Somewhere Over the Rainbow- Village Walking Tour

Discover the history of Ottawa’s LGBTQ+ community through an informative walking tour. Stroll along Bank Street, visit sites, and learn about the people, places, topics, and events that helped shape our community.
Walk through the Village (Le Village) and discover icons, activists, rebels, and heroes who, among many others, helped build Ottawa queer community from the ground up from the very beginning of the liberation movement on. Top off the tour with a visit to one of the Village’s pubs for discussion and/or refreshments.

Wear weather appropriate clothing and comfortable footwear! Bring sunscreen and water. Stay tuned for further details!

Price: $25 CAD
Tour Date: Wednesday July 5 or Friday July 7, 2023
Tour Duration: 10 am to 1:00 pm
Meetup: TBD
Included: Guided Walking Tour
Not Included: Refreshments
Accessibility: ~5 km walking
Space is Limited


  • Transfer
    • Convention registration can be transferred to another person before June 1, 2023 by contacting [email protected] and providing the new person’s information.
  • Cancellation
    • Cancellation requests must be sent to [email protected].
    • Before June 1, 2023: A refund, minus a $25 admin fee, will be processed.
    • After June 1, 2023: No refunds, however the Fun Badge tour can be transferred to another registered attendee at no cost.


All tours are transferrable. Tours are cancellable (with full refund minus $25 admin fee) before June 1, 2023 with the exception of the Fun Badge Tour which is non-refundable.


All sales are final. No refunds or cancellations.

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Note: all prices are in Canadian dollars (CAD). USD shown is only approximate, based on the current exchange rate, and will fluctuate over time. Your bank may charge a different amount than the global exchange rate. As of today, the global exchange rate is 0.74894.