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Current public health restrictions apply. Most indoor events and activities require proof of full vaccination and require pre-registration, please read full details by clicking more info.

The date, time, and location may change without prior notification due to the ever-changing situation of the healthcare environment.

The weekend list is posted Every Tuesday!

Featured Events

Culture Days

  • September 24 – October 24
  • Multiple locations
  • Lose yourself in a labyrinth of hundreds of in-person and virtual concerts, live shows, exhibits, demonstrations, workshops and more – every option is free.
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Nuit Blanche 2021

  • September 24 – October 24
  • Multiple locations
  • NUIT BLANCHE WINNIPEG is a free 1 month exploration and celebration of contemporary art. Because of public health restrictions, for 2021, Nuit Blanche Winnipeg will feature projects that run throughout the Culture Days Manitoba month: September 24 – October 24.
  • More Info

Nuit Blanche Pocket Guide and Map


Canada Life Free Days @ WAG

  • October 10, 11:00am – 5:00pm
  • Winniepg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd
  • Take a tour through the galleries. Free Sunday includes Qaumajuq. This month’s Canada Life Free Sunday is all about Fall: Take part in an autumn-themed scavenger hunts and look-and-find activities
  • More Info
  • Click here to register






Downtown

“Light in the Shadows”

  • September 24 – October 24
  • @ Freshcut Downtown Florist, 190 Smith Street
  • A series of large acrylic paintings and mixed media drawings that explore shadows by Penny Kovacs
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201 Portage Presents SENSORY: An All-Senses Contemporary Art Experience

  • October 8 | 3:00 pm-5:00 pm
  • 430 Main Street
  • Discover the beauty of art through live art performances and music!
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Ladies Night @ The Palomino Club

  • October 8 | 8:00 pm
  • 436 Main St
  • Every Friday, the ladies Get in free before 10 PM. TGIF! It’s Ladies’ Night at the #PalominoClub! They’ve also got Buns of Steel going down tonight. Don’t miss out!
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Bannock Babes x ArtsJunktion

  • October 8 | 8:30 pm-10:30 pm
  • 312 William Ave
  • The Bannock Babes, a collective of #indigidrag mostly out of Treaty One territory (Winnipeg), will be performing live at ArtsJunktion on their loading dock!
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Nights of Intrigue: A Rope Performance by Knotyourpeach

  • October 9 @ 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
  • @ Bevvy Teyems | 224 Notre Dame Avenue
  • 18+
  • This will be a pre-registered event in which you can sit down and watch the intrigue of an in-person rope performance.
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ArtWalk: Downtown

  • October 9 | 10:30 am-12:00 pm
  • Starts at the fountain behind Manitoba Legislative Building, 450 Broadway
  • Join us for a walking tour featuring some of the public artworks that share our stories and explore our communities!
  • More Info
  • Click here to register

Blooming Together Community Creation

  • October 9 | 1:00 pm-2:30 pm
  • Studio Central – 2nd floor Portage Place Shopping Centre 393 Portage Avenue
  • Join Artbeat Studio to make a suncatcher in the shape of a flower petal, decorating it however you wish. These petals will be combined and displayed in the windows in Central Winnipeg during Culture Days.
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Deer Spirit Garden Teachings with Audrey Logan

  • October 9 | 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
  • Dehydration Nations, 545 Broadway
  • Join us in our new community garden space to learn about Indigenous gardening methods through oral teachings and participation.
  • More Info
  • Click here to register

Museum Music Minutes

  • October 9 | 2:00 pm-4:00 pm
  • Dalnavert Museum and Visitors’ Centre, 61 Carlton Street
  • Musical experts in their field will do a 20 minute show and tell on a favourite subject. Zachary Rushing from Jazz Winnipeg will show some of his vintage sheet music and talk about popular American music from the 1920s-1950s
  • More Info
  • Click here to register

Nights of Intrigue: A Rope Performance by Knotyourpeach

  • October 9 | 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Bevvy Teyems, 224 Notre Dame Avenue
  • sit down and watch the intrigue of an in-person rope performance. Rope Suspension – Bondage – Shibari are some of the terms you may know it by.
  • More Info
  • Click here to register






Elsewhere

Winnipeg International Writers Festival- Thin air

  • September 20 – October 18
  • @ Multiple Locations & Online
  • Winnipeg’s annual literary festival with readings, school shows, and book signings for readers of all ages!
  • Free and Paid Events
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Scaling to 6-Figures On Purpose – Free Branding Workshop

  • October 8 | 2:30 pm-1:30 pm
  • @ Online
  • Live Training + Workshop To Double Your Conversions & Scale Your Business Past 6-Figures With Branding
  • More Info
  • Click here to register

FREE Winnipeg Online Speed Dating

  • October 8 | 7:30 pm-8:30 pm
  • Online
  • FREE Winnipeg Online Speed Dating
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Holly Davidson Band Live at The Osborne Taphouse!

  • October 8 | 9:00 pm-1:00 am
  • 112 Osborne St
  • No cover charge! Drink specials, awesome food, great people and live music…what more can you ask for!? Only at The Osborne Taphouse, in the heart of Osborne Village
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2021 E-commerce Masterclass: How To Build An Online Business — Winnipeg

  • October 9 | 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
  • Online
  • Learn The Top E-Commerce Secrets To Effectively Launching, Optimizing and Monetizing Your Own Online Store and Taking It To The Next Level
  • More Info
  • Click here to register

#AlmostFree Khartum Shriners 2021 Halloween ‘Trunk or Treat’ for Kids

  • October 9 | 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
  • Khartum Shrine Centre, 1155 Wilkes Ave.
  • “Trunk or Treat’ .. .a Trick or Treat Drive-Thru Halloween event for the kids in the Khartum Shrine Centre parking lot.
  • $2 per child
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The Nooners Live at The Osborne Taphouse!

  • October 9 | 9:00 pm-1:00 am
  • The Osborne Taphouse, 112 Osborne St
  • No cover charge. Live music is BACK! Join us every Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the hottest new bar on The Osborne Strip for free live bands.
  • More Info





Near Winnipeg


Nimowin Trail Guided Hikes

  • October 9 | 10:30 am-11:30 am
  • @ Birds Hill Park
  • Experience the park’s unique mosaic of prairie, forest and wetland landscapes all on this 1.5 km hike with a Park Interpreter.
  • More Info
  • Click here to register

Prairie Winds Trail Guided Hikes

  • October 10 | 10:30 am-11:30 am
  • @ Birds Hill Park
  • Experience the park’s unique mosaic of prairie, forest and wetland landscapes all on this 1.5 km hike with a Park Interpreter.
  • More Info
  • Click here to register





Free Swim

Effective October 1 – December 16, 2021

Booking required, click here, search “free swim”, “teen swim”, “youth swim” for your search terms.

Elmwood Kildonans, 909 Concordia Avenue
Saturdays, 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Free Youth Swim & Waterslide (7 yrs – 17 yrs) | Fridays, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex, 999 Sargent Avenue
Saturdays, 2:30 pm-5:30 pm
Free Teen Swim | Saturdays, 6:30 pm-9:45 pm

Bonivital, 1215 Archibald St
Teen Swim | Saturdays, 7:30pm-9:00pm
Free Swim Shallow & Deep Pools | Thursdays, 1:30pm-3:30pm

Free Public Skating

Booking required, click here and use “public skate” for your search term.

River East, 1410 Rothesay St.
Friday, 5:45–6:45 pm | Oct 1–Dec 17

Terry Sawchuck, 901 Kimberly St.
Saturday, 11:45 am–12:45 pm | Sept 25–Dec 18

Charlie Gardiner, 799 Logan Ave.
Saturday, 12:30–1:30 pm | Oct 2–Dec 18

Bertrand, 294 Bertrand St.
Saturday, 2–3 pm | Oct 2–Dec 18

Transcona East End CC, 517 Pandora Ave. E
Saturday, 6:30–7:30 pm | Sept 25–Dec 18
Sunday, 1:30–2:30 pm | Sept 26–Dec 19

Sargent Park, 1111 Wall St.
Sunday, Noon–1 pm | Oct 3–Dec 19

St. Vital Centennial, 580 St. Anne’s Rd.
Sunday, 12:30–1:30 pm | Sept 26–Dec 19

Eric Coy, 535 Oakdale Dr.
Sunday, 2:15–3:15 pm | Sept 26–Dec 19

Sam Southern, 625 Osborne St.
Sunday, 3–4 pm | Sept 12–Dec 19

Billy Mosienko, 709 Keewatin St.
Sunday, 4–5 pm | Sept 19–Dec 19

Upcoming Events

Lights on the Exchange

Discover a reimagined Exchange District bathed in mesmerizing light. Lights on the Exchange, Winnipeg's FREE winter arts festival, ignites creativity with stunning installations, Jan 21-Mar 21.

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Exchange District, 492 Main Street
Winnipeg, R3B 1B7 CA
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10+ Free Weekend Events March 1-3

10+ Free Things To Do In Winnipeg This Weekend March 1-3, 2024 Posted Every Tuesday […]

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free Ski Lessons @ The Forks

Calling all winter enthusiasts! Looking for a fun and free way to enjoy the outdoors? Join us for FREE cross country ski lessons every weekend at The Forks Winnipeg! These beginner-friendly lessons are perfect for anyone wanting to learn the basics of this exciting winter sport.

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The Forks, 1 Forks Market Rd Rm 201, Winnipeg, MB r3c4l8
Winnipeg, r3c4l8 CA
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AWRA Winter Extravaganza 2024

This free event promises to be a fun-filled day for all ages, with ice skating, sponge hockey, pick-up games, 50/50, meat draw, beer gardens, marshmallow roast, live music, and more! Don’t miss out on the excitement - mark your calendars now!” AWRA Winter Extravaganza.

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AWRA -Assiniboia West Recreation Association, 861 Buchanan Blvd
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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West End Biz Winterfest

Embrace winter with the West End Biz at their free Winterfest in Central Park! Enjoy games, vendors, music, bonfires & more! Perfect for families!

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Central Park, 406 Edmonton Street
Winnipeg, MB Canada
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Free Ski Lessons @ The Forks

Calling all winter enthusiasts! Looking for a fun and free way to enjoy the outdoors? Join us for FREE cross country ski lessons every weekend at The Forks Winnipeg! These beginner-friendly lessons are perfect for anyone wanting to learn the basics of this exciting winter sport.

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The Forks, 1 Forks Market Rd Rm 201, Winnipeg, MB r3c4l8
Winnipeg, r3c4l8 CA
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Free Public Indoor Skating @ Ab McDonald Arena

Bertrand 294 Bertrand St. Tuesday, 6:45–7:45 p.m. | January 2 – March 12 Saturday, 2–3 […]

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Ab McDonald Arena, 2055 Ness Ave.
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Magic Show by Alex Jay Hamm @ AWRA Winter Extravaganza

Join us for the Winnipeg Family Magic Show at the AWRA Winter Extravaganza! Alex Jay Hamm, a renowned magician, will entertain audiences of all ages with a lighthearted and interactive performance. Witness the incredible levitation illusion and create lasting memories! March 2nd at 4 PM, 861 Buchanan Blvd.

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AWRA -Assiniboia West Recreation Association, 861 Buchanan Blvd
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free Admission to Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Explore powerful exhibits & stories of resilience at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights - FREE Sundays

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Canadian Museum for Human Rights, 85 Israel Asper Way
Winnipeg, R3C 0L5 CA
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