Ottawa

Event Options

Rideau Canal

Elgin Street

Parliament Hill

ByWard Market

Kanata

Nepean

Kingston

Prince Edward County

1000 Islands

WHY OTTAWA, ON?

  • Ottawa is a very cosmopolitan city situated in the middle of green spaces. It is often referred to as being a beautiful capital.

  • Ottawa is also the nations home to the Government of Canada. It has a good public transportation system and offers easy access to other parts of Canada.

  • This is both a summer and winter destination with much to do for guests, conference planners.

  • Ottawa has been committed to increasing sustainable operations and it boasts a good list of eco-friendly venues that offer green meeting facility options.

CANADA DAY IN OTTAWA

WHEN: July 1   WHERE: Ottawa, Ontario  BEST FOR: Culture & Music

CAPE BRETON CELTIC COLOURS INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL

WHEN: Over 10 days each October – Check ahead for the exact dates.   WHERE: Cape Breton, Nova Scotia  BEST FOR: Culture & Music

CELEBRATION OF LIGHT FESTIVAL

WHEN: Over 8 days starting towards the end of July   WHERE:Vancouver, British Columbia  BEST FOR: Music & Sightseeing

JUST FOR LAUGHS FESTIVAL

WHEN: Throughout July   WHERE: Montreal, Quebec  BEST FOR: Comedy, Culture & Film

LE FESTIVAL DU VOYAGER

WHEN: Over 10 days in mid February  WHERE: Winnipeg, Manitoba  BEST FOR: History, Culture & Sport

QUEBEC WINTER CARNIVAL

WHEN: Starts late January or early February and lasts for 17 days WHERE: Quebec City, Quebec  BEST FOR:Sport, Music & Sightseeing

ROYAL NOVA SCOTIA INTERNATIONAL TATOO

WHEN: Over nine days around the start of July WHERE: HalifaxMetro Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia  BEST FOR: Events, Music & Theatre

THE CALGARY STAMPEDE

WHEN: Over 10 days at the start of July  WHERE: Calgary, Alberta  BEST FOR: Sport, Culture & Music

TOONIK TYME IQALUIT SPRING FESTIVAL

WHEN: Mid April  WHERE: Iqaluit, Baffin Island, Nunavut  BEST FOR: Music, Sport, InuitCulture, & Food

NIAGARA FALLS FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS

WHEN: November to early January WHERE: Niagara Falls, Ontario BEST FOR: Culture & Sightseeing