OTTAWA REGION EVENTS & FESTIVALS
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 & the Ottawa jazz festival to chamber music festivals and more, the nation’s capital has some world renowned events.
Multicultural Festivals and Events
And don't forget about the famous Tulip Festival, Changing of the Guard, Winterlude, Canada in the Capital and the Sound and Light Show on Parliament Hill as well as many other events, fairs and festivals, big and small.
Northern Lights Sound and Light Show - Summer 2018
Parliament Hill, 111 Wellington Street , Ottawa, Ontario
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July 9 to September 3
Free nightly 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!