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As a big part of Ottawa’s downtown core, we take pride in celebrating the city all year round. From cultural events to light shows to live music to festivals, there’s no shortage of spectacular events to be experienced. Explore for yourself and find even more reasons to visit Downtown Rideau.

August 5, 2022
The Classic Theatre Festival returns to live performances this summer with The Fourposter by Jan de Hartog, playing August 5 to 28, 2022, at the historic Arts Court Theatre, 2 Daly Avenue, in downtown Ottawa.
August 13, 2022
The Bingham Cup is coming to Ottawa
August 17, 2022
GYROKINESIS® classes can be adapted to fit anyone's ability. People from all walks of life take GYROKINESIS®  classes, including accomplished athletes, fitness enthusiasts, senior citizens, and people recovering from an injury or dealing with a disability.
August 18, 2022
The Chef’s Table is a farm-to-table feast with menus curated by Canadian chefs and musical entertainment.
August 19, 2022
House of PainT is back this summer with its 19th Festival!
August 19, 2022
Recognized as an artist of caliber with a commitment to preserve her cultural heritage through a rich repertoire of classical Arabic music, Nidal Ibourk presents a selection of music by great female voices of the middle east.

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