Ottawa Children’s Festival 2022

The Ottawa Children’s Festival de la Jeunesse is excited to announce that their annual celebration of the best in live performing arts returns on May 19-29, 2022. Special performances include: Tweet Tweet! by Femmes du Feu, A Story of a House That Turned into A Dot by Teatret Gruppe 38, and Machine de Cirque, to name a few. Visit for […]

Ottawa Busker Festival 2019

This years Busker Fest is set out to be an incredible edition with an amazing lineup of performers as well as face painting, balloon artists, music and more!! The Ottawa International Buskerfest will be taking place on Sparks Street for the 28th year from August 2nd to 5th! World class performers from all over the world will […]

Doors Open Ottawa 2019

Come explore Ottawa’s architecture, culture & history for FREE during the 2019 edition of Doors Open Ottawa which will be held June 1st & 2nd. This year, Doors Open Ottawa will have over 140 buildings open to the public! Here are some great family friendly places to visit for FREE with the kids during the […]

Canadian Tulip Festival 2019

Mark your calendars!…the Canadian Tulip Festival 2019 in the Nation’s Capital will be held from May 10th to 20th, featuring over 1,000,000 tulips with entertainment and activities for all ages. FUN FACTS The Canadian Tulip Festival attracts some 600,000 visitors making it the largest tulip festival in the world. The Canadian Tulip Festival is also […]

Alight at Night

Alight at Night is Eastern Ontario’s biggest outdoor light festival with close to a million lights adorning the heritage buildings, trees and fences…a true winter wonderland for the whole family!   Things to do Stop by Crysler Hall, newly decorated as Saint Nick’s Merry Mansion to visit a Victorian themed Santa Claus. The village fairgrounds are transformed into […]

Ottawa Geek Market

The Ottawa Geek Market is Ottawa’s premiere festival of all things geeky and will be taking place Saturday September 30th 2017 from 10am to 6pm and Sunday October 1st from 10am to 5pm. As a festival, the Geek Market provides an opportunity for patrons to celebrate their favourite geeky fandoms though shopping, entertainment, video and […]

La Machine in Ottawa

La Machine in Ottawa

La Machine is an Ottawa 2017 event that will bring giant mythical mechanical creatures downtown Ottawa and in the Byward Market from July 27th to 30th! The event La Machine will bring a giant mechanical spider named Kumo and a dragon-horse named Long Ma will be storming streets downtown Ottawa all weekend. Right now they are […]

Garden Party at Dow’s Lake

July 22nd will be Canada’s biggest garden party and it’s happening at Dow’s Lake with FREE events for the whole family!   Dow’s Lake Garden Party will be on Saturday July 22nd from 10 am to 10:30pm. Activities will include: escorted tours of the Commissioners park hosted by Tina Liu the NCC’s Landscape Architect at […]