Check out the list of festivals below; if your time is flexible, many are worth planning around. Save them to your Personal Itinerary and check the SFG Event Calendar for a list of what's happening by date. Gatineau, Almonte, Nepean, Perth and Ottawa offer festivals and events year round. From Celtic performers & jazz to tulips & chamber music, the nation’s capital has some world renowned events. Celebrate Canada in the Capital as well as many other events, fairs and festivals big and small.

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Doors Open Ontario

1000+ sites across Ontario , Ontario
Ottawa Region


Doors Open Ontario unlocks the treasures in your own backyard. Explore Ontario with free events from April to October, as more than 1,000 fascinating sites offer unique experiences and family activities. Visit our website to plan your adventure!

Kemptville Live Music Festival July 20-23, 2017

288 County Road 44 , Kemptville, Ontario
Ottawa Region


Join us at Kemptville College for 4 days of live music. Food trucks, Artisan Vendors & more! Camp on site for the weekend. This year enjoy the love music of David Wilcox, Dwight Yoakam, Burton Cummings, Gordon Lightfoot and more! Country, Rock, Blues and Folk, we offer it all !

Northern Lights Sound and Light Show - Summer 2017

Parliament Hill, 111 Wellington Street , Ottawa, Ontario
Ottawa Region


Free evening sound & light show on Parliament Hill. Experience a thrilling journey through Canada’s history, highlighting Canadian stories of nation-building, partnership, discovery, valour, pride and vision. Multimedia show with music, lights, laser and more!

Almonte Celtfest - July 7 - 9. 2017

Gemmill Park , Almonte, Ontario
Ottawa Region


Join us for a great weekend of Ottawa Valley & Celtic entertainment, in the natural amphitheater of Gemmill Park. Enjoy Celtic performers, artisans & vendors & great food & beverages. Seniors’ tent & kids’ entertainment too! Admission by donation.

Clarence-Rockland Country Jamboree

Clarence Creek Arena, 418 Lemay Street , Clarence Creek, Ontario
Ottawa Region


Come on down for a weekend of great country music, contests, prizes, games, food, activities, camping, parties & more! Special tributes to Stompin’ Tom, Johnny Cash and new, classic & rockn' country music. Performances by Eric Michael Hawks & others.

Northern Heat Rib Series

40 Crescent Ave , St Thomas, Ontario
Ottawa Region


Looking for some messy good times? Join Northern Heat for 15 lip-smacking events around Ontario, featuring Canada’s Best Rib teams and a Craft Beer Market! Food, Entertainment, and FUN for the entire family. FREE ENTRY to all events, because Northern Heat is about bringing communities together.

Russell Fair - Sept 7-10, 2017

1076 Concession Rd. , Russell, Ontario
Ottawa Region


Come out to our 159th Russell Fair Sept. 7 - 10 to discover our agricultural heritage and enjoy fantastic entertainment through the whole weekend. Friday night concert in the tent with two great tribute bands - Summer of '69 (Bryan Adams) and Road Apples (Tragically Hip). Friday night teen dance.

TD Ottawa Jazz Festival - June 22 - July 2, 2017

602-294 Albert St , Ontario
Ottawa Region


The 37th annual TD Ottawa Jazz Festival is a unique outdoor & indoor concert-going experience in the heart of the Nation's Capital. Past artists include Aretha Franklin, Smokey Robinson, Elvis Costello, k.d. lang, Steve Martin, & Al Green to name a few!

In >200 venues across Ontario , Ontario
Ottawa Region

2000+ hands-on arts & cultural activities. Free!

150 St Paul St , St-Albert, Ontario
Ottawa Region

5 days of pure fun & shows plus tons of free curds!

Heart of Little Italy - Preston Street , Ottawa, Ontario
Ottawa Region

Come be Italian! Celebrating Italian Art, Culture & History

5000 rue du Centre , Wendover, Ontario
Ottawa Region

Come and join us for a week of country music!

92 Main St. W , Vankleek Hill, Ontario
Ottawa Region
Aberdeen Pavilion, Lansdowne Park , Ottawa, Ontario
Ottawa Region
Various locations , Ottawa, Ontario
Ottawa Region
53 Elgin St , Ottawa, Ontario
Ottawa Region
Commissioners Park , Ottawa, Ontario
Ottawa Region
4379 Albion Rd , Ottawa, Ontario
Ottawa Region
Various locations , Carleton Place, Ontario
Ottawa Region
3790 Carp Rd , Carp, Ontario
Ottawa Region
Gatineau , Gatineau, Quebec
Ottawa Region

Dundonald Park, 512 Somerset St. W. , Ottawa, Ontario
Ottawa Region
Confederation Boulevard , Ottawa, Ontario
Ottawa Region
Lansdowne Park , Ottawa, Ontario
Ottawa Region
101 Centrepointe Drive, 1st Floor West , Ottawa, Ontario
Ottawa Region

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