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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Yoga on Parliament Hill
Changing of the Guard
Sound and light show on Parliament Hill
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Trivia Night at the Highlander Pub
Bytown Museum, Casino du Lac Leamy Sound of Light Fireworks
Live Music at Highlander Pub
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.