August 4-7, 2023

Posted Every Tuesday before 7 PM.


Summer Fun Days @ The Legislative Assembly of Manitoba
Date: August 4, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Venue: Manitoba Legislative Building, 450 Broadway

Summer Fun Days are interactive and engaging programs that will let your kids explore the Legislative Building, learn about the democratic process, and participate in a mock debate.

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2023 World Police & Fire Games
Date: July 28 – August 6
Venue: Multiple Venues

Witness the amazing feats of our heroes in uniform at the 2023 World Police & Fire Games in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Free admission for all public venues!

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First Fridays in the Exchange
: August 4, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Venue: Multiple locations in the Exchange District

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.  On 5-9pm and later* *Participants are open 5-9pm unless otherwise stated.

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First Fridays @ The Manitoba Museum
: August 4-5, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Venue: 190 Rupert Ave

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.

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2023 Corydon Avenue BIZ Concert Series
: August 4-5, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

August 4, Corydon & Arbuthnot St. N.
August 5, Corydon & Hugo St. N.

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.

August 4 – Cold Hard Cash (Tribute to Johnny Cash), August 5 – Carmine La Rosa (50-60 Rock ‘n’ Roll)

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Garden Concerts at The Leaf, Assiniboine Park
Date: August 5, 2:00 PM
Venue: Assiniboine Park, 145 Locomotive Dr

Featuring Guylaina – Cassidy Mann, indie pop artist

Enjoy free live music in the beautiful outdoor gardens at The Leaf in Assiniboine Park, Winnipeg! A variety of musical genres, stunning natural surroundings, and family-friendly fun.

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Jazz in the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden, Assiniboine Park
Date: August 6, 12:00 PM
Venue: Assiniboine Park, 55 Pavilion Crescent

Featuring Karly Epp & Karl Kohut

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon of jazz music in the beautiful Leo Mol Sculpture Garden in Assiniboine Park. This free event features local and national talent, and is the perfect way to spend a summer Sunday.

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Free Family Fun Nights @ Assiniboia Downs
Date: August 7, 6:30 PM
Venue: Assiniboia Downs, 3975 Portage Ave

Family Fun activities include face painting, bouncy castles and live entertainment. The fun begins at 6:30 p.m.

Free admission and free parking! Please note that live racing starts at 7:30 p.m.

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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 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
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!

ArtWalk: First Friday Exchange District

Date: August 4
Time: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Venue: Begins at Bill Pechet’s heaven between at Broadway Median at Edmonton Street

Registration required.

Explore the public art of Winnipeg’s Exchange District on a walking tour. This free event takes place on the first Friday of each month and includes stops at some of the city’s most iconic artworks. Register today and learn about the history and significance of public art in Winnipeg.

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!

Caravan @ The Cube
Date: Mondays, July 2 – September 18
Time: 7 PM – 10 PM
: The Cube, 124 King St

Are you ready for some live entertainment in downtown Winnipeg? 🎶 Join us for CaRaVaN at The Cube, the anything goes open mic that showcases local talent of all kinds. Whether you’re into music, poetry, comedy, dance, magic or anything else, you’ll find something to enjoy at this weekly event. If you want to perform sign up starts at 6:30 p.m. and the show begins at 7 p.m. sharp12

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Open Gym at Valour Community Center

Isaac Brock 715 Telfer St. North
Friday, August 11th 6-8pm
Saturday, August 12th 10am-6pm
Sunday, August 13th 3:30-6:30pm

Bell Tower Community Café
Date: August 4, 6:00 pm-8:30 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.

Live Entertainment at Cineplex Junxion


August 4 | 6-6:45pm; 7-7:45pm – Carey Buss
August 5 | 6-6:45pm; 7-7:45pm – Saulo & Alex
August 6 | 3:45-4:30; 5:45-6:30 – Jamie Buckboro

Venue: Kildonan Place, 1555 Regent Avenue West

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

Full Moon Ceremony
Date: August 4, 6:30-8:30pm
Venue: North End Women’s Centre, 394 Selkirk Avenue

For more info, please email [email protected]

Open to all women and gender-diverse people. If you can, please bring food to share, a long skirt (or wrap) and your drum. Drums and skirts can be borrowed while on site. Dress for the weather!

Bus tickets available. Children welcome to attend with a caregiver.

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Live Music at McPhillips Station Casino

August 4 & 5, 2023 | 8 PM – 11 PM, Piano Catz @ Loft180
August 5, 2023 | 8 PM – 11, Pop Vegas @ Mainstage

Venue: 484 McPhillips St

Movie Nights in the Square
Date: August 4, 2023
Time: 9:45 PM – 11:45 PM
Venue: Transcona Centennial Square, 135 Regent Ave W

Puss in Boots: The Last Wish (Starting time @ dusk)

Lights, camera, action! We’re back for our favourite summer tradition – Movies in the Square presented by Club Regent Casino & Event Centre! This year, we’re featuring four (yes 4!) FREE movie nights under the stars for the community to enjoy. Mighty Micki’s Mini Donuts will be there for each night serving delicious mini donuts and 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 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

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.

Family Outdoor Movie Night @ Bronx CC
Date: August 5, 2023
Time: 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Venue: 720 Henderson Hwy.

Join us for a fun-filled evening of family entertainment at the Family Outdoor Movie Night! We’ll have food trucks, vendors, games, and kids’ entertainment, plus a screening of the classic movie Super Mario Bros. at 8:00 PM in the back rink.

ArtRide: West Winnipeg
Date: August 6, 2023
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Venue: Starts at Agassiz Ice on the north side of the Assiniboine River at Assiniboine Park.

Discover public art on a bike ride through West Winnipeg. Explore Agassiz Ice, statues by Ivan Eyre, and more with Bike Winnipeg.


Icelandic Festival of Manitoba
Date: August 4-7, 2023
Venue: 118 Dockside Drive, Gimli Harbour, Gimli, MB

Celebrate Iceland’s culture and heritage at the Icelandic Festival of Manitoba, one of the oldest and largest ethnic festivals in North America. Enjoy live music, Viking battles, crafts, food, and more.

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Online advanced admission for outdoor heated pools is required, and is offered on a week-by-week basis. Click here to register.

Admission for outdoor unheatedpools will be on a drop-in basis only.

Kildonan Park Pool – 2015 Main Street

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

Transcona Aquatic Park – 1101 Wabasha Street

June 16 – September 4
Loonie/Toonie Thurs  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 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 Favorites

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

The Bad Guys – August 5

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.