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10+ Free Weekend Events April 26-28

April 26, 2024
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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10+ Free Things To Do In Winnipeg This Weekend April 26-28, 2024

Posted Every Tuesday before 7 PM.


Narcisse Snake Dens in Manitoba
: Latter part of April and first three weeks in May
Venue: MB-17, Narcisse, MB R0C 2H0

If you are looking for a unique and unforgettable wildlife experience, you should consider visiting the Narcisse Snake Dens in Manitoba. This is where you can witness one of the most amazing natural phenomena in the world: tens of thousands of red-sided garter snakes emerging from their winter dens and forming massive mating balls. Narcisse Snake Dens are the largest known concentration in the world of red-sided garter snakes.

Free admission to Canuck Amusements Carnival at Kildonan Place 2024
: April 26-28
Venue: Kildonan Place, 1555 Regent Ave W.

The Canuck Amusements Carnival brings thrills, games, and family fun to Kildonan Place! Enjoy heart-pounding rides, kiddie zones, delicious treats & more. 2 Weekends! Free Entry! ($30 wristbands for unlimited rides). Don’t miss out!

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.

Things Japanese Sale
: April 28 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Venue: Japanese Cultural Association of Manitoba, 180 McPhillips Street

Free admission. Explore authentic Japanese culture and treasures at the Japanese Canadian Association of Manitoba’s Things Japanese Sale! Find unique crafts, clothing, ceramics, and more on April 28th, 2024, from 10am to 3pm in the heart of Winnipeg’s Japanese community. Enjoy tea, snacks, and live demonstrations!


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.

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!


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.

Earth Day Movie Night
Date: April 26, 6:30 PM
Venue: Fort Garry Community Centre, Hobson Site, 880 Oakenwald Ave.

Free entry. Featuring the movie The Lorax. Pizza will be sold. Earth Day crafts and cash canteen will be open.

Retro Movie Night at Robert A. Steen Community Centre

Date: April 26, 6:30 PM
Venue: 980 Palmerston Ave.

Free entry. Featuring the movie The Princess Bride. Canteen will be open!

April Games Night
Date: April 26, 7:30 PM – 9 PM
Venue: Grace Canadian Reformed Church

Games night at the church is an event that provides a chance for a fun night out playing games! It’s also a great chance to get to know those in the church and local community. Come by yourself or with a friend! Bring a game you love or use one of our many games! Bring your favorite snack or enjoy one of the many refreshments provided! See you there!

Live Music at McPhillips Station Casino

April 26 & 27, 2024 @ Loft180 | 9 PM – 12 AM, Blair Hordeski

April 26, 2024 @ Mainstage | 9 PM – 12 AM The Goods

April 27, 2024 @ Mainstage | 9 PM – 12 AM Sean Taylor Band

Venue: 484 McPhillips St

Winnipeg Jets versus Colorado Avalanche Screening at McPhillips Station Casino

Game Three April 26, 9 PM – 12 AM
Game Four April 28, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Venue: 484 McPhillips St

Join us for every Jets game at Loft 180.

Scan your Club Card during the game and if the Jets win, you will have $10 Free Play added to your card for the next game!*

Food & drink specials including 50% off double orders of wings!**

For food & beverage offers click here.

Enter to win playoffs prizing!

*Conditions apply. Free Play will be loaded before next scheduled playoff game. See Players Club for details.

**No further discounts apply.

Vinyl Revival Formerly known as Rock the House.
Date: April 26, 9 PM – 1 AM
Venue: Winnipeg South Osborne Branch, 426 Osborne St

No cover charge. Food + Drinks $$$

South Side at the South Osborne Legion
Date: April 28, 9 PM – 1 AM
Venue: Winnipeg South Osborne Branch, 426 Osborne St

No cover charge. Food + Drinks $$$. Rock, font and soul. Dance party. 50-50 draw

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

Valour Community Centre Open Gym

April 13, 4:30 PM – 6 PM
April 14, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Venue: Isaac Brock, 715 Telfer Street North

Free Bhangra Workshop
: April 27 @ 11 AM – 2 PM
Venue: Maples Collegiate, 1330 Jefferson Ave.

Don’t forget to bring family and friends to learn Bhangra and have fun!! Open to all ages. For more info contact 204-869-8691

UFCW Training Centre Job Fair
: April 27 @ 12 PM – 4 PM
Venue: 880 Portage Ave

Attention all job seekers! Our upcoming job fair is open to all and you’ll have a chance to connect with employers from unionized workplaces including: Bimbo Canada, Fairmont Winnipeg, GardaWorld, Gate Gourmet, Impact Security, Life’s Journey, Maple Leaf, Securitas, Winnipeg School Division and Winnserv.

Bring copies of your resume and meet with people looking to hire casual, part-time and full-time positions.

Spring Craft Sale at Assiniboia West Recreation Association
: April 28 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Venue: AWRA -Assiniboia West Recreation Association, 861 Buchanan Blvd

Free entry. Bring a tin for the bin for your chance to win a door prize! Find the perfect gift for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Graduations, and more!


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.


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.

Cineplex Family Favourites
Date: April 27, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Venue: SilverCity St. Vital Cinemas, 1225 St Mary’s Rd #160
Price: $3.99

Featuring Peter Rabbit

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).

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)

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26 April 2024
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