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Where to Have the Most Memorable Winnipeg Shopping Experiences

Winnipeg Shopping

Unique Winnipeg shopping experiences: a stop for awesome kitchen tools

In an era of click-and-it’s-yours retail, nothing replaces the multi-sensory satisfaction of a real-life quest. Here are five Winnipeg shopping opprtunities that offer more than just great buys—they offer unique experiences and products that will remind you of Winnipeg long after you leave.

UNIQUE WINNIPEG SHOPPING: STOP #1
Oxfords Aveda Salon
exclusively uses Aveda products in all of its hair and makeup services. After being pampered, pick up a new favourite plant-based conditioner or lipstick in the ajoining Lifestyle Boutique.
• Oxfords Aveda Salon, 196 Osborne St., 204-287-8939, oxfordssalon.com

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UNIQUE WINNIPEG SHOPPING: STOP #2
Weekend warriors can rent cycling, camping and hiking gear from Mountain Equipment Co-op. Climbers can test-drive ropes and harnesses on the floor-to-ceiling rock-climbing wall in the middle of the store.
• Mountain Equipment Co-op, 303 Portage Ave., 204-943-4202, mec.ca

UNIQUE WINNIPEG SHOPPING: STOP #3
Home chefs will find their bliss at D.A. Niels Gourmet Kitchenware. Cooking demonstrations take place on Saturdays, allowing shoppers to see tools (pictured) in action and learn some tricks and tips along the way.
• D.A. Niels Gourmet Kitchenware, 485 Berry St., 204-953-2345, danielsgourmetkitchenware.ca
Map and reviews

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UNIQUE WINNIPEG SHOPPING: STOP #4
For a taste of the exotic, visit Distant Caravans. Along with jewellery, gemstones and art from Egypt, Nepal and India, the shop also features drop-in tarot card and palm readings.
• Distant Caravans, Forks Market, 2nd floor, 204-947-2169, Facebook page
• Map and reviews

UNIQUE WINNIPEG SHOPPING: STOP #5
Unleash your inner Katniss at Heights Archery. This pro shop offers archery lessons for kids, youth and adults as well as gear for newbies and experienced straight shooters.
• Heights Archery, 2281 Portage Ave., 204-832-4421, heightsarchery.com
• Map and reviews

 
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