River District

Welcome to the River District. Nestled along the banks of the Sydenham River in the picturesque city of Owen Sound, Ontario. You’ll be welcomed by historic architecture and modern conveniences. Time can be spent in one of our shops, catering to a wide array of tastes from home décor, fashion, health & wellness, literature and music to toys, games, specialty foods, and many more. The River District is home to many locally-owned restaurants with flavours and cuisine from around the world. Lose yourself in the River Districts' rich art scene complete with outdoor art installations, murals, and an abundance of galleries showcasing local artists. 

Once you’ve explored what the River District has to offer it won’t be your last visit.

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Upcoming Events
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The Year of the Tiger Art Show
January 19 - February 19, 2022
Winter
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Feb
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A Red Plaid Shirt
February 17 - 26, 2022
Winter
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March Miniature Art Show
March 1 - April 30, 2022
Spring
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Shops & Boutiques
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Aerus Electrolux Vacuum Services
966 2nd Ave. East
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Naturally Inspired Herbal Wellness
895 3rd Avenue East
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Sunpoint Tanning Salon & Womens Clothing
918 2nd Ave E
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The Creative Hairstyling Boutique and Aesthetics
882 2nd Ave East
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Jan's Candles and Gifts and Tanning Salon
919 2nd Avenue East
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SpiritLeaf Owen Sound
910-912 2nd Avenue East
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Runner's Den
801 Second Avenue East
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Fulford's Kitchenware, Bathware & Hardware
874 2nd Ave. East
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Greyfair Flooring
762 2nd Avenue East
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Owen Sound iRepair
278 8th Street East
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Fabulous hair extension and beauty store
154 10th St E
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Body Science Bath & Body Products
781 2nd Avenue East
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The Rocking Horse Toy Store
856 2nd Ave East
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Pretty Woman's Shoes & Swirls
921 2nd Ave East
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Artists' Co-op Owen Sound
942 2nd Avenue East
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Local Hidden Gems
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Sugar Dust Baking
271 9th Street East
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Europa Restaurant
282 8th Street East
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Oregano Bistro
101 10th Street East
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Village Pizzeria Owen Sound
950 2nd Avenue East
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The Bavarian Hut - German Cuisine
774 2nd. Avenue, East
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Yummy Yummy Japanese & Thai Cuisine
251 10th Street East
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CMHA Fresh Roots Cafe
1026 2nd Avenue East
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Mochi bubble tea
237 10th Street East
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Sabitri's Global Cuisine
941 2nd Avenue East
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10th Street Diner
340 10th Street East
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Naagan by Zach keeshig
88 8th Street East
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