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Free Entry Into Manitoba Parks in February 2024

Free Admission to Planetarium, Science Gallery, Manitoba Museum Galleries
February 2 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Manitoba Museum, 190 Rupert Ave

In addition, celebrate Black History Month by exploring Alloway Hall from 4pm to 9pm, featuring Black-owned businesses, organizations, and entertainment. Watch short films honoring Black history in the Winnipeg Gallery Theatre.

Cabin Fever: Free Films for Kids 2024
Date: February 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Venue: Cinematheque, 304 – 100 Arthur St

Escape winter chills with FREE kids’ moviesevery Sunday, Feb at Winnipeg’s Cinematheque! #CabinFever #FreeWinnipegEvents #FamilyFun. February 4 featuring The Wizard Of Oz.


Lights on the Exchange
Date: January 21 – March 21, 2024
Venue: Multiple Locations, The Exchange District

Are you looking for a unique and exciting way to experience Winnipeg’s historic Exchange District this winter? Then you won’t want to miss Lights on the Exchange, a public winter arts festival that showcases light-based artworks by Canadian artists.

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.

Manitoba Sports Hall Of Fame

Date: Open Tuesday to Friday
Time: 11 AM – 3 PM
Venue: 145 Pacific Ave., #100
Free Admission

Celebrate the history and achievements of sports in the province. It was established in 1980 and has inducted over 500 individuals and teams from various sports, such as hockey, curling, speed skating, basketball, and more. The museum features exhibits, artifacts, photographs, and stories that showcase Manitoba’s sport heritage and culture.

First Fridays in the Exchange
Date: February 2 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Venue: Multiple Locations in the Exchange District
Free Admission

It’s full-on creativity where Galleries, artists, unique shops and restaurants welcome your visit on the 1st Friday of each month.

Learn to Winter @ The Forks
Date: Saturday and Sundays until February 25
Venue: 1 Forks Market Rd.

  • Skate, Ski, Snowshoe Lessons | Saturdays and Sundays, 12 PM – 4 PM
    • Skiing – 12 PM and 2 PM
    • Skating – 1 PM and 3 PM
    • Snowshoeing – 2 PMThese lessons are offered on a drop-in basis. Guests are invited to bring their own equipment. Skate rentals are available at Icelands Skate Rentals, in The Forks Market. Ski and snowshoe rentals can be arranged with the Winnipeg Trails Association.
  • Live Music by The Canopy | Sundays from 12 PM – 4 PM
    • Different performances will be showcased each Sunday. Check out our Event Calendar to see which musical acts you can expect to see each weekend.
  • Storytelling in the Teepee | Sundays from 12 PM – 4 PM
    • Join Elder Barbara Nepinak around the fire in the teepee for stories and drumming.
  •  Warming Hut Tours | Saturdays at 1 PM (start date later in January, stay tuned!)
    • These tours will give participants the opportunity to explore and learn more about the six new Warming Huts at The Forks, plus other fan favourites from previous winters. Check back for a registration link for these free tours!

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!

Warming Hut Tours 2024
Date: January 27, February 3,10,24
Time: 1 PM – 2 PM
Venue: The Forks Market, 1 Forks Market Road

Reservation Required. Spots are expected to be filled quickly.

Discover Warming Huts on a free one-hour tour of these public art installations at The Forks!

Tour Guide Susan Ainley will take visitors to the Nestaweya River Trail presented by The Winnipeg Foundation to view the art and architecture competition on ice.

Free Admission to Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Date: Every Sunday
Time: 10 AM – 5 PM
Venue: 85 Israel Asper Way
Free Admission

Sundays at the Museum is a great chance to get together and explore the exhibits, browse through the Boutique and more.


Tobogganing Spots in Winnipeg

The following City of Winnipeg managed toboggan hills and slides are open. Toboggan hills and slides can close without prior notice due to weather or operational changes.

Toboggan hills

Westview Park Open
1 Midland St
Map of sliding location

Winter Slides

Bunn’s Creek Park
365 McIvor Ave

Crescent Drive Park
781 Crescent Dr

Fraser’s Grove Park
85 Fraser’s Grove

Kings Park
198 Kings Dr

Cross-Country Ski Trails and Toboggan Hill Open at Assiniboine Park

Glide through winter wonderlands! Assiniboine Park boasts groomed cross-country ski trails, thrilling tobogganing hills, scenic skating ponds, and cozy fireside drinks. Escape the ordinary, embrace winter fun!

Greendell Community Centre Winter Carnival 2024
February 1-4, 2024 
Multiple Locations in the Exchange District

Dive into winter at the Greendell Park Community Center Winter Carnival (Feb 1-4)! Get competitive in the Jam Can Curling Tournament, fuel up at Family Pizza Night, let loose at the Pre-Teen Dance, and groove to live music all weekend. Unforgettable memories for Winnipeggers of all ages. Most activities are free.

Bell Tower Community Café
Date: February 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Venue: 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 Music at McPhillips Station Casino

February 2 & 3, 2024 @ Loft180 | 8 PM – 11 PM, Almost Famous dual

January 27, 2024 @ Mainstage | 8 PM – 11 PM, Gary Gach & Jivetown

Venue: 484 McPhillips St

Live Music at Silver Spike Saloon
Date: Every Friday and Saturday, 9 PM – 1 AM
Venue: 202 Bond St

No cover charge. Food + Drinks $$$

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

2024 Lunar New Year Celebration at the Royal Canadian Mint
Date: February 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Venue: 520 Lagimodiere Blvd

The Royal Canadian Mint cordially invites you to celebrate the Lunar New Year by striking your own Year of the Dragon themed token.

Heritage Day In St Norbert
Date: February 3 @ 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Venue: 3450 Pembina Highway

Immerse yourself in St Norbert’s rich heritage! Join us for Heritage Day on Feb 3rd at the St Norbert Community Centre. Enjoy a free pancake breakfast, live music, winter activities, bannock & bonfire, beer garden, fireworks & more!

West Broadway Snoball Winter Carnival 2024
Date: February 3 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Venue: 185 Young St

The much-anticipated return of Snoball—the ultimate outdoor winter event that’s completely FREE for all ages! Gather your family and friends for an afternoon packed with excitement and laughter in the heart of our vibrant community.

Free Ski Library at St.Norbert Heritage Days
Date: February 3, 2024 | 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Venue: St.Norbert CC, 3450 Pembina Hwy,

RSVP Recommended

The Free Mobile Ski Library is a program that allows anyone to borrow cross-country skis, boots, poles, and other winter equipment for free. The mobile ski library travels to various parks around the city, where you can pick up the gear and hit the trails. You can also join free ski lessons, skating lessons, and other winter events hosted by the Winnipeg Trails Association and its partners.

Free Ski Library at Kirkbridge Park
Date: February 4, 2024 | 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Venue: 450 Bairdmore Blvd

RSVP Recommended

The Free Mobile Ski Library is a program that allows anyone to borrow cross-country skis, boots, poles, and other winter equipment for free. The mobile ski library travels to various parks around the city, where you can pick up the gear and hit the trails. You can also join free ski lessons, skating lessons, and other winter events hosted by the Winnipeg Trails Association and its partners.


Morning Ski-Up at Beaudry Provincial Park – 11 AM
Date: February 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Venue: MB-241, Springstein, MB

Registration Required

There are two events on this day. This event is at 11 am, to register for the 1:30 pm event, click here.

Bring your own skis and poles and look for our big green ‘Keep Manitoba Wild’ tent where we’ll be handing out hot chocolate and staying toasty with a bonfire. Stop by and warm up before and after skiing the trails!


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

Effective January 7 – March 23, 2024 

*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


Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex 999 Sargent Avenue

FREE SWIM Sat 2:30 PM – 6 PM
FREE TEEN SWIM Sat 6:30 PM – 9:45 PM

Eldon Ross 25 1887 Pacific Avenue West

Loonie/Toonie Swim Sat 12:30 PM – 5:00 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

Free Swim Fri 2 PM – 5 PM
Free Swim Fri 3 PM – 5 PM
Loonie/Toonie Swim Sat 5 PM – 7 PM

Margaret Grant Pool 685 Dalhousie Drive

Free Swim Fri 8:30 AM – 9:25 AM
Free Teen Swim Fri 7:30 PM – 9 PMif

Seven Oaks Pool 444 Adsum Drive

Free Teen Swim Sat 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

St. James Civic Center 2055 Ness Ave

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

Transcona Kinsmen Centennial 1101 Wabasha Street

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


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 notice at all locations.

Public Skating
Schedule – Winter 2024

Ab McDonald
2055 Ness Ave.
Saturday, 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM | January 6 – March 16

294 Bertrand St.
Saturday, 2–3 pm | January 6 – March 16

Billy Mosienko
709 Keewatin St.
Sunday, 4–5 pm | January 7 – March 10

Eric Coy
535 Oakdale Dr.
Sunday, 2:15–3:15 pm | Jan 8–Mar 11

River East
1410 Rothesay St.
Friday, 5:45–6:45 pm | January 5 – March 15

Sam Southern
625 Osborne St.
Sunday, 3–4 pm | January 7 – March 3

Sargent Park
1111 Wall St.
Sunday, Noon–1 pm | January 7 – March 10

St. Vital Centennial
580 St. Anne’s Rd.
Sunday, 12:30–1:30 pm | January 7 – March 17

Terry Sawchuck
901 Kimberly St.
Saturday, 11:45 am–12:45 pm | January 6 – March 16

Transcona East End CC
517 Pandora Ave. E
Sunday, 1:30–2:30 pm | January 7 – March 17, cancelled January 21
Saturday, 6:30–7:30 pm | January 6 – March 16, cancelled January 20

The Manitoba Electrical Museum

Date: Tuesday-Saturday
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Venue: 680 Harrow St
Price: $5.00 per person, children 5 years & under free.

Birds Hill Ski Clinics
Date: January 27
Time: 10 AM – 2:30 PM
Venue: Birds Hill Park Ranch, Birds Hill Provincial Park

Registration Required

Have you ever wanted to know how to cross-country ski or need to brush up on your skills? Bring your ski equipment and join a Park Interpreter and certified instructors from CANSI (Canadian Association of Nordic Ski Instructors) to develop and practice your skiing techniques.

Cineplex Family Favourites
Date: January 13
Time: 11 AM – 1 PM
Venue: Scotiabank Theatre & Silver City St. Vital Cinemas

Featuring Lego Movie: 10th Anniversary

Enjoy classic family movies every Saturday morning for only $2.99 at Cineplex Family Favourites!

Every Saturday morning, Cineplex brings back your favourite family-friendly movies for only $2.99 per person. It’s the perfect way to start your weekend with the whole family.

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.

Badminton Drop in Sundays
Date: Sundays 6 PM – 7:30 PM
Venue: Robert A. Steen Community Centre, 980 Palmerston Avenue

Drop-in Badminton starts again on the 14th @ 7pm! 🏸 Don’t forget about the $5.00 drop-in fee!
(Please note that on the 21st Badminton will begin at 7PM due to an event)