August 11-13, 2023

Posted Every Tuesday before 7 PM.


Children 12 and Under are Free at Folklorama
: August 6-19
Venue: Multiple Venues

Bring the whole family to Folklorama and experience the world’s cultures for free! Children 12 and under are free when accompanied by a paying adult admission (Max 5 children per adult). Book your tickets today!

Movies in the Park @ Assiniboine Park
: August 11 @ 6:30 pm-11:00 pm
Venue: 55 Pavilion Cres

Early Feature (6:30 pm): Turning Red
Late Feature (8:45 pm): E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

Enjoy a free summer movie series under the stars at Assiniboine Park! Bring your family and friends for a night of family-friendly fun.

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2023 Corydon Avenue BIZ Concert Series
: August 11-12, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

August 11, Corydon & Cockburn St. N.
August 12, 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 11 – Rewind (Rock Pop & Doo Wop), August 12 – The Trichorders (Rock Pop Soul)

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No Stone Unturned Concert and Annual Picnic in the Park
Date: No Stone Unturned Concert and Annual Picnic in the Park
Venue: St. John’s Park

Join us for the 15th annual No Stone Unturned Concert, a free event to raise awareness and support for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in Manitoba. The concert will feature a lineup of talented Indigenous performers, as well as a feast, and candlelight vigil.

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Garden Concerts at The Leaf, Assiniboine Park
Date: August 12, 2:00 PM
Venue: Assiniboine Park, 145 Locomotive Dr

Featuring Purple City, funk and soul band

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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Canada Life Free Sundays @ WAG
Date: August 13, 11:00 am5:00 pm
Venue: Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Boulevard

Discover the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) for free on the second Sunday of every month! Enjoy free admission to the WAG-Qaumajuq cultural campus, including the Visible Vault, current exhibitions, and Indigenous programming for families.

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Jazz in the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden, Assiniboine Park
Date: August 13, 12:00 PM
Venue: Assiniboine Park, 55 Pavilion Crescent

Featuring Erin Propp

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 Summer Music Series @ Assiniboine Park Lyric Theatre 2023
Date: August 13 @ 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Venue: Assiniboine Park, 55 Pavilion Crescent

Featuring Hot & Dirty Dance Party

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 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 Skateboard Lessons @ The Forks
Date: August 8-12
Time: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Venue: The Plaza at The Forks, 1 Forks Market Road

Learn to skate for free with Sk8 Skates! All ages and skill levels are welcome. Lessons offered Tuesday to Saturday, from 12pm until 2pm at The Plaza at The Forks.

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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!

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!

2023 Goldeyes Postgame Fireworks

Date: August 11
Time: Approximately 9:35 PM
Venue: Shaw Park 1, Portage Ave E

Fireworks start times can vary due to the fact that baseball games have no time limit. There may be extra innings, or the game could be high-scoring or low-scoring, which could affect the length of the game. Check the team’s social media accounts for the most up-to-date information on the fireworks start time. It is not recommended to drive by car to see the fireworks, as traffic will be heavy.


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

Live Entertainment at Cineplex Junxion


Aug 11 | 6-6:45pm; 7-7:45pm – Travis Maclean
Aug 12 | 6-6:45pm; 7-7:45pm – Quinton Poitras
Aug 13 | 3:45-4:30; 5:45-6:30 – Central Sound Wave

Venue: Kildonan Place, 1555 Regent Avenue West

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

Decolonized Beatz, Indigenous World Pride-Winnipeg
Date: August 11, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Venue: Circle of Life Thunderbird House, 715 Main St

Decolonized Beatz is a free, family-friendly event in Winnipeg celebrating Indigenous 2LGBTQIA+ artists, performers, and storytellers. Join us for light food, entertainment, speakers, and a film screening!

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Live Music at McPhillips Station Casino

August 11,12 2023 | 8 PM – 11 PM, Curtis Newton @ Loft180
August 12, 2023 | 8 PM – 11, Geoff Erickson Band @ Mainstage

Venue: 484 McPhillips St

South Valour Residents Assoc. Block Party
Date: August 12 @ 11:00 am-3:00 pm
Venue: Valour CC (Isaac Brock Site), 715 Telfer St North

Join us for the South Valour Residents Assoc. Block Party on August 17th from 11am to 8pm! There will be food, games, bouncy castle, local makers’ market, silent auction, karaoke, and more! Free admission.

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Paint Day @ Park City West Community Centre
Date: August 12 @ 12:30 pm-2:30 pm
Venue: Park City West Community Centre, 115 Sanford Fleming Road

Join us for a day of painting, creativity, and fun! We will have a variety of paint stations set up, including spray bottle painting, hand prints, roller and tools, and foot painting. There will also be a wash station and plenty of supplies to keep everyone creative. This event is perfect for kids of all ages and their parents. No experience is necessary, and we will have volunteers on hand to help you get started. So come dressed in your play clothes and get ready to make a mess!

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Movie Nights in the Square
Date: August 11, 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!

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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

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

ArtBus: BLUE Rapid Transit Line
Date: August 13
Time: 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
Venue: Starts at 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

This tour takes you to seven unique artworks that tell stories about ecology, natural history, historic trails, civic planning, and Indigenous land experiences. Hop on and off Winnipeg Transit buses to visit artworks like Rooster Town Kettle & Fetching Water, テンサイ (TENSAI), and Métis Land Use. Tours run rain or shine, so come learn about the public art of Winnipeg!
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Winkler Harvest Festival
Date: August 11-13

Friday, 3:00 PM – midnight
Saturday, 12:00 PM – midnight
Sunday, 12:00 PM – midnight

Venue: Winkler Fairgrounds, 100 Winkler Ave, Winkler, MB

Winkler Harvest Festival: A free, family-friendly event in Winkler, Manitoba, featuring live music, a parade, a midway, a petting zoo, and more!

Gimli Harbor Concert Series
Date: August 12
Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Venue: Gimli Harbour 1 Centre St, Gimli, Manitoba

Featuring Album Sides (Tribute to Supertramp & Pink Floyd)

All free, all amazing and all with Lake Winnipeg as the scenic backdrop. Bring your chair and settle in for a summer of music in Gimli. It just doesn’t get any better than this so be sure to “Explore Gimli” this summer.

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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

Shazam! Fury of the Gods – 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.