Welcome to the Exchange District

National Historic Site and arts and cultural district in the heart of downtown Winnipeg. Restaurants, galleries, boutique shopping and so much more.

Winnipeg's Original Downtown

Exchange Summer Fitness

Break up your day with FREE fitness classes with Sport Manitoba in Stephen Juba Park three times a week. Grab your coworkers and a water bottle for some light movement and waterfront park views.

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A Spirit of Production in the Exchange

Summer has the Exchange District buzzing with life, and festival season is in full swing! These sunny days and vibrant…

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Commonwealth Kitchen + Bar is a love letter to Winnipeg

Commonwealth Kitchen + Bar is breathing new life into the historic Bank of Toronto building between McDermot and Bannatyne. Since…

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Narratives, Inc. Amplifies Community Through Storytelling

Since 2017, Narratives Inc. has been amplifying Indigenous and diverse voices through a holistic approach to supportive services. As a…

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Alleyways in the Exchange

June 21. July 19. August 23

Discover curated markets, captivating live performances, and hidden gems nestled in historic alleys. Experience a unique blend of an art lounge, audio performances, and dance showcases, all set against the backdrop of Winnipeg’s most walkable urban neighbourhood.

Upcoming Events

Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival

July 22 @ 12:00 pm

For 12 days, from July 17 to 28, venues across the city will host an array of indie theatre performances…

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Exchange Summer Fitness – Yoga

July 23 @ 12:00 pm12:45 pm

YOGA: This class will focus on building a strong foundation or yoga and everyday life.  You can expect to learn…

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History of the Exchange Tour

July 23 @ 12:00 pm4:30 pm

As a part of the Winnipeg Fringe Festival, the Exchange District BIZ will be offering History of the Exchange walking…

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Exchange Summer Fitness – Yard Games

July 24 @ 12:00 pm12:45 pm

YARD GAMES: Round up some friends and colleagues and come on down to Stephan Juba Park and play some, bocce…

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Politically Drawn

July 25 @ 11:00 amAugust 6 @ 5:00 pm

In a world of information overload and shrinking attention spans, political cartoons survive—communicating events, and spurring debate around ideas. Political…

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201 Summer Concert Series: Gary Gach

July 25 @ 12:00 pm1:00 pm

Join us on Thursday, July 25 at the plaza with Gary Gach! From the Winnipeg outfit Jivetown and GGB, Gary…

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Future of the Exchange

The Exchange District reflects Winnipeg’s past while shining a light on its future potential as a sustainable and creative city.

Together with the Winnipeg City Council adopted Exchange District Plan 2022, the Exchange District Community Investment Strategy, sets the course to transform the area into Canada’s most walkable and successful urban neighbourhood.