10+ Free Things To Do In Winnipeg This Weekendmattortiz912023-12-07T17:38:38-06:00
December 8-10, 2023
Posted Every Tuesday before 7 PM.
FEATURED EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES
Winnipeg Christmas Map
If you’re looking for a festive way to brighten up your winter nights, look no further than the Winnipeg Christmas Map 2023. This interactive map, created by local resident Carol Cassell, shows you the locations of hundreds of houses and streets that are decorated with dazzling lights and ornaments.
The Winnipeg Christmas Map 2023 is a great resource for planning your own drive-by or walk-by tour of the city’s best light displays. You can also use it to discover new areas and hidden gems that you might not have seen before. Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly activity, a romantic date night, or a solo adventure, the map has something for everyone.
Red Pins – Simply Decorated
Green Pins – Moderately Decorated
Green Stars – Best in Neighborhood
Gold Stars – Best in Winnipeg
Blue Notes – Light show to music
Holiday Haul @ Casinos of Winnipeg Date: December 8, 10 AM – 9 PM Venue: Club Regent Casino (1425 Regent Ave W)
You will need a casinos of Winnipeg club card to participate in this event, however it is free to get.
Are you looking for a fun way to celebrate the holiday season? Look no further than the Holiday Haul event at the Casinos of Winnipeg! This year, you have a chance to win a 2023 Chevrolet Trailblazer by participating in the event on December 8 at Club Regent Casino and December 15, 2023 at McPhillips Station Casino.
Grace Hospital Foundation Winter Celebration 2023 (Postponed to December 15) Date: December 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Venue: Sturgeon Creek Park, 300 Booth Dr.
Every winter, we light our bright and beautiful Tree of Life outside Grace Hospital. Over 3,000 white lights shine in memory of loved ones, and remind us of the hope we have in our hearts for patients at The Grace.
Let It Glow 2023 – Christmas Drive Thru Date: December 8-11, 6:30 PM – 8 PM Venue: Grant Memorial Church, 877 Wilkes Avenue
Get ready to experience the joy of Christmas with Let It Glow – one of the most wonderful drive-thru light and music shows in town! This spectacular event is returning for its third edition, and it’s brighter than ever before! The best part? It’s completely free!
Canada Life Free Sundays @ WAG Date: December 10 @ 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.
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.
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 Photos with Santa @ Cabela’s Date: November 13 – December 24 Venue: 580 Sterling Lyon Pky.
Create lasting memories with your loved ones by capturing the joy of the holiday season with a free photo with Santa at Cabela’s. Immerse yourselves in the enchanting atmosphere of Santa’s Wonderland, where festive decorations and heartwarming moments await. This holiday season, Cabela’s is offering free 4×6 photos with Santa, plus a shareable video.
Folklorama at Polo Park Date: December 8 and December 10 Venue: CF Polo Park 1485 Portage Ave
December 8 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Folklorama at Polo Park: Rosemarie Todaschuk
December 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Folklorama at Polo Park: Two out of Three Acoustic Duo
Celebrate the diversity of cultures and music at Polo Park Shopping Centre this November! Folklorama, Canada’s largest and longest-running multicultural festival, presents a series of live performances featuring local artists from different backgrounds and genres. Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy some amazing tunes and support Winnipeg’s vibrant arts community.
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
Date: Tuesday-Saturday Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Venue: 680 Harrow St Price: $5.00 per person, children 5 years & under free.
Shocktober all through the month of October! The real fun is on Saturday, October 28 from 1:00pm -4:00pm, with a spooky hair-raising experience with our Van de Graaff demonstrations, fall activities, and treats! With weather permitting a photo opportunity with our 1950s truck! Remember to wear your costumes to create memories that will haunt you forever!
MIFDA Friday Night Dance Date: Fridays until December 8 Time: 8 PM – 11 PM Venue: Churchill Park United Church, 525 Beresford Ave Price: $5.00 per person
Dance with the world! Beginners welcome. No partners required. Wear comfortable clothing and clean non-marking shoes for mild athletic activity. Bring your water bottle for rehydration. We dance numbers from Europe, the Middle East, North America and elsewhere. Most dances will be done in an open circle or line formation, or with dancers in a scatter pattern.
Drop in fee is $5.
Christmas Carnival Date: December 9 Time: 4 PM – 7 PM Venue: Park City West Community Centre Price: $5.00 per person
Join us for a fun and magical Christmas event at Park City West! We will have selfies with Manitoba Santa, a dozen carnival games from All Fun and Games, prizes, scavenger hunt around the club, face painting, and Christmas crafts. At 6:15 there will be a fabulous magic show by Ryan Price. You won’t want to miss it!