The 26th annual Festival country du Grand Gatineau, the largest country music festival in Western Quebec, will be held July 29th to August 5th, 2018, under the big top in the parking lot of the Casino du Lac-Leamy. This year’s event will feature more than 100 artists performing different styles of country!
Bring a lawn chair, a blanket, and munchies to enjoy great movies in the great outdoors. Admission is pay-what-you-can.
Lively, music-filled productions against the backdrop of the St. Lawrence River make for a unique summer theatre experience. The 2018 season includes The Taming of the Shrew and As You Like It.
The Festival reinvented the Brewery Creek on Montcalm Street (Hull) by presenting more than 27 sculptures and ephemeral installations produced lasting materials recovered by Quebec artists and elsewhere. On-site: The dock of Arts, booths of artists and craftsmen, slammers, performances, concerts, street performers, shows, souvenirs, etc.
Until Aug 29 (every Wednesday)
Come join Mothercraft Ottawa’s EarlyON Child and Family Centre for FREE Playgroups in the Park! There will be crafts and activities for your little ones and Salsa Tots will join us around 10AM for a wonderful dance session!
Admire 45 majestic floral masterpieces celebrating nature in all its splendor. Witness the beauty of this ephemeral exhibit designed with more than 5.5 million plants. See up close the pinnacle of the Art of Mosaïculture and observe the artistic excellence of the world-renown creators behind this unique and grandiose floral showcase.
An evening of Celtic music excellence from Ottawa’s Sons of Scotland.
Does your mouth water when you think about delicious, slow roasting goodness on the BBQ? Then get your finger licking, tongue hanging, sticky lips smacking ready for Capital Ribfest, July 28-31 at Festivals Plaza, Ottawa City Hall in beautiful downtown. Not only are we bringing you the Best in BBQ, but we are featuring a new Kids Fun Zone, Rock Climbing Wall, a new Chile Wine Truck, fresh foodies and desserts, and we’ve also added a new sticky competition for the “King or Queen of the Q” where you at home can win Best Sauce Judged by the Pro Ribbers themselves.
Breathtaking performances, death-defying feats, knee slapping comedy, and MORE come to Sparks Street for the 26th International BuskerFest! Join us for a five day talent explosion as professional entertainers from all around the world showcase their award winning acts. Free admission to all – Just remember to put something in the performer’s hat!
Since the first Games were held in 1948, the people of Glengarry have extended close to a million welcomes to visitors who come to see what is estimated to be one of the largest Highland Games in the world. Hundreds of thousands of people have found themselves drawn once a year to Maxville, to witness an outstanding display of music, dance, sports, pageantry, and tradition.
Five international fireworks designers create amazing displays that light up the Ottawa/Gatineau’s sky during 5 nights filled with lights, music, entertainment. See performances from Spain, United States, Germany, China, and the grand finale!
The Royal Thai Embassy cordially invites you to experience the various aspects of Thai culture: cuisine, dances, handicrafts, massage, and more!
Festivities begin at 11:00 am with an opening procession. Live entertainment will be presented throughout the day, with performances by local musicians, dancers and other costumed characters along with other activities. Admission to the Bytown Museum will be free from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm.
Launched in 1946, this rural celebration has all the countrified events one would expect from a great country fair: animals, tractor display, demolition derby, music, food and more!
This annual 11-day festival showcases live Greek music, traditional dances, excellent Greek cuisine, language lessons and demonstrations of all sorts!
Come savour Indian cuisine, listen to live music and let yourself get enthralled with dances!
This free event features non-stop entertainment ranging from Bollywood dance, laughter yoga, bhangra and live vocal performances to culinary delights to health education and screening.
Established artists and artisans, and undiscovered talents, will come together to sell their work directly to the public and to raise awareness about mental illness. All proceeds go to support MICA.
Thirteen food trucks offer savoury and sweet delights in support of West Nepean’s emergency food cupboard. All-day music and an expanded Kids’ Zone make this a perfect event for people of all ages.
The St-Albert Cheese Factory offers a diverse program with a variety of activities and live music for the whole family.
Brand new for 2018 – Watson’s Mill will be open to the public the third Thursday evening of every month. We will be offering free guided tours, a live concert and a cash bar! The first Night Shift will take place May 21st at 5:00 pm; live music begins at 7:00 pm. Come out for a night of relaxation and fun!
The Vankleek Hill Agricultural Society hosts one of the oldest agricultural fairs in the province. Combine demolition derby, cowboys, cute animals and more!
Eastern Ontario’s best blues music lineup, plus ribbers from across North America, vendors, kids’ zone, food, beer garden and camping.
Featuring great Fair foods and fun, the Wednesday night Rideau Carleton Cruise Night, lots for the kids including Doo Doo’s Dance Party, the Birds of Prey Show, the Travelin’ Farmer, the Monalea Petting Zoo and Pony rides, 4H competitions, an English Horse Jumping
Get the buzz on honey bees and learn how these small insects not only supply us with honey but have a huge impact on agriculture and our everyday lives. Join us at this family friendly event that’s sure to be the bee’s knees!
The event is a free, hip and exciting weekend-long street party and neighbourhood showcase, boasting interactive fun, family-friendly programming, live music, culinary experiences, and so much more.
A family event that welcomes canoe, kayak and rafting enthusiasts of all calibers.
Experience Palestinian culture, food and music. Entertainment for all ages, free admission.
35th annual! Twenty pipe bands, a hundred dancers and champion heavyweight athletes combine to celebrate Scottish heritage.
Youth sports tournament organized by Dimension Sportive et Culturelle (DSC) for families of Ottawa/Gatineau region. Everyone is welcome to the Festival Gauvreau Lavolley.
Sand castle contest, beach party animation and much more!
Come and try our various free activities for kids and adults.
No need to be registered in a tournament to join the Festival Lavolley.
Outaouais Gourmet Festival
Come and enjoy the culinary expertise of producers and food processors of the Outaouais region. Family activities, mini-farm, music, and many others activities.
Desjardins hot air balloon lift-offs and spectacular shows on the Casino Lac-Leamy stage. Five days of festivities for the entire family, including a huge amusement park! Remember, we also have an RV park right on the site!