Some Tobogganing Sports in City of Winnipeg Operated Parks Now Open

Civic Park, Victoria Jason Park, Harbourview Recreation Complex, Bunn’s Creek Park and St. Vital Park.

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The Arctic Glacier Winter Park Is Now Open @ The Forks

Skate on over a full kilometre of groomed skating trails, Take a twirl under The Canopy, bring your toboggan and slide down any of the hillson site, and more.

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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.

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Linden Lights 2022 @ Linden Woods

An annual event held by residents of Linden woods. Linden Lights is back to brightly close out 2022 and help light up Linden Woods through the holiday season. Judging will be done from December 12-18. Go before judging starts as the traffic gets really busy.

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New Year’s Eve @ The Forks

Join us on New Year’s Eve as we celebrate 2022 and ring in 2023! Family countdown and pyrotechnics show at 8pm + countdown. New Year’s Eve starts early with activities inside and out from 4PM-late throughout The Forks site including:

Date: December 31
Time: 4:00 PM till late
Venue: 1 Forks Market Road
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24 Hour Safe Children’s New Year’s Eve Party By Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre

Date: December 31, 12:00 PM – January 1, 12 PM
Venue: Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre, 445 King St
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Manitoba Moose Game, Winter Wonderland, bouncers and more.
Registration December 27-29 at community care sites or call 204-925–0329

McGregor Community Care Site
363 McGregor Street

Spence Community Care Site
443 Spence Avenue

Fireworks Locations

Date: December 31

The Forks, 1 Forks Market Rd
Pyro Show, 8:00 PM

Champlain CC, 282 Niverville Ave
8:30 PM
This Is part of a paid event, however fireworks can be probably seen from afar

Riverview Health, 1 Morley Ave
8:00 PM – 8:30 PM
This Is part of a paid event, however fireworks can be probably seen from afar


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

Free Admission to the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame

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

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.

Free Admission to Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Date: Every Friday
Time: 5:00 pm-9:00 pm
Venue: Canadian Museum for Human Rights, 85 Israel Asper Way

“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.” More Info: Click Here

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


Public Skating Indoor @ South Winnipeg Community Center

Date: December 26-31
Time: 12 PM – 2 PM
Venue: South Winnipeg CC, 666 Silverstone Ave

Live Music @ The Copa

Date: December 30
Time: 9:30 PM – 2:00 AM
Venue: 2100 Main St.

No Cover Charge. Food+Drinks $$

Live Music @ Silver Spike Fridays & Saturdays

Date: December 30
Time: 9:45 pm-1:00 am
Venue: Silver Spike Saloon, 202 Bond St

No Cover Charge. Live band at Silver Spike.
Band On stage at 9:45 PM
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Critical Mass Winnipeg

Date: December 30
Time: 5:00 PM
Venue: Starts at Central Park, 367 Ellice Ave

Critical Mass (CM) is a super fun leaderless group bike ride to celebrate human-powered transportation. We ride slow and together as a group and claim our right to the road!

DMG Band @ Nor-Villa Motor

Date: December 30
Time: 9:00 pm-1:00 am
Venue: 1763 Henderson Hwy

No cover charge. Drinks+Food $$

Public Indoor Skating @ St. James Civic Center

Date: December 31
Time: 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Venue: 2055 Ness Ave.

Kilcona New Year’s Event

Date: December 31
Time: 4:00 pm-6:00 pm
Venue: Kilcona Park Alliance Church, 1977 Norris Road

Join in for a family friendly event, all ages welcome! Hot chocolate, fire, toboganning, games, food and fun! All ages event.
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New Year’s Eve 2023 Karaoke Party @ Joe’s Pandora Inn

Date: December 31
Time: 9:30 pm-1:30 am
Venue: Joe’s Pandora Inn, 103 Bond St

Ring in the New Year with ten of your best friends up on stage, belting out your favourite songs!

Free Champagne at Midnight
Free Party Favors
No Cover Charge

Food+Drinks $$

Call ahead to reserve your table 204–222–0571

NYE Party @ Silver Spike

Date: December 31
Time: 7:00 pm-1:00 am
Venue: Silver Spike Saloon, 202 Bond St

Doors open at 7:00 PM. No Cover Charge. Live band at Silver Spike Featuring Atomic Candy on stage at 9:45 PM.
Complimentary Champagne at Midnight. Free party favors.
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Stay healthy and have fun by taking a free swim at City of Winnipeg operated indoor pools.

Schedule Effective December 11, 2022 – January 7, 2023

CLOSED: Saturday, December 24, 2022 – Christmas Eve
and Sunday, December 25, 2022 – Christmas Day,
and Monday, December 26, 2022 – Boxing Day,
and Tuesday, December 27, 2022

Saturday, December 31, 2022 – New Year’s Eve CLOSED AT 4:00PM

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

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

Eldon Ross 25 1887 Pacific Avenue West
Loonie/Toonie Swim Saturday 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm

St. James Assiniboia Centennial Pool 644 Parkdale
FREE TEEN SWIM 9-19YRS Saturday 6:00PM – 4:00PM

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

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 – 4:00 pm

Seven Oaks Pool 444 Adsum Drive
Free Teen Swim Saturday 6:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Kinsmen Sherbrook Pool 381 Sherbrook Street

Free Swim Friday 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Free Swim Saturday 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

#AlmostFree All That Glows @ The Manitoba Electrical Museum

Date: December 13-17
Time: 1-4 PM
Venue: 680 Harrow St
Price: $5.00 per person, children 5 years & under free.

The exhibit educates visitors on the ways Christmas lighting and decorations have been revolutionized since the practice first began in the 1880s. You’ll learn, for example, how Christmas trees were lit in homes that weren’t yet wired for electricity.

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