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KIDSFEST Ottawa 2019: The fun is almost here!

It’s almost here!  KIDSFEST Ottawa takes place on March 2-3, 2019! What you can expect from KIDSFEST Ottawa? Informative and i...

Warm Winter is Melting Hearts for Ice Dragon Boat Participants

2023 Beavertails Ottawa Ice Dragon Boat Festival race days cancelled. Free Indoor Concert series “Live @ The Rainbow” wil...

2023 Event Applications with The City of Ottawa

With the continued concerns of labour shortages and supply chain issues, the Event Central team at the City of Ottawa has advised tha...

Ottawa Winter Jazz Festival gets a big shoutout from CNN Travel

Ottawa has been named as one of “The best destinations to visit” in 2023 by CNN. The Ottawa Jazz Festival’s Winter and Summer f...

Ottawa’s Contemporary Theatre Festival invites you to be curious this February

9 January 2023 – undercurrents festival, presented by Ottawa Fringe, returns to its winter time slot this February 8-18. underc...

Looking Ahead: Bringing Back Festival Volunteers

As festivals and events made their way back to the city this year, we’ve seen that not all volunteers have returned with them. The ...

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2018 TD Ottawa Jazz Festival: From June 21 to July 1 the sounds of summer are hitting the streets of Ottawa

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Music and Beyond’s 2018 festival brings Shakespeare, string quartets, puppetry and more to Ottawa

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