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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

Upcoming events

Changing Hands Fundraiser

June 25 @ 12:00 pm4:00 pm
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Puppies and Pints

June 25 @ 1:00 pm4:00 pm
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Flip Mode Comedy Tour

June 25 @ 7:30 pm11:00 pm
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CaRaVaN at the Cube

June 27 @ 6:30 pm10:00 pm
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Knitting + Crochet Party!

June 29 @ 5:30 pm7:30 pm
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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.

Historic Walking Tours

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. A must-see for visitors and locals!

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