Bytown Days

Saturday July 30, 2016 – Monday, August 1, 2016
Rideau Canal Locks, by the Bytown Museum

Come celebrate the creation of the Rideau Canal UNESCO World Heritage Site and Bytown, now Ottawa, Canada’s Capital! In honour of 400 years of French presence in Ontario, the celebration will highlight the shared traditions of francophone and Aboriginal cultures in the region. Enjoy ‘edu-taining’ experiences by the scenic Ottawa Entrance Locks just east of Parliament Hill.

In 2015, Bytown Days wraped up August 3rd, with the 20th annual Colonel By Day, featuring costumed characters and free interactive activities: processions, demonstrators, exhibitors & entertainment. Bytown Days is your PASTport to Ottawa’s By-gone days!

• Costumed characters
• Heritage music & dance
• Heritage demonstrations & exhibits
• Heritage talks & guided tours
• Watch boats being ‘locked’ through
• Heritage food & drink

Visit the Bytown Days Website