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Ottawa Tourism looks at our city from the visitor’s point of view … They are your “one-stop-shop” for information on accommodation, events, and landmarks around Canada’s Capital Region. OC Transpo and Ottawa Tourism make it easy to get to and from major events and attractions across the city.
TD Place at Lansdowne
TD Place at Lansdowne is the new home of Ottawa REDBLACKS, Ottawa Fury FC, and Ottawa 67’s. Ride any OC Transpo or STO bus to any TD Place event — just show your paper ticket or your e-ticket confirmation to the operator.
Ottawa International Airport
1000 Airport Parkway Private
The Ottawa International Airport is Ottawa’s main airport.
Located in the heart of the Glebe, Lansdowne is a historically rich venue that has long been a big part of Ottawa’s identity. The redeveloped Lansdowne is now home to an 18-acre park, farmers’ market, shopping and more. Also located at Lansdowne is TD Place, home of the Ottawa RedBlacks, Ottawa Fury Fc, and Ottawa 67’s.
55 ByWard Market
Located in Lowertown, the ByWard Market is surrounded by some of Ottawa’s most popular attractions such as the National Gallery, the Rideau Centre and Parliament Hill. Boasting over 88 restaurants, 23 night clubs and a local farmers market, it averages around 50,000 visitors per weekend.
Canadian Tire Centre
The Canadian Tire Centre hosts all the home games of the Ottawa Senators. It is also the platform for musical artists. Check out the upcoming events below:
Located in Nepean near Baseline Station, the theatre is situated at Ben Franklin Place and can seat over 900 people. A multitude of talent has graced its stage including artists like Christopher Plummer, Sarah McLachlan, the Harlem Gospel Choir and Blue Rodeo.
110 Laurier West
Centrally located in Ottawa's downtown core, City Hall is split into two sections. A new main entrance on Laurier Avenue and a heritage wing from the 19th century on Elgin Street.
As one of the Capital’s main event parks, Confederation Park is the site of special activities associated with events such as Winterlude, the Canada Day celebrations and the Ottawa International Jazz Festival. During non-event times, Confederation Park is an urban oasis where you can get away from the hustle and bustle of the busy downtown core.
With its close proximity to the airport, hotels and only 15 minutes from downtown Ottawa, the EY Centre is perfectly located to attract new business, entertainment and sporting events to Ottawa.
Great Canadian Theatre Company
1233 Wellington West
Ottawa's Great Canadian Theatre Company, or GCTC for short, was established in 1975 by a group of professors and graduate students at Carleton University.
Preston Street is known as Corso Italia – the heart of Ottawa’s Little Italy. The area is famous for its Italian heritage and events and has served as the first home for Ottawa’s Italian population in the past, present and future.
National Arts Centre
Located between Elgin Street and the Rideau Canal, the NAC sits in the heart of Ottawa and is home to the internationally acclaimed 61-member National Arts Centre Orchestra. It is the only multi-disciplinary, bilingual performing arts centre in North America, and hosts a variety of artistic events such as the Canada Dance Festival, concerts and theatrical performances.
National Gallery of Canada
Created in 1880, the National Gallery is among Canada's oldest national cultural institutions. Designed by famed architect Moshe Safdie, the Gallery's current building opened in 1988.
55 Colonel By
The Shaw Centre is located on Colonel By Drive, just south of Rideau Street, in the downtown core. This venue is used for a variety of events, including exhibits, conferences and meetings.
Located downtown and overlooking the Ottawa River, Parliament Hill is one of Ottawa’s most recognizable landmarks. It is the heart of Canada’s government and the focal point of national celebrations such as Canada Day. The grounds are open to visitors, and guided tours are available daily.
RCMP Musical Ride Centre
Experience a living tribute to Canadian heritage and history. Representing a colourful tradition and ceremony through the horse and the scarlet uniform, the RCMP created a spectacle known around the world as the Musical Ride. The Musical Ride provides Canadians, from coast to coast, with the opportunity to experience part of our heritage and national identity.
Rideau Hall offers tours and hosts many events throughout the year.
Shenkman Arts Centre
Opened on June 18, 2009, this is Ottawa’s only multidisciplinary arts facility offering services and programs in both English and French. The Centre, which is located in Ottawa East, is a creative hub where artists and audiences meet to create and explore the arts.
Currently housed in the building are 26 independent arts organizations. Arts Court is home to a group of Ottawa’s professional arts producers and presenters including: the Ottawa Art Gallery, the Firestone Collection of Canadian Art, Ottawa Dance Directive, SAW Gallery, SAW Video, and Club SAW. A historic landmark downtown Ottawa, Arts Court continues to evolve as a vibrant hub for artists and audiences alike.
Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton Park (RCGT)
The Ottawa Champions are an independent baseball franchise based here in the nation’s capital. Embarking on their inaugural season, the Champions are looking to become a threat in the Can-Am League immediately.
The team’s packed roster includes the veteran savvy of manager Hal Lanier, a former NL Manager of the Year in the MLB. It also includes local flare, with Gatineau-native Sebastien Boucher signing with the club. Boucher is the reigning Can-Am batting champion.
Main Campus (75 Laurier E)~Lees Hall (200 Lees)~Health Sciences Centre/Roger Guindon Hall (451 Smyth)
Main Campus (801 Aviation)~Alphonse-Desjardins Campus (8700 Jeanne d’Arc)
Via Rail Station
200 Tremblay Rd, Ottawa, ON K1G 3H5
The Via Rail Station is the main point of departure in Ottawa for travel by train.