnipeg, R3L 1J4 CA
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FREE SWIM



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