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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

Exchange District Tours

Food + Drink tours and Historic Walking tours are now available to book online!

On our guided walking tours, knowledgeable and dynamic tour guides examine legends of power, corruption and heroism all while you enjoy an exceptional collection of architecture or sample some of the city’s best cuisine. A must for visitors and locals!

Upcoming events

Smokin Aces Block Party

August 12 @ 2:00 pm11:59 pm
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GET LIT Book Club!

August 14 @ 3:30 pm5:00 pm
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CaRaVaN at the Cube

August 15 @ 6:30 pm10:00 pm
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Knitting + Crochet Party!

August 17 @ 5:30 pm7:30 pm
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RISING TIDE: Nonsuch x Dead Horse Cider

August 18 @ 5:00 pm10:00 pm
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Alleyways in the Exchange

August 26 @ 5:00 pm10:00 pm
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Latest Posts

Cre8ery Gallery: A Launching Pad for Local Artists

When Jordan Miller, Executive Director for Cre8ery Gallery, graduated high school she figured she’d go into education. With educator parents…

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Bevvy Teyems — Adding colour and creativity to the Exchange District and our homes

For as long as Lizzy – AKA Bevvy – can remember, she has loved creating. A poet, songwriter and musician…

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First Fridays Bike-In

First Fridays Bike-Ins are back! In partnership with Winnipeg Trails, we’re leading three group rides into the Exchange District on…

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Alleyways in the Exchange

Three Fridays. Four lanes. Infinite exploration.

This summer, there’s even more to explore in the Exchange District. Alleyways in The Exchange takes place on the last Friday each month, featuring a market, a gallery, audio performances, and an art lounge all against the backdrop of a National Historic Site in Winnipeg’s most walkable urban neighbourhood.

June 24. July 29. August 26.

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.

The Exchange District Plan 2022 was adopted by Winnipeg City Council in February of 2022 and will inform the City’s upcoming Downtown Secondary Plan.