10+ Free Things To Do In Winnipeg This Weekend July 5-7, 2024

Posted Every Tuesday before 7 PM.


Summer Game Day at Assiniboine Park
Date: July 6 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Venue: Lyric Field at Assiniboine Park 55 Pavilion Crescent

Discover your new favorite sport at Summer Game Day at Assiniboine Park! Join Sport Manitoba for this free event on July 6th, 2024, from 10 am to 1 pm at Lyric Field. Over 20 sports stations offer fun activities for all ages and abilities. Find your next athletic passion, enjoy the outdoors, and celebrate summer with your family!

Vietnamese Summer Night Market
Date: July 6 @ 5:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Venue: Saint Philip Minh Parish, 615 La Fleche Street

Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, and flavors of Vietnam at the Saint Philip Minh Parish Night Market! Sample delicious cuisine, participate in traditional games, and enjoy live music and a fireworks display. Join the fun on Saturday, May 18th, 2024 from 4pm to midnight at 615 La Fleche Street, Winnipeg.

Summer Concert Series at Assiniboine Park Lyric Theatre 2024

Date: July 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Venue: Assiniboine Park, 55 Pavilion Crescent

Immerse yourself in summer vibes at the free Summer Concert Series at Assiniboine Park Lyric Theatre! Enjoy a vibrant mix of local and regional talents. Pack a picnic, gather your friends and family, and unwind under the Manitoba sky with captivating live music. Don’t miss this opportunity to create lasting memories at Winnipeg’s beloved Assiniboine Park.


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.

1st Fridays in Exchange
Date: July  5, 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: July 5, 5 PM – 9 PM
Venue:  861 Buchanan Blvd

Experience Winnipeg’s vibrant culture at First Fridays at The Manitoba Museum! This free event happens every first Friday of the month from 5pm to 9pm. Explore the Museum Galleries, Planetarium, and Science Gallery – all for free! Gaze at the stars, learn about Winnipeg’s history, and unleash your inner scientist with interactive exhibits.

R&B and Reggae: Soul in the Square
: July 6, 4 PM – 9 PM
Venue: True North Square, 223 Carlton St
Free Admission

WINNIPEG! JULY 6 is the date, and admission is FREE. It’s about time we get the music lovers in the city together at True North Square for some R&B and Reggae vibes! If you love good music, and especially if you live to dance, come out Saturday July 6 from 4-9 pm and join DJ Chubby D (Winnipeg), DJ Big C (Toronto) and special guests to celebrate Soul, R&B, Reggae, Dancehall and more by bringing the party to you downtown. We can’t wait!

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.


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.

Goldeyes Postgame Fireworks
: July 5 @ 10:00 pm – 10:15 pm
Venue: Shaw Park 1 Portage Ave E

Experience the thrill of summer baseball with the Winnipeg Goldeyes’ post-game fireworks. Join the community at Blue Cross Park for unforgettable nights filled with dazzling displays and family fun. Celebrate Manitoba’s culture with themed nights and special giveaways. Don’t miss the excitement of the 2024 season—where every game ends with a bang!

2024 Corydon Avenue Concert Series
: July 5-6 and, 2024

July 5 Corydon Ave & Hugo St. S featuring Cold Hard Cash (Tribute to Johnny Cash)

June 6 Corydon Avenue & Lilac St., South featuring Amici & Special Guests (Dance Music)

Enjoy free live music every Friday & Saturday night this summer at the 2024 Corydon Avenue BIZ Concert Series! Local bands take the stage from 7pm to 10pm along Corydon Avenue in Winnipeg. Discover diverse genres, community vibes, and talented performers. Bring your lawn chair and experience a harmonious summer tradition.

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

Weekly Outdoor Pop-Up Market hosted by ANSANM Foundation Inc.

Date: Saturdays, May 25 – September 7, 10 AM – 4 PM
Venue: RONA Polo Park, 1333 Sargent Ave

  • Kids’ Crafts
  • Novelty Items
  • Prizes
  • 50/50 Raffle
  • Good Music
  • Seasonal Items
  • Jewelry
  • Baked Goods
  • Handicrafts
  • Fresh Produce

Winnipeg CPKC Final Spike Steam Tour
Date: July 6 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Venue: CPKC Winnipeg Yard 949 Jarvis Ave.

Immerse yourself in the grandeur of steam travel at the Winnipeg CPKC Final Spike Steam Tour! This FREE event on Saturday, July 6th from 12pm to 4pm at CPKC Winnipeg Yard (949 Jarvis Avenue) lets you get up close with a historic locomotive, explore railway history, and enjoy rides on a mini steam train. Fun for all ages!

Rescheduled from July 1

Canada Day at Burland Park
Date: July 6 @ 4:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Venue: 192 Burland Ave
Free Admission

Celebrate Canada Day with the River Park South Community Association at Burland Park! This free event on July 6, 2024 (4:30 PM – 11:30 PM) features food trucks, a bouncy castle, a magician, a kite festival, live music, and fireworks. Fun for all ages! (Located at 150 Burland Ave, Winnipeg)


Gimli Harbor Concert Series 2024
Date: July 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Venue: Gimli Harbour, 1 Centre St, Gimli, Manitoba

Featuring Rewind (Classics from the 50s and 60s)

Immerse yourself in summer vibes at the FREE Gimli Harbour Concert Series! Enjoy live music by Manitoba’s hottest talents every Saturday from June 22nd to September 7th (except July 27th & August 3rd) at the stunning Gimli Harbour. Family-friendly, with beautiful views and free admission!

Winnipeg Beach Bandstand Performance Series
Date: July 6 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Venue: Bandstand, Winnipeg Beach Provincial Park

Featuring A.R. Cash (Johnny Cash Tribute)

Don’t miss the Winnipeg Beach Bandstand Performance Series this summer! Enjoy free live music every Saturday night (7pm-10pm) from June 30th to September 1st, 2024 with additional Sundays. See a variety of tribute bands, classic rock, and local artists. Located at the Bandstand in Winnipeg Beach Provincial Park.


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

July 5 & 6, 2024 @ Loft 180 | 9 PM – 12 AM, Craig Wallace

July 5, 2024 @ Mainstage | 9 PM – 12 AM, Vinyl Revival

July 5, 2024 @ Mainstage | 9 PM – 12 AM, Vinyl Revival

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 Saturday 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

Dakota Lanes 1085 St. Mary’s Rd.

May 14 – August 30, 2024
Every day except for Saturday | Open – 6 PM

Polo Park Bowling Centre 157C-1485 Portage Ave.

May 20 – August 29 2024
Monday to Friday | Noon – 5:00 PM

Rossmere Lanes 1042 Henderson Hwy.

May 31 – September 1, 2024
Monday to Friday | Noon – 5:00 PM


Stay healthy and have fun by taking a free (or cheap) swim at City of Winnipeg operated indoor pools this summer.

Schedule Effective July 2 – September 2, 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

Closed for Renovations

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

FREE SWIM Sun/Sat  4 PM – 7 PM
FREE SWIM Fri  5 PM – 7 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 12 PM – 3 PM

Margaret Grant Pool 685 Dalhousie Drive

Free Swim Fri 1 PM – 3:30 PM

Sergeant Tommy Prince Place 90 Sinclair St.

Free Swim Sun 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Teen Swim Sat 7 PM – 9 PM

Seven Oaks Pool 444 Adsum Drive

Free Teen Swim 9 – 19 years Sat 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

St. James Assiniboia Centennial 644 Parkdale St.

Free Teen Swim Sat 2:45 PM – 5 PM

St. James Civic Center 2055 Ness Ave

Free Swim Fri 1:30 PM – 4:45 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.

Cineplex Family Favourites
Date: July 5, 11 AM – 1 PM
Venue: At participating Cineplex Theatres
Price: $3.99

Featuring Shrek

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 29, 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)