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180th Birthday Party Package

Celebrate the 180th Birthday of the Rideau Canal!

The Board of Directors of the Rideau Canal Festival invites your organization to make history and show your support of the Rideau Canal by purchasing a 180th Birthday Party Package.

Support the Rideau Canal Festival in its celebration of Ottawa’s beloved landmark and very own UNESCO World Heritage site. This year’s festival will celebrate the Rideau Canal’s 180th birthday with a flotilla, parade of lights, fireworks show, family entertainment and much more!

This incredible festival strives for a zero carbon footprint with the Aim-For-Zero program, promotes a healthy lifestyle, provides unique opportunities to connect children with World Heritage, and is a venue for artists and visitors to express their love of the Rideau Canal.

Benefits of the 180th Birthday Party Package

Your support will help us achieve these goals while enhancing the visibility of your organization in the community.


Richard Patten
Co-Chair, Board of Directors

Caroline Risi
Co-Chair, Board of Directors

Rideau Canal Festival 180th Birthday Party Package benefits: (valued at over $600)

  • Name visibility on a Metre Marker along the Rideau Canal during the Festival
  • Logo visibility on the Rideau Canal Festival sponsors and partners web page
  • Listing in the Official 2012 Rideau Canal Festival Program distributed on site, in the Ottawa Citizen and Le Droit during festival weekend (Over 125,000 copies)
  • An invitation for two to the Dows Lake Bistro VIP area for the Parade of Lights on August 4th and the Rideau Canal Flotilla on August 5th
  • A chance to win an invitation for two to be hosted on a boat in the Flotilla
  • Two invitations to the Rideau Canal Festival cocktail party
  • 40 Festival Passports (retail value of $10 each)

The is your ticket to the Festival Experience! It includes:

  • Exclusive access for one person to the Dows Lake Bistro for the Parade of Lights August 4 and the Rideau Canal Flotilla Aug 5th
  • Admission to the Bytown Museum
  • Free guided Heritage Walking Tour of the Canal
  • 30% discount on Lady Dive's Double Decker Guided City Tour
  • 25% discount on paddle boat, canoe, and kayak rental at Dows Lake Pavilion
  • 10% discount at Kunstadt Sports throughout the year
  • And many more discounts from Festival partners!

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Party Package Fee: $300

Supported By

Ottawa Chamber Regroupment

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