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


April 18 @ 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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Spring Spruce Up

April 25 @ 10:00 am1:00 pm

We hope to see you at our sixth annual Exchange District Spring Spruce Up on Thursday, April 25th! When: Thursday,…

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April 25 @ 6:00 pm9:00 pm

“Chronicles on Canvas” by Débora Cardaci and Bibiana Vidal Curell will be on display at Soul Gallery in the Exchange…

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Latest Posts

Architecture in the Exchange

A walk down the cobblestone streets of the Exchange District feels like stepping into Winnipeg’s past. The architecture vividly depicts…

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Sam's Place

Sam’s Place: Where Coffee Meets Community

At Sam’s Place, every cup of coffee comes with a side of social impact. More than a caffeine fix, each…

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Lights on the Exchange Artist Spotlight #3

Diana Lynn VanderMeulen Diana Lynn VanderMeulen is a Toronto-based multimedia artist whose practice fluidly alternates between digital and analogue mediums.…

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