Welcome to the Exchange District

Arts and cultural district in the heart of downtown Winnipeg. Restaurants, galleries, boutique shopping and so much more.

Bring the Exchange District to Sunday Dinner

One part meal kit, one part cooking show, one part virtual class— 100% Exchange District.

The Exchange District Cooking Club is a virtual cooking show/cooking class series where you get to learn how to prepare some of the Exchange District’s favourite dishes. Volume One kicks off on Sunday, January 17th.

Independent. Local. Historic.

Walk outdoors from shop to shop for your curb-side pickup and grab a hot beverage or a bite to-go.

The Exchange District is Winnipeg’s premier local and independent holiday shopping destination. In a holiday season like no other, we’re making it simple for you to discover what’s in store from our more than 40 one-of-a-kind local retailers.

Latest Posts

Chef Aron Epp: Transforming Traditional Dutch Dishes at Amsterdam Tea Room

Since Aron Epp took on the title of sous chef at Amsterdam Tea Room in 2020, he has brilliantly transformed the already impressive menu into a Dutch-inspired small plate paradise.

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Alfonso Maury: Infusing Argentinian flavour into Winnipeg’s restaurant scene

Born in the bustling city of Buenos Aires, chef Alfonso is passionate about bringing a taste of his homeland to Winnipeg

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Le Vegan Week

Exchange District eateries dish up gourmet plant-based comfort food all week as part of VegFest.

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Sean McKay: Winnipeg’s Own Pasta Wizard

Chef turned entrepreneur with a passion for flavour, homemade pasta and bringing people together in a charming, elevated Winnipeg bistro

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Quick Exchange with SoGa Soap

Soga Soap’s whimsical artisan skincare products are gentle on the skin and a feast for the eyes. It all started as a mere hobby.

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Quick Exchange with Chris Graves

Accidental Winnipegger & owner of the Kings Head, Chris Graves was relocating to Vancouver when his car broke down near Thunder Bay.

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The City’s History is Written on our Streets