10+ Free Things To Do In Winnipeg This Weekend 2024

Posted Every Tuesday before 7 PM.

Check the weather conditions before you head out, some events and activities may be postponed or cancelled because of the lack of snow. Check the event organizer’s Facebook page to check for cancellations.


Free Entry Into Manitoba Parks in February 2024

Reh-Fit Community Open House
Date: February 8-11, During Open Hours
Venue: 1390 Taylor Ave

You’re invited to the Reh-Fit Community Open House! FREE admission from February 8 – 11, 2024, during our regular hours of operation.
✔ Tour the Centre
✔ Explore our weight training equipment
✔ Try group fitness classes
✔ Play Badminton and Pickleball
✔ Learn about programs from staff
Share this with your fitness friends and we’ll see you there!

Date: February 9 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Venue: 300 Memorial Boulevard

Celebrate Black Professionals in Music during Black History Month at WAG–Qaumajuq!
BPM X WAG-Qaumajuq is returning on February 9 for a special event to celebrate Black History Month! This event will feature sets from three acclaimed Winnipeg-based artists: Kelly Bado, Tommyphyll, and DJ Zuki. The evening will be intimate and interactive, allowing the artists to express themselves through stripped-down, visceral performances that will address identity and community, and celebrate the African Diaspora.

Celebrate the Year of the Dragon at the Casinos of Winnipeg
Date: February 10 @ 3:00 pm – 9:30 PM
Venue: 484 McPhillips St & 1425 Regent Ave W

𝗥𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗟𝘂𝗻𝗮𝗿 𝗡𝗲𝘄 𝗬𝗲𝗮𝗿 𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗿𝘂𝗲 𝗱𝗿𝗮𝗴𝗼𝗻 𝘀𝘁𝘆𝗹𝗲 𝗮𝘁 𝗖𝗮𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗼𝘀 𝗼𝗳 𝗪𝗶𝗻𝗻𝗶𝗽𝗲𝗴! On February 10th, experience a night of electrifying fortune with a chance to win a thundering $8,888, double your player points, dive into The Dragon Prize Wall for your share of prizes, Plus dazzling entertainment awaits! (𝗙𝗿𝗲𝗲) 𝗖𝗹𝘂𝗯 𝗖𝗮𝗿𝗱 𝗶𝘀 𝗻𝗲𝗲𝗱𝗲𝗱 𝘁𝗼 𝘄𝗶𝗻 𝗽𝗿𝗶𝘇𝗲𝘀. Scan your club card from 5:00 PM – 9:30 PM for a chance to win $8,888 Winner posted at 10:00 PM, 15 minutes to claim

Canada Life Free Sundays @ WAG
Date: February 11 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Venue: 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.

Super Bowl Party @ Assiniboine Memorial Curling Club
Date: February 11 @ 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Venue: 940 Vimy Rd

It’s going to be a SUPER Sunday at the AMCC on February 11th as we host our 1st SUPER BOWL PARTY. Doors open at noon so come early to watch the Viterra Provincial Championship Game (2:30 pm) and then for the big game, Super Bowl LVIII. See you at the AMCC!!


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.

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.

Cabin Fever: Free Films for Kids 2024
Date: February 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Venue: 304 – 100 Arthur St

February 11 featuring Pee-wee’s Big Adventure.

Escape winter chills with FREE kids’ moviesevery Sunday, Feb at Winnipeg’s Cinematheque! #CabinFever #FreeWinnipegEvents #FamilyFun.

THREADS: A Fashion Demonstration
Date: February 11, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Venue: 300 Memorial Blvd
Free Admission

Threads will feature local designers Mide Tamar and Feferity Designe, jewelry vendors and a DJ. There will be a fashion show, talks by designers and a family-friendly dance party


Winnipeg RV Show & Sale
Date: February 9-19
Venue: Red River Exhibition Place, 3977 Portage Ave.

Featuring an impressive array of recreational vehicles (RVs), travel trailers, fifth wheels, and related products. Whether you’re an avid camper, a road trip enthusiast, or simply curious about the latest RV trends, this event is a must-visit.

Windsor Community Centre Winter Carnival 2024
Date: February 9-11
Venue: 980 Winakwa Rd

Bundle up for frosty fun at the Windsor Community Centre Winter Carnival! This week-long extravaganza (Feb 5-11) bursts with FREE & affordable activities for the whole family! ❄️ Enjoy winter games, dazzling fireworks, a cozy movie night, lively dance, & thrilling hockey!

Live Music at McPhillips Station Casino

February 9 & 10, 2024 @ Loft180 | 8 PM – 11 PM, Craig Wallace

February 10, 2024 @ Grand Lobby | 1 PM – 4 PM, Jeff Adams Duo

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

“Kids Helping Kids” MusicThon 2024

February 10, 10 AM
February 11, 5:30 PM

Venue: Kildonan Place, 1555 Regent Ave W

Come out and support MRMTA students as they perform at Kildonan Place Shopping Centre (1555 Regent Ave. W.) February 10-11, 2024. Help us raise funds for youth music programs, in partnership with @unitedwaywinnipeg. DONATE TODAY!

K-Culture Festival
Date: February 10, 10 AM – 1 PM
Venue: Grant Park High School, 450 Nathaniel St

Korean arts and crafts for Kids
( Adults are welcome too!)
– Korean traditional games
– Korean Fan Dance (BUCHAECHUM)
– K-pop Dance Showcases and so much more!
– Some activities have fees for prize-Winning
– Food sales for Fundraising (CASH ONLY)

CANCELLED Elmwood Winter Fun Day 2024
Date: February 10 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Venue: 281 Henderson Hwy

ALL FREE: bonfire, horse drawn wagon rides, toboggan slide, giant hamster balls, snowshoeing, curling, snow person building, fat tire snow bikes.

Winnipeg Trails 20th Anniversary Party and Pop Up Ski Library at Kilter Brewery on the Seine
Date: February 10 @ 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Venue: 450 Rue Deschambault

Winakwa Winter Carnival 2024
Date: February 10-11
Venue: 980 Winakwa Road

Escape the winter blues at Winakwa’s 6th Annual Winter Carnival! Dive into the Jam Can Tournament, glide on the pleasure rink, warm up by the bonfire, be amazed by Mago the Magician, and enjoy family-friendly activities all day long.

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

No cover charge. Food + Drinks $$$

Snowshoe Sundays @ Living Prairie Museum
Date: February 11, 10 AM – 3 PM
Venue: 2795 Ness Ave

Want to give snowshoeing a try? Visit us for free, one-hour rentals in January and February! Our sizes are best suited to ages 5 and up. No reservations required – first come, first served. Additional dates are weather-dependent, so watch our website for updates.

ACAM Movie Night
Date: February 10, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Venue: 259 Watt Street

Featuring Rustin

Activist Bayard Rustin faces racism and homophobia as he helps change the course of Civil Rights history by orchestrating the 1963 March on Washington.

Great Canadian Kilt Skate Winnipeg
Date: February 11, 1 PM – 3 PM
Venue: The Duck Pond, Assiniboine Park

Winnipeg, twice named as the Kilt Skate Capital of Canada, is gearing up to defend its bragging rights in 2023. This lively event celebrates Scotland’s rich cultural heritage and its significant contributions to Manitoba’s multicultural mosaic.


Free Mobile Ski Library at West St. Paul Access Centre
Date: February 11 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Venue: 48 Holland Rd, West Saint Paul, MB

Come chill with us at a free mobile ski library at the West St. Paul Access Centre!

Who participates:

Everyone! All welcome. You, your friends, your family…your dog?


Borrow skis for free and try out a ski trail made just for the occasion. Also kicksleds and snowshoes to try. Adaptive equipment is also available for folks with disabilities. See m0re on that below.


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.

Preteen Valentine’s Dance @ Norbberry-Glenlee Community Centre

Date: February 9, 2024
Time: 7 PM – 9 PM
Venue: 26 Molgat Ave
Price: $3

If cost is a factor, schools in the area have coupons available from the resource coordinator’s, or you can call our office at 204-256-6654.

The canteen will be open to purchase snacks during the dance. Parents are welcome to stay during the dance to watch or we are always looking for volunteers to chaperone as well! If you are dropping off, PLEASE be back promptly at 9pm for pick-up!

Cineplex Family Favourites
Date: February 10, 2024
Time: 11 AM – 1 PM
Venue: Scotiabank Theatre & Silver City St. Vital Cinemas

Featuring Peppa’s Cinema Party

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

This event may be affected by the holiday season. Please call 204-942-4817 to check if it’s open.

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)

Bronx Park Super Bowl Watch Party
Date: 5 PM – 8:30 PM
Venue: Church of the Rock Bronx Park, 570 Sharron Bay S.

Join us, in a fun & safe environment to watch the Super Bowl as the Kansas City Chiefs take on the San Francisco 49rs. Bring your favorite game time appetizer to share.