A Fringe Festival is a forum that unites artists and audiences in a fun, exploratory environment. The guiding principles of the Fringe include unrestricted artistic expression, accessibility and community development.
The Corso Italia (Preston Street) is the place to be for great Italian music, food, pageantry, art and opera at the piazza (a traditional festival square). Be a part of this cultural celebration while enjoying great food and entertainment in an affable atmosphere.
Officially known as the Canadian Tulip Festival (or in french, Le Festival Canadien de Tulipes Ottawa-Gatineau), this year's event takes place in Ottawa from May 9-19, 2014. Millions of tulips will blossom again, creating an exotic mosaic of colour and beauty in Ottawa and Gatineau.