FEATURED EVENTS

Free Admission to Le Musée de Saint-Boniface Museum

Museum Experience Ambassadors are always available to provide guidance, answer any questions, provide interpretative support.

Date: Every Day until December

Time:
Friday – 10a.m.-6p.m.
Saturday – 10a.m.-6p.m.
Sunday – 10a.m.-6p.m.

Venue: St Boniface Museum, 494 Taché Ave
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Culture Days 2022

Culture Days is a national celebration of arts and culture. At the end of each September, millions of people attend thousands of free participatory arts and culture events across the country. Culture Days programs invite the public to get hands-on and behind-the-scenes to highlight the importance of arts and culture in our communities.

Date: September 23-October 16
Time: Various Times
Venue: Multiple Locations
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Winnipeg Chinatown Night Market

⛩FEATURING:
FREE BOUNCY CASTLES!
FOOD TRUCKS & FOOD STALLS!
CULTURAL PERFORMANCES!
LIVE BANDS!
K-POP STREET PARTY!

Date: October 7-8
Time: 12-9PM
Venue: Along King St., between James Ave. and Alexander Ave.
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First Fridays in the Exchange

Visit art galleries and attend opening receptions for free. It’s full-on creativity where Galleries, artists, shops & restaurants welcome your visit on the 1st Friday of each month. On 5-9pm and later* *Participants are open 5-9pm unless otherwise stated.

Date: October 7
Time: 5:00 pm-9:00 pm
Venue: The Exchange District, click the link below for more info
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First Fridays @ The Manitoba Museum

Join us on the First Friday of every month, from 5 pm to 9 pm, for drop-in tours, pop-up concerts, hands-on activities, and more. General admission is free to all three of the Museum’s core attractions – the Museum Galleries, the Planetarium, and the Science Gallery.

Date: October 7
Time: Manitoba Museum, 190 Rupert Avenue
Venue: The Exchange District, click the link below for more info
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Canada Life Free Sundays @ WAG

Join WAG on the second Sunday of every month for free admission to the WAG and more family fun, thanks to Canada Life!
Free Sunday now includes Qaumajuq, an innovative new museum dedicated to Inuit art and culture that’s connected to the WAG on all levels.

Date: October 9
Time: 11:00 am-5:00 pm
Venue: 300 Memorial Boulevard
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DOWNTOWN

Free Admission to the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame

Recognizing and honouring those who have made their mark on Manitoba’s rich sports history by way of their activities and achievements, athletic and otherwise.

Date: Open Tuesday to Saturday
Time: 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Venue: Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame, 145 Pacific Avenue
Free Admission
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Worried Earth: Eco-Anxiety and Entangled Grief

This art exhibit explores how worry about climate change and ecological collapse seeps into our lives and dreams, mixing with other fears and anxieties, and entangling with personal experiences of loss.

Date: September 12-November 10
Time: 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
Venue: Gallery 1C03 at The University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Ave
Free Admission
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Downtown Culture Days In the Exchange

Engage with multifaceted installations, film projections and diverse performances in Old Market Square. At Stephen Juba Park, it’s all about reflection as we showcase local artists and activities rooted in land and culture, with music echoing across the Red River and breathing life into installations displayed along the waterfront.

Date: October 7
Time: 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Venue: Old Market Square. & Stephen Juba Park
Free Admission
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Free Admission to Canadian Museum for Human Rights

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights is excited to announce starting June 17, the Museum will be open Friday evenings with free admission after 5 p.m.

Date: Every Friday
Time: 5:00 pm-9:00 pm
Venue: Canadian Museum for Human Rights, 85 Israel Asper Way
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First Fridays Art Talk online: AVIAN OUTFITTERS: Adaptation gear for birds facing climate change with Jennie O

Internationally-showing artist Jennie O’s poignant whimsy overlays the urgent topic of climate change in a collaboration with ornithologist Dr. Kevin Fraser. Together they created the Adaptation Birds – birds outfitted with external tools for battling the survival challenges of changing habitat and weather patterns.

Date: October 7
Time: 6:30 pm-7:30 pm
Venue: Online
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First Fridays Bike-In

These guided rides will show you the safest and most convenient routes from different neighbourhoods throughout Winnipeg, and give you the confidence to feel comfortable biking downtown! Free but registration required.

Date: October 7
Time: 7 PM
Venue: Exchange District
Registration Required: Click Here


Ladies Free Until 10 PM @ The Palomino Club

TGIF! It’s Ladies’ Night at the #PalominoClub! They also got Buns of Steel going down tonight. Don’t miss out!

Date: Every Friday
Time: 9 PM
Venue: Palomino Club, 436 Main St
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Hargrave St. Market Presents Art in the Plaza

A cultural festival that invites you to enjoy some of our city’s best music and arts. Family-oriented activities begin at 11:30am! Enjoy performances by local entertainers: Sierra Noble, The Mariachi Ghost, and Hot + Dirty Dance Party! DJs will keep you dancing all night long!

Date: October 8
Time: 11:30 AM – 1:00 AM
Venue: 242 Hargrave St
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AROUND WINNIPEG

Live Music @ Silver Spike Fridays & Saturdays

No Cover Charge. Live band at Silver Spike every Friday and Saturday
Band On stage at 9:45 PM
At Winnipeg’s best live music destination

Date: Every Friday and Saturday
Time: 9:45 pm-1:00 am
Venue: Silver Spike Saloon, 202 Bond St
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Winnipeg International Writers Festival- Thin air

Most events are free. Winnipeg’s annual week-long literary festival with readings, school shows, and book signings for readers of all ages! THIN AIR features new and established writers, and is enjoyed by thousands of Manitobans of all backgrounds in both English and French.

Date: September 20 – October 18
Time: Various times
Venue: Multiple locations
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Latin Dance Party

Come learning dance salsa, but bachata, merengue and more.

Date: October 8
Time: 4 PM
Venue: 25 Center St.
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Gab Bouchard en concert !

Patio 340 will be open year round! The CCFM’s Antoine-Gaborieau room will be transformed to become the indoor Patio 340! We are waiting for you from October to May in this friendly space where you can find many evenings like at Patio 340 outside! Come and spend your most beautiful moments of the week on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays!

Date: October 8
Time: 7 PM – 11:30 PM
Venue: Centre culturel franco-manitobain, 340 Provencher Boulevard
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NEAR WINNIPEG

Rabbit Fur Knitting Presentation

Are you interested in learning about the craft of knitting with rabbit fur? Join us for a free presentation by artist Gerrie Wright on this unique way of creating with fur!

Date: October 8
Time: 1:30 – 2:30 PM
Venue: St. Andrews Rectory & Heritage Centre, 374 River Rd, St. Andrews, MB
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FREE INDOOR PUBLIC SKATING

City of Winnipeg public skating opportunities are available at 12 arenas in Winnipeg. All public skating activities are provided free of charge.

Times and dates are subject to change without notice at all locations.

Public Skating
Schedule – Fall 2022


Bertrand
294 Bertrand St.
Saturday, 2–3 pm, Oct 1–Dec 17


Billy Mosienko
709 Keewatin St.
Sunday, 4–5 pm, Sept 18–Dec 18


Charlie Gardiner
799 Logan Ave.
Saturday, 12:30–1:30 pm, Oct 1–Dec 17


Eric Coy
535 Oakdale Dr.
Sunday, 2:15–3:15 pm, Sept 25–Dec 18


River East
1410 Rothesay St.
Friday, 5:45–6:45 pm, Oct 7–Dec 16
Cancelled Friday, Nov 11


Sam Southern
625 Osborne St.
Sunday, 3–4 pm, Sept 18–Dec 18


Sargent Park
1111 Wall St.
Sunday, Noon–1 pm, Oct 2–Dec 18


St. James Civic Centre / Ab McDonald
2055 Ness Ave.
Saturday, 2:15–3:15 pm, Oct 1–Dec 17


St. Vital Centennial
580 St. Anne’s Rd.
Sunday, 12:30–1:30 pm, Sept 25–Dec 11


Terry Sawchuck
901 Kimberly St.
Saturday, 11:45 am–12:45 pm, Oct 1–Dec 17


Transcona East End CC
517 Pandora Ave. E
Sunday, 1:30–2:30 pm, Sept 25–Dec 11
Saturday, 6:30–7:30 pm, Oct 1–Dec 17

FREE SWIM INDOOR POOLS


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

Schedule Effective October 2 – December 10

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;

St. James Civic Center 2055 Ness Ave
FREE SWIM Sunday 1:30PM – 4:30PM
FREE FAMILY SWIM Friday 7:30PM-9:30PM


Margaret Grant Pool 685 Dalhousie Drive
Free Swim Friday 8:30-9:25am
Free Teen Swim 9-19 years Friday 7:30-9:00pm


Eldon Ross 25 1887 Pacific Avenue West
Loonie/Toonie Swim Saturday 12:30 pm – 5:00 pm


St. James Assiniboia Centennial Pool 644 Parkdale
FREE TEEN SWIM 9-19YRS Saturday 6:00PM-8:00PM


Transcona Kinsmen Centennial 1101 Wabasha Street
Loonie /Toonie Friday 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Free Youth Swim 9 – 19 yrs. Only Friday 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm


Elmwood Kildonans Pool 909 Concordia Avenue
Free Youth Swim & Waterslide 9 yrs – 19 yrs Friday 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free Public Swim Saturday 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm


Seven Oaks Pool 444 Adsum Drive
Free Teen Swim Saturday 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm


Bonivital Pool – 1215 Archibald Street
Free Teen Swim 9-19 years Saturday 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM


Kinsmen Sherbrook Pool 381 Sherbrook Street

Free Swim Friday 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Free Swim Saturday 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm


Sergeant Tommy Prince Place
Free Swim Sunday 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Loonie/Toonie Swim Friday 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Loonie/Toonie Swim Saturday 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Free Teen Swim 9-19 years Saturday 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM




Please contact the bowling lanes and check if they are open on Canada Day.

#AlmostFree Friday Family Nights @ Champlain CC

Mark your calendars 📆 for Friday Family Nights starting October 7! A great way to get to know the neighbours and make new friends.
We’re always looking for volunteers to help out. Interested? email us at programs@champlaincc.ca.

Date: October 7
Time: 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
Venue: Champlain Community Centre 282 Niverville Avenue
Price: $3 per child or $5 per family
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#AlmostFree K-Pop Night @ RRC Polytech Students’ Association

Love K-Pop? You don’t want to miss our first-ever K-POP NIGHT! Get ready to dance the night away to your favorite Korean Pop hits!

Date: October 7
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Venue: The Cave Lounge, RRC Polytech Notre Dame Campus
Price: Free for RRC Polytech Students, 🎟️ $5.00 for non-students, 🎟️ Tickets will be available at the door for $15
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The Goonies – Family Favourites

Got little ones at home? Enjoy all-ages programming from the comfort of your local Cineplex. Everyone’s favourite movie snacks await! Weekend plans for the whole gang just got easier! Our Family Favourites program runs movies every Saturday morning, for only $2.99 +tax.

Date: October 8
Time: 11 AM

Venue:
817 St James St, Scotiabank Theatre Winnipeg
1225 St Mary’s Rd #160, 1225 St Mary’s Rd #160

Price: $2.99
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Sunday Visits at the Winnipeg Fire Fighters Museum

Date: Every Sunday
Time: 10:00 am-2:00 pm
Venue: Winnipeg Fire Fighters Museum, 56 Maple Street
Price: Admission is donation based
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