September 1-4, 2023

Posted Every Tuesday before 7 PM.


Free Entry Into Manitoba Parks September 1-4
: September 1-4
Venue: Multiple Locations in Manitoba

Experience the natural beauty of Manitoba’s provincial parks for free this Labour Day long weekend!

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1st Fridays at Manitoba Museum
: September 1-4, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Venue: 190 Rupert Ave

September 1, 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM @ 190 Rupert Ave. Watch Worlds of Ice and Live in the Sky at the Planetarium. Explore hands-on activities in the green energy workshop and more!

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Movies in the Park @ Assiniboine Park
Date: September 1 @ 6:30 pm-11:00 pm
Venue: 55 Pavilion Cres

Early Feature (6:30 pm): The Super Mario Bros. Movie
Late Feature (8:45 pm): Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

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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Foodtrip Market Music Festival
Date: September 2-September 3
Venue: Plaza @ Polo Park 875 St James St

Foodtrip Market Music Festival: A one-of-a-kind event in Winnipeg with a diverse blend of music, food trucks, craft market, and beer garden.

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Free Gate Admission To The Fall Fair @ Red River Exhibition Park
Date: September 4 @ 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Venue: Red River Exhibition Park, 3977 Portage Avenue

The Fall Fair @ Red River Exhibition Park is the perfect place to celebrate the end of summer! Enjoy thrilling rides, midway games, live music, shopping, and more.

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Free Family Fun Nights @ Assiniboia Downs
Date: September 4 @ 6:30 pm-9:30 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.

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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: 85 Israel Asper Way
Free Admission

This free Friday night at the Museum is a great chance to get together and explore the exhibits, browse through the Boutique and more.

First Fridays

Date: September 1
Time: 5:00 pm-9:00 pm
Venue: The Exchange District

Experience the vibrant arts scene of Winnipeg on First Fridays! Explore galleries, studios, and cultural spaces on this monthly event. Immerse yourself in local art, music, and culture. Join us every first Friday for an unforgettable creative journey in Winnipeg.

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Celebrate Black Professionals in Music at WAG–Qaumajuq

Date: September 1
Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Venue: Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Boulevard

Come for the WAG-Qaumajuq on September 1 for a free celebration of Black Professionals in Music! Enjoy dynamic performances by Nú Baby and Carine Bado, along with an interactive mixer. Connect with the vibrant Black music community and be part of a memorable evening celebrating identity and community through music.

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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 at the Cube – Open Mic + Open Stage
Date: September 4 @ 7:00 pm-10:00 pm
Venue: The Cube! @ Old Market Square

Music of all genres, spoken word, comedy, magic, dance, storytelling, or any other number of other unique performances could hit the stage on any given Monday.

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Outdoor Color Party @ RRC Polytech

Date: September 1
Time: 5:00 pm-7:00 pm
Venue: 2055 Notre Dame Ave

Immerse yourself in a kaleidoscope of colors, music, and excitement at the Outdoor Color Party! This free event is inspired by the joyous festival of Holi and takes place on Friday, September 1st at RRC Polytech Notre Dame Campus.


Walk: First Friday Exchange District

Date: September 1
Time: 5:30 pm-7:30 pm
Venue: starting at High Five on Waterfront Drive between Provencher and Lombard.

Join a guided tour of public art in Winnipeg’s Exchange District on the first Friday of every month. See iconic works like heaven between by Bill Pechet and Broadway Social by Eduardo Aquino, and learn about the history and meaning of each piece.

Live Entertainment at Cineplex Junxion


Sep 1 | 6-6:45pm; 7-7:45pm – Performer TBA
Sep 2 | 6-6:45pm; 7-7:45pm – Performer TBA
Sep 3 | 3:45-4:30; 5:45-6:30 – Performer TBA

Venue: Kildonan Place, 1555 Regent Avenue West

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

2023 Corydon Avenue BIZ Concert Series
Date: September 1-2, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

September 1, Corydon & Hugo St. N.
September 2, Corydon & Cockburn 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.

September 1 – Rock the House (Rock)
September 2 – The Ticket (Grooves & Rock)

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Live Music at McPhillips Station Casino

September 1, 2023 | 8 PM – 11 PM, Two For The Show @ Loft180
September 2 2023 | 8 PM – 11, J-Doe Trio @ Loft180
September 2, 2023 | 8 PM – 11, Gary Gach Band @ Mainstage

Venue: 484 McPhillips St

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

Manitoba Upo Festival
Date: September 2
Time: 2:00 PM
Venue: Maples Community Centre 434 Adsum Drive

Celebrate Filipino culture and cuisine at the Manitoba UPO Festival! This one-of-a-kind event features a competition to see who can grow the longest and heaviest upo, as well as other activities, entertainment, and food stalls.

ArtRide: BLUE Rapid Transit Line
Date: September 3
Time: 6:30 pm-9:30 pm
Venue: Starts at Seel Station Park & Ride 1550 Seel Avenue


Gimli Harbor Concert Series
Date: September 2-3
Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Venue: Gimli Harbour 1 Centre St, Gimli, Manitoba

September 2 Featuring The Biivver Band (Rock, Classic Rock and Country)
September 3 The Goods (Pop, Rock and Dance)

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.


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

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

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.

Cineplex Family Favorites

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

Trolls – September 1

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.