Events - Ottawa

Events in Ottawa

Find the top events in Ottawa including free family events, concerts, festivals, live theatre, sports and more!

Search the events list and plan ahead to attend  some of the best events in  Ottawa. Stay up to date with what’s going on in the city!

30 Nov

Bank of Canada Museum, 30 Bank Street, Ottawa

November 30, 2018 To September 2, 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…

14 Apr

The Lieutenant's Pump, 361 Elgin Street, Ottawa

April 14, 2019 To September 29, 2019

12:00 AM To 11:59 PM

613-238-2949

$10

‘The Sunday Funnies’ every Sunday at 8p.m for $10. Hosted by Julien Dionne & Jen Grant. Read more…

19 May

Various Venues, Ottawa

May 19, 2019 To September 1, 2019

12:00 AM To 11:59 PM

Free

Enjoy summer Sundays cycling along car-free roads, and experience the beauty of Canada’s Capital Region in a fun and environmentally friendly way. Read more…

23 Jun

Parliament Hill, Wellington Street, Ottawa

June 23, 2019 To August 24, 2019

905-869-7980

Free

 The ceremony is among Ottawa’s most recognized military traditions, and is a summer attraction which has welcomed thousands of visitors to Parliament Hill for more than 55… Read more…

29 Jun

Station Theatre, 53 Victoria Ave, Smiths Falls

June 29, 2019 To August 31, 2019

12:00 AM To 11:59 PM

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$15-$30

A professionally orchestrated theatrical production with over 20 custom-designed illusions and world-class lighting and set design, “OUTERBRIDGE – Clockwork Mysteries” is a high-energy magical adventure for both… Read more…

17 Jul

St. Elias Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral, 750 Ridgewood Ave, Ottawa

July 17, 2019 To July 21, 2019

12:00 AM To 11:59 PM

Free and Ticketed

The Ottawa Lebanese Festival celebrates five days of marvellous Middle Eastern food, entertainment and genuine traditions on the grounds of the St. Read more…

18 Jul

Parliament Hill, Wellington Street, Ottawa

July 18, 2019 To July 20, 2019

Free

Fortissimo is a military and musical spectacular featuring a military concert and sunset ceremony. Read more…

Ukrainian Festival Ottawa
19 Jul

St John the Baptist Ukrainian Shrine grounds, 952 Green Valley Crescent, Ottawa

July 19, 2019 To July 21, 2019

5:00 PM To 8:00 PM

Free

Come for the food, stay for the culture – Bring your family and friends to experience the life, joy and heritage of Ukrainian art and culture. Read more…

19 Jul

Sparks Street Mall, Ottawa

July 19, 2019 To July 21, 2019

12:00 AM To 11:59 PM

613-406-4109

Free to watch

This three-day event is a unique opportunity to interact with professional carvers, artisans and enthusiasts as they turn blocks of limestone into one-of-a-kind works of art using… Read more…

50 Things to do this summer in Chatham-Kent
19 Jul

Ontario Provincial Parks

July 19, 2019

FREE

FREE DAY USE in all Ontario Parks in honour of Healthy Parks Healthy People.  Parks across the province will offer events and activities that encourage people to visit parks… Read more…

19 Jul

Canadian Tire Centre, 1000 Palladium Drive, Ottawa

July 19, 2019

7:00 PM To 11:59 PM

$20 - $1000

It was recently announced that Def Leppard will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame alongside The Cure, Janet Jackson, Stevie Nicks, Radiohead, Roxy… Read more…

20 Jul

Ancienne Prison de L'Orignal Old Jail, 1023 Queen Street, L'Orignal

July 20, 2019

$45

Become a paranormal investigator with Phantoms of Yore. Go in search of the ghosts of the Old Prison for an evening high in emotions! Do you have what… Read more…

21 Jul

Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, 901 Prince of Wales Drive, Ottawa

July 21, 2019

Regular Admission

Learn about the journey from cow to cone by joining us at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum’s annual Ice Cream Festival! You can practise your milking… Read more…