Festivals - Ottawa

Upcoming festivals in Ottawa.

20 Jun

100 Sparks St, Ottawa

June 20, 2018 To June 24, 2018

8:00 PM To 11:59 PM


Get Social, get saucy – Ottawa’s favourite food festival is back! Be a part of Ottawa RibFest on Sparks Street and leave no finger un-licked! There’ll be… Read more…

21 Jun

Vincent Massey Park, Riverside Dr at Heron Rd, Ottawa

June 21, 2018 To June 24, 2018

5:00 PM To 6:00 PM


The Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival is an event that truly represents the cultural diversity of our urban Indigenous community, with full participation of First Nations, Métis and… Read more…

TD Ottawa Jazz Festival
21 Jun

Various Venues, Ottawa

June 21, 2018 To July 1, 2018

5:00 PM To 8:00 PM

$25 to $325

The 38th TD Ottawa Jazz Festival is taking place from June 21 – July 1, 2018, and is proud to continue its tradition of acclaimed excellence and… Read more…

23 Jun

Lansdowne Park, Marché Way, Ottawa

June 23, 2018 To June 24, 2018

1:00 PM To 11:00 PM

Weekend: $149.50

Escapade Music Festival 2018 Lineup: Alpha 9, Bear Grillz, Borgore, Brohug, Chus and Ceballos, Cosmic Gate, Getter, Mark Knight, Markus, Party Favor, Purple Haze, Rezz, Rickyxsan, Sander… Read more…

29 Jun

Walter Baker Park, 100 Charlie Rogers Place, Kanata

June 29, 2018 To July 1, 2018

7:00 PM To 11:59 PM


Canada Day in Kanata is Kanata’s premier Canada Day event and one of the largest community events in the Ottawa region.  Live bands, family fun zones and… Read more…

01 Jul

Confederation Boulevard, Ottawa, ON

July 1, 2018

11:00 PM To 11:20 PM


To celebrate our country’s 151st birthday, the President’s Choice® Canada Day fireworks will light-up Ottawa skies for a 15 minute  pyromusical fireworks show that includes 1,300 aerial shells… Read more…

04 Jul

Various Venues, Ottawa

July 4, 2018 To July 18, 2018

12:00 AM To 11:59 PM

$10 & up

Music and Beyond is a classical music and multi-disciplinary arts festival that presented its first festival in July, 2010.  Music and Beyond presents classical music in all formations… Read more…

05 Jul

LeBreton Flats Park, 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa

July 5, 2018 To July 15, 2018

8:30 PM To 11:59 PM

$59 to $605 + charges

Headliners include: Foo Fighters, Shawn Mendes, Bryan Adams and more! Read more…

06 Jul

Gemmill Park, 182 Bridge St, Almonte

July 6, 2018 To July 8, 2018

12:00 AM To 11:59 PM


Celtfest is a fun weekend of Ottawa Valley and Celtic entertainment, performed in the natural amphitheater of Gemmill Park in the heart of Almonte. Read more…

13 Jul

5681 Osgoode Main Street, Ottawa

July 13, 2018 To July 15, 2018

12:00 AM To 11:59 PM

$7 to $10

The Kingdom of  Osgoode Medieval Festival is a three day event celebrating all things medieval in a self -enclosed rural village setting.  Filled with sword fights and music,… Read more…

18 Jul

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

July 18, 2018 To July 22, 2018

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…

19 Jul

Parliament Hill, Wellington Street, Ottawa

July 19, 2018 To July 21, 2018


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

Ukrainian Festival Ottawa
20 Jul

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

July 20, 2018 To July 22, 2018

5:00 PM To 8:00 PM


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…

20 Jul

Sparks Street Mall, Ottawa

July 20, 2018 To July 22, 2018

12:00 AM To 11:59 PM


Free to watch

This three day Festival is a unique opportunity to interact with professional carvers, artisans and enthusiasts from Canada, the U.S. and Europe. Read more…

Ottawa Chinatown Night Market 2017
27 Jul

Ottawa Chinatown, Somerset Street West, Ottawa

July 27, 2018 To July 29, 2018

6:00 PM To 8:00 PM


Ottawa Asian Fest and Chatime is bringing one last Night Market to Ottawa’s Chinatown which will soon be home to the city’s first and only Chatime! With… Read more…

27 Jul

Aberdeen Pavilion, 1000 Exhibition Way, Ottawa

July 27, 2018 To July 29, 2018

12:00 AM To 11:59 PM



The Indonesian Embassy in Ottawa welcomes you to discover and sample Indonesian food, culture, products and tourism destinations. Read more…

02 Aug

Sparks Street, Ottawa

August 2, 2018 To August 6, 2018

12:00 AM To 11:59 PM


The 27th Ottawa International Buskerfest will play host to the biggest lineup of international street performers! World class performers from all over the world will grace and amaze… Read more…

03 Aug

110 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa

August 3, 2018 To August 5, 2018

10:00 AM To 9:00 PM


2018Capital Ribfest at Festival Plaza in beautiful downtown Ottawa!The 2018 Capital Ribfest will be all about Big BBQ and a NEW “meat up” featuring Baconfest, Smoked Meat,… Read more…