October 13-15, 2023

Posted Every Tuesday before 7 PM.


Culture Days Manitoba
: September 22 – October 15
Venue: Multiple Locations

Culture Days Manitoba 2023: Celebrate arts, culture, and heritage with hundreds of free and ticketed events across the province. Learn about diverse cultures, support local artists, and have fun!

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Halloween Howl at Valour Community Centre
: October 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Venue: Valour CC (Isaac Brock Site), 715 Telfer St North

Join us for an unforgettable evening of games, spooky dancing, arts & crafts, a costume contest, and plenty of candy!

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Public Eclipse Viewing Party @ Assiniboine Park
: October 14, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Venue: Kitchen Garden, Assiniboine Park (adjacent to The Leaf), 145 Locomotive Dr

Event by Scott D Young and RASC Winnipeg Centre

FREE and safe public viewing of the partial solar eclipse visible from Manitoba. We’ll be in the Kitchen Garden, adjacent to The Leaf in Assiniboine Park.

If you are a Winnipeg Centre member and would like to volunteer to bring your telescope and a safe solar filter for public viewing, contact Scott at [email protected]. Drinks and snacks will be provided to volunteers. If you don’t have your own telescope, volunteer anyway – there will be extra telescopes, as well as traffic control and distribution of eclipse glasses to take care of as well.

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Winnipeg Punk Rock Flea Market
: October 14 & 15, 10:30 AM – 5 PM
Venue: University of Manitoba – University Centre 65 Chancellors Circle

Winnipeg Punk Rock Flea Market: Shop unique and unusual gifts from local makers, artists, and vendors. All-ages, free admission for kids 12 and under.

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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!


Winnipeg International Writers Festival
Date: September 20 – October 18
Venue: Multiple Locations in Winnipeg

Most events are free or pay what you can (PWYC).

The Winnipeg International Writers Festival is back, and it’s bigger and better than ever! This year’s festival features a diverse lineup of over 100 writers from around the world. The festival will host readings, talks, workshops, and other events at venues all over Winnipeg. Whether you’re a fan of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, or drama, there’s something for everyone.

Community Tree Planting
Date: Oct. 13, 10 AM – 1 PM
Venue: Meet at 189 Spence St.

Help Westminster Housing plant new trees in our community!

Free Movie Night at West Kildonan Memorial Community Centre.
Date: Oct. 13, 6 PM – 8 PM
Venue: Kildonan Place, West Kildonan Memorial Community Centre

Free movie night at West Kildonan Memorial Community Centre. See details in the image provided! Family friendly event.
Free art and crafts table for children who need moviement. Playground outside that parents can offer moviement to children as well. Parents attendance mandatory.

Live Entertainment at Cineplex Junxion


Oct. 13 | 6-6:45pm; 7-7:45pm – Vince Andrushko
Oct. 14 | 6-6:45pm; 7-7:45pm –  Barnyards
Oct. 15 | 3:30-4:15pm; 5:30-6:15pm – Sean Burns

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

October 13 & 14, 2023 | 8 PM – 11 PM, James Adam Duo
October 14 2023 | 8 PM – 11 PM, Copper Moon

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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Create Your Genealogical Journey at the Manitoba Genealogical Society
Date: October 14 & 15 @ 10 AM – 3 PM
Venue: Manitoba Genealogical Society Inc, 1045 St James St Unit E

Learn how to start your genealogical journey at the Manitoba Genealogical Society. Our volunteers have the resources and expertise to help you research your family history. Visit our library, get one-on-one assistance, and learn tips for success.

Argentine Tango Lesson
Date: October 14, 7:30pm – 8:30pm
Venue: All About Theatre and Gallery, 288 McDermot Ave. 2nd floor

Come join us for a beginner lesson in Argentine Tango. The elegant and passionate social dance that originated in Buenos Aires. Lesson starts at 7:30. Wear dress shoes or dance shoes (no rubber soles) No partner is necessary. We are located on the second floor of 288 McDermot Ave. in the historic exchange district. Instructors Peter and Rebecca will guide you through the basics and no previous experience is necessary.

2023 Go Eng Girl
Date: October 14 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
Venue: EITC Engineering Building (University of Manitoba)

Come join us for a beginner lesson in Argentine Tango. The elegant and passionate social dance that originated in Buenos Aires. Lesson starts at 7:30. Wear dress shoes or dance shoes (no rubber soles) No partner is necessary. We are located on the second floor of 288 McDermot Ave. in the historic exchange district. Instructors Peter and Rebecca will guide you through the basics and no previous experience is necessary.

Spooktacular Halloween Market
Date: October 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Venue: Waverly Heights Community Centre 1885 Chancellor Drive

Browse our selection of Halloween-themed crafts and baked goods, and pick up some treats for the kiddies. Enjoy fun activities like arts and crafts, and learn about wildlife from Prairie Wildlife Rehabilitation. We’ll also have giveaways from Children’s Dental World, and a raffle to support Prairie Wildlife Rehabilitation.

Treats for the kiddies (11:30am to 2:30pm), arts and crafts, wildlife education from Prairie Wildlife Rehabilitation, and more! Also some giveaways from Children’s Dental World.

Raffle In Support of: Prairie Wildlife Rehabilitation

Pipe Band School Recruitment
Date: October 15 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Venue: Freight House, 200 Isabel Street

Prarie Community School of Pipes and Drums is now Recruiting students of all ages and ability.

*No experience Necessary *
*Uniform and Equipment will be provided*

First Visits Are Free @ Winnipeg Circus Club
Date: October 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Venue: Broadway Neighbourhood Centre, 185 Young Street

Where everyone is a circus performer! Join us for demonstrations, performances, workshops, cotton candy, popcorn, and fun for all.

Free Public Skating at St Norbert Community Centre
Date: Sundays, 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM
Venue: 3450 Pembina Hwy

This is subject to change. Date and time my change without prior notice.

The 8th Annual Kids Music Day
Date: Sundays, 3 PM – 4 PM
Venue: 1727 Kenaston Blvd #3

🥁🤩Join our the 8th annual Kids Music Day! It’s FREE! Let’s Rock and Roll! 🎸
Sunday, October 15, 2023, 3pm – 4pm. For more info, please call us at 204-416-7637.

𝐒𝐢𝐠𝐧 𝐔𝐩 𝐍𝐨𝐰! Contact us to sign up!!
Email: [email protected]

Call us: (204) 416-7637
Address: 1727 Kenaston Blvd #3, Winnipeg, MB R3Y 1V5

Visit us: Website: https://www.gymboreeclasses.com/

Instagram: gymboreeclasseswinnipeg
Facebook: @gymboreewinnipeg
YouTube: Gymboree Play & Music


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

October 1 – December 16
FREE TEEN SWIM Sat 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex 999 Sargent Avenue

September 30, 2023 – December 9, 2023
FREE SWIM Sat 2:30 PM – 6 PM
FREE TEEN SWIM Sat 6:30 PM – 9:45 PM

Elmwood Kildonans Pool 909 Concordia Avenue

Free Youth Swim & Waterslide 9-19 years Fri 7 PM – 9 PM
Free Public Swim Sat 3:30 PM – 5 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

October 1 – December 16
Free Swim Fri 8:30 AM – 9:25 AM
Free Teen Swim Fri 7:30 PM – 9 PM

Sergeant Tommy Prince Place, 90 Sinclair St.

October 1 – December 16
Free Swim Sun 4 PM – 5 PM
Loonie/Toonie Swim Fri 4:30 PM – 7 PM
Loonie/Toonie Swim Sat 4 PM – 6:30 PM
Free Teen Swim Sat 7 PM – 9 PM

Seven Oaks Pool 444 Adsum Drive

October 1 – December 16
Free Teen Swim Sat 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

St. James Assiniboia Centennial Pool 644 Parkdale

October 2 – December 16
FREE TEEN SWIM 9-19YRS Sat 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

St. James Civic Center 2055 Ness Ave

October 1 – December 16
FREE SWIM Sun 1:30PM – 4:30PM
FREE SWIM Fri 7:30PM-9:30PM

Transcona Kinsmen Centennial 1101 Wabasha Street

October 1 – December 16
Loonie/Toonie Fri 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Free Youth Swim Fri 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Free Public Indoor Skating in Winnipeg Fall 2023

City of Winnipeg public skating opportunities are available at 12 arenas in Winnipeg. All public skating activities are provided free of charge.

Times and dates are subject to change without prior notice at all locations.

Public Skating
Schedule – Winter 2023

294 Bertrand St.
Saturday, 2–3 p.m., Oct 7–Dec 16 cancelled Nov 11

Billy Mosienko
709 Keewatin St.
Sunday, 4–5 p.m., Nov 5–Dec 17

Eric Coy
535 Oakdale Dr.
Sunday, 2:15–3:15 p.m., Sept 24–Dec 17

River East
1410 Rothesay St.
Friday, 5:45–6:45 p.m., Sept 29–Dec 15

Sam Southern
625 Osborne St.
Sunday, 3–4 p.m., Sept 17–Dec 17

Sargent Park
1111 Wall St.
Sunday, Noon–1 p.m., Oct 1–Dec 17

St. James Civic Centre / Ab McDonald
2055 Ness Ave.
Saturday, 2:15–3:15 p.m., Oct 7–Dec 16 cancelled Nov 11

St. Vital Centennial
580 St. Anne’s Rd.
Sunday, 12:30–1:30 p.m., Oct 1–Dec 17 cancelled Oct 8

Terry Sawchuck
901 Kimberly St.
Saturday, 11:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m., Oct 7–Dec 16

Transcona East End CC
517 Pandora Ave. E
Sunday, 1:30–2:30 p.m., Oct 1–Dec 17
Saturday, 6:30–7:30 p.m., Oct 7–Dec 16 cancelled Nov 11

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.

#AlmostFree Night at the Movies at Dakota CC

Date: October 13
Time: 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Venue: Jonathan Toews Sportsplex Gymnasium, Dakota Community Centre, 1188 Dakota Street

Price: $2

Join us for a spooky night of Halloween movies at Dakota Community Centre. We’ll be showing The Addams Family (2019) at 6pm for families. Those looking for more of a thrill will enjoy The Grudge (2004) at 8:30pm. Centre Ice Cafe will be open to serve all your favourite food and snacks.

Kids 12 and Under FREE @ Manitoba Reptile Breeders Expo!
: October 14 & 15, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Venue: West St. Paul Recreation – Sunova Centre, 48 Holland Rd, West St. Paul

This event will feature local Manitoban and Canadian breeders showcasing their animals and products. You will learn everything you need to know for your new happy herp. Many different reptiles from snakes, geckos, bearded dragons, spiders, and more, and all the supplies you would need for these pets! Many deals on all products and animals. Fun for the whole family!

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MIFDA Friday Night Dance
Date: Fridays until December 8
Time: 8 PM – 11 PM
Venue: Churchill Park United Church, 525 Beresford Ave
Price: $5.00 per person

Dance with the world! Beginners welcome. No partners required. Wear comfortable clothing and clean non-marking shoes for mild athletic activity. Bring your water bottle for rehydration. We dance numbers from Europe, the Middle East, North America and elsewhere. Most dances will be done in an open circle or line formation, or with dancers in a scatter pattern.
Drop in fee is $5.

Cineplex Family Favourites

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

The Secret Life of Pets – October 13, 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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Drop in Basketball @ Champlain Community Centre

Date: Every Saturday

Families, Kids and Teens: 6 PM – 8:30 PM
Adults Only: 8:30 PM – 10 PM

Price: $3 per individual, or $5 per family
Venue: 282 Niverville Avenue

By popular demand, Champlain is opening things up for drop-in basketball most* Saturday evenings! 🏀

This event is subject to change. Time and day could change without prior notice.

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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.