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Ottawa Calendar of Events

Stay entertained in Canada's Capital Region.

With a calendar filled with year-round festivals and events, Canada's Capital Region is in a constant state of celebration. Whether you visit during the cool winter months or hot summer days, there's always an opportunity to catch a heart-pumping music festival, a mouth-watering epicurean event or a literary celebration. Browse Ottawa's calendar of top festivals and events to see what's happening.

Calendar of Events
Festival/EventDateLocation
Wedding Palace Bridal Show Jan 17 - 18, 2015 Ottawa Convention Center
Winterlude Jan 30 - Feb 16, 2015 Ottawa and Gatineau, QC
Winter Jazzfest February, 2015 dates TBD Various locations, Ottawa
Canadian Ski Marathon Feb 7 - 8, 2015 Lachute and Gatineau, QC
Ottawa Fashion Week 2015 dates TBD The Westin Ottawa
The Ottawa International Writers Festival – Spring 2015 dates TBD Various locations, Ottawa
Canadian Tulip Festival May 8 - 18, 2015 Various locations, Ottawa
Ottawa Marathon May 23 - 24, 2015 Ottawa
Ottawa International Children's Festival May 9 - 14, 2015 Lebreton Flats Park, Ottawa
Westfest Jun 13 - 15, 2014 Westboro Village, Ottawa
Canada Dance Festival Jun 9 - 14, 2014 National Arts Centre, Ottawa
Ottawa Fringe Festival Jun 19 - 29, 2014 Various locations, Ottawa
Ottawa Jazz Festival Jun 20 - Jul 1, 2014 Confederation Park, Ottawa
Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival Jun 19 - 22, 2014 Mooney's Bay Park, Ottawa
Canada Day in the Capital Jul 1, 2014 Various locations, Ottawa
Ottawa Bluesfest Jul 3 - 13, 2014 LeBreton Flats Park, Ottawa
Mosaika - Sound & Light Show Jul 8 - Sept 6, 2014 Parliament Hill, Ottawa
Lumiere Festival Aug 2 - 23, 2014 New Edinburgh Park, Ottawa
Capital Pride Aug 15 - 24, 2014 Various locations, Ottawa
Ottawa Folk Festival Sept 10 - 14, 2014 Hog's Back Park, Ottawa
Ottawa International Animation Festival Sept 1 7 to 21, 2014 ByTown Cinema, National Gallery of Canada, Empire Theatres Rideau Centre & Arts Court Theatre, Ottawa
Ottawa Fall Rhapsody Oct 4 to 19, 2014 Gatineau Park, Gatineau
The Ottawa International Writers Festival - Fall Oct 23 to 28, 2014 Various locations, Ottawa
Ottawa Wine & Food Festival Nov 6 - 9, 2014 Ottawa Convention Centre, Ottawa

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