10+ Free Things To Do In Winnipeg This Weekend May 31 – June 2

Posted Every Tuesday before 7 PM.


Windsor CC Family BBQ
Date: June 1, 2024
Venue: 99 Springside Dr.

Come celebrate community with fun filled activities for all ages!
Live Band
Kids Activities & Soccer Tournament
Cornhole Tournament
Beer Garden
and more!

Full Schedule of events⬇️
Visit windsorcc.ca/events/family-bbq

Pride Festival at the Forks
: June 1-2, 2024
Venue: 1 Forks Market Rd

Join the vibrant 2024 Pride Winnipeg Festival at The Forks on June 1-2, 2024! This inclusive event celebrates love, diversity, and acceptance within the LGBTQ2S+ community. From 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM, immerse yourself in cultural activities, connect with fellow community members, and enjoy a day of unity. The Forks, located at the heart of Winnipeg, will be abuzz with colorful festivities, empowering conversations, and a shared commitment to equality. Don’t miss this opportunity to stand strong together and honor the spirit of pride!

Pride Winnipeg Rally and Parade
: June 2, 2024

Venue: Manitoba Legislative Building, Parade starts at Memorial and St Mary Ave

Join the vibrant Pride Winnipeg Rally and Parade on June 2, 2024! Celebrate love, diversity, and LGBTQ+ rights at the Manitoba Legislative Building and along the downtown parade route. The rally begins at 10:00 am, followed by the colorful parade at 11:00 am. Don’t miss this joyous event that unites our community in a powerful display of pride and solidarity.

Bord Aire CC Community BBQ and Showcase
Date: June 2 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Venue: 471 Hampton Street

Bord-Aire Community Centre’s Community BBQ & Showcase offers a fun-filled afternoon for the whole family. Enjoy a craft market, live entertainment, a magic show, and children’s activities. Grab a delicious meal from The Burger Place food truck while the kids explore a Winnipeg City Fire Truck and meet firefighters. Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with the community and celebrate summer!


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.

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.

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!


Free Clothing Giveaway
Date: Every Friday, 10:30 AM – 12 PM
Venue: Thrive Community Support Circle, 406 Edmonton St.

Our free Clothing Giveaway happens every Friday from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm at Thrive Community Support Circle, located at 406 Edmonton Street, 3rd floor. To participate, appointments must be scheduled in advance, before Friday, to secure your spot.

To book your appointment, send an email to [email protected].

Rising Sun Pow Wow Club
Date: Every Friday, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Venue: Turtle Island Community Centre, 510 King Street

Rising Sun Pow Wow Club is on! Come share gifts, learn Pow Wow Dance, drumming, teachings, cultural crafts, and much more!

Fridays – at 363 McGregor Street from 5:30pm-7:30pm

A light snack will be provided. Everyone is welcome. to participate in our free Pow Wow Club. To register, please contact [email protected] or call 204-925-0317 for more information.

Board Game Night
: Every Friday, 5 PM – 9 PM
Venue: Chalmers Neighbourhood Renewal, 180 Poplar Avenue

The end date is unspecified. This activity may end without prior notice. Check Chalmers Neighbourhood Renewal’s Facebook page if you would like to confirm.

Movie Night @ Robert A. Steen Community Centre

Date: May 31, 6:30 PM
Venue: 980 Palmerston Avenue

Our next Community Movie Night is May 31,2024
Movie 🎥: Honey I Shrunk The Kids

⏰: 6:30pm
Free Admission
Canteen will be open for all your movie snacking needs!

Live Music at McPhillips Station Casino

May 31, 2024 @ Loft180 | 9 PM – 12 AM, J. Doe Trio

May 31, 2024 @ Mainstage | 9 PM – 12 AM, Crackin Foxy

June 1, 2024 @ Mainstage | 9 PM – 12 AM, The Goods

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

Arbor Day Celebration 2024
Date: June 1, 10 AM – 1 PM
Venue: 659 Wellington Ave. at Victor Street

Join us for our 2024 Arbor Day Celebration on Saturday, June 1st from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at historic Jacob Penner Park. There’s a community tree planting of 200 trees, a tree seedling giveaway, info booths from various environmental organisations, face painters & refreshments!

Summer Bliss II Market
Date: June 1, 10 AM – 3 PM
Venue: Soul Sanctuary: 2050 Chevalier Blvd.

Face painting, balloon twisting, arts and crafts, sparkling tattoos, 360 Photo Booth by Munzies Events, and the The Big Dawg Smokies Cart. Free admission.

Group Hike at La Barrière Park

June 1, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
June 1, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Venue: La Barriere Park, 4403 Waverley St

Explore La Barrière Park: Located just 15 minutes south of Winnipeg, La Barrière Park offers a scenic escape close to the city. On Saturday, join the 1:30 pm hike or sign up for the 11 am hike. This expansive greenspace spans 323 acres, featuring nature trails along the picturesque La Salle River. Visitors can enjoy kayaking, canoeing, cross-country skiing, disc golf, and cricket. The La Barrière Park Loop, a delightful 3 km trail, invites hikers of all skill levels to immerse themselves in nature. Come for a peaceful day outside the city and discover the beauty of Manitoba’s outdoors!


Kids Eat Free at Hooters 
Date: Sunday and Saturday, all day
Venue: 1501 St. Matthews Ave, Winnipeg

Kids eat free on the weekends at Hooters! *10 & under off the kids menu with the purchase of a adult entrée of $12 or more

Note: This offer may stop at any time without prior notice. Call the restaurant first to confirm.

Kids Eat Free at Fionn’s Winnipeg Every Sunday
Date: Every Sunday
Venue: 1180 Grant Ave

KIDS EAT FREE + $7 Caesars all day every Sunday.

Note: This offer may stop at any time without prior notice. Call the restaurant first to confirm.


Kids Bowl Free is a summer program that lets registered kids bowl two free games every day at participating bowling centers. Over 35 million kids have enjoyed this initiative since 2007. Find a center, register your kids, and have a blast bowling! Remember, all participants must wear bowling shoes, and a standard shoe rental fee applies.

Chateau Lanes 1145 Nairn Ave

May 1 – August 30, 2024
Wednesday to Sunday From Open – 7 PM

St. James Lanes 1805 Portage Ave.

May 1 – September 1, 2024
Wednesday/Thursday/Sunday 1:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Friday/Saturday 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM


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

Effective April 7 – June 15, 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

FREE TEEN SWIM Sat 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Important Notice: Bonivital Pool will be closed Starting Spring 2024 for renovation. The exact closing date will be announced at a later date. Please visit our website to find out more information

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 Sat 3 PM – 5 PM
Family-only Loonie/Toonie Sat 5 PM – 7 PM
Loonie/Toonie Swim Sun, 2 PM – 4 PM x

Margaret Grant Pool 685 Dalhousie Drive

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

Seven Oaks Pool 444 Adsum Drive

Free Teen Swim Sat 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Sergeant Tommy Prince Place 90 Sinclair St.

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

St. James Assiniboia Centennial 644 Parkdale St.

Free Teen Swim Sat 6 PM – 8 PM

St. James Civic Center 2055 Ness Ave

Free Swim Sun 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Free Swim Fri 7:30 PM – 9:30 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

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.

Winnipeg Rib Fest
Date: May 31 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Venue: 3975 Portage Ave.,
Price: $5.00 per person

Cineplex Family Favourites
Date: June 1, 11 AM – 1 PM
Venue: At participating Cineplex Theatres
Price: $3.99

Featuring Butterfly Tale

Weekend plans for the whole gang just got easier! Our Family Favourites program runs movies Saturdays, for only $3.99 plus applicable taxes (in-theatre price).

Instructions: After pressing the button below choose June 1, 2024 for the date and select the theatre.

Friday Family Night at Champlain Community Centre

Date: Fridays during Spring

Family Time 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Team Time 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Venue: 282 Niverville Ave, 282 Niverville Ave.
Price: $3 per child or $5 per family

TGIF. Fridays is still drop in Open Gym this spring.

*Board games and crafts are also available – just ask at the canteen staff upon arrival.

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)