What’s On This Week in Ottawa

A look at what’s on this week in Ottawa – Events and Activities this Week in Ottawa.

For most of the weekend events, see Things to Do this Weekend in Ottawa

23 Jan

EY Centre, 4899 Uplands Drive, Ottawa

January 23, 2020 To January 26, 2020

$9 - $13

It’s where the biggest names in the industry, including HGTV’s Mike Holmes Jr., Contractor & Co-host of Holmes & Holmes on HGTV Canada and Sherry ...  »

07 Dec

Rideau Hall, Sussex Drive, Ottawa

December 7, 2019 To March 15, 2020



Visitors can enjoy a unique skating experience on Rideau Hall’s historic skating rink, which was first installed in the time of Lord Dufferin, governor general from 1872 ...  »

25 Jan

The Aulde Dubliner, 62 William St, Ottawa

January 25, 2020


$35 - $55

The Carleton Cup, known to many as “The Ultimate Canadian Triathlon” has 3 legs: Skate Run Drink. The Cup is back and raising hell and money for cystic ...  »

22 Jan

Irving Greenberg Theatre Centre, 1233 Wellington Street West, Ottawa

January 22, 2020 To February 9, 2020

$39 to $55

A concert and a conversation, Kiinalik: These Sharp Tools is the meeting place of two people, and the North and South of our country. Inuk artist Laakkuluk ...  »

25 Jan

Hanna Park, Water Street, Portland

January 25, 2020 To January 26, 2020


free admission

We build 1km & 2.5km ovals on Big Rideau Lake and host speed skating races of varying distances to appeal to amateur & professional skaters, young & young at heart. ...  »

24 Jan

Manotick, Ottawa

January 24, 2020 To January 25, 2020


Join in for the annual winter carnival, Shiverfest. A lot of the favourite activities including free public skate, magic show, pancake breakfast, sleigh rides, bingo, curling demos ...  »

19 Jan

ByTowne Cinema, 325 Rideau Street, Ottawa

January 19, 2020 To January 22, 2020


The Best Of is a touring selection of prizewinners and highlights from the Banff Mountain Film Festival, an annual event that showcases short films on mountain sports, ...  »

18 Jan

Rideau Canal, Ottawa

January 18, 2020 To February 29, 2020


Every year during winter months, Rideau Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site welcomes visitors from all over the world to skate the 7.8 kilometers stretching from the downtown ...  »

08 Jan

Ottawa Little Theatre, 400 King Edward Avenue, Ottawa

January 8, 2020 To January 25, 2020



An absorbing comedy about self-discovery. Newly divorced and lonely, a 50-something Midwestern woman who has lived an unexciting life takes on a roommate newly arrived from New ...  »

10 Jan

Visitor Centre, 33 Chemin Scott, Chelsea

January 10, 2020 To March 13, 2020


$7 to $20

Take an evening snowshoe hike with a Friends of Gatineau Park nature interpreter, and learn how plants and animals survive the many challenges of winter. This interpretation ...  »

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, ...  »

27 Nov

350 Place Royale, Montreal

November 27, 2019 To April 13, 2020


$8 to $22

With its aura of mystery, the Inca civilization evokes a world of dreams. Although the Incas are a greatly admired society, what do we really know about ...  »

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 Jesse Kahat ...  »

17 Jan

46 Sparks St., Ottawa

January 17, 2020 To December 31, 2020

$22.60 & up

Let Ottawa’s supernatural history capture your attention on this ghost walk and tour of the Old Carleton County Jail. Alongside a costumed guide, visit haunted spots ...  »

25 Oct

Bank of Canada Museum, 30 Bank Street, Ottawa

October 25, 2019 To November 1, 2020

613 782-8914


When you toss a quarter in a fountain, lift a penny off the sidewalk or bake a nickel into a cake, you are taking part in rituals ...  »

14 Jan

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

January 14, 2020 To January 25, 2020

$41 + charges

From delivering a calf in Trinidad to navigating the turbulent waters of the Maritime-Canadian education system in a post 9/11 world, Indo-Caribbean-Hindu-Canadian Jivesh Parasram offers the Hin-dos and ...  »

22 Jan

Irving Greenberg Theatre Centre, Ottawa

January 22, 2020 To February 9, 2020

$20 to $55 +charges

At once strangely complex and astonishingly simple, Kiinalik: These Sharp Tools is a concert and conversation between two people: both women, storytellers, and artists. Queer theatre-maker Evalyn ...  »

23 Jan

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

January 23, 2020 To January 25, 2020

$31 and up

L. Frank Baum’s cherished tale The Wizard of Oz, is vividly brought to life by choreographer Septime Webre in this new story ballet. Audiences can expect ...  »

23 Jan

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

January 23, 2020

$42 and up

Miles Davis was one of the most important figures in jazz. His unique style of playing and composition, and his ability to bring out greatness in others ...  »

24 Jan

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

January 24, 2020

$15 and up

Moskitto Bar is a fresh and unique sound created in the multi-cultural hub of Toronto, Canada. Their sound combines a beautiful and original mix of Ukrainian, Balkan, ...  »

23 Jan

Shenkman Arts Centre, 245 Centrum Boulevard, Ottawa

January 23, 2020

613-580-ARTS (2787)

$20 to $65

– opening act: Damhnait Doyle. One of the biggest folk-rock bands of the 90s, Crash Test Dummies’ first album was a multi-platinum hit in Canada. Their second album, ...  »

24 Jan

Various Venues, Ottawa

January 24, 2020 To January 26, 2020

$10 to $32

The Last Polar Bears is the funny, moving story of a grandfather’s unlikely trip to the Arctic with his opinionated dog, Roo. It features live action, ...  »

23 Jan

Indigo Pinecrest, 2735 Iris St, Ottawa

January 23, 2020


Unwind, relax and enjoy an evening of aromatherapy candle making! This 90 minute workshop will take you step-by-step through the candle making process using all plant based ingredients ...  »

26 Jan

Indigo Pinecrest,2735 Iris St, Ottawa

January 26, 2020


Young storytellers aged 5 to 12 are excited and inspired during Start A Story Workshop as they share their ideas and work as a group to create a children’...  »

21 Jan

Chapters Rideau, 47 Rideau St, Ottawa

January 21, 2020


Join The Urban Botanist to garden under glass and create your own unique succulent terrarium glass bowl or sealed cork top terrarium! Learn all about plants, ecosystems, ...  »

25 Jan

Theater du Casino, 1 Blvd du Casino, Gatineau

January 25, 2020


For more than fifteen years, The Grand Illusion impresses audiences wherever they perform. Six musicians pay impressive tribute to the music and vocal harmonies of the super ...  »

04 Jan

Hummingbird Chocolate, 9 Houston Drive, Almonte, Mississippi Mills

January 4, 2020 To April 25, 2020


Learn how chocolate is made from the cacao bean to the bar! Visit our factory and we'll walk you through the process of craft chocolate making - ...  »

11 Jan

Visitor Centre, 33 Chemin Scott, Chelsea

January 11, 2020 To March 15, 2020



What animal made these tracks in the snow? How do animals survive in the winter? Take a free guided snowshoe hike with a nature interpreter, and find ...  »

23 Jan

Mill Street Brew Pub, 555 Wellington Street, Ottawa

January 23, 2020


Join Mill Street Brewery as we celebrate Robbie Burns day with our take on a traditional Burns Supper. Each course will be paired with a traditional Scottish ...  »

18 Jan

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

January 18, 2020 To June 27, 2020


Join us Saturdays at 2 pm and select Wednesdays at 1 pm for a guided walking tour of the NAC, highlighting the Centre’s architectural highlights and visual arts ...  »

25 Jan

3729 Concession Road 2, Alfred

January 25, 2020


A day filled with fun and excitement for all ages! Come and race for cash prizes and bonuses or come with the whole family to check out ...  »

25 Jan

Aquatopia Water Garden Conservatory, 2710 March Road, Ottawa

January 25, 2020


Join us for a heart, mind, and body opening Hatha Yoga experience in our indoor tropical water garden oasis at Aquatopia Conservatory. Allow the healing power of ...  »

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 the ...  »

25 Jan

National Gallery of Canada, 380 Sussex Drive, Ottawa

January 25, 2020

$15.00 - $27.00

Join us for an afternoon of music, storytelling, and fine art. The Ottawa Baroque Consort presents a companion concert to the Gallery’s special exhibition Beautiful Monsters ...  »

25 Jan

allsaints event space, Laurier Avenue East, Ottawa

January 25, 2020


Join us as we celebrate the life and works of Robert Burns, Scotland’s national bard. An evening of revelry, haggis & whisky awaits you, featuring: A ...  »

25 Jan

CRAFT Beer Market - Ottawa, 975 Bank Street, Ottawa

January 25, 2020


Kick off the New Year and join us at CRAFT Ottawa for the first Bend and Brunch of 2020! Each class offers an hour of yoga starting at 9:30 ...  »

24 Jan

Montgomery Scotch Lounge, 1154 Bank Street, Ottawa

January 24, 2020

$58.00 +charges

A light Burns supper, a flight of single malts and lively fiddle music! Honor the life and legacy of this Scottish poet, composer and romantic. Take a ...  »

25 Jan

Jackson's at the Ottawa Art Gallery,10 Daly Ave, Ottawa

January 25, 2020

Free (registration required)

Join Ocean Bridge for Sounds of the Sea, a celebration of oceans through culture and connections! The Ocean Bridge 2019 cohort of young ocean leaders invites everyone aged 19+ ...  »

25 Jan

Canadian Museum of Nature,240 McLeod St, Ottawa

January 25, 2020 To January 26, 2020

Included with price of museum admission

Visit the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa for a special weekend as the museum hosts young ocean ambassadors from across Canada with Ocean Bridge all weekend ...  »

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    1. Ken daly

      Your info is dated. How about posting current events.

      August 31, 2018 at 8:20 PM

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