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

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.

Upcoming Events

Artsjunktion Pop-Up Depot

May 23 @ 12:00 pm4:00 pm

Visit the Artsjunktion team in Bijou Park (adjascent to 492 Main St.) Thursdays + Saturdays 12pm – 4pm beginning May…

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May 23 @ 4:30 pm7:00 pm

TechThursday was created to help build the Winnipeg Tech Community post COVID . TechThursdays happen every Thursday at 4:30pm at…

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DIY Sign

May 24 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm

Join us at the North Forge Fabrication Lab in our new design space for a “Creative Escape” as you make…

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Doors Open Winnipeg 2024

May 25May 26

Heritage Winnipeg is proud to present Doors Open Winnipeg 2024, celebrating the built heritage treasures, cultural institutions and historic streetscapes…

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Trash Rave – Community Waterfront Clean Up

May 26 @ 1:00 pm6:00 pm

Bring Your Love Festival and Garbage Gang Present: Trash Rave – Pizza 4 Trash Sunday May 26th we are hosting…

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CaRaVaN at The Cube

May 27 @ 7:00 pm10:00 pm

CaRaVaN Open Mic + Open Stage is an open mic for all artistic styles and skill levels. Musicians, poets, writers,…

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Latest Posts

Empowering Innovators: Inside North Forge Technology Exchange

Do you know there is a heritage building on William Street that houses a cutting-edge advanced manufacturing facility? North Forge…

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Summer in the Exchange

As the days grow longer and the sun shines brighter, the Exchange District comes alive! There’s nothing quite like summer…

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History Meets Creativity at 75 Albert Street

Nestled on the corner where Albert meets McDermot is 75 Albert (aka the Silvestor-Willson Building), a structure with a storied…

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