Festivals - Ottawa

Upcoming festivals in Ottawa.

Things to Do this August in Quebec
10 Aug

Canadian Museum of History, 100 Rue Laurier, Gatineau

August 10, 2019 To August 24, 2019

6:00 PM To 11:00 PM

$10 to $25

The 24th edition of THE CASINO DU LAC-LEAMY SOUND OF LIGHT  returns to international competition by presenting five unforgettable fireworks evenings on the incredible site of the… Read more…

15 Aug

1315 Prince of Wales Drive, Ottawa

August 15, 2019 To August 25, 2019

8:30 PM To 11:59 PM


Join us at 1315 Prince of Wales Drive  to experience what’s made this festival so great for the past 44 years! The Ottawa Greek Festival is an… Read more…

Summer Festivals in Ottawa
16 Aug

Rideau Carleton Raceway, 4837 Albion Road, Ottawa

August 16, 2019 To August 25, 2019

8:30 PM To 11:59 PM


The Fair features Eastern Ontario’s largest midway courtesy of World’s Finest Shows, great Fair foods and fun, Free Live Entertainment, The Rise to Fame Talent Contest for… Read more…

18 Aug

Various Venues, Ottawa

August 18, 2019 To August 25, 2019

3:00 PM To 11:59 PM

Free & Ticketed

Capital Pride creates opportunities to celebrate, advocate, educate and connect people, respecting the full diversity of the 2SLGBTQ+ community in Canada’s capital region. Read more…

21 Aug

LeBreton Flats, Ottawa

August 21, 2019 To August 24, 2019

12:00 AM To 11:59 PM

Free event

The Nostalgia Music Festival is a four-day event that features quality tribute bands, nearly as good as the originals, to magically recreate the music of our youth.… Read more…

23 Aug

Brewer Park, 100 Brewer Way, Ottawa

August 23, 2019 To August 25, 2019

3:00 PM To 11:59 PM


The House of Paint Festival is an annual FREE Outdoor HipHop Jam that showcases Graffiti, Breakdancing, Dj’s and MC’s from across Canada. Read more…

Palestinian Festival Ottawa
23 Aug

Marion Dewar Plaza, 110 Laurier Ave W, Ottawa

August 23, 2019 To August 25, 2019


Ottawa’s Palestinian-Canadian festival is a landmark event showcasing the cuisine, language, music, fashion and dance of the Palestinians while sharing the cultural achievements of a people that… Read more…

31 Aug

Carp Ridge Ecowellness Centre, 2386 Thomas A. Dolan Pkwy, Carp

August 31, 2019 To September 1, 2019



In the culture of ‘busy,’ we can forget to savour the joy of everyday things. Read more…

01 Sep

Ottawa City Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa

September 1, 2019

7:00 PM To 11:59 PM


A festival for the Latin American Community of Ottawa-Gatineau to come together, to showcase its colourful culture, delicious cuisine, gorgeous art, beautiful dances and splendid music. Read more…

12 Sep

Lansdowne Park, Marché Way, Ottawa

September 12, 2019 To September 15, 2019

7:30 PM To 12:00 AM

Free and ticketed events.

Acts include: Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters Leon Bridges Summersault – Our Lady Peace +LIVE+ Bush The Strumbellas Lucinda Williams RHYE Lucy Dacus and more! Read more…

20 Sep

100 Sparks Street, Ottawa

September 20, 2019 To September 22, 2019

12:00 AM To 11:59 PM


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…

21 Sep

Saunders Farm, 7893 Bleeks Road, Ottawa

September 21, 2019 To October 31, 2019

6:00 PM To 9:00 PM

$40 & up

Frightfest at Saunders Farm is Canada’s #1 Haunted attraction with 6 fright sites (Haunts), live original shows, street theater, Ag-Arcade games, 9 food booths and a tavern. 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…

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

Across Ontario

September 27, 2019 To September 29, 2019


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…

The Lights Fest
12 Oct

Calabogie Peaks Resort, 30 Barrett Chute Rd, Calabogie

October 12, 2019

4:00 PM To 10:00 PM

$16 & up

The Lights Fest is an experience where thousands of friends and families gather to listen to live music, fill up on food trucks and light up life… Read more…