Life in the Heart of Kanata

Parkside at Arcadia is a community that brings you the best of urban living. Living in the heart of Kanata’s shopping and entertainment hub, you’ll be amazed at the growing list of exciting conveniences and nightlife that await you. As such, we wanted to give you a guide to some of the best spots that you can find just minutes from your doorstep when living here.

Diverse Meal Options

Kanata is teeming with a broad selection of top restaurants, all within an 8-minute drive from Parkside at Arcadia. You can indulge in mouth-watering dishes at some of the top restaurants nearby, such as the Keg Steakhouse & Bar, East Side Mario’s, Boston Pizza, Milestones and Lone Star Texas Grill. Whether you’re in the mood for Italian, steak, Tex-Mex or pub fare, you’ll find something to suit your taste buds.

Kanata Centrum Shopping Centre

Located just 2 minutes away by car, Kanata Centrum Shopping Centre is a one-stop destination for all your shopping needs. You can catch a movie at Landmark Cinemas, shop for the latest fashion trends at Winners, and enjoy a delicious meal at one of the many restaurants in the area. Kanata Centrum Shopping Centre also hosts many events throughout the year, including the annual Canada Day celebration, the Kanata Ribfest and the Kanata Santa Claus Parade.

Canadian Tire Centre

Sports enthusiasts will love the fact that the Canadian Tire Centre is only a 2-minute drive from Parkside at Arcadia. This multi-purpose arena is home to the Ottawa Senators and also hosts concerts, family shows and other sporting events throughout the year. With 18,500 seats, you’ll never have to worry about missing out on the action.

Tanger Outlets

For a unique shopping experience, head over to the Tanger Outlets, just an 8-minute walk from your home. You’ll find over 80 brand-name stores in this spacious outdoor mall, offering everything from clothing and accessories to home decor and kitchenware. And if you need a break from shopping, you can relax in the outdoor seating area, enjoy a meal at the food court or let the kids play at the playground.


If you’re looking to stock up on groceries and household essentials, Costco is just a 6-minute drive away. You’ll find a wide range of products at unbeatable prices, making it the go-to destination for many Canadians. With everything from fresh produce and meats to electronics and clothing, you can save time and money by shopping at Costco.

Farm Boy 

Nothing beats Farm Boy for fresh produce and specialty foods. It’s no wonder why Canadians make this their go-to grocery shop for wholesome, healthy and tasty options. With Farm Boy just a short drive 2-minute drive away, you can rest easy knowing good, high-quality food is right around the corner.

Living at Parkside at Arcadia means you have access to all the best dining, shopping and entertainment options Kanata has to offer. You can enjoy a night out at a chic new restaurant, catch the latest blockbuster or shop for the latest fashion trends, all within minutes of your front door.

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