A new marketplace in downtown Winnipeg will see First Nations, Metis, and Inuit business owners setting up shop along Portage Avenue.
The first ever Aboriginal Arts, Culture, and Entertainment (AACE) Marketplace will be located near Air Canada Park beginning August 20.
“With thousands of people coming downtown daily, we plan to line up diverse and inclusive programs and activities to make visitors’ experiences as enjoyable as possible,” said Stefano Grande, executive director of the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ. “This is a great way to get the downtown community engaged in their surroundings during their lunch breaks and on their way home.”
A full listing of participating vendors will be available on DowntownWinnipegBIZ.com.
The AACE Marketplace will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the following days:
- August 20 & 28: Portage Avenue between Carlton Street and Hargrave Street
- September 4, 11, & 18: Portage Avenue between Carlton Street and Hargrave Street
- September 25: Portage Place (Edmonton Court)
- October 2, 9 & 16: Portage Place (Edmonton Court)