Now in its fifth year, the Rideau Canal Festival is a true celebration of Ottawa’s UNESCO World Heritage Site! Whether you’re an heritage buff, an art lover, active living enthusiast or just want a great day with the family, the Rideau Canal Festival has what you’re looking for.
From August 3 to August 6, it’s four days of celebrations and family fun. Culturally diverse, rich in heritage, environment friendly and vibrant, the Rideau Canal Festival offers fun and exciting experiences to visitors and Ottawa residents alike. Events are held at Bytown Museum/Ottawa Locks, and Dows Lake Pavilion, all connected by the Rideau Canal!