10+ Free Things To Do In Winnipeg This Weekend June 7-9

Posted Every Tuesday before 7 PM.


Free Entry Into Manitoba Parks
Date: June 7-9, 2024
Venue: Multiple Locations In Manitoba

Free Entry Manitoba Parks June 7-9, 2024! Hike, camp, fish for free without a license, and explore Manitoba’s stunning provincial parks without a vehicle permit. Perfect for families, adventurers, and nature lovers. Find your park and plan your free Manitoba Parks escape today!

1st Fridays in Exchange
Date: June 7, 4 PM – 9 PM or later
Venue: Multiple Locations In the Exchange

Winnipeg’s vibrant Exchange District comes alive with extended hours, special events, and open doors at galleries, artist-run centres, studios, shops, and museums. Explore a diverse range of artistic expressions, from captivating exhibitions to live performances and interactive workshops. Mingle with local artists, discover hidden gems, and immerse yourself in the creative energy of the city.

First Fridays @ The Manitoba Museum
Date: June 7, 4 PM – 9 PM
Venue: 190 Report Ave.

Free admission to all three of the museum’s main attractions: the Museum Galleries, Planetarium, and Science Gallery.

Explore history, science & community at First Fridays at The Manitoba Museum! This free monthly event offers extended hours and free admission to all exhibits on Friday, June 7th from 4pm to 9pm. See the “If These Walls Could Talk: 50 years of 2SLGBTQ+ Activism in Winnipeg.” exhibit, catch a documentary, or gaze at the stars in the Planetarium. Don’t miss this fun & educational night for all ages!

Sturgeon Heights Community Centre Spring Carnival
: June 7 – June 8
Venue: 210 Rita Street

Join the Sturgeon Heights Community Centre Spring Carnival on June 7th and 8th, 2024, at 210 Rita Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Enjoy a weekend of family-friendly fun, including carnival games, food trucks, splash pad, dance parties, bouncy castles, fantasy foam, reptile exhibits, and more. Don’t miss out—mark your calendar and create lasting memories!

Transcona Hi Neighbour Festival 2024
: June 7–9
Venue: Downtown Transcona

Experience community spirit at the Transcona Hi Neighbour Festival, happening June 7-9, 2024. Anticipate live entertainment, local vendors, and family fun in the heart of Transcona. Join us for a memorable weekend celebrating togetherness and tradition.

Tyndal Community Market
Date: June 8–9
Venue: Tyndal Park Community Centre, 2255 King Edward St.

Join us at Tyndall Community Market! Featuring the Food Park @thefoodpark.ca! Enjoy free admission, prizes, and great vibes. Feast on food from trucks, vendors, and local youth stalls. Plus, FREE Zumba, family games, local artists, orgs, and DJ Powerbase Lights & Sounds!

Food Trucks
Food Vendors
Local Makers
Pop Up Market
FREE Admission
FREE Live entertainment featuring local artists
FREE Community Art Painting
FREE Zumba*
PLUS: Local DJ, FREE Games and Giveaways!
And MORE!!!

MEME at The Cube
Date: June 8, 2 PM – 12 AM
Venue: The Cube, Old Market Square, 133 Albert Street

Experience the digital art revolution with MEME at The Cube on June 8, 2024, from 2 PM to 12 AM. Located at Old Market Square, Winnipeg, this event is set to redefine electronic music and interactive art. Don’t miss out on this immersive encounter where technology meets creativity. Join the celebration of innovation at The Cube – where every moment is a masterpiece.


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.

Date: June 9, 2024
Time: 11 AM – 5 PM
Venue: 300 Memorial Blvd
Free Admission

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


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].

Ellice Street Festival 2024
Date: June 7-8
Venue: West End Cultural Center, 586 Ellice Avenue

Looking for a fun summer celebration in Winnipeg? The Ellice Street Festival is a free, family-friendly block party showcasing the best of the West End. Enjoy live music, delicious food, local vendors, and activities for all ages. It’s the perfect way to spend a summer afternoon and connect with your community! [Ellice Street Festival]

Riverview CC Spring Carnival
Date: June 7 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Venue: 90 Ashland Ave

Don’t miss the Riverview Community Centre Spring Carnival! This fun-filled event for all ages features inflatables, a petting zoo, face painting, carnival games, and delicious food trucks. Celebrate spring with your neighbors on Friday, June 7th from 5 pm to 9 pm at the Riverview Community Centre (90 Ashland Ave, Winnipeg, MB). Make memories that last – mark your calendars and join us!

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.

Annual Knight of Celebration @ Norberry-Glenlee CC
: June 7 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Venue: 26 Molgat Avenue

Don’t miss the Norberry-Glenlee Community Centre’s Annual Knight of Celebration/Family Fun Day! This year’s event is on Friday, June 7th, 2024 from 6 PM to 10 PM and features free activities for all ages like bouncy castles, face painting, a petting zoo, and more! Enjoy delicious food for purchase and a dazzling fireworks display to end the night. Create lasting memories with your family at this fun-filled community event!

Bell Tower Community Café
Date: June 7, 5:30 PM – 7 PM
Venue: Westminster United Church, 745 Westminster Ave

The Bell Tower Community Café in Winnipeg is a warm and welcoming space where people gather for free eats, coffee, tea, and live music. It’s a hub of community activity, fostering friendships and supporting neighbors in need through food hampers provided in partnership with Winnipeg Harvest.

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

Family Fun Day and Shane Fox Memorial Event
Date: June 8 @ 10 AM – 2 PM
Venue: 218 Antrim Rd.

10am – Alumni Baseball Game at Diamond 3 (near Terry Sawchuk arena)

11am – 2pm – Family Fun Day Activities behind VGCC with food vendors, bouncy castles, and family fun activities.

11am – 2pm – Youth Craft and Bake Sale in main hall – featuring local youths! Raffle and fundraising for Children’s Hospital

12pm – Naming Ceremony for the Shane Fox Memorial Diamond (Diamond 3)

12:30pm – 15U baseball game. Valley Gardens vs East St. Paul

South Winnipeg CC Summer Carnival
Date: June 8 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Venue: 1885 Chancellor Dr

Don’t miss the South Winnipeg Community Centre’s Summer Carnival on Saturday, June 8th, 2024 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm! This fun-filled event promises a day of laughter, games, activities, and entertainment for the whole family. Enjoy bouncy castles, face painting, a live BBQ, a petting zoo, and much more! Located at the Waverley Site at 1885 Chancellor Dr. Winnipeg, MB. Join the community for a day of summer fun!

Academy Road Street Fair
Date: June 8 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Venue: Academy Road from Lockwood to Oak Street

Don’t miss the Academy Road Street Fair! This free community event features live music, local vendors, food & drinks, and fun activities for all ages. Join us on Saturday, June 8th from 11 AM to 4 PM on Academy Road in Winnipeg’s River Heights neighborhood.

Second Saturdays at Dalnavert Museum
Date: June 8 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Venue: 61 Carlton Street

Explore Winnipeg’s history with fun, free activities for families at Second Saturdays at Dalnavert Museum! Every second Saturday (starting April 13th, 12-4 pm), enjoy Victorian games, self-guided tours, and crafts. Dalnavert Museum.


Selkirk Summer Concert Series
Date: June 8 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Venue: Selkirk Waterfront Superior Ave, Selkirk, Manitoba

The Selkirk Concert Series kicks off June 8th, 2024 at the Selkirk Waterfront with free, family-friendly concerts all summer! Dance to classic country tunes, sing along to iconic rock anthems, and enjoy local artists at the Night Market. Don’t miss the Season Opener with the Hearts on Fire Band (7:00 pm) and the Sean Taylor Band (8:30 pm).


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!

Live Music at McPhillips Station Casino

June 7 & 8, 2024 @ Loft180 | 9 PM – 12 AM, 2 For The Show

June 7, 2024 @ Mainstage | 9 PM – 12 AM, Sean Taylor Band

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 $$$


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

Gimli Blues Festival 2024
Date: June 7-8

Immerse yourself in the heart of Manitoba’s blues scene at the 2nd Annual Gimli Blues Festival! Held on June 7th & 8th, 2024 at Gimli Park Pavilion, this free event boasts electrifying performances by Manitoba’s top blues artists. Groove to live music, savor delicious food and drinks, and support the community by bringing a “Tin for the Bin” donation. Don’t miss this unforgettable weekend celebrating blues, community, and giving back! #GimliBluesFestival

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.

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

Featuring Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

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 8, 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)