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Find the Perfect Souvenir in Ottawa’s Original Downtown

May 29, 2024

Here in Ottawa’s Original Downtown, there is no better place to buy Canadian-made, handmade, local souvenirs! You’ll find an abundance of apparel, locally made trinkets, and of course maple syrup.

Whether you’re travelling to the nation’s capital for the first time or wanting to gift someone a little piece of Ottawa, we guarantee you will find something perfect!

Made in Canada Gifts

There is no better place to purchase hand-made Canadian souvenirs than Made in Canada Gifts!

Made in Canada Gifts feature unique Canadian art, contemporary jewelry, Canada and Ottawa themed apparel, home accent décor and artisan foods. This beautiful store offers a wide variety of Indigenous art and authentic goods.

📍 CF Rideau Centre, Level Three, 50 Rideau Street   

Monday to Saturday: 10:000 AM to 9:00 PM 

Saturday to Sunday: 11:00 AM to 12:00 AM 


Crazy Moose Clothing Co.

You can’t get more Canadian than the Crazy Moose Clothing Co. Offering special and memorable souvenirs to remember your trip to Ottawa, like t-shirts with Ottawa lettering, keychains with symbols that represent Canada, and a great selection of local maple syrup to bring back home to make you feel like you’re back in Canada as you enjoy your pancakes.

Don’t forget to take a picture with the giant moose on your way out!

📍 71 William Street    

All Week: 12:000 PM to 6:00 PM 


Ottawa Art Gallery Shop

The Ottawa Art Gallery Is home to local artists showcasing work that represents everything about Ottawa and the heritage of this city. Wander through the many galleries showcasing these artworks and make sure you wander around the OAG Shop.

You’ll find all handmade items made my local creators that have a variety of decorative items, jewelry, textiles and stationary goods.

📍 10 Daly Avenue 

Monday: CLOSED  

Tuesday to Saturday: 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM  

Sunday: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM



Founded in 1973, Roots Canada has become an iconic Canadian brand. Known for their quality sweatpants. Bags and apparel for men, women, and children.

When you walk the streets anywhere in Ottawa, you will most likely see everyone rocking the Roots apparel!

📍 CF Rideau Centre, Level One, 50 Rideau Street   

Monday to Saturday: 10:000 AM to 9:00 PM 

Saturday to Sunday: 11:00 AM to 12:00 AM