July 7-9, 2023

Posted Every Tuesday before 7 PM.


First Fridays @ The Manitoba Museum
Date: July 7, 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Venue: Manitoba Museum, 190 Rupert Avenue

A monthly event at The Manitoba Museum in Winnipeg that offers free admission to the museum’s core attractions, including the Museum Galleries, the Planetarium, and the Science Gallery. First Fridays also features special programming, such as live music, art-making activities, and food trucks.

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First Fridays In the Exchange District
Date: July 7, :00 PM – 9:00 PM
Venue: Manitoba Museum, 190 Rupert Avenue

First Fridays in the Exchange District is a monthly event that showcases the best of Winnipeg’s arts and culture scene.

During First Fridays, galleries, shops, and restaurants stay open late and offer special events and promotions. Visit art galleries and attend opening receptions for free

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2023 Corydon Avenue BIZ Concert Series
: July 7 & 8, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

July 7, Corydon & Arbuthnot St. N.
July 8, Corydon & Lilac St. S.

The Corydon Avenue BIZ Concert Series is a free summer concert series that features local bands and artists every Friday and Saturday night from June to August.

July 7 – Rewind (Rock & Pop), July 8 – Heartbreak Highway (Songs of Tom Petty)

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Family Mental Wellness Festival by Inspire Community Outreach:
Date: July 8, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Venue: Assiniboine Park, 55 Pavilion Crescent

The festival features a variety of activities and workshops, including yoga, music, dance, and art. There will also be information booths from local mental health organizations.

The Family Mental Wellness Festival is a great opportunity for families to learn about mental health, connect with other families, and have some fun.

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Canada Life Free Sundays @ WAG :
Date: July 9, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Venue: Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Boulevard

Every second Sunday of the month, the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) offers free admission to the public thanks to Canada Life.

In addition to free admission, the WAG also offers a variety of family-friendly programming on Free Sundays, including:

  • Art-making activities
  • Storytime
  • Live music
  • Tours

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Salsa Sundays @ True North Square
Date: Sundays, July 2-30, 5 PM – 9 PM
Venue: True North Square, 242 Hargrave St

Enjoy live bands, special performances, free dance lessons, and a DJ spinning the best Latin tunes that will keep you moving all night long. 💃🕺

Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned dancer, Salsa Sundays @ True North Square is the perfect place to learn, practice, and have fun with salsa.

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Summer Music Series @ Assiniboine Park Lyric Theatre
Date: July 9, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Venue: Assiniboine Park, 55 Pavilion Crescent

Enjoy a Free Concert by Papa Mambo

Papa Mambo is a Winnipeg-based Latin jazz band that will be performing at the Lyric Theatre on Sunday, July 9, 2023 as part of the Summer Music Series. Papa Mambo is known for their energetic live performances and their blend of traditional Latin music with jazz and funk.

The band features a lineup of talented musicians who have played with some of the biggest names in Latin music.

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Within and Beyond Tradition: Works by East Asian Artists from The University of Winnipeg Collection

Date: Fridays
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Venue: Gallery 1C03 at The University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Ave
Free Admission

Coinciding with Asian Heritage Month, Within and Beyond Tradition: Works by East Asian Artists in The University of Winnipeg Collection is a group exhibition curated by Irene Chan, a University of Winnipeg East Asian Languages and Cultures student. The exhibition aims to highlight the richness and diversity of East Asian artworks within the University ‘s art collection, offering a space for visitors to learn about and appreciate East Asian culture and heritage. The exhibit features an array of works by artists of Chinese and Japanese descent

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: 5:000 PM – 9:00 PM
Venue: Canadian Museum for Human Rights, 85 Israel Asper Way
Free Admission

This is a great opportunity to learn about human rights and explore the museum’s interactive exhibits. There is also live music and other entertainment on Friday nights. So come on down and enjoy a free night out at the museum!

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!


Elmwood Night Market
Date: July 7, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Venue: Lord Selkirk Field on 180 Poplar Avenue

Free Admission

The Elmwood Night Market is back for two exciting nights of food, fun, and entertainment! This family-friendly event will feature over 40 vendors selling everything from handmade crafts to delicious food. There will also be live music, games, and activities for all ages.

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Bell Tower Community Café
Date: July 7, 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
Venue: Westminster United Church, 745 Westminster Avenue

Located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, the Bell Tower Community Café is a free Friday night coffee house where people from all walks of life come together to enjoy a meal, listen to live music, and connect with their community.

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Live Entertainment at Cineplex Junxion


July 7, 6-6:45pm; 7-7:45pm – Mike Webster
July 8, 6-6:45pm; 7-7:45pm – Sam Gardner
June 25, 3:45-4:30; 5:45-6:30 – Piano Matty B

Venue: Kildonan Place, 1555 Regent Avenue West

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

Live Music at McPhillips Station Casino

July 7, 2023 | 8 PM – 11 PM 2 Water & Wood @ Loft180
July 8, 2023 | 8 PM – 11 PM Pop Vegas @ Mainstage

Venue: 484 McPhillips St

Cuthbert Grant Day @ Grant’s Old Mill Museum
Date: July 8, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Venue: 2777 Portage Avenue

Celebrate Cuthbert Grant Day at Grant’s Old Mill Museum in Winnipeg, where you can learn about the life and legacy of the first leader of the Métis Nation and the founder of the first water-powered mill west of the Great Lakes. Enjoy museum tours, reenactors, storytellers, dancers, fiddlers and more.

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Sustainability Tour at The Leaf
Date: July 8, 1:00 PM
Venue: The Leaf Wy.

Tour spots are limited and filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please meet in front of the Tannis M. Richardson Indoor Classroom. This tour does not include a visit to the biomes. Admission to the biomes at The Leaf is not required.

The Leaf at Assiniboine Park is a LEED Gold-certified attraction that features a variety of sustainable design elements. On this free tour, you will learn about the park’s green roof, rainwater harvesting system, and energy-efficient lighting. You will also learn about the park’s commitment to using sustainable materials and practices.

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UFC 290
Date: July 8, 2023
Time: 9:00 PM

McPhillips Station Casino, 484 McPhillips St
Club Regent Casino, 1425 Regent Ave W


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 Run Club
Date: Saturdays, 8 AM
Venue: The Forks 1, Forks Market Road

We are a lululemon led community driven run crew. We meet weekly 8am on Saturday mornings at The Forks. Each week we set up 5km & 10km routes with over 20 community run leaders to support you along the way. The intention is everyone feels welcome and safe. It’s a great way to start your weekend, moving with others!

During our warmer months we meet under The Canopy at The Forks

RSVP Required

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 Cruise Night at the Pony Corral
Date: Sundays
Time: 3:00 PM
Venue: 400 Wilton St.

The original Sunday Cruise Night is back at the Pony Corral
This Sunday come to the Pony Grant featuring the #CorvetteClub of #Manitoba
… delicious food, cold drinks and the city’s most impressive cars
It all gets started at 3pm and is open to all car lovers
The legendary #SundayNightCruise at the #PonyCorral on Grant.


Gimli Harbor Concert Series Featuring Bed of Roses & Styxx
Date: July 8, 7:00 PM
Venue: Gimli Harbour, 1 Centre St, Gimli, MB

July 8 – Bon Jovi & Styxx Tributes

Enjoy free live music every Saturday night from June to September at the Gimli Harbor Concert Series. The series features a variety of local and touring musicians, and is a great way to spend a summer evening in the beautiful town of Gimli. The concerts are held at the Gimli Harbour Bandshell, which is located on the shores of Lake Winnipeg. The series is free and open to the public.

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Kildonan Park Pool – 2015 Main Street

June 16 – September 4
Loonie/Toonie Fri 5:00pm-7:00pm

St. Vital Outdoor Pool – 5 Des Meurons Street

June 16 – September 1
Free Swim Fri 5:00pm-7:00pm

Westdale Outdoor Pool – 550 Dale Blvd

June 16 – September 1
Free Swim Fri 5:00pm-7:00pm

Fort Gary Lions Outdoor Pool – 969 Dowker Ave.

June 30 – September 3, 2023
Loonie/Toonie Fri 5:00pm-7:00pm

(Unheated) Freight House Outdoor Pool – 200 Isabel St

June 30 – September 5
Free Swim Everyday 1:00pm-7:00pm

(Unheated) Happyland Outdoor Pool – 520 Marion

June 30 – September 1
Free Swim Everyday 12:30pm-7:00pm

(Unheated) Provencher Outdoor Pool – 590 Langevin Street

June 30 – September 1
Free Swim Everyday 12:30pm-7:00pm

(Unheated) Windsor Outdoor Pool – 333 Speers Rd.

June 30 – September 1
Free Swim Everyday 1:00pm-7:00pm


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

Summer Effective July 2 – September 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;

Bonivital Pool – 1215 Archibald Street

June 11 – September 1
Free Swim Thurs 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex 999 Sargent Avenue

June 11 – September 1
FREE SWIM Sat 2:30 pm – 6:00 pm
FREE TEEN SWIM Sat 6:30-9:45

Eldon Ross 25 1887 Pacific Avenue West

July 2 – September 1
Free Swim Fri 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Free Swim  Sat 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Elmwood Kildonans Pool 909 Concordia Avenue

June 30 – September 3
Loonie/Toonie Swim Thur 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Free Youth Swim & Waterslide 9 yrs – 19 yrs Fri 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free Swim & Slide Sat 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Kinsmen Sherbrook Pool 381 Sherbrook Street

June 11 – September 1
Loonie/Toonie Swim Sun 12:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Loonie/Toonie Swim Tue 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Free Swim Fri 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Free Swim Sat 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Family Only Loonie/Toonie Sat 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Margaret Grant Pool 685 Dalhousie Drive

July 2 – September 1
Loonie/Toonie Tues 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Loonie/Toonie Thurs 5:00pm – 7:00 pm
Free Swim Fri  1:00pm3:30pm

Pan Am 25 Poseidon Bay

June 11 – September 4 
Free Swim Tues 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Seven Oaks Pool 444 Adsum Drive

June 11 – September 1 
Free Teen Swim Sat 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Sergeant Tommy Prince Place

July 2 – September 1
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 Sat 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Free Teen Swim 9-19 years Sat 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

St. James Assiniboia Centennial Pool 644 Parkdale

June 30 – September 4
FREE SWIM Wed 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
FREE TEEN SWIM 9-19YRS Sat 2:45 PM – 5:00 PM

St. James Civic Center 2055 Ness Ave

June 30 – September 4
Loonie/Toonie Mon 1:45 PM – 4:45 PM
Free Swim Fri 1:45 PM – 4:45 PM


Kids must be registered before they can bowl for free at kidsbowlfree.com. Registration is valid only at the bowling center you chose. All participants must wear bowling shoes – rental shoes available. Not good for use with daycare outings, camps, business or club outings, or birthday party celebrations.

Standard shoe rental rates apply at all locations

Chateau Lanes 1145 Nairn Ave

May 3 – September 1
FRIDAY Noon — 6:00pm

Dakota Lanes, 1085 St. Mary’s Rd.

May 15 – August 31
FRIDAY Open — 6:00pm
SUNDAY Open — 6:00pm

Rossmere Lanes 1042 Henderson Hwy.

June 1 – September 30
FRIDAY Noon — 8:00pm
SATURDAY Noon — 6:00pm
SUNDAY Noon — 5:00pm

St. James Lanes 1805 Portage Ave.

May 1 – September 7
FRIDAY 1:00pm — 6:00pm
SATURDAY 1:00pm — 6:00pm
SUNDAY 1:00pm — 6:00pm

Cineplex Family Favourites #AlmostFree

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

Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves – July 8

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 Winnipeg Firefighters Museum

Date: Sundays
Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Venue: 56 Maple Street

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.