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Join us for the 2014 Capital Pride Parade Sunday, August 24th!

[News Release: Capital Pride] Ottawa’s, 2014 Capital Pride Parade takes place on Sunday, August 24th beginning at 1pm. The parade is expected to attract over 75,000 festival goers including more than 250 OCDSB representatives. This will be ... read more »


Reminder: An earlier start for Mosaika in August

[News Release: Canadian Heritage] Canadian Heritage, in collaboration with exclusive sponsor Manulife, wishes to inform the public that, as of Sunday, August 17, 2014, Mosaika: Canada through the eyes of its people, will be presented half an ... read more »


Special summer edition of Nature Nocturne for Capital Pride Week!

[News Release: Canadian Museum of Nature] Nature Nocturne—Ottawa’s hottest Friday night party—is back this summer for a special edition to kick off Capital Pride Week.  This evening of glamour and fun takes place on August 15 from 8:00 pm to ... read more »


JAMDAY 2014 – August 9, 2014

JAMDAY is hosted by the Jamaican (Ottawa) Community Association.  This annual event has been taking place for a number of years and has been growing steadily. The Association is inviting everyone to come out and celebrate its 50 years in the ... read more »


RBC Bluesfest launches The Festival of Small Halls

[News Release: RBC Bluesfest] RBC Bluesfest organizers in Ottawa today announced the launch of The Festival of Small Halls. This inaugural music series will feature performances in three unique Ontario venues: Crystal Palace on Colbourne Street ... read more »


Ottawa International BuskerFest

[News Release: Sparks Street] The Ottawa International Buskerfest returns to Sparks Street with a lineup of award winning performers Thursday, July 31st to Monday, August 4th.  The best street performers from around the world will take over ... read more »


Trinidad & Tobago Association of Ottawa Hosts TrinbaGo Day

[News Release: TTAO] The Trinidad & Tobago Association of Ottawa (TTAO) will host TrinbaGo Day on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at Ottawa City Hall, 110 Laurier Ave. West, Ottawa from 12:00 noon - 6:00 p.m. Formerly known as TrinbaGold Day, ... read more »


Thousands to be Transported Back in Time at 2014 Colonel By Night and Colonel By Day Celebrations!

[News Release: CHOO | COPO] The Council of Heritage Organizations in Ottawa is proud to present the second annual Colonel By Night, Sunday, August 3rd from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. in the heart of the ByWard Market; and the 19th Annual Colonel By Day ... read more »


Celebrate the magic and beauty of light

(News Release: NECTAR Centre] The 12th Annual Ottawa Lumière Festival—presented each year by the New Edinburgh Community & Arts Centre (NECTAR)—is an evening of dazzling performers, magical lanterns, whimsical costumes and community ... read more »


The new Capital Fair announces move to 10 day event in August 2014

[News Release: Capital Fair] The Capital (formerly Gloucester) Fair is excited to announce expanded new dates, a new name and a very special treat for everyone in Ottawa. This year the newly renamed Fair is at the Rideau-Carleton Entertainment ... read more »