Things to Do in Ottawa in June

Things to Do in Ottawa in June: Events, Activities, and Festivals happening in Ottawa during the month of June 2019.


30 Nov

Bank of Canada Museum, 30 Bank Street, Ottawa

November 30, 2018 To September 2, 2019

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 ...  »

05 Feb

Various locations in Ottawa

February 5, 2019 To June 23, 2019

6133025443

$20

5-6-7-8! — Broadway Workout is a brand new dance-based fitness class for musical theater enthusiasts of any skill level. Learning choreography is great for mental and ...  »

14 Apr

The Lieutenant's Pump, 361 Elgin Street, Ottawa

April 14, 2019 To September 29, 2019

613-238-2949

$10

'The Sunday Funnies' every Sunday at 8p.m for $10. Hosted by Julien Dionne & Jen Grant. Comedy night every Sunday with rotating guests.  »

15 May

Parliament Hill, Wellington Street, Ottawa

May 15, 2019 To August 28, 2019

Free

Come out to Parliament Hill and enjoy a yoga practice lead by some of the best teachers around. On Wednesdays during the lunch hour from May through ...  »

19 May

Various Venues, Ottawa

May 19, 2019 To September 1, 2019

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. Outdoor enthusiasts can take ...  »

29 May

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

May 29, 2019 To June 1, 2019

$15 to $74.00 + charges

This version of Pinocchio traces a vile, ungrateful puppet’s journey toward becoming human. Stripping the familiar story of its marvellous bestiary, the play exposes the harsh ...  »

30 May

Various Venues, Ottawa

May 30, 2019 To June 2, 2019

$29.99-$89.99

We’re transforming Ottawa into Havana for the weekend! Latin Sparks is a 4-day festival. Join us for a weekend full of music, live shows, food trucks ...  »

31 May

Manotick, Ottawa, ON

May 31, 2019 To June 2, 2019

Free

Dickinson Days is an annual festival in the historic village of Manotick Ontario, held on the first weekend in June. In 1985 it began as a birthday celebration ...  »

01 Jun

Lansdowne Park, Marché Way, Ottawa

June 1, 2019

$55 - $ 160

City of Om is Ottawa’s largest health and wellness festival. The yoga festival will feature a full day of both indoor and outdoor yoga classes to ...  »

01 Jun

Various Venues, Ottawa, ON, Canada

June 1, 2019 To June 2, 2019

Free

Celebrating its 18th anniversary, Doors Open Ottawa continues to be the second-largest Doors Open architectural event in North America. Since its inception in 2002, over 920,000 visitors have discovered ...  »

01 Jun

RA Centre, 2451 Riverside Drive, Ottawa

June 1, 2019 To June 2, 2019

By Donation

Dessert Festival   »

01 Jun

Parkdale Park, Parkdale Ave, Ottawa

June 1, 2019

Free

One jam-packed family-friendly party at Parkdale Park! Join us to for a variety of performances and activities from morning to night, including live music, artisan crafts, dance ...  »

01 Jun

The Table Community Food Centre, 190 Gore Street East, Perth

June 1, 2019 To June 8, 2019

613-267-0484

$25

We are excited to announce, the Hungry Planet Pop Up, 2018 edition. If you missed it last year – this is about the return one of Perth’s all-time ...  »

01 Jun

Canadian Tire Centre, 1000, Palladium Drive, Ottawa

June 1, 2019

$18.75 - $101.75

Monster Spectacular, the ultimate sports and entertainment spectacle mixing racing, showmanship and the ultimate fan experience into one incredible, action packed live show, announced that it will ...  »

01 Jun

Ottawa Humane Society, 245, W Hunt Club Rd, Nepean

June 1, 2019

613-225-2860

$0

The Ottawa Humane Society Auxiliary will be selling plants, original crafts, homemade baked goods and jewelry/what nots at the Spring Sale. Who is it for? all-ages ...  »

01 Jun

Bell's Corners United Church, 3955 Old Richmond Rd, Nepean

June 1, 2019

613-521-4484

Goodwill donation

Join The Ottawa Carleton Choristers, MC Hallie Cotnam and our musical guests “Aisle 6” for our spring concert, “The Spaces In Between Us”. June 1, 7:30pm, Bells Corners United ...  »

01 Jun

355 Cooper St, Ottawa

June 1, 2019

FREE

Tyler’s Suite is a new and lauded nine-piece choral movement dedicated to the memory of Tyler Clementi, a talented young musician who died by suicide after ...  »

01 Jun

La Nouvelle Scène Gilles Desjardins, 333 King Edward Ave, Ottawa

June 1, 2019 To June 2, 2019

613-947-7000

$18.00

A little girl tells about the appearances of the famous blue horse, a fantastical beast that revives the memory of her beloved grandfather. Once again, Milena Buziak ...  »

02 Jun

E.S.C. Béatrice-Desloges, 1999 Provence Ave, Orléans

June 2, 2019

613-851-5284

$9 to $11

A benefit evening for the Société Franco-Ontarienne de l’autisme. The first half of the evening is a French musical theatre play about fairy tale characters ...  »

06 Jun

Vieux-Hull, 40 Rue Jos-Montferrand, Gatineau

June 6, 2019 To June 8, 2019

$14 to $25

In a nutshell, the Gatineau Beerfest is the perfect opportunity to discover the latest brewing trends and developments in Quebec. With more than thirty breweries, distilleries and ...  »

06 Jun

255 Centrum Blvd, Ottawa

June 6, 2019 To June 8, 2019

613-220-0765

$20 - $35

The Orléans Craft Beer Festival has quickly become the “can’t miss event of the season”! With a great combination of outstanding craft beers, smooth wines ...  »

06 Jun

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

June 6, 2019

613-947-7000

$35 to $49

With guest conductor conductor Joana Carneiro and firebrand Canadian violinist Leila Josefowicz, the NAC Orchestra celebrates innovation and invention from three of Britain’s finest modern musical ...  »

06 Jun

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

June 6, 2019 To June 7, 2019

613-947-7000

$40

Ottawa-based Colombian artist Claudia Salguero returns to the National Arts Centre to present her new show QUILLA (Moon). QUILLA is a musical journey to the remote eras ...  »

07 Jun

Tom Brown Arena, 141 Bayview Rd, Ottawa

June 7, 2019 To June 9, 2019

Free

Westfest is Ottawa’s only FREE outdoor multidisciplinary art festival, dedicated to showcasing Ottawa and Canadian artists and their work. Come discover over 100 artists over three full ...  »

07 Jun

Various Venus, Ontario

June 7, 2019 To June 16, 2019

416-494-2766

Varies

It’s time to raise a glass to the 10th annual Ontario Craft Beer Week, hosted by Ontario Craft Brewers (OCB). The association’s 90+ members, along with ...  »

08 Jun

Upper Canada Village, 13740 County Rd. 2 Morrisburg

June 8, 2019 To June 10, 2019

$10.62 to $25

A colourful cast of medieval re-enactors, musicians, buskers, artisans, falconers, archers, merchants and jousting Knights in shining armour on horseback will converge at Upper Canada Village. The ...  »

08 Jun

Canadian Tire Centre, 1000 Palladium Drive, Kanata

June 8, 2019 To June 9, 2019

THE WORLD’S LARGEST ROAD HOCKEY FESTIVAL. ake the essence of hockey, the integration of real rinks, the support of official referees and you get the largest ...  »

08 Jun

EY Centre, 4899, Uplands Dr, Ottawa

June 8, 2019 To June 9, 2019

$20 +

Our diverse team of caring yogis will be participating in a “relay style” 24 hour yogathon known as 24Hr Yogapalooza 2019 with a cheque presentation on live television during ...  »

08 Jun

Ottawa River Canoe Club, 1610 Sixth Line Road, Dunrobin

June 8, 2019

613-850-2628

Free

Come paddle with us at the Ottawa River Canoe Club’s Open House. Opportunity to paddle in a canoe, kayak, dragon boat, and/or outrigger, including stand-up ...  »

08 Jun

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

June 8, 2019

613-947-7000

$68.75 to $131.75 + charges

“The Jerry Bruckheimer of power ballads!” – The New York Times Sixteen-time GRAMMY® award-winning songwriter and one of the most successful producers in history, Canadian icon David Foster ...  »

08 Jun

Fred Barrett Arena, 3280 Leitrim Rd, Gloucester

June 8, 2019

$10 - $30

The inaugural Motorcycle “Ride for Dreams” Poker Run will take place on Saturday June 8th 2019 and all net proceeds from this event are directed to the Dreams ...  »

08 Jun

Jim Tubman Chevrolet Sens Rink, 2185 Arch Street, Ottawa

June 8, 2019

$4 - $7

What the heck is roller derby? How do I fill my roller disco diva fantasy? What should I do on June 8? The answer to all these questions ...  »

08 Jun

Wesley Clover Parks, Corkstown Road, Nepean

June 8, 2019

$9.99

Ottawa’s first ever Bouncy Castle Festival is coming to Wesley Clover Parks with over 20 bouncy castles, games for all ages, live entertainment, face painting, food and ...  »

10 Jun

Ottawa Art Gallery, 50 Mackenzie King Bridge, Ottawa

June 10, 2019

6134029080

FREE

With inspiration, we can transcend barriers, overcome challenges and launch ourselves into the lives we desire. Whether seeking a new job, new inspiration in an existing role ...  »

10 Jun

Canadian Tire Centre, 1000 Palladium Drive, Ottawa

June 10, 2019

$56.6 - $1275

Seven-time Grammy winner and Pollstar’s three-time top female country touring artist, Carrie Underwood, will launch a new arena tour, The Cry Pretty Tour 360, in the spring ...  »

12 Jun

Ey Centre, Ottawa

June 12, 2019 To June 15, 2019

$19.78 & up

Quilt Canada 2019 is Canada’s premier annual national quilt conference hosted by the Canadian Quilter’s Association/Association canadienne de la courtepointe. Three fantastic days of workshops ...  »

12 Jun

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

June 12, 2019 To June 14, 2019

613-947-7000

$35 to $79

The Marriage of Figaro, Mozart’s comic opera masterpiece, closes the 2018/19 season. It’s a highly anticipated event, with performances by some of today’s most exciting ...  »

12 Jun

Canadian Tire Centre, 1000 Palladium Drive, Ottawa

June 12, 2019

$20 - $118.5

with special guest Glass Tiger. Canadian musical icon, Corey Hart has announced the details of his first major arena tour across Canada since 1986. Produced by Live Nation, ...  »

12 Jun

Arts Court, 2, Daly Avenue, Ottawa

June 12, 2019

613-232-6162

$12

54 shows, over 10 days, in 9 venues in Downtown Ottawa. I want to be there. An open-access festival where 100% of ticket sales go to the artists. Nobody curates the ...  »

13 Jun

Downtown Rideau, Ottawa

June 13, 2019 To June 23, 2019

$12.00

A Fringe Festival is a forum that unites artists and audiences in a fun, exploratory environment.   An open-access festival where 100% of ticket sales go to the ...  »

13 Jun

Major’s Hill Park, Ottawa

June 13, 2019 To June 15, 2019

$10 - $75

The biggest francophone celebration in Ottawa, with concerts, street art and entertainment celebrating Franco Ontarian culture. The Festival Franco-Ontarien Teksavvy will present three evenings of unique custom-made ...  »

13 Jun

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

June 13, 2019

613-947-7000

$19

Lydia Persaud Raised on a healthy dose of the country music narrative and the spiritual motivation of gospel hymns, Lydia Persaud is reconnecting with her roots with ...  »

13 Jun

Boston Pizza Barrhaven, 1681 Greenbank Road, Kars

June 13, 2019

613-825-1414

Variable

Imagine a family dinner surrounded by your favorite characters, great food, and a great memory for the kids. Enjoy a night out and a reason to dress ...  »

14 Jun

Bank Street, Ottawa, ON

June 14, 2019 To June 15, 2019

Free & Ticketed Events

Downtown Bank Street will be transformed into the hottest music, light, and art festival Ottawa has ever seen. With 10 theme blocks, this year’s trendiest talent, and ...  »

14 Jun

Petrie Island, Ottawa

June 14, 2019 To June 16, 2019

(613) 590-1588

free & ticketed events

Celebrating Caribbean Culture In The Nation’s Capital On Saturday join colourful masqueraders, thousands of Ottawa residents and visitors, as they Wine, Bubble, Chip and Jump Up ...  »

14 Jun

Little Italy, Ottawa

June 14, 2019 To June 16, 2019

Free & Ticketed events.

Experience “Being Italian” and celebrating all that is Italian Art, Culture, and History, for ten special days in June. Join us to create new memories, share the ...  »

14 Jun

Staples - Ottawa (Parking Lot), 403 Bank Street, Ottawa

June 14, 2019 To June 15, 2019

8008339281

$3-15

Join us for a night of 3 live DJs spinning everything from Top40, EDM, Hip Hop, and your classic sign-along 80’s, 90’s and 2K music, while the lights ...  »

14 Jun

National Arts Centre & Sparks Street, Ottawa

June 14, 2019 To June 16, 2019

613-947-7000 ext. 620 / Toll Free: 1-866-850-ARTS (2787)

Free & Ticketed

Presented by Slaight Music, with support from Ontario Creates, the CMAOntario Festival & Awards Weekend will kick off Friday, June 14 with Songs & Stories: Songwriters in the ...  »

14 Jun

Casino Lac-Leamy Theatre, 1 Blvd du Casino, Gatineau

June 14, 2019

$40.4 - $60.4

Get ready for a girl’s night outback! From Australia to Las Vegas and now to the Casino Lac-Leamy Theater, it’s the hottest male revue. With ...  »

15 Jun

Various Venues, Ottawa

June 15, 2019 To June 23, 2019

free

A Celebration of Our Gardens Culture Explore Ottawa-Gatineau’s Garden Promenade during Ottawa Garden Days. This ten-day program of activities and events is for gardening enthusiasts, families, ...  »

15 Jun

Britannia Park,102 Greenview Ave, Ottawa

June 15, 2019

1-844-316-6990

Free admission for those who help fundraise

Join the Canadian Liver Foundation on Saturday, June 15th for Ottawa’s 13th annual Stroll for Liver, a day of entertainment, lunch, health fair, raffles, bouncy castle, ...  »

15 Jun

Brewer Arena, 151 Brewer Way, Ottawa

June 15, 2019

$10 to $12

Need your derby fix? Never been to a roller derby bout before? June 15 is your lucky night! Ottawa Roller Derby’s Bytown Blackhearts take on the Fighting ...  »

16 Jun

Brigid's Well, Cumberland St, Ottawa

June 16, 2019

$20

Bloomsday is a commemoration and celebration of the life of Irish writer James Joyce, during which the events of his novel Ulysses (which is set on 16 June 1904) ...  »

16 Jun

Perth Outfitters, 21 Craig Street, Perth

June 16, 2019

613-772-1122

$7 - $30

10% off Family Father’s Day Mini-Golfers! 5-star waterfront mini-golf course, one hour from Ottawa; well worth the drive! Perth Outfitters also offers 100 rental canoes, kayaks and stand-up ...  »

16 Jun

32 Chemin River, Cantley

June 16, 2019

819 827-0086

$19 -$ 59

Treat your Father to a sumptuous Wild Boar Méchoui buffet prepared by Sanglier d’la Lièvre, a local artisan from Val des Monts. Spend some ...  »

19 Jun

100 Sparks St, Ottawa

June 19, 2019 To June 23, 2019

Free

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! Ottawa Ribfest ...  »

20 Jun

Mooney's Bay Park, Riverside Drive, Ottawa

June 20, 2019 To June 23, 2019

Free

Established in 1994, The Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival is North America’s largest dragon boat festival. The Festival, currently boasts 200 teams in competitive, corporate and community ...  »

20 Jun

Vincent Massey Park, Heron Rd, Ottawa

June 20, 2019 To June 23, 2019

6138385558

Free

Experience the rich Indigenous culture of the National Capital Region and celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day! This family-oriented, multi-disciplinary arts festival attracts over 40,000 visitors a year. With ...  »

20 Jun

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

June 20, 2019 To June 22, 2019

613-947-7000

$35 to $76

“There’s no business like show business” and the greatest show on earth involves aerial flyers, acrobats, contortionists, dancers, jugglers, balancers and strongmen. Cirque Goes Broadway is ...  »

20 Jun

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

June 20, 2019

613-947-7000

$22

Joey Landreth’s music has taken him around the world many times. His break-out project as one half of JUNO Award winning roots-rockers The Bros. Landreth, took ...  »

21 Jun

Various Venues, Ottawa

June 21, 2019 To July 1, 2019

$20.35 to $109.73

The 39th TD Ottawa Jazz Festival is taking place from June 21 – July 1, 2019, and is proud to continue its tradition of acclaimed excellence and present a diverse and ...  »

21 Jun

Options Jazz Lounge at Brookstreet, 525, Legget Dr, Kanata

June 21, 2019 To June 22, 2019

Free

The award-winning NICK MACLEAN QUARTET hits the stage at the Options Jazz Lounge at the Brookstreet Hotel in Ottawa for two back to back shows during their ...  »

22 Jun

Lansdowne Park, Marché Way, Ottawa

June 22, 2019 To June 23, 2019

Weekend $110 & up

Escapade Music Festival, Ottawa’s epic EDM music festival, is back and better than ever on June 22-23rd.   »

22 Jun

Holiday Inn Ottawa East, Joseph Cyr Street, Gloucester

June 22, 2019 To June 23, 2019

free

Join Canadian Artists Robbie Craig and Adam Young as they host their annual Ottawa art show and sale. There will be a variety of beautiful and unique ...  »

22 Jun

Confederation Park, 100 Elgin Street, Ottawa

June 22, 2019

Free

Discover Ottawa’s best vintage on at the Market in the Park, a Vintage Pop-up in Confederation Park. This unique market will feature 60 local Ottawa Vendors showcasing ...  »

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 ...  »

23 Jun

Nando's Locations, Ottawa

June 23, 2019

FREE

Did someone say, “free chicken?!” The #NandosDash is back! From 11am to 1pm on June 23rd, you’ll be able to grab a free ¼ Chicken and PERi-PERi ...  »

23 Jun

Billings Estate National Historic Site, 2100 Cabot St, Ottawa

June 23, 2019

613-608-4663

39-49

Its official, June 23rd, 2019 will be the next Fascination with Humanity! What is it? Its an epic tea party with bite-size sandwiches, scones or biscuits, and sweets (...  »

27 Jun

Musical Ride Centre, 1 Sandridge Road, Ottawa

June 27, 2019 To June 30, 2019

Free

The Sunset Ceremonies is a time-honoured tradition in Ottawa, featuring the world-famous RCMP Musical Ride and the signature Sunset Ceremony. The Musical Ride, with a full troop ...  »

28 Jun

Canadian Museum of Nature, 240 McLeod Street, Ottawa

June 28, 2019

$25

Explore galleries after hours, engage your curiosity with amazing activities and enjoy some great music and mingling during Nature Nocturne. Soar back to a time when pterosaurs ...  »

29 Jun

Various Ontario Waterbodies

June 29, 2019 To July 7, 2019

FREE

Introduce a friend to fishing or go out on your own of join an event. OFFE is a province-wide opportunity for Canadian residents to fish Ontario licence-free. ...  »

29 Jun

Walter Baker Park, 100 Charlie Rogers Place, Kanata

June 29, 2019 To July 1, 2019

FREE

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 ...  »

29 Jun

Various Venues, Montreal

June 29, 2019 To July 6, 2019

514 879-0009

Free

The Montreal Jazz Festival is considered the largest jazz festival in the world. Every year for 40 years, the downtown streets of the metropolis have been closed to ...  »

29 Jun

Ottawa Boat Cruise, 895 Rue Jacques-Cartier, Gatineau

June 29, 2019

613.261.5106

$40

The most anticipated boat party on the Ottawa River is here to celebrate summer! Jump onboard the SOCA BOAT and experience your Canada Day long weekend like ...  »

29 Jun

City Park, 51 Bagot Street, Kingston

June 29, 2019 To July 1, 2019

705-293-2787

Free

Located in beautiful City Park, Kingston. 200+ Artists and Artisans from across Ontario and Quebec are in Kingston for THREE days starting Saturday, Sunday, Monday Canada Day. Walk ...  »

29 Jun

Ottawa Art Gallery, Mackenzie King Bridge, Ottawa

June 29, 2019

6135691789

$15 at the door, cash only.

IFCO PRESENTS: CELLULOID DREAMZ Join us for this special one-time screening of films that celebrate the beauty and bliss of storytelling, and the power we all possess ...  »

29 Jun

Station Theatre, 53 Victoria Ave, Smiths Falls

June 29, 2019 To August 31, 2019

6⁠1⁠3⁠-2⁠8⁠3⁠-⁠0⁠30⁠0

$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 adult and ...  »

30 Jun

Major's Hill Park, 482 Mackenzie Ave, Ottawa

June 30, 2019 To July 1, 2019

Free

Join the fun as we celebrate Canadian culture, heritage and sports at Major’s Hill Park. The festivities will feature a variety of performances, demonstrations, and exhibits. ...  »

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