Events - Ottawa

Events in Ottawa

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08 Oct

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

October 8, 2019 To June 30, 2020


Arts & crafts, singing, dancing, stories, and more! Toddler Tuesdays are the perfect morning activity for caregivers and children, ages 18 months to 4 years! Join instructor… Read more…

Escape Makerspace North
18 Oct

Makerspace North, 250 City Centre Avenue, Ottawa

October 18, 2019 To November 30, 2019

$20 or pay-what-you-can

During a tour of Makerspace North, you and your group end up in an eccentric inventor’s abandoned workshop. Read more…

Luck and Lore Exhibition
25 Oct

Bank of Canada Museum, 30 Bank Street, Ottawa

October 25, 2019 To November 1, 2020

613 782-8914


When you toss a quarter in a fountain, lift a penny off the sidewalk or bake a nickel into a cake, you are taking part in rituals… Read more…

12 Nov

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

November 12, 2019 To November 23, 2019



This poised, witty and heartfelt piece by Jeff Ho brings to life a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother – each of whom made difficult and life-altering decisions to… Read more…

The Flying Canoe
18 Nov

Meridian Theatres @ Centrepointe, 101 Centrepointe Drive, Nepean

November 18, 2019 To November 26, 2019

$10 to $32

With large, delightfully costumed puppets, entertaining video clips, and a multi-talented live musician playing hornpipe, zither, banjo and harmonica, young audiences will be enthralled by the adventures… Read more…

21 Nov

Wesley Clover Parks, 411 Corkstown Road, Nepean

November 21, 2019 To January 4, 2020


Magic of Lights is a dazzling 2-kilometer drive-through holiday lights show featuring more than 300 spectacular displays using the latest LED technology and digital animations. Read more…

22 Nov

The Gladstone Theatre, 910 Gladstone Avenue, Ottawa

November 22, 2019 To November 30, 2019

$24 to $27

A chance meeting in a restaurant, after four years apart, sends a couple flashing back through the highs and lows of their courtship and marriage. Read more…

22 Nov

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

November 22, 2019


$45 to $67

Ever bound for ragged glory, Rheostatics occupy a unique place in the Canadian music landscape, pulled together and apart for nearly forty years. Read more…

22 Nov

Meridian Theatres @ Centrepointe, 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa

November 22, 2019 To December 1, 2019


$27 to $57

The story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. Read more…

22 Nov

Bronson Centre Theatre, 211 Bronson Avenue, Ottawa

November 22, 2019

$25.00 - $27.50

with Charly Bliss, Luna Li. Hollerado grew up on the same street in a small town in Ontario. Read more…

22 Nov

Beyond the Pale Brewing Company, 250 City Centre Avenue, Ottawa

November 22, 2019

$10.00 - $20.00

Join us for an electric Friday evening full of live art! Come watch the paint fly before your eyes and help vote to determine the Winner as… Read more…

23 Nov

Westboro Legion, 391 Richmond Road, Ottawa

November 23, 2019


By Donation

Vintage Pop-up 613 turns Westboro Legion into a Winter Wonderland of local goods in support of Ottawa Humane Society A Winter Wonderland Vintage Pop-up shop is coming… Read more…