Ottawa Tourism

Event Calendar

Ottawa, Canada’s Capital, is a great city to visit in any season! From impressive national sites and famous landmarks, to world-class museums and galleries, to all-season outdoor adventure, and a bustling performance and arts scene, there is always something for visitors to see and discover.

Ottawa is a city of culture and celebration, hosting many festivals throughout the year! From several summer music and art festivals, to a famous celebration of snow and ice known as Winterlude, to over a million tulips in bloom, Ottawa is home to some of Canada’s greatest outdoor parties, which are great for delegates, students and the whole family. Our national museums feature a variety of enthralling exhibits year-round and our attractions always have something exciting to showcase.

Coming to Ottawa with a group, but need ideas on what to see and do? This is a great place to start. From annual events to special one-offs, consult these resources to craft a visit itinerary that will delight any guest!

Ottawa Tourism Event Calendar 

Ottawa Festivals 2017 (pdf)

Ottawa in 2017