There are lots of free events and activities for spring break this year. If you plan on going to an event please read all the details before going to avoid disappointment. Some events have a limited capacity and may need registration or a free ticket to join in.

Check back throughout spring break as more events may be added!


FREE Admission For Kids 12 And Under @ CMHR

Free for Spring Break? So is the Canadian Museum for Human Rights for kids 12 and under from March 25 – April 1.

Date: March 25 – April 1

Location: Canadian Museum for Human Rights, 85 Israel Asper Way


Festival of Fools @ The Forks – Spring Break 2023

12:30-3:00 PM. The Festival of Fools is a free family festival featuring the very best international variety artists, acrobats, jugglers, and magicians.

Date: March 25-31
Time: 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: The Forks Market, 1 Forks Market Road

Registration Required CLICK HERE



Spring Break @ Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Free family‐friendly entertainment. Activities held at Bonnie & John Buhler Hall, Level 1 require no admission. Join them for Spring Break to celebrate the joys of childhood – dancing, singing, playing, laughing, and creating.

Date: March 28-30
Time: 11:05 AM – 1:55 PM
Location: 85 Israel Asper Way


Spring Break At The Transcona Museum

Registration for SPRING BREAK will open Friday, March 10 on our website: https://bit.ly/3mgUVqQ

We have some exciting crafts and activities planned for each themed day. Space is limited – there will be 3 timeslots each day with a max. of 8 tickets per timeslot. Masks are required.

Date:
Date: March 27-31
Time: 10:45 AM, 1:00 PM, and 2:30 PM

Location: Transcona Museum, 141 Regent Avenue


Spring Break With Winnipeg Public Library

Looking for some fun and educational activities for your kids during Spring Break? Check out the Winnipeg Public Library’s Spring Break Programs. There will be free programs for families and school age children, including music, dance, coding, science, crafts and more. Registration Required. Click the image for more information.

Date: March 27 – April 1 | Various times
Location: Multiple Winnipeg Public Library Locations

More Info






Spring Break @ Toys “R” Us

Join Toys “R” Us for a week of fun activities! No event registration required. Recommended for ages 4 and up. Parental supervision required. Check with YOUR local store to confirm details!

Date:
Date: March 27-31
Time: 11 AM and 2 PM daily

Location: At Participating Toys “R” Us locations

More Info


Spring Break @ St. Vital Centre

All activities are open to Kids Club members, ages 10 and under. Proof of Kids Club registration may be required. Sign up for a Kids Club membership for free at any of our events or on our website https://www.stvitalcentre.com/kids-club

Bring your friends and head over to St. Vital Centre for some fun ways to spend the afternoons. We’ve partnered with great local organizations to bring you free activities to add some excitement to your Spring Break. Plus you can enter for the chance to win a $250 St. Vital Centre Giftcard*! Join us in Centre Court for the following Kids Club activities:

Date: March 27-31
Time: 1 PM daily
Location: St. Vital Centre. 1225 St. Mary’s Road

More Info


FREE SWIM

Stay healthy and have fun by taking a free swim at City of Winnipeg operated indoor pools.

Schedules
Interim Effective March 19 – April 1

Taka a free swim at City of Winnipeg operated indoor pools.

  • Free Swim: designated time for safe activities for everyone; no admission fees apply;
  • Loonie / Toonie Swim: designated time for safe activities for all people that meet admission requirements, admission fee for under 18 years is $ 1.00 admission fee for 18 years and over is $2.00
  • Youth Swim: designated time for safe activities for swimmers 9 – 19 years of age
  • Family Swim: designated time for safe activities for families, adults must be accompanied by children and children must be accompanied by adults

St. James Civic Center 2055 Ness Ave

March 19 – June 10
FREE SWIM Sun 1:30PM – 4:30PM
Loonie/Toonie Mon *1:30pm – 4:30pm
FREE SWIM Fri 7:30PM-9:30PM


Margaret Grant Pool 685 Dalhousie Drive

March 19 – April 1
Loonie/Toonie Tues 1:30pm – 4:00pm
Loonie/Toonie Wed 5:30pm – 9:00pm
Loonie/Toonie Thurs 1:30pm – 4:00pm

March 19 – June 10
Free Swim Mon 8:30-9:25am
Free Swim Fri 8:30am – 9:25am
Free Teen Swim 9-19 years Fri 7:30-9:00pm

March 20
Loonie/Toonie Mon 8:00pm – 9:00pm

March 27
Loonie/Toonie Mon 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM

April 2 – June 10
Loonie/Toonie Tues 1:30pm – 4:15pm
Loonie/Toonie Wed 8:00pm – 9:00pm
Loonie/Toonie Thurs 1:30pm – 4:15pm


Pan Am 25 Poseidon Bay

March 19 – June 10
Free Swim Tues 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm


Eldon Ross 25 1887 Pacific Avenue West

March 19 – June 10
Free Swim Tues 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Free Swim Thurs 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Loonie/Toonie Swim Sat 12:30 pm – 5:00 pm


St. James Assiniboia Centennial Pool 644 Parkdale

March 19 – June 10
FREE SWIM Wed 1:45 PM – 4:45 PM
FREE TEEN SWIM 9-19YRS Sat 6:00PM-8:00PM


Transcona Kinsmen Centennial 1101 Wabasha Street

March 19 – June 10
Free Swim Thurs 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Loonie /Toonie Fri 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Free Youth Swim 9 – 19 yrs. Only Fri 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm


Elmwood Kildonans Pool 909 Concordia Avenue

March 19 – June 10
Loonie/Toonie Public Thurs Swim 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Free Youth Swim & Waterslide 9 yrs – 19 yrs Fri 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free Public Swim Sat 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm


Seven Oaks Pool 444 Adsum Drive

March 19 – June 10
Free Teen Swim Sat 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm


Bonivital Pool – 1215 Archibald Street

March 19 – June 10
Free Swim Thurs 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM 
Free Teen Swim 9-19 years Sat
7:30 PM– 9:00 PM


Kinsmen Sherbrook Pool 381 Sherbrook Street

March 19 – June 17
Free Swim Fri 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Free Swim Sat 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Loonie/Toonie Swim Sun 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM


Sergeant Tommy Prince Place

March 19 – June 10
Free Swim Sun 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Free Teen Swim 9-19 years Tues 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Loonie/Toonie Swim Fri 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Loonie/Toonie Swim Sat 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Free Teen Swim 9-19 years Sat 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

MORE EVENTS

Cabin Fever: Free Films for Kids!

Sun, March 26 / 1pm – Experimental Films for Kids!

Prior to each screening, there will be free stop motion animation workshops offered by Art City in the Artspace lobby from noon-1pm.

Date: March 26
Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: Cinamatheque, 304 – 100 Arthur St

More Info


Free Admission to Winnipeg Police Museum

Date: Open Tuesday to Friday
Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Venue: Winnipeg Police Headquarters, 245 Smith Street
Free Admission

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


Free Admission to Canadian Museum For Human Rights

Date: Every Friday
Time
: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Venue: 85 Israel Asper Way

The museum features a range of exhibits and programs that explore human rights issues and their historical and contemporary significance. Its permanent galleries cover topics such as Indigenous rights, Canadian human rights milestones, human rights violations around the world, and the struggle for human rights and dignity.


Valour Community Centre Open Gym Times

Clifton Site, 1315 Strathcona St
Saturday, March 25th 10:30am-6pm
Sunday, March 26th 12:30-6pm

Isaac Brock 715 Telfer St. N
Sunday, March 12th 12:30-6pm

Orioles Site, 448 Burnell St.
Friday, March 24th 6-8pm


Easter Egg-stravaganza!!

FREE 🐣 Egg Hunt

FREE 📸 Photos with 🐰 The Easter Bunny

FREE 🎨 Crafts with the Kiddos

FREE ☕️Hot Chocolate, Treats and MORE!!

Spaces may be limited and RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED so please either call 204.925.2900 or email [email protected] to reserve your spot!

Date: March 31
Time: 1:00 pm- 3:30pm
Location: Judy Lindsay Team Reality, 2031 Portage Ave


ALMOST FREE ($5/Person Or Less)

Cineplex March Break Movies

Date: March 27 – 30
Time: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Price: $2.99
Venue: At participating Cineplex Theaters

Movie Options:

  • PAW Patrol: The Movie
  • Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile
  • Minions: The Rise Of Gru
  • The Secret Life Of Pets 2

How to get tickets:

  1. Click the more info link below and scroll down until you see the 4 movie options
  2. Click the movie you want to watch. Click get tickets.
  3. Select a date from March 27 to March 30
  4. Select a theatre location.
  5. Select the time you want to watch it. It should be self-explanatory after that.

More Info


Sunday Visits at the Winnipeg Fire Fighters Museum #AlmostFree

Date: January 22
Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Venue: Winnipeg Fire Fighters Museum, 56 Maple Street
Price: Admission by donation

They offer a glimpse of what fire fighting was like from the 1874 volunteer-era to the present day.


The Manitoba Electrical Museum

Date: Tuesday-Friday
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Venue: 680 Harrow St
Price: $5.00 per person, children 5 years & under free.

Manitoba Electrical Museum and Education Centre is a museum in Winnipeg, Manitoba, dedicated to the electrical history of Manitoba.