Free Events - Ottawa

Free events – Upcoming free events including free family events, free concerts, free theatre and other fun events.

    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…

    17 Jan

    SPAO - School of Photographic Arts Ottawa, 77 Pamilla St, Ottawa

    January 17, 2020 To March 6, 2020



    On Friday, January 17th, join the SPAO community for an artist talk (from 6pm – 7:30pm) and reception the SPAO Centre Gallery is honoured to present of… Read more…

    19 Jan

    Carleton University Alumni Park, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON, Canada

    January 19, 2020


    Carleton University’s Chemistry Department is back with its 13th annual Chemistry Magic Show on Sunday, January 19, 2020. Read more…

    23 Jan

    1448 Meadow Drive, Ottawa

    January 23, 2020 To January 26, 2020


    49th Annual Greely Winter Carnival with lots of events: Greely Firefighters’ pancake breakfast Sat., Lion’s Club brunch Sun, children and youth activities, such as gaming tournament, board… Read more…

    31 Jan

    Various Venues, Ottawa

    January 31, 2020 To February 17, 2020


    Free & ticketed events

    Winterlude transforms Canada’s Capital Region into the ideal destination to celebrate Canadian traditions in wintertime. Read more…

    14 Feb

    National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

    February 14, 2020

    $31.00 and up

    Since his National Arts Centre debut at the age of 12, Stewart Goodyear has been acclaimed as one of the finest pianists of his generation – but most people… Read more…

    01 Mar

    Telus Centre for Performance and Learning, 273 Bloor St W, Toronto

    March 1, 2020



    “One of the most versatile musicians in Canada!” (Jaymz Bee, JAZZ.FM91) Canadian saxophonist and composer Young plays with “endless creativity and flair. Read more…

    12 Mar

    National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

    March 12, 2020


    Before the Bell is LIVE at the NAC. Explore the intersection of issues and public policy along with leading pundits and experts. Join in the conversation by… Read more…

    12 Mar

    National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

    March 12, 2020

    $15.00 and up

    Kim Harris’ lush, emotionally driven alternative pop is rich, deep and moving. Read more…

    28 Mar

    National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

    March 28, 2020


    Learn about NAC English Theatre productions through an encounter with two special guests offering unique perspectives on the works in our season. Read more…