March 17-19

Originally posted March 14, 5:10 PM
Posted Every Tuesday before 7 PM.


Take advantage of winter activities while they last. The weather will be warming up soon and the snow and ice will start to melt and will be unsafe for you to use. Sections are starting to close on the Nestaweya River Trail At the Forks.

Tobogganing Spots in City of Winnipeg Operated Parks

Toboggan Hills Open 

  • Civic Park, 901 Kimberley Ave
  • Victoria Jason Park, 255 Redonda St
  • Harbourview Recreation Complex Open, 1867 Springfield Rd
  • Westview Park, 1 Midland St

Winter Slides

Slides at Bunn’s Creek Park, Fraser’s Grove Park, Kings Park, Crescent Drive Park, and St. Vital Park are now closed

  • Kildonan Park Open, 2015 Main St Open

Free Public Skating at Indoor Arenas
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 – Winter 2023

St. Vital Centennial
580 St. Anne’s Rd.
Sunday, 12:30–1:30 pm, Jan 8–Mar 19

Transcona East End CC
517 Pandora Ave. E
Sunday, 1:30–2:30 pm, Jan 8–Mar 19
Saturday, 6:30–7:30 pm, Jan 7–Mar 18

Sounds of Manitoba @ The WAG Featuring Cara Luft

Date: March 17
Time: 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Venue: Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Boulevard

This event is FREE. Cara Luft is an award-winning musician, singer and songwriter and a founding member of two Canadian folk super-groups: The Wailin’ Jennys and The Small Glories.

Ice Fishing Festival

Date: March 18
Time: 10:00 am-4:30 pm
Venue: FortWhyte Alive, 1961 McCreary Road

Admission fees to Fort Whyte Alive will covered by Cabela’s Canada, making this a 𝐟𝐫𝐞𝐞 𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐭 for you to come out and enjoy the day with us. All ice fishing gear will be provided, and experts will be on the ice to share tips

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Date: March 18
Time: Organizers recommend arriving at 11 AM – 11:30 PM, parade starts at 12 PM12:00 pm
Venue: Meet at Irish Association of Manitoba, 654 Erin Street

☘☘☘ Slainte Parade goers!!! Big news!! The St. Patrick’s Day Parade – Winnipeg rises to celebrate once again! Save the Date! MARCH 18TH at NOON hour, at The Irish Association of Manitoba ☘☘☘

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The Arctic Glacier Winter Park

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 hills on site, and more.

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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 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.

Lennard Taylor Spring Fashion Show

Date: March 17
Time: 8:00 pm-11:00 pm
Venue: 290 McDermot Ave
Free but ticketed

The night will include drinks, appys, a raffle, an exclusive shopping experience and a fashion show of the new Spring Collection for 2023. Experience art, culture and fashion in one amazing evening.

Doors open at 6:30pm. Fashion Show at 8:00pm.

Get Your Free Ticket Here

Ladies Free Until 10 PM @ The Palomino Club

Date: Every Friday
Time: 9 PM
Venue: Palomino Club, 436 Main St

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

Discover Agriculture in the City

Date: March 18
Time: 9 AM – 3 PM
Venue: 201 in The Forks Market – upper floor by dconstruct.

Kids can learn and play interactive games. Adults can meet local farmers, find new recipes, learn about food safety and speak to an agri-food researcher.

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Cabin Fever: Free Films for Kids!
Date: Sundays, February 5 – March 26
Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Venue: Cinematheque, 100 Arthur St

Sun, March 19 / 1pm – Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

A Cinematheque tradition, and what has become a rite of passage for Winnipeg families, returns to in-person screenings of cherished kids’ films and free workshops conducted by Art City in March.

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Live Entertainment at Cineplex Junxion

Date: March 17-19

Mar 17
6-6:45pm; 8-8:45pm – David Ezi

Mar 18
6-6:45pm; 8-8:45pm – Paige Drobot

Mar 19
6-6:45pm; 8-8:45pm – Travis Maclean

Kildonan Place, 1555 Regent Ave W

Cineplex Junxion features FREE live entertainment every month – no ticket or admission required!

Girls Multi-Sport Series

Date: March 17
Time: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Venue: Sport Manitoba, 145 Pacific Avenue

Registration Required

Morning Session (for ages 7, 8, 9):
Registration: 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Program: 8:30 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.
Pick up: 12:10 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Afternoon Session (for ages 10, 11, 12):
Registration: 12:15 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Program: 12:45 p.m. – 4:20 p.m.
Pick up: 4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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Meet Bluey! @ Outlet Collection Winnipeg

Date: March 17
Time: 11:00 am-3:00 pm
Venue: Outlet Collection Winnipeg, 555 Sterling Lyon Parkway

This is a FREE event open to the public and will be located by Entry 3 near DSW. The Bluey Meet & Greet will be broken down into 30 min sessions starting at 11 AM with 15 min breaks following each session. Please note there is no registration required for the Meet & Greet and is “first come, first serve”.

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Land-Based Programming With Mount Carmel Clinic

Date: March 17
Time: 10 AM for breakfast, 11 AM for The leaf
Venue: Meet at Mount Carmel, 888 Main St.

All are welcome to join them on the land and listen to Indigenous Teachings.

March 17 – the Leaf, 11 AM – 2 PM (children with adults are welcome) *please register*

Join Elders for breakfast on 17 at 10 AM before the bus departs. Breakfast will be held at 888 Main St.
Contact Angelica by phone or text at 204-396-3197 with any questions or to register.

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Bell Tower Community Café

Date: March 17
Time: 5:30 pm-7:00 pm
Venue: Westminster United Church, 745 Westminster Avenue

The Bell Tower Community Café is bringing people together from West Broadway, Wolseley and across Winnipeg. We’re a Friday night coffee house (bi-weekly) where people from all walks of life are making good things together: free eats, free coffee & tea, free live music, and free food hampers for people in the neighbourhood.

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Live Music @ The Copa

Date: Fridays
Time: 9:30 PM – 2:00 AM
Venue: Kildonan Motor Hotel, 2100 Main St.

No Cover Charge. Food+Drinks $$

Live Music @ Silver Spike Fridays & Saturdays

Date: Every Friday and Saturday
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
At Winnipeg’s best live music destination

Winnipeg Circus Club ~ Practice & Play!

Date: Sundays
Time: 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Venue: Broadway Neighbourhood Centre, 185 Young St

Meet ups are FREE for first timers!

Join us for our regularly scheduled WEEKLY programing!
~ Try a Variety of Circus Props Including Unicycle & Tight Rope
~ Explore New Props & Old Favourites!

Sunday Wish Click @ Mount Carmel Clinic

Date: March 19
Time: 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
Venue: Mount Carmel Clinic, 886 Main St.

Come to 886 Main St. on Sunday afternoons from 1:30-4:30 PM for free family healthcare, food, and activities for kids with the community! We know it can be hard to see a doctor during the week, and we’re here to help.

Free Swing Dance Lesson With Hepcat Studio

Date: March 19

Time: 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
3:00pm – Lindy Hop 2
4:00pm – Lindy Hop 1 (Beginner Swing)

Venue: 255 Tache Ave.

Please visit for more information or to register. Register online and receive 20% Off your regular price.


Manitoba Wildlife Imaginary
Date and Times: March 4-25
Venue: St. Andrews Heritage Centre, 374 River Rd, Saint Andrews, MB

From March 4th-25th, the St. Andrews Heritage Centre will be exhibiting Manitoba Wildlife Imaginary, a whimsical collection of 20 paintings and stories from the inner life of Manitoba animals by artist Brian Longfield.

Free admission.

Free refreshments every Friday!



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

Schedule Effective  January 8 – March 18, 2023

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 – 5:00 pm

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

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 – 5:00 pm

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

Bonivital Pool – 1215 Archibald Street
Free Teen Swim 9-19 years Saturday 7:00 PM – 8:30 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

PAW Patrol: The Movie #AlmostFree

Date: Every Saturday
Time: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Price: $2.99
Venue: Scotiabank Theater Winnipeg, 817 St James St

March 18 Black Adam

Weekend plans for the whole gang just got easier! Our Family Favourites program runs movies every Saturday morning, for only $2.99 +tax.

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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.