Family & Kids' Events - Ottawa

Family Fun events in Ottawa – Family festivals, music, children’s theatre & 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…

Mokatek et l’étoile disparue - Ontario and Québec
13 Sep

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

September 13, 2019 To September 14, 2019

613-947-7000

$13

a Vox Theatre (Ottawa) and Ondinnock (Montreal) co-production co-presented with Zones Théâtrales Remembering his mother each night before he sleeps, young Mokatek recounts his day to the… Read more…

20 Sep

100 Sparks Street, Ottawa

September 20, 2019 To September 22, 2019

12:00 AM To 11:59 PM

Free

Living Statues on Sparks is the first of its kind in North America!  Watch as world renowned “living statue” artists mime and captivate visitors while their feet… Read more…

21 Sep

Saunders Farm, 7893 Bleeks Road, Munster Hamlet - Richmond, Ottawa

September 21, 2019 To October 31, 2019

7:30 PM To 12:00 AM

$20 to $22

The World-Famous Haunting Season at Saunders Farm is a family tradition for over 25 years. Read more…

Northern Adventures with Susan Aglukark
21 Sep

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

September 21, 2019 To September 22, 2019

613-947-7000

$17 to $25

Join the National Arts Centre Orchestra and JUNO Award-winning Inuk recording artist Susan Aglukark for a unique musical journey to the North! Through storytelling, throat singing, dance,… Read more…

War of 1812 Re-enactment
21 Sep

Glengarry Pioneer Museum,1645 County Road 30, Dunvegan

September 21, 2019

6135275230

$5 - $10

Experience 19th century military life…right up close and personal. The Glengarry Light Infantry and other Living History reenacting groups are setting up camp at the Museum. Read more…

26 Sep

Carp Fairgrounds, Carp Road, Carp

September 26, 2019 To September 29, 2019

12:00 AM To 11:59 PM

$2 to $40

Enjoy a fun filled day in the country at the “Best Little Fair in Canada”, the Carp Fair. Read more…

Acres of Terror 2019
27 Sep

Cannamore Orchard, 1480 County Rd 32, Crysler

September 27, 2019 To October 30, 2019

613-448-3633

$22 to $30

Cannamore Orchard welcomes you to our 27th year of Acres of Terror, Eastern Ontario’s most terrifying Halloween attraction, where the only thing that isn’t terrifying is the… Read more…

Ontario Culture Days — September 27–29, 2019
27 Sep

Across Ontario

September 27, 2019 To September 29, 2019

Free

Ontario Culture Days announces 10th anniversary edition with kaleidoscope of free cultural activities and events across the province from September 27–29, 2019. Read more…

03 Oct

Meridian Theatres @ Centrepointe, 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa

October 3, 2019

12:00 AM To 11:59 PM

613-580-2700

$40 + charges

Following the smash success of their tv series on Universal Kids and Hulu, as well as new clips released on YouTube every week receiving millions of views… Read more…

Butterfly Day
05 Oct

Nesbitt Biology Building, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa

October 5, 2019 To October 13, 2019

12:00 AM To 11:59 PM

Free/Donation

Every year the Carleton University Biology Department hosts its annual Butterfly Show.  During the 9 days leading into the Thanksgiving weekend, over 1300 live exotic butterflies are… Read more…

05 Oct

Leon's Centre, 1 The Tragically Hip Way, Kingston

October 5, 2019

1:00 PM To 11:59 PM

$40

Following the smash success of their tv series on Universal Kids and Hulu, as well as new clips released on YouTube every week receiving millions of views… Read more…

aBACHcadabra
19 Oct

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

October 19, 2019 To October 20, 2019

613-947-7000

$19 to $25

Corky needs help with her school project on classical music, and her eccentric Uncle Siegfried is the obvious person to help. Read more…

20 Oct

Shenkman Arts Centre, 245 Centrum Boulevard, Ottawa

October 20, 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…

02 Nov

Shenkman Arts Centre, 245 Centrum Boulevard, Ottawa

November 2, 2019

613-580-ARTS (2787)

$15 to $20

An interactive, multidisciplinary alphabet primer, The 26 Letter Dance is a journey into the world of letters and words. Read more…

22 Nov

Meridian Theatres @ Centrepointe, 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa

November 22, 2019 To December 1, 2019

613-580-2700

$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…

Zoom-Boom-Boom
24 Nov

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

November 24, 2019

613-947-7000

$13 to $20

Join us for a day in the life of Sam, a young child whose every waking moment is interwoven with a rich tapestry of sound. Read more…