There is always something to do in Ottawa from arts and theatre to movies to concerts to trade shows to nightclub events. We put together Ottawa events from July 1, 2012. Feel free to browse our Ottawa events calendar.
Having sold out 2 weeks prior to the event, this year Escapade Music Festival is now Bigger, Better & Louder with a 15,000+ capacity venue, 40+ DJs, 2 days and 3 stages.
This year Canada Day's main sites are Parliament Hill, Major's Hill Park, Jacques-Cartier Park, and Confederation Park.
View Ottawa Canada Day Schedule of Events
An exhibition commemorating the story of the Canadian Railroad Trilogy with 29 original pastel drawings by Canadian author/illustrator Ian Wallace, highlighting Gordon Lightfoots iconic song of the same name.
The JUNO Tour of Canadian Art will give visitors to the National Gallery of Canada the opportunity to experience a new and intimate perspective on the gallerys existing works of art.
Canada Day in Kanata - featuring Canadian rock legend, Kim Mitchell, a giant Midway, Family Fun Zone, nonstop live entertainment on the Urbandale stage and one of the largest fireworks shows in the city.
Come and enjoy a delicious strawberry treat while visiting the Agriculture Museum's special holiday activities.
The Ottawa Fury Men continue their playoff push in a special Canada Day match against the Worcester Hydra at 3PM. All Fans wearing red will get 50% off admission!