Free Things to Do in Winnipeg This Weekend August 9-11


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FEATURED EVENTS

Movies in the Park @ Assiniboine Park

Join us on the Lyric Lawn and watch your favourite movies on a cinema-style outdoor screen. Friday, August 9:
6:30 PM - How to Train Your Dragon 3 | 8:45 PM - A Wrinkle in Time.

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Assiniboine Park & Zoo, 2355 Corydon Ave
Winnipeg, R3P 2N6 CA
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Corydon Avenue BIZ Concert Series

7 PM – 10 PM. Come dance under the stars on Corydon Avenue. Our free summer concerts, every Friday and Saturday from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM.

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Corydon Avenue, Corydon Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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2019 Portage Potato Festival

Free fries, free kids activities (pony rides, petting zoo, magic shows and dog shows, bubble ball, obstacle course) and free entertainment.

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Rotary Republic Park, Cambridge Street
Portage la Prairie, Canada
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2019 Portage Potato Festival

Free fries, free kids activities (pony rides, petting zoo, magic shows and dog shows, bubble ball, obstacle course) and free entertainment.

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Rotary Republic Park, Cambridge Street
Portage la Prairie, Canada
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Corydon Avenue BIZ Concert Series

7 PM – 10 PM. Come dance under the stars on Corydon Avenue. Our free summer concerts, every Friday and Saturday from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM.

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Corydon Avenue, Corydon Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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2019 Portage Potato Festival

Free fries, free kids activities (pony rides, petting zoo, magic shows and dog shows, bubble ball, obstacle course) and free entertainment.

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Rotary Republic Park, Cambridge Street
Portage la Prairie, Canada
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Get a Free Slurpee on August 7 & 11 with the 7Rewards App

This summer we want to thank you for making the past 50 years so special! To celebrate, we’re giving 7Rewards members a free small Slurpee on the 7th and 11th of every month all summer long.

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2019 Torch of Dignity Relay

8 AM – 4 PM. The Torch of Dignity relay represents all peoples uniting to show our commitment to promote human rights, diversity, acceptance, inclusion, and equality.

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The Forks, FORKS MARKET RD
Winnipeg, R3C 4L9 CA
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Summer Music Series @ Assiniboine Park

7 PM – 8:30 PM. The Assiniboine Park Conservancy is excited to offer a fantastic line-up of musical acts part of the Casinos of Winnipeg Summer Entertainment Series, running June through August at Assiniboine Park.

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Assiniboine Park, 55 Pavilion Crescent
Winnipeg, MB Canada
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DOWNTOWN

Free Admission to Winnipeg Police Museum

10 AM – 3 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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Free Skateboard Lessons @ The Forks | Wednesdays – Sundays

11:30 AM – 2 PM. July 5th until August 26th The Winnipeg Skateboarding Outreach Organization, in conjunction with Sk8 Skates, will be hosting free skateboard lessons.

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The Plaza @ The Forks, 1 Forks Market Rd
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Strike 1919: Our Cause is Just – Exhibit | Wednesday – Sunday

May 1 - Sept 29. 12-4 PM. An exhibit celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike. Explore issues such as justice, authority, and violence

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Dalnavert Museum and Visitors’ Centre, 61 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, R3C 1N7 CA
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Fitness in the Park @ Millennium Library Park

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. We’re so excited to offer another great line up of weekly Fitness in the Park classes this summer, 2019, in Downtown Winnipeg!

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Millennium Library Park, 251 Donald St, Winnipeg, MB
Winnipeg, CA
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The WRENCH @ The Forks: Drop-In Community Tune-Up Stands

12 PM – 6 PM. During The WRENCH @ The Forks drop-in, the general public will be able to fix their bicycle with the assistance of WRENCH staff and volunteers.

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The Forks, FORKS MARKET RD
Winnipeg, R3C 4L9 CA
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Second Joys Summer Pop-Up at Into The Music

12 PM – 4 PM. Vintage/Sound with SECOND JOYS. Music by Sophie Stevens, Send Dunes & Ryan Luke. ALL AGES & FREE!

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Into the Music, B-245 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, R3B 0S6 CA
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Book-to-Movie Days: A Simple Favor

2 PM – 4 PM. Stephanie, a mother and popular vlogger, befriends Emily, a mysterious upper-class woman whose son Nicky attends the same school as Stephanie's son.

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Winnipeg Public Library, 251 Donald Street
Winnipeg, R3C 3P5 CA
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Yoga in the Park – Free Event @ The Forks

4 PM – 6 PM. Join Shameless Circle for a free yoga class at the Forks on August 11, 4pm with Jesse Rodgers.Jesse Rodgers is a 200 hour certified yoga teacher from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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The Forks, FORKS MARKET RD
Winnipeg, R3C 4L9 CA
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ELSEWHERE

Rock It Out Performance

5:30 PM – 8 PM. Join us for a Rock It Out Band Camp Performance!!! Free to attend, donations will be accepted at the door.

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Robert A. Steen Community Centre, 980 Palmerston Avenue
Winnipeg, R3G 1J9 CA
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Community Walking Tours

10 AM – 1 PM. SpaceSaturday tours are offered from 10 am to 1 pm and MUST be booked 1-week in advance.

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Transcona Museum, 141 Regent Avenue West
Winnipeg, R2C 1R1 CA
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Keycon 2020: Summer Carnival

10 AM – 4 PM. Come sell the nerdy stuff in your basement collecting dust that you keep meaning to get rid of! There will be picnic and carnival games, food and you can purchase your Keycon Membership onsite.

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Lord Roberts Community Centre, 725 Kylemore Avenue
Winnipeg, R3L 1B8 CA
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Bohémier & Turenne Houses Guided Tours / Maisons Visites guidées

11 AM – 12 PM. Discover St. Norbert’s rich history on a guided tour of the fully restored homes of these prominent St Norbert residents.

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St. Norbert Provincial Heritage Park, 40 Turnbull Drive
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Art Ride: South Winnipeg – August 10

1 PM – 3:30 PM. Discover public art in South Winnipeg! We’ll explore several artworks during this 2.5 hour art ride.

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Meet at St. Vital Park, Duck Pond 190 River Road, Winnipeg, MB
Winnipeg, CA
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Yoga & Pilates in the Park

10 AM – 11 AM. This event is every Sunday at 10:00am in Kildonan Park. It is free. Kid friendly.

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Kildonan Park, 2015 Main Street
Kildonan Park, R2V 2B9 CA
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Almond Nailbar Grand Opening @ Garden City

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Almond Nailbar @ Garden City, 12B-2188 McPhillips Street!
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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*NEW* Summer Family Picnic

Our Summer Family Picnic is BACK! Join us August 11th at 595 Lagimodiere BLVD. Pack a lunch, bring your lawn chairs and […]

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Jazz in the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden

3 PM – 5 PM. Enjoy the very best of jazz in Winnipeg surrounded by blooming flowers, flowing fountains and beautiful works of art.

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Assiniboine Park & Zoo, 2355 Corydon Ave
Winnipeg, R3P 2N6 CA
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Newbie Night- Free introduction to Dodgeball drop-in

4 PM – 6 PM. If you have been wanting to try Dodgeball, now is your chance to do so free of charge. Dodgeball is an accessible sport for all levels of athleticism and all body types.

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Dakota Field House, 1188 Dakota street
Winnipeg, CA
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Newbie Night- Free introduction to Dodgeball drop-in

4 PM – 6 PM. If you have been wanting to try Dodgeball, now is your chance to do so free of charge. Dodgeball is an accessible sport for all levels of athleticism and all body types.

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Dakota Field House, 1188 Dakota street
Winnipeg, CA
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EVERY WEEKEND

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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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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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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NEAR WINNIPEG

Winkler Harvest Festival | August 9–11

A free, three day event with amazing entertainment, parade, fireworks, food, culture tent, kids activities, petting zoo, and much more.

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Winkler Harvest Festival & Exhibition, 600 Park Street
Winkler, R6W 1B4 CA
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Bike the Esker: Guided Bike Tour

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM. Join Park Interpreters and explore Birds Hill’s unique past. Discover Birds Hill in a way you’ve never known before. Bike helmets are recommended.

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Birds Hill Provincial Park, Birds Hill Provincial Park
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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ALMOST FREE ($5 AND UNDER)

*New* #AlmostFree St. Vital Agricultural Society’s Fair and Display

August 9, 2:30 PM – 8:30 PM. August 10, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. We hope you can join us for this two day event full of exhibits, friendly competitions, food, children's crafts and entertainment.

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St. Vital Centennial Arena, 2055 Ness Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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*New* #AlmostFree St. Vital Agricultural Society’s Fair and Display

August 9, 2:30 PM – 8:30 PM. August 10, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. We hope you can join us for this two day event full of exhibits, friendly competitions, food, children's crafts and entertainment.

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St. Vital Centennial Arena, 2055 Ness Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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#AlmostFree $5 Saturday Night Tango in Summer

Tango Salon Winnipeg offers weekly Saturday Night Tango classes. Classes tailored to provide instruction to people who have never danced before and […]

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Tango Salon Winnipeg, 1381 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, R3G 0V8 CA
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