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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

Exchange Summer Fitness

Break up your day with FREE fitness classes with Sport Manitoba in Stephen Juba Park three times a week. Grab your coworkers and a water bottle for some light movement and waterfront park views.

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Urban Shaman Elevates Indigenous Voices

Urban Shaman stands as a vibrant artist-run centre and a beacon for Indigenous art in the Exchange District and beyond.…

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Art Galleries in the Exchange

The Exchange District is Winnipeg’s quintessential arts and culture hub, brimming with creativity and vibrant energy. It’s a neighbourhood fuelled…

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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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Alleyways in the Exchange

June 21. July 19. August 23

Discover curated markets, captivating live performances, and hidden gems nestled in historic alleys. Experience a unique blend of an art lounge, audio performances, and dance showcases, all set against the backdrop of Winnipeg’s most walkable urban neighbourhood.

Upcoming Events

TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival

June 19

The annual TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival returns to Winnipeg’s Exchange District. The festival takes place June 14-22. Full programming…

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Exchange Summer Fitness – Yard Games

June 19 @ 12:00 pm12:45 pm

YARD GAMES: Round up some friends and colleagues and come on down to Stephan Juba Park and play some, bocce…

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Exchange Summer Fitness – Yoga

June 20 @ 12:00 pm12:45 pm

YOGA: This class will focus on building a strong foundation or yoga and everyday life.  You can expect to learn…

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201 Summer Concert Series: The Sturgeons

June 20 @ 12:00 pm1:00 pm

Join us at the plaza and enjoy a performance by The Sturgeons! Ameri-Canadiana music at its best. The Sturgeons have…

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TechThursday

June 20 @ 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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ALLEYWAYS LOUNGE

June 21 @ 5:00 pm10:00 pm

Join us in the Artspace Drayway on Friday June 21st for the first installment of ALLEYWAYS In the Exchange 2024…

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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.

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