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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






Online Events

Double Ninth Festival

  • October 16 | 8:00 am-10:00 pm
  • @ Online on Zoom | Zoom ID: 2049994321 Passcode: 1234
  • WCSA is honored to take part in the @Manitoba150 celebrations. Traditional Chinese exercises and traditional Chinese performances.
  • Please email them to register: [email protected]
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Celebrating Manitoba Books! / À vos livres, Manitoba!

  • October 17 | 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • @ Online
  • Every year, the finest work from Manitoba writers and publishers, illustrators and designers, is recognized by the Manitoba Book Awards / Les Prix du livre du Manitoba.
  • More Info
  • Registration Required

DOMINION – Goth, Industrial & Synthwave transmitted from Winnipeg!

  • October 16 | 8:00 PM – Midnight
  • @ Online on Twitch, Click Here
  • Every year, the finest work from Manitoba writers and publishers, illustrators and designers, is recognized by the Manitoba Book Awards / Les Prix du livre du Manitoba.
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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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Ladies Night @ The Palomino Club

  • October 15 | 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 15 | 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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Deer Spirit Garden Teachings with Audrey Logan

  • October 16 | 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

Nights of Intrigue: A Rope Performance by Knotyourpeach

  • October 17 | 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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The Creator – Art Exhibit and Contest

  • October 2-23 | Mon-Fri 10 am-4:30 pm | Sat 12 pm- 6 pm
  • Zueike, 45 Trottier Bay
  • Zueike is partnering with U of M Fine Arts and showcasing student artwork at their storefront location.
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Oyate Tipi Grand Reopening and Open House

  • October 15 | 2:30 pm-1:30 pm
  • Oyate Tipi Cumini Yape, 606 Selkirk Ave
  • They have been busy making a few changes to our furniture bank to help serve their community members. They would love to show you more about how their furniture bank works.
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Tours of the Historic Ukrainian Labour Temple

  • October 16 | 12:00 pm-5:00 pm
  • Ukrainian Labour Temple, 591 Pritchard Avenue
  • Constructed in 1918-19, it is the first and largest Ukrainian Labour Temple in Canada, built by volunteer labour and financed by donations. Built to a Neo-Classical design prepared by Robert E. Davies of Winnipeg
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DanceFloor Army Live at The Osborne Taphouse!

  • October 15 | 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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Suburban Funk Machine Live at The Osborne Taphouse!

  • October 16 | 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.
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Bike for the Future!

  • October 17 | 1:30 pm-3:30 pm
  • Starts at Vimy Ridge Park, 821 Preston Avenue
  • Bike for the Future rides are designed with riders of all types in mind. We ride down calm streets in a large group with the help of our ride marshals.
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Winnipeg Circus Club ~ Practice & Play!

  • Sundays until the end of 2021 | 12:30 pm-3:30 pm
  • Broadway Neighborhood Center, 185 young street
  • Try a Variety of Circus Props Including Unicycle &Tight Rope. Explore New Props & Old Favourites!
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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






Near Winnipeg


Wolf Howl Hikes

  • October 10 | 10:30 am-11:30 am
  • @ Birds Hill Park
  • Hike along with a Park Interpreter as we trek the 2.5 km trail around the Goose Pond. Along the way we will howl for wolves, listen for their haunting calls and learn more about this iconic canine.
  • More Info
  • Click here to register

Free Afternoon Group Hike at La Barrière Park

  • October 16 | 10:30 am-11:30 am
  • La Barrière Park, 4403 Waverley St
  • Only 15 minutes south of Winnipeg, La Barrière Park is a fantastic scenic escape not far from the city.
  • More Info
  • Click here to register

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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Free Entry Into Manitoba Parks in February 2024

Calling winter lovers! Trade cabin fever for frozen fun - Manitoba Parks are open for FREE exploration all February. Ski pristine trails, hike snow-covered peaks, cozy up in cabins, and discover the magic of winter! Visit parksmb.ca for details. #FreeManitobaParks

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Multiple Locations, Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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10+ Free Weekend Events February 23-25

10+ Free Things To Do In Winnipeg This Weekend February 23-25, 2024 Posted Every Tuesday […]

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Bourkevale Community Centre’s Winter Open House

Join Bourkevale Community Centre for a winter wonderland! ❄️ Skate, ski, build snowmen, cozy up by the firepit, and enjoy hot chocolate. All ages welcome for a day of community spirit and family fun. Feb 24th, 10am-3pm.

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Bourkvale Community Centre, 100 Ferry Rd
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Brave: Girls Empowerment Event

https://wpgforfree.ca/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/Brave-Girls-Empowerment-Event.png This event will empower girls to find their BRAVE and will include a candy […]

Free
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The Salvation Army Weetamah, 324 Logan Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 0L5 Canada
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Learn to Winter @ The Forks

Discover the joy of winter with our exciting Learn to Winter programming, starting Saturday, January 6, 2024, and running every weekend until the end of February, 2024. Join us in celebrating our proud winter city, with free activities.

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The Forks, FORKS MARKET RD
Winnipeg, R3C 4L9 CA
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Free Warming Hut Tours @ The Forks 2024

Join a FREE one-hour guided tour of The Forks' Warming Huts, Winnipeg's unique winter art competition! Discover captivating ice sculptures, delve into their design secrets, and explore the scenic Nestaweya River Trail.

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The Forks, FORKS MARKET RD
Winnipeg, R3C 4L9 CA
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St. Norbert Family Winter Carnival

Join us for a FREE St. Norbert Family Carnival! Presented by Grant Memorial Church The […]

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École Noël-Ritchot, 45 De la Digue Ave
Winnipeg,
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Free Public Indoor Skating @ Bertrand Arena

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

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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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