Welcome to the Exchange District

Arts and cultural district in the heart of downtown Winnipeg. Restaurants, galleries, boutique shopping and so much more.

Guiding the Exchange District’s Future

The Exchange District is evolving at an unprecedented rate, and we’re leading a community effort to help set its course for the future.

Learn more about the planning process for setting priorities and values to guide the future of Winnipeg’s historic core.

Independent. Local. Historic.

Walk outdoors from shop to shop for your curb-side pickup and grab a hot beverage or a bite to-go.

The Exchange District is Winnipeg’s premier local and independent holiday shopping destination. In a holiday season like no other, we’re making it simple for you to discover what’s in store from our more than 40 one-of-a-kind local retailers.

Latest Posts

Canadian Footwear: Fitting Winnipeggers with Quality Shoes Since 1932

This family-owned business has always understood the importance of adapting to changing business environments, and this past year has been no exception. Throughout the pandemic they have adapted increased health and safety measures and have implemented new business models that have allowed them to safely fit their community with quality footwear.

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Survey: Resilience and adaptation

Resilient neighbourhoods are able to adapt to changing conditions and adverse events. How will the Exchange District need to adapt in order to maintain and increase the neighbourhood’s health in the years ahead?

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High-End Outerwear Retailer Tamarack Clothing Says Hello to the Exchange

With over 20 years of success under its luxury belt, Tamarack Clothing has relocated to the Exchange District in an effort to become more accessible to Winnipeggers.

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Survey: Connectivity and getting around

Tell us about the Exchange District’s “Connectivity”— the way the area interacts with various modes of transportation within and connected to the area.

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Survey: Character and a sense of place

Many people say the Exchange District’s best quality is its “character.” How do you see its character, and what aspects of it should we focus on in the years ahead?

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Boutique Anya: High Quality Design for Everyday Life

Designer and entrepreneur Alicja Dalecki happily returned to her Exchange District roots when she launched Boutique Anya in 2015. Boasting an exquisite collection of contemporary, beautifully crafted pieces in a bright and approachable shop, the boutique has quickly garnered a long list of loyal, well-dressed customers.

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The City’s History is Written on our Streets