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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 12 - 13, 2013 Ottawa Convention Center
Winterlude Jan 31 - Feb 17, 2014 Ottawa and Gatineau, QC
Winter Jazzfest Feb 2 - 4, 2012 Various locations, Ottawa
Canadian Ski Marathon Feb 8 - 9, 2014 Lachute and Gatineau, QC
Ottawa Fashion Week Feb 8 - 10, 2013 The Westin Ottawa
The Ottawa International Writers Festival – Spring Apr 25 - 30, 2013 Various locations, Ottawa
Canadian Tulip Festival May 3 - 20, 2013 Various locations, Ottawa
Ottawa Marathon May 25 - 26, 2013 Ottawa
Ottawa International Children's Festival May 28 - Jun 2, 2013 Lebreton Flats Park, Ottawa
Westfest Jun 6 - 9, 2013 Westboro Village, Ottawa
Canada Dance Festival Jun 13 - 16, 2013 National Arts Centre, Ottawa
Ottawa Fringe Festival Jun 20 - 30, 2013 Various locations, Ottawa
Ottawa Jazz Festival Jun 20 - Jul 1, 2013 Confederation Park, Ottawa
Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival Jun 20 - 23, 2013 Mooney's Bay Park, Ottawa
Canada Day in the Capital Jul 1, 2013 Various locations, Ottawa
Ottawa Bluesfest Jul 4 - 14, 2013 LeBreton Flats Park, Ottawa
Mosaika - Sound & Light Show Jul 10 - Sept 7, 2013 Parliament Hill, Ottawa
Lumiere Festival Aug 3, 10 & 17, 2013 New Edinburgh Park, Ottawa
Capital Pride Aug 16 - 25, 2013 Various locations, Ottawa
Ottawa Folk Festival Sept 5 - 8, 2013 Hog's Back Park, Ottawa
Ottawa International Animation Festival Sept 18 to 22, 2013 ByTown Cinema, National Gallery of Canada, Empire Theatres Rideau Centre & Arts Court Theatre, Ottawa
Ottawa Photography Festival Sept 20 - 30, 2013 St. Brigid's Centre for the Arts, Ottawa
Ottawa Fall Rhapsody Oct 6 to 27, 2012 Gatineau Park, Gatineau
The Ottawa International Writers Festival - Fall Oct 24 to 30, 2013 Various locations, Ottawa
Ottawa Wine & Food Festival Oct 31 - Nov 3, 2013 Ottawa Convention Centre, Ottawa

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