Welcome to Downtown Rideau
where culture lives!
Located just a block east of Parliament Hill along Rideau Street, Ottawa's Arts, Fashion & Theatre District offers an abundance of cultural activity and the biggest names in fashion retailing spanning 53-blocks.
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Bright Nights: The Baltic-Nordic Film Festival
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Live Music at Highlander Pub
Thursday Morning Book Club
Downtown Rideau Presents Fridays at the Fourth
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Let us introduce ourselves
The role of the Downtown Rideau B.I.A.
The Downtown Rideau Business Improvement Area (Downtown Rideau B.I.A.) represents the 600+ member businesses and organizations surrounding Rideau Street and is the leading voice guiding the transformation of Downtown Rideau into a world-class shopping and cultural destination.