Events

30 Nov

Bank of Canada Museum, 30 Bank Street, Ottawa

November 30, 2018 To May 12, 2019

12:00 AM To 11:59 PM

613-782-8914

Free

This exhibition exploring the theme and imagery on Canada’s new $10 bank note highlights the life and work of Viola Desmond, the first Canadian woman on a… Read more…

01 Dec

Rideau Hall, Sussex Drive, Ottawa

December 1, 2018 To March 24, 2019

12:00 AM To 11:59 PM

1-866-842-4422

Free

Visitors can enjoy a unique skating experience on Rideau Hall’s historic skating rink, which was first installed in the time of Lord Dufferin, governor general from 1872… Read more…

30 Dec

Rideau Canal, Ottawa

December 30, 2018 To February 28, 2019

7:07 PM To 11:59 PM

FREE

Every year during winter months, Rideau Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site welcomes visitors from all over the world to skate the 7.8 kilometers stretching from the downtown… Read more…

04 Jan

Visitor Centre, 33 Chemin Scott, Chelsea

January 4, 2019 To March 8, 2019

12:00 AM To 11:59 PM

819-827-3113

$7 to $20

Take an evening snowshoe hike with a Friends of Gatineau Park nature interpreter, and learn how plants and animals survive the many challenges of winter. Read more…

01 Feb

The Grand Pizzeria and Bar, George Street, Ottawa

February 1, 2019 To February 17, 2019

12:00 AM To 11:59 PM

613.244.9995

Free

Come chill out at Ottawa’s only Outdoor Ice Bar, in the ByWard Market. Read more…

Winterlude
01 Feb

Various Venues, Ottawa

February 1, 2019 To February 18, 2019

9:00 AM To 11:59 PM

1-844-878-8333

Free & ticketed events

Winterlude transforms Canada’s Capital Region into the ideal destination to celebrate Canadian traditions in wintertime. Read more…

05 Feb

Kanata Theatre, 1 Ron Maslin Way, Kanata

February 5, 2019 To February 16, 2019

$23.00

Based on the true story and science of early 20th century female “computers” at Harvard Observatory. Read more…

06 Feb

Arts Court Theatre, 2 Daly Avenue, Ottawa

February 6, 2019 To February 16, 2019

7:00 PM To 1:00 AM

PWYC to $32

Produced by Ottawa Fringe. Our winter festival shows the best original, contemporary theatre being created by Ottawa performers and visiting artists. Read more…

13 Feb

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

February 13, 2019 To February 16, 2019

12:00 AM To 11:59 PM

613-947-7000

$35 to $75

A romantic romp in an enchanted forest on a midsummer night. Shakespeare at his most comical, imaginative and agile. Read more…

13 Feb

Ottawa Little Theatre, 400 King Edward Avenue, Ottawa

February 13, 2019 To March 2, 2019

12:00 AM To 11:59 PM

613-233-8948

$14-$29

Based by Steinbeck on his own powerful Depression-era novella, this is the story of two migrant California farm workers – George and his long-time companion Lenny, a… Read more…

14 Feb

Huguette Labelle Hall, 550 Cumberland Street, Ottawa

February 14, 2019 To February 16, 2019

12:00 AM To 11:59 PM

613-562-5733

$11.30 - $24.86

Join UOttawa musicians for Mozart’s opera, Don Giovanni, a comic tragedy about the playboy, Don Juan, and his eventual demise. Read more…

14 Feb

Meridian Theatres @ Centrepointe, 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa

February 14, 2019 To February 23, 2019

12:00 AM To 11:59 PM

613-580-2700

$30 - $35

Based on a 1939 novel by Christopher Isherwood and a 1951 play by John Van Druten. Music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb. Read more…

15 Feb

Ukrainian Banquet Hall, 1000 Byron Avenue, Ottawa

February 15, 2019 To February 18, 2019

6:00 PM To 11:59 PM

$20 - $105

Ritmo Baile Dance School is organizing Ottawa’s second  Bachata Festival. Read more…

15 Feb

Rideau Carleton Raceway Casino, Albion Rd, South, Gloucester

February 15, 2019 To May 25, 2019

12:00 AM To 11:59 PM

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Free admission

Join us at the Rendez-Vous Lounge at the Rideau Carleton Raceway Casino, future home of Hard Rock! Rock out with our live band from 9PM – 1AM… Read more…

15 Feb

Aberdeen Pavilion, Exhibition Way, Ottawa

February 15, 2019 To February 16, 2019

6:00 PM To 1:00 AM

$16.95 & up

The Ottawa Winter Brewfest is now celebrating it’s 5th year and invites you once again to celebrate our brewing wealth in a warm and festive atmosphere. Read more…

16 Feb

Bank of Canada Museum, 30, Bank Street, Ottawa

February 16, 2019 To February 18, 2019

12:00 AM To 11:59 PM

613-782-8914

Free

From 10:00 to 17:00, warm up with cedar tea while trapper and Métis educator Archie Martin presents his collection of trapping artifacts and furs. Read more…

16 Feb

Meridian Theatres @ Centrepointe, 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa

February 16, 2019

12:00 AM To 11:59 PM

613-580-2700

$20

Tall Stories arrives at Centrepointe Theatres with a tale of adventure and imagination. Read more…

16 Feb

Dominion-Chalmers United Church, 355 Cooper Street, Ottawa

February 16, 2019

12:00 AM To 11:59 PM

$30 to $52

Meet the “royal family of guitar” (New York Times): three generations of classical virtuosity with a legacy spanning more than half a century. Read more…

16 Feb

Ottawa Chinatown, Somerset Street West, Ottawa

February 16, 2019

11:30 AM To 2:30 PM

Free

Join Chinatown’s 2019 special Lunar New Year celebration… meet the Kings of Good Fortune accompanied by drummers. Read more…

16 Feb

Fulton`s Pancake House, 399 Sugar Bush Rd., Pakenham

February 16, 2019 To April 22, 2019

11:00 AM To 3:00 PM

Free Admission

Fulton’s 2019 Winter Magic & Spring Harvest season kicks off with our annual “2 for 1 Meal” on Saturday, February 16th.  Bring the whole family for delicious pancakes… Read more…

16 Feb

Various Ontario Waterbodies

February 16, 2019 To February 18, 2019

12:00 AM To 11:59 PM

FREE

Introduce a friend to fishing or go out on your own of join an event. Read more…

16 Feb

Museopark Vanier, 300 Pères-Blancs Ave, Vanier

February 16, 2019

10:00 AM To 3:00 PM

Free

For several decades, the tapping of our maple trees has marked the opening of the sugar season in Ottawa. Read more…

16 Feb

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

February 16, 2019

12:00 AM To 11:59 PM

613-947-7000

$19

Gritty and melodic, Amanda Rhéaume has become synonymous with some of the catchiest, Canadian roots-pop of the last decade. Read more…

16 Feb

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

February 16, 2019

12:00 AM To 11:59 PM

613-947-7000

$14 to $50

Founded in 2011, Choir! Choir! Choir! has amassed a dedicated and passionate community of singers and a thriving international fan base on YouTube (15,000 subscribers and over… Read more…