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Welcome to the Exchange District

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

Winnipeg's Original Downtown
Hot Beverage Week 2020

Hot Beverage Week 2021

December 6 – 11

Hot Beverage Week is back and better than ever, with 12 fun and festive entries to get you in the holiday spirit!

Independent. Local. Historic.

Walk outdoors from shop to shop and get a bite to eat or something to sip along the way.

The Exchange District is Winnipeg’s premier local and independent shopping destination with more than 40 one-of-a-kind retailers within a 10-minute cobblestoned walk.

Shop local this holiday season. Shop the Exchange.

Latest Posts

2021 AGM Executive Director’s Address

As we continue to grapple with the effects of the pandemic, David Pensato offered some thoughts he’s gathered from others…

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Nuit Blanche 2021

Everyone’s favourite arts festival is back! This year, Nuit Blanche has expanded from a one night event to a month-long…

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History in the Brick and Mortar

115 years ago, Winnipeg’s Exchange District was a hive of activity.  Boats arriving at the Alexander Docks, freight cars loading…

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Exchange District: Le Burger Week Guide

Le Burger Week is back at it again, this time for two full weeks! Participating Exchange District restaurants really went…

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Forth Bar

Though open for nearly 5 years now, Forth Bar has always had a bit of an underground feel (quite literally,…

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#PicnicTheExchange

We miss you! Come grab some takeout, enjoy the beautiful greenspace in our neighbourhood and win one of three giveaway…

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