Featured Events


Experience art, music, vintage shopping and more

First Fridays in the Exchange

First Fridays is a great way to get to know the Exchange District every 1st Friday of each month, 5 to 9 pm, all year-round.

Make a night of it and enjoy supper at a great café, talk to artists in their studios, attend gallery openings and explore the unique shops.

Step into your culture zone and come for a walk in Winnipeg’s original downtown!


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Shop the Exchange

May 5th to 7th, 2016 & December 8th to 10th, 2016

Shop the Exchange is a unique shopping experience in the Exchange District which celebrates our amazing one-of-a-kind shops and encourages people to support local business.

Shop the Exchange offers a unique and convenient way to experience our local stores. Businesses extend their evening hours, organize various special events/promotions and shoppers have a chance to win amazing prizes valued at over $1,500.

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Wildwoodrose Vintage Market

June 4th, 2016

Don’t miss out on this unique shopping and music experience in the heart of the Exchange, at Old Market Square. Join Wildwoodrose Vintage and the Exchange District BIZ in welcoming over 50 vendors featuring vintage, vintage-inspired, antique, re-purposed, steampunk and eclectic treasures.

Back and better than ever for its third year, the Wildwoodrose Vintage Market will feature live music at The Cube stage from Jess Reimer, The Noble Thiefs and Scott Nolan!

Winnipeg Folk Festival Wednesdays at the Cube

August, 2016

The Exchange District BIZ is excited to partner with the Winnipeg Folk Festival to bring you noon-hour concerts at the Cube Stage in Old Market Square Wednesdays in August. Stay tuned for more info!