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Event Highlights

New Year's Eve Celebrations
December 31, 2016

Canadian Tire National Skating Championships
January 16-22, 2017

Winterlude
February 3-20, 2017

Red Bull Crashed Ice
March 3-4, 2016

Stanley Cup Tribute
March 15-18, 2017

Juno Award & Juno Week
March 27-April 2, 2017

Canadian Tulip Festival
May 12-22, 2017

Opening of the Canadian Indigenous Galleries - National Gallery of Canada
May 17, 2017

Inspiration Village
May 20-Sept 4, 2017

Canada Scene | National Arts Centre
June 15-July 30, 2017

Arctic Gallery opens | Canadian Museum of Nature
June 21, 2017

TD Ottawa Jazz Festival
June 22-July 2, 2017

Canada Day Celebrations
July 1, 2017

Canadian History Hall opens | Canadian Museum of History
July 1, 2017

Interprovincial Picnic on the Bridge
July 2, 2017

RBC Bluesfest
July 6-16, 2017

Sky Lounge
July 14-22, 2017

La Machine
July 26-30, 2017

Ottawa Chamberfest
July 22-Aug 4, 2017

Canadian Pacific Women’s Open
August 21-27, 2017

YOWttawa Concert
Summer 2017

Underground Multi-Media Experience
Summer 2017

Canadian Video Game Awards
November 2017

Canada Science and Technology Museum reopening
November 17, 2017

105th Grey Cup
November 20-26, 2017

Roar of the Rings - Canadian Olympic curling trials
December 2-10, 2017

Agri 150
Throughout 2017

Ignite 150
Throughout 2017

Ottawa 2017

Ottawa 2017In 2017, Ottawa is where you’ll want to be for Canada’s sesquicentennial – its 150th birthday! As Ottawa is Canada’s Capital, many of the country’s biggest celebratory birthday events will happen right here. This will be the biggest Canada Day celebration the country has ever seen! But the fun will not be limited to July 1. From new exhibitions at Ottawa’s national museums, to special performances and exciting technological installations in Ottawa’s downtown core, special events will be taking place all year long.

We’ll update more information about 2017 events as it becomes available, so please stay tuned! You can also find more information about upcoming events on the official 2017 Celebrations Ottawa website.

Book your Ottawa 2017 hotel today. Please note that some hotels may have minimum night restrictions surrounding big events including Canada Day.

Highlights