Become a Member of Ottawa Festivals

Overview of Ottawa Festivals

A not-for-profit member-based organization, Ottawa Festivals was established in 1996 in response to festival organizers, politicians and the tourism industry recognizing the need for Ottawa’s events to be carefully scheduled, properly planned and effectively promoted. At present, there are close to 100 not-for-profit festivals, special events, and fairs that are members of Ottawa Festivals. As a cohesive body, Ottawa Festivals is able to advocate on issues affecting events and assist festivals, special events, and fairs of varying sizes attain their goals. Ottawa Festivals is dedicated to providing support, presenting a united voice, and creating an effective networking environment.

Membership – your commitment to Ottawa’s festival industry

Membership in Ottawa Festivals indicates a commitment to the art of events in the Canada’s Capital Region. We look forward to a collaborative partnership with all festivals, special events, and fairs as we work together to make local events world-class and promote Ottawa as an exciting tourist destination while also making a significant impact on the local economy and greatly enhancing our region’s image.

Together – building festivals, special events and fairs

Ottawa Festivals is committed to providing support to and promotion of members, keeping members informed of related news and activities, and developing new opportunities which benefit members. Together we can help and support each other in a unified voice while building a strong and prosperous industry.

For information contact: [email protected] or telephone 613.233.1085.