Free Weekend Events in Winnipeg: Things to Do This Weekend September 29 – October 1, 2023

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Free Admission to Manitoba Children’s Museum on National Day For Truth & Reconciliation
: September 30, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Venue: 45 Forks Market Road

Come for a journey of education and reflection with special programming, including a Métis Paper Vest workshop and story times. Wear an orange shirt to help raise awareness.

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Free Admission To Le Musée de Saint-Boniface Museum on National Day For Truth & Reconciliation
: September 30, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Venue: Le Musée de Saint-Boniface Museum, 494, ave Taché

Join Saint-Boniface Museum for a day of learning and reflection, with special programming including a meet and greet with mémère and pépère métis, and viewings of the films Mémère Métisse and StoryShifters.

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Orange Shirt Days @ the Manitoba Museum
: September 30 – October 2, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Venue: Manitoba Museum, 190 Rupert Ave

To honour the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, the Manitoba Museum is pleased to provide complimentary admission to the Museum Galleries, Science Gallery and Planetarium from Saturday, September 30 to Monday, October 2. We invite guests to wear orange.

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Day of Reflection Sacred Fire and Gathering
: September 30, 11 AM – 3 PM
Venue: St. John’s Park, 1201 Main St.

Romans, seeing, tipi teachings, smudging, brown dancing, 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 Manitoba Sports Hall Of Fame
Date: Open Tuesday to Saturday
Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Venue: 145 Pacific Ave
Free Admission

Learn about the province’s sporting legends and see some of the most iconic artifacts from Manitoba’s sports history.

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.

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!

Hush Saturdays

Date: September 30
Time: 10 PM – 2 AM
Venue: 111 Princess Street

Every Saturday come celebrate life with DMIXX aand Shemar at 111 princess st


Movie Night at West Kildonan Memorial Community Centre
Date: September 29, 6 PM – 8 PM
Venue: 346 Perth Avenue

Featuring Spider-Man Across the Spider-Verse. Come enjoy a family movie, free admission, concessions available or bring your own. Bring comfy seating, blankets, or cushions!

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Back to School Movie Night @ Lord Roberts Community Centre
Date: September 29, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Venue: 725 Kylemore Ave

Featuring Pixar’s Elemental. Come enjoy a family movie, free admission, canteen will be open, limited pizza combos. Doors open at 6:00 PM.

Movie Night @ Assiniboine West
Date: September 29, 7 PM – 9 PM
Venue: 861 Buchanan Blvd

Featuring Teenage Mutant and Ninja Turtles. Join us on Sept 29th! Doors open 630 pm, Show time 7pm! Free Entry & Cash Canteen

Live Entertainment at Cineplex Junxion


Sept. 29 | 6-6:45pm; 7-7:45pm – Sheena Rattai
Sept. 30 | 6-6:45pm; 7-7:45pm – Saulo & Alex

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

September 29 & 30, 2023 | 8 PM – 11 PM, Shandra & Tom
September 30, 2023 | 8 PM – 11 PM, Sean Taylor Band

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

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Falling Leaves Autumn Market
Date: September 30, 10 AM – 4 PM
Venue: Chalmers Community Centre, 480 Chalmers Avenue

There will be over 30 amazing vendors, swag bags for the first 50 people through the door, a 50/50 raffle, a raffle table, and a grand prize raffle.

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Five Senses: Past and Present (Culture Days)
Date: September 30, 10 AM – 12 PM
Venue: Dalnavert Museum and Visitors’ Centre, 61 Carlton Street

Based on our education program, Five Senses: Past and Present allows guests to explore Dalnavert Museum through sensory experiences. Visit interactive five stations in the heritage house and the Visitors’ Centre to learn about Victorian culture, and see what life was like in a middle-class home!

This is a self-paced activity that may take 30-45 minutes. Five Senses: Past and Present is suitable for all ages.

3rd annual Orange Shirt Day Healing Walk
Date: September 30, 10 AM – 2 PM
Venue: Starting from the Forks Oodena Circle

Orange T-Shirts & Orange Sweaters will be given away @ Oodena Circle September 30th, 10 am. The walk starts at 11 AM from Oodena Circle to Canada Life Centre. There will be drum groups, Spirit SandsSingers, Dakota Hotain, Walking Wolf, Red Thunder, War Time.

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Bike for the Future City Centre
Date: October 1, 1 PM – 3 PM
Venue: Starting at City Hall, 510 Main Street

Join Bike Winnipeg’s community for their final Bike for the Future ride of the 2023 season as they advocate for safe spaces that enable our friends and families to commute sustainably. Active travel and public transportation must play a crucial role in our affordability crisis and our efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

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Truth and Reconciliation Day
: September 30, 1 PM – 4 PM
Venue: The New Iceland Heritage Museum, 108 – 94 1st Ave, Gimli, Manitoba

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Corn Maze @ Fort La Reine Museum
: Until October 15, ⏰ 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Venue: 2652 East Saskatchewan Avenue, Portage la Prairie, MB

The Fort La Reine Museum is hosting a free corn maze for the public! The maze is open daily from 8am to 8pm until October 15th, and is a great activity for families and friends of all ages. Visitors can bring their own food and drinks, but should be sure to wear appropriate footwear and hydration, as the ground can be uneven in some areas.

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

Interim Effective September 2-29
*Schedules are subject to change without prior notice*

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

September 2-29
FREE TEEN SWIM Sat  7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex 999 Sargent Avenue

September 9, 2023 – June 152024
FREE SWIM Sat 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
FREE TEEN SWIM Sat  7:00 PM – 9:45 PM

Kinsmen Sherbrook Pool 381 Sherbrook Street

September 8, 2023 – June 15, 2024
Free Swim Fri  1:00pm – 5:00pm
Free Swim Sat 12:00pm – 3:00pm

Margaret Grant Pool 685 Dalhousie Drive

September 2-29
Loonie/Toonie Fri 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Free Swim Fri 8:30 AM – 9:25 AM

Seven Oaks Pool 444 Adsum Drive

September 5-29
Free Teen Swim Sat 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

St. James Assiniboia Centennial Pool 644 Parkdale

September 5-30
FREE TEEN SWIM 9-19YRS Sat 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

St. James Civic Center 2055 Ness Ave

September 5–30
FREE SWIM Sun 1:30PM – 4:30PM
FREE SWIM Fri 7:30PM-9:30PM

Transcona Kinsmen Centennial 1101 Wabasha Street

September 4–30
Loonie/Toonie Fri 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Free Youth Swim Fri 7:00 PM – 9:00 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

Rossmere Lanes 1042 Henderson Hwy.

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

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 Favourites

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

School of Rock 20th Anniversary – September 30 2023

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.