FEATURED EVENT

Coca-Cola Canada Holiday Truck Tour

Featuring the seasonally decorated Holiday truck, the Tour is visiting communities coast to coast. Each stop will feature festive activities and seasonal photo opportunities. You can also expect a special visit from Santa himself.

Date: November 22 – December 15
Venue:
The North West Co, 850 Green Oaks Lane | December 11, 12-4 PM
Winnipeg Outlet Mall, 555 Sterling Lyon Parkway | December 12, Santa Drive-By
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Canada Life Free Days @ WAG

This month, check out our enhanced activity booklet with drawing, movement, and other fun challenges for you to engage with Qaumajuq and INUA, with volunteers at each stop to answer your questions! Finish your booklet and receive a prize!

Date: December 12
Time: 11:00 am-5:00 pm
Venue: Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Boulevard
Free but a Ticket Is Needed
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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: December 10 & 11
Time: 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Venue: Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame, 145 Pacific Avenue
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ELSEWHERE

Ken’s Christmas Lights for Hope – Christmas Lights Display

This years Christmas lights include 40+ creatures and over 100,000 Christmas lights. It is the biggest and brightest display to date. They all flash to Christmas music nightly. Donation box on the driveway with all proceeds going to the make a Wish Foundation.

Date: From now until December 26

Time:
6:00 pm-11:00 pm Weekdays
5:00 pm-1:00 am Weekends

Venue: 275 Aldgate Rd

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Friday Park Parties @ Champlain Community Centre

Families are invited to come on down for a community park play and casual hang out. This is a chance to chat with the neighbours, let the kids run around and enjoy some social outdoor time!

Date: Fridays
Time: 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
Venue: Champlain Community Centre, 282 Niverville Avenue

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4th Line Music Bingo

🎵 Music Bingo 🎵 returns to your FUN Corner bar on Friday, December 10th (7pm to 10pm) followed by Karaoke Friday until 2am.

Date: December 10
Time: 7:00 pm-10:00 pm
Venue: 4th Line PUB & GRILL, 3025 Ness Avenue
No Cost to Enter, Food+Drinks $
Reservation Required

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The Coveralls Live at The Osborne Taphouse!

Live music is BACK! Join us every Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the hottest new bar on The Osborne Strip for free live bands. Friday, December 10th we’re stoked to have The Coveralls gracing our stage!

Date: December 10
Time: 9:00 pm-1:00 am
The Osborne Taphouse, 112 Osborne St
No Cover Charge, food+drinks $

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Holiday Vendor Market!

Date: December 11
Time: 11:00 am
Venue: Bourkevale CC, 100 Ferry Rd
Free Admission

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West End Christmas Miracle Parade 2021

The West End Christmas Miracle is bringing to you their 2nd annual Santa Claus parade! Join them to catch a glimpse of Santa and Mrs. Claus from the comfort of your own front yard! Santa and his team of elves will be parading the streets.

Date: December 11 & 12
Time: 4 PM – 5 PM
Venue: West End Winnipeg, Check the Map

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G-Strings Live at The Osborne Taphouse!

Live music is BACK! Join us every Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the hottest new bar on The Osborne Strip for free live bands. Saturday, December 11th we’re stoked to welcome back crowd favourites G-Strings to our stage!

Date: December 11
Time: 9:00 pm-1:00 am
Venue: The Osborne Taphouse, 112 Osborne St
No Cover Charge, Food+Drinks $

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Sensory Friendly Event – Garden City Shopping Centre

People within every spectrum of special needs and their families are invited to a private photo session, to experience the time-honored tradition of a visit with Santa during dedicated hours.

Date: December 12
Time: 8:00 am-10:00 am
Venue: Garden City Shopping Centre, 2305 McPhillips Street
Registration Required

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Assiniboia Downs Sunday Markets

Check out 60 local vendors with amazing creations. From Christmas decorations to food and everything in between!

Date: December 12
Time: 11:00 am-5:00 pm
Venue: Assiniboia Downs, 3975 Portage Ave.
FREE admission and FREE parking!!!

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River Heights Constituency Annual Holiday Party

You are invited to the River Heights Annual Holiday Party! Light refreshments will be served and entertainment provided by Chad Celaire the Christmas Singer, accompanied by pianist Grant Simpson!

Date: December 12
Time: 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
Venue: 887 Corydon Ave

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Tru North Ridez Christmas Parade

Happy Holidays!!!
Tru North Ridez would like to invite anyone who would like to decorate their vehicles and take a cruise with us for people to enjoy!

Date: December 12
Time: 6:30-7:30 pm
Venue: Sobeys, 2575 Main St

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Worldwide Candle Lighting Daye

This beautiful gesture shows that although someone may be gone from this world, their memory will endure, and the light of their flame will continue to inspire and guide others. Worldwide Candle Lighting Day is a celebration of solidarity and memory.

Date: December 12
Time: 7:00 pm
Venue: Winnipeg Manitoba

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ONLINE

Defend Manitoba Parks

Tune in to see their teams and athletes showcase LIVE for this first time in almost 2 years.

Date: December 10
Time: 12:00 pm-1:30 pm
Venue: Online
Register to Get the Link
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Find Your Zen: The Confidence Challenge! (WCAN)

Learn how to melt stress & find your Zen just in time for the holidays! Join this 3 day challenge to find calm amongst the chaos!

Date: December 12
Time: 1:00 pm-1:30 pm
Venue: Virtual Via Zoom
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Apply at Internships 2021

Virtual internship fair offer you the opportunity to connect with employers online without having to get dressed or leave home. Find new interesting business opportunities with our Internship webinar session!

Date: November 28
Time: 7:00 pm-8:00 pm
Venue: Webinar. Register to get the link

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FREE SWIM

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

Effective October 1 – December 16, 2021

Youth and Teen Swim are for 9-19 year olds only unless stated otherwise.

Space is limited, click here to book a spot


Bonivital Pool
Teen Swim Saturday 7:30pm-9:00pm


Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex 999 Sargent Avenue
FREE SWIM Saturday 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
TEEN SWIM Saturday 6:30-9:45


Elmwood Kildonans Pool 909 Concordia Avenue
Free Swim Saturday 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Free Youth Swim & Waterslide (7 yrs – 17 yrs) Friday 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm


Kinsmen Sherbrook Pool 381 Sherbrook Street
Free Swim Friday 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Free Swim Saturday 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Loonie/Toonie Swim
Sunday 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm


Margaret Grant Pool 685 Dalhousie Drive
FREE SWIM Friday 8:30am-9:25am
TEEN FREE SWIM Friday 7:30pm-9:00pm


Seven Oaks Pool 444 Adsum Drive
Youth Swim Saturday 6:00pm – 8:00pm


Sergeant Tommy Prince Place 90 Sinclair at Dufferin
Free Swim Sunday 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Youth Swim Saturday 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Loonie/Toonie Swim Saturday 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm


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


Transcona Kinsmen Centennial 1101 Wabasha Street
Free Youth Swim Friday 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Loonie /Toonie Friday 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm





FREE PUBLIC SKATE

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.

Space is limited, click here to register.

Public Skating
Schedule – Fall 2021


Bertrand
294 Bertrand St.
Saturday, 2–3 pm, Oct 2–Dec 18


Billy Mosienko
709 Keewatin St.
Sunday, 4–5 pm, Sept 19–Dec 19


Charlie Gardiner
799 Logan Ave.
Saturday, 12:30–1:30 pm, Oct 2–Dec 18


Eric Coy
535 Oakdale Dr.
Sunday, 2:15–3:15 pm, Sept 26–Dec 19


River East
1410 Rothesay St.
Friday, 5:45–6:45 pm, Oct 1–Dec 17


Sam Southern
625 Osborne St.
Sunday, 3–4 pm, Sept 12–Dec 19


Sargent Park
1111 Wall St.
Sunday, Noon–1 pm, Oct 3–Dec 19


St. Vital Centennial
580 St. Anne’s Rd.
Sunday, 12:30–1:30 pm, Sept 26–Dec 19


Terry Sawchuck
901 Kimberly St.
Saturday, 11:45 am–12:45 pm, Sept 25–Dec 18
Cancelled Saturday, Nov 27


Transcona East End CC
517 Pandora Ave. E
Saturday, 6:30–7:30 pm, Sept 25–Dec 18
Sunday, 1:30–2:30 pm, Sept 26–Dec 19





ALMOST FREE ($5 or LESS)

#AlmostFree All That Glows @ The Manitoba Electrical Museum

Light up the holiday season at the Manitoba Electrical Museum & Education Centre during their annual All That Glows event. See how Christmas decor has been revolutionized since the 1880s. On now until January 8 – it will be electric!

Date: Until January 8, Tuesday-Saturday
Time: 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
Venue: Manitoba Electrical Museum & Education Centre, 680 Harrow St
Admission is $5.00 per person, children 5 years & under free.

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#AlmostFree 6th Annual Craft and Gift Christmas Market – in support of Special Olympics

Date: December 11
Time: 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Venue: Transcona Country Club Wedding Receptions, 2070 Dugald Road
Admission $5 – 16+ years old

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Holiday Vendor Market

Date: December 11
Time: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Venue: Bourkevale CC, 100 Ferry Rd

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NEAR WINNIPEG

Free Group Hike at La Barrière Park – 12 PM

Join CPAWS Manitoba for a fun group hike to get out into nature and explore Manitoba’s parks!

Date: December 11
Time: 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
Venue: La Barrière Park, 4403 Waverley St, La Salle, MB

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