* The image of the decorated home above is for illustrative purposes only and is not located in Winnipeg*


Winnipeg Christmas Map 2022

Go for a drive and enjoy something together this holiday by using this map of decorated homes. This map was created by Winnipeger Carol Cassell.

Click Here To See The Map

Free Admission to Le Musée de Saint-Boniface Museum

Museum Experience Ambassadors are always available to provide guidance, answer any questions, provide interpretative support.

Date: Every Day until December

Friday – 10a.m.-6p.m.
Saturday – 10a.m.-6p.m.
Sunday – 10a.m.-6p.m.

Venue: St Boniface Museum, 494 Taché Ave
More Info: Click Here

First Fridays in the Exchange

Visit art galleries and attend opening receptions for free. It’s full-on creativity where Galleries, artists, shops & restaurants welcome your visit on the 1st Friday of each month.

Date: First Friday of the month
Time: On 5-9pm and later* *Participants are open 5-9pm unless otherwise stated.
Venue: The Exchange District
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First Fridays @ The Manitoba Museum

Join us on the First Friday of every month, from 5 pm to 9 pm, for drop-in tours, pop-up concerts, hands-on activities, and more. General admission is free to all three of the Museum’s core attractions – the Museum Galleries, the Planetarium, and the Science Gallery.

Date: First Friday of the month
Time: 5:00 pm-9:00 pm
Venue: Manitoba Museum, 190 Rupert Avenue
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CP Holiday Train

The Canadian Pacific (CP) Holiday Train will return to the rails this season on its first cross-continent tour in three years. The train will again raise money, food and awareness for local food banks in communities along the CP network. Tenille Townes & Aysonbee will perform in Winnipeg.

Date: December 3
Time: 9:15 PM – 9:45 PM
Venue: Panet Road & Molson Street
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Free Admission to Winnipeg Police Museum

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

Date: Open Tuesday to Friday
Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Venue: Winnipeg Police Headquarters, 245 Smith Street
Free Admission
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Free Admission to the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame

Recognizing and honouring those who have made their mark on Manitoba’s rich sports history by way of their activities and achievements, athletic and otherwise.

Date: Open Tuesday to Saturday
Time: 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Venue: Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame, 145 Pacific Avenue
Free Admission
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Free Admission to Canadian Museum for Human Rights

“Explore the subject of human rights with a special but not exclusive reference to Canada, to enhance the public’s understanding of human rights, to promote respect for others and to encourage reflection and dialogue.”

Date: Every Friday
Time: 5:00 pm-9:00 pm
Venue: Canadian Museum for Human Rights, 85 Israel Asper Way
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Ladies Free Until 10 PM @ The Palomino Club

TGIF! It’s Ladies’ Night at the #PalominoClub! They also got Buns of Steel going down tonight. Don’t miss out!

Date: Every Friday
Time: 9 PM
Venue: Palomino Club, 436 Main St
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Open Gym Times @ Valour Community Centre (Orioles Location)

Need something to do now that the weather is getting colder? Come enjoy our open gyms! We have space to run around as well as balls, blocks and other gym equipment! ***Open gyms are not for teams to practice. They are for kids, teens and families.***

Date: December 2
Time: 6-8pm
Venue: Valour Community Centre, Orioles (448 Burnell St)
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Family Movie Night

Come on out to the Whyte Ridge Community Centre for a free movie night. Doors open at 6:45pm, movie to start at 7pm. PG or G rated movie choice will be posted the week of November 28. Popcorn and drinks will be available for purchase at the canteen.

Date: December 2
Time: 6:45 PM – 8:45 PM
Venue: Whyte Ridge Community Centre, 170 Fleetwood Rd
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Celebrate the opening of Headlines: The Art of the News Cycle

Honouring the historic 150th anniversary of the Winnipeg Free Press. Enjoy music from DJ M.C. LUV, cash bars and explore the exhibition for free!

Date: December 2
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Venue: Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd
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The Royal Canadian Air Force Band presents “Home for the Holidays”

The Royal Canadian Air Force Band presents “Home for the Holidays”, a family concert in support of United Way Winnipeg. Kick off your holiday season with this energetic show, featuring favourites new and old, all in support of a great cause! Donations to United Way Winnipeg gratefully accepted on location.

Date: December 2
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Burton Cummings Theatre, 364 Smith Street
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UM Jazz Vocal Ensemble Presents Found In Translation

Date: December 2
Time: 7:30 PM | Doors at 7:00 PM
Venue: Desautels Faculty of Music,150 Dafoe Rd – Room T2-266
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Live Music @ Silver Spike Fridays & Saturdays

No Cover Charge. Live band at Silver Spike every Friday and Saturday
Band On stage at 9:45 PM
At Winnipeg’s best live music destination

Date: Every Friday and Saturday
Time: 9:45 pm-1:00 am
Venue: Silver Spike Saloon, 202 Bond St
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Breakfast With Santa @ Tyndall Park Community Centre

Join us for a fun-filled morning celebrating the season with the community!

We’ll have breakfast, crafts and a visit from our special guests Mr. & Mrs. Claus!!
And a whole lot more!!

Date: December 3
Time: 9:00 am-11:30 am
Venue: Tyndall Park Community Centre, 2255 King Edward St
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Santa Flies to Lyncrest Airport!

Santa flies into Lyncrest Airport on December 3!
Bring the family and take photos with Santa!
Santa will fly in at 10:30 and departs at 11:30. Come early!
registration Required.

Date: December 3
Time: 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Venue: Lyncrest Airport, 57119 Murdock Road
Registration Required: Click Here

South Osborne Holiday Market & Pop Up Brunch

Join us on December 3rd and browse the wide, curated selection of delicious local food products (including meats, breads, and specialty items) and handmade goods from 11am to 3pm. Free admission.

Date: December 3
Time: 11:00 am-3:00 pm
Venue: Lord Roberts Community Centre, 725 Kylemore Ave
Registration Required: Click Here

West End Handmade & Drifted Market

We will have hot drinks and treats provided by Sweet Annie’s Bake Shop, live music, a crafting table for all ages and of course, we’ll have many fantastic vendors with unique gift and thrifted options available for you to shop!

Date: December 3
Time: 11:00 am-4:00 pm
Venue: 625 Spruce St
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Free Youth Water Polo

Join us every Saturday until December 10 for some fun in the water. Become a stronger swimmer, learn to throw and catch a ball while swimming, have fun at the pool with friends.

Date: Every Saturday until December 10
Time: 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Venue: Sargeant Tommy Prince Pool, 90 Sinclair St
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DMSMCA Community Chess Club

Join us tomorrow from 12 pm- 3 pm for the DMSMCA Community Chess Club! This club is open to all ages and we are looking for more community members from the Daniel McIntyre/ St. Matthews neighbourhood.

Date: December 3
Time: 12:00 pm-3:00 pm
Venue: Daniel McIntyre/St. Matthews Community Association, 823 Ellice Avenue
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Afternoon Group Hike at Bois des Esprits in the Seine River Greenway

Join CPAWS Manitoba for a fun group hike to get out into nature and explore Manitoba’s parks! More than 20 tree carvings turn the trail into a treasure hunt, enchanting and mystifying adults and children alike.

The woods are filled with deer and birdsong.

Date: December 3
Time: 1:30 pm-3:30 pm
Venue: Bois-des-Esprits, 650 Shorehill Drive
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Arctic Ridez Christmas Cruise

FREE EVENT Meet at West Kildonan Collegiate 6 PM. One hour to decorate. Leaving at 7 PM sharp to Main Street and portage Avenue. Ps all joining vehicles must be decorated!!!
Put on by Arctic Ridez

Date: December 3
Time: 7 PM
Venue: Starts at West Kildonan Collegiate
More Info
: Click Here

Dauphin Countryfest Competition Series @ McPhillips Station Casino

Final performance on December 3, 2022. Performers selected by the Manitoba Country Music Association will be competing for a time slot on one of the Dauphin’s Countryfest stages during the 2023 festival and a $5,000 recording package courtesy Exchange District Studios.

Date: December 3
Time: 7 PM
Venue: McPhillips Station Casino, 484 McPhillips St
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Divine Clarity Holiday Open House

Join us for our Free Annual Holiday Open House!
As usual we have lots of giveaways and great presentations to help you learn more about what we have to offer.
Giving away over $3000 in free prizes! Including large gift baskets, workshop gift certificates, and a free 4-person Medium Reading

Date: December 4
Time: 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
Venue: Divine Clarity Spiritual Centre & Metaphysical Shoppe, 2071 Portage Avenue
More Info: Click Here

Open Gym Times @ Valour Community Centre (Isaac Location)

Need something to do now that the weather is getting colder? Come enjoy our open gyms! We have space to run around as well as balls, blocks and other gym equipment! ***Open gyms are not for teams to practice. They are for kids, teens and families.***

Date: December 4
Time: 3:30-6:30pm
Venue: Valour Community Centre, Orioles (448 Burnell St)
More Info: Click Here

Classic Christmas Concert @ Grant Memorial

Join in for an evening of Classic Christmas songs and carols. This is a free event, and registration is not necessary.

Date: December 4
Time: 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Venue: Grant Memorial Church, 877 Wilkes Avenue
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Santa’s Parade of Lights at Selkirk

Join Santa’s Parade of Lights on Friday at Selkirk. We are happy to announce the parade will be taking place this year on Friday, December 2, 2022 at 7:00 pm.

Date: December 2
Time: 7 PM
Venue: Downtown Selkirk, Manitoba
More Info: Click Here


City of Winnipeg public skating opportunities are available at 12 arenas in Winnipeg. All public skating activities are provided free of charge.

Times and dates are subject to change without notice at all locations.

Public Skating
Schedule – Fall 2022

294 Bertrand St.
Saturday, 2–3 pm, Oct 1–Dec 17

Billy Mosienko
709 Keewatin St.
Sunday, 4–5 pm, Sept 18–Dec 18

Charlie Gardiner
799 Logan Ave.
Saturday, 12:30–1:30 pm, Oct 1–Dec 17

Eric Coy
535 Oakdale Dr.
Sunday, 2:15–3:15 pm, Sept 25–Dec 18

River East
1410 Rothesay St.
Friday, 5:45–6:45 pm, Oct 7–Dec 16
Cancelled Friday, Nov 11

Sam Southern
625 Osborne St.
Sunday, 3–4 pm, Sept 18–Dec 18

Sargent Park
1111 Wall St.
Sunday, Noon–1 pm, Oct 2–Dec 18

St. James Civic Centre / Ab McDonald
2055 Ness Ave.
Saturday, 2:15–3:15 pm, Oct 1–Dec 17

St. Vital Centennial
580 St. Anne’s Rd.
Sunday, 12:30–1:30 pm, Sept 25–Dec 11

Terry Sawchuck
901 Kimberly St.
Saturday, 11:45 am–12:45 pm, Oct 1–Dec 17

Transcona East End CC
517 Pandora Ave. E
Sunday, 1:30–2:30 pm, Sept 25–Dec 11
Saturday, 6:30–7:30 pm, Oct 1–Dec 17


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

Schedule Effective September 6 – October 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

Eldon Ross Pool 1887 Pacific Avenue
Loonie/Toonie Swim Saturday 12:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Kinsmen Sherbrook Pool 381 Sherbrook Street
Free Swim Friday 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Free Swim Saturday 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Elmwood Kildonans Pool 909 Concordia Avenue
Free Youth Swim & Waterslide 9 yrs – 19 yrs Friday 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free Public Swim Saturday 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

St. James Assiniboia Centennial Pool 644 Parkdale
FREE TEEN SWIM 9-19YRS Saturday 6:00PM-8:00PM

Seven Oaks Pool 444 Adsum Drive
Free Teen Swim Saturday 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Margaret Grant Pool 685 Dalhousie Drive
Free Swim Friday 8:30-9:25am
Free Teen Swim 9-19 years Friday 7:30-9:00pm

Transcona Kinsmen Centennial 1101 Wabasha Street
Loonie /Toonie Friday 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Free Youth Swim 9 – 19 yrs. Only Friday 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Bonivital Pool – 1215 Archibald Street
Free Teen Swim 9-19 years Saturday 7:00pm-8:00pm

Cineplex Family Favourites: Elf

Got little ones at home? Enjoy all-ages programming from the comfort of your local Cineplex. Everyone’s favourite movie snacks await! Weekend plans for the whole gang just got easier! Our Family Favourites program runs movies every Saturday morning, for only $2.99 +tax.

Date: December 3
Time: 11 AM
Venue: At select Cineplex locations
Price: $2.99
Buy Tickets: Click Here

Sunday Visits at the Winnipeg Fire Fighters Museum

Date: Every Sunday
Time: 10:00 am-2:00 pm
Venue: Winnipeg Fire Fighters Museum, 56 Maple Street
Price: Admission is donation based
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#AlmostFree Santa’s Coming to Super 8 Winnipeg East

Date: December 4
Time: 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
Venue: Super 8 by Wyndham Winnipeg East, 1485 Niakwa Rd E
Price: Bring a ‘Tin for the Bin’ for Harvest Manitoba
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