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Welcome to the Language Training Centre

August 22, 2019

The staff at the Language Training Centre wants to give a warm welcome to all of our new students in the Intensive English for International Students program. We look forward to meeting you and helping you to settle comfortably in Winnipeg. Please check this site regularly for information about special events for students. Have a great term!

Free Admission to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

July 31, 2019

Free First Wednesday Evenings

The Museum offers free general admission on the first Wednesday of every month from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Please note that the exhibition Mandela: Struggle for Freedom is not included in this special offer. The Level 1 Gallery is closed to visitors on free nights.

For more information, click here.

Volunteer Opportunity: Manyfest

July 19, 2019

Every year, on September long weekend, Broadway Avenue hosts one of the summer’s biggest events as 60,000+ Winnipeggers attend the popular street festival, ManyFest.

When:  Friday, September 6 to Sunday, September 8, 2019.

Where: Broadway Avenue, downtown Winnipeg

Volunteers are needed to create a fun and safe festival experience.
For 12 hours of volunteering, you will receive:

  • 4 tickets to a Manitoba Moose hockey game
  • Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Manyfest Volunteer t-shirt
  • A fun-filled weekend of meeting people and helping your community celebrate!

Deadline to apply is August 5, 2019. Spots will be filled as applications are submitted, so apply early to secure your spot!

To apply click here.

Free Event: Folklorama Kick-Off

July 19, 2019

For two weeks in August, Winnipeg is home to Folklorama, the largest and longest-running multicultural festival of its kind in the world!

On Saturday, July 27th, join Folklorama in kicking off the 2019 Folklorama Festival at the Lyric Theatre at Assiniboine Park, from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

This is a free event that offers fun for the whole family. Activities include:

  • interactive children’s activities
  • cultural demonstrations and workshops
  • a live show featuring cultural performing groups

For more information on the kick-off event, click here.

If you would like learn more about Folklorama, please click here or visit the website at

Free Swimming at Unheated, Outdoor Pools

July 15, 2019

Are you looking to escape the heat this summer? Did you know that you can visit any City of Winnipeg unheated swimming pool for free?

For a list of participating pools, as well as additional information about each facility, click here.

Free Dance Lessons

July 5, 2019

Swingin’ at Sunset

  • Free swing dance lessons
  • Open to everyone. No dance experience is necessary.
  • In between classes, music will be played to allow time for everyone to try out what they’ve learned.
  • Come alone or bring a friend!

Lessons are from 6:00 and 7:30.

Tuesdays | 6:00 – 9:00 PM

Location: The Canopy

For more information, click here.

Salsa Sundays at The Forks

July 5, 2019

The most anticipated outdoor Latin dance event of the year. Hundreds of people of all ages and dance ability join hosts Salsa Explosion Dance Company under the canopy for intro dance lessons, dance showcases and social dancing to the rhythms of live bands and DJs.

July 7, 14, 21, 28 and August 18 & 25 | 6:00 – 10:30 PM

Location: The Canopy

Cost: Free!

Click here for more information.

Free Entertainment at Assiniboine Park

July 5, 2019

2019 Summer Entertainment Series

The Assiniboine Park Conservancy is excited to offer a fantastic line-up of musical acts, movies and art exhibitions as part of the 2019 Summer Entertainment Series, running June through August at Assiniboine Park. All of the events are free. Everyone is welcome.

Check out the full schedule here.

Free Tickets: Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra

June 5, 2019

The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra is hosting a free community celebration on Thursday, June 27th at 7:30 pm.

Join conductor, Daniel Raiskin, and some of Winnipeg’s top musicians for a fun and free community celebration to celebrate the summer!

Tickets are free but require advance reservations. 



Free Community Event: Doors Open Winnipeg

May 21, 2019

Every year, on the last weekend of May, Heritage Winnipeg presents Doors Open Winnipeg. This is a free public event that showcases Winnipeg’s architecture, history and culture. On Saturday, May 25th and Sunday, May 26th, the public will have the opportunity to visit over 80 buildings and sites around the city and participate in a variety of tours.

For more information, please visit Doors Open Winnipeg.