Events in The ByWard Market

With so many great events happening year round, make sure to plan your trip around some of the city’s best events, right here in The ByWard Market.

See the listing below, and check out the extensive list on Facebook

Valérie Ékoumè at TD Ottawa Jazz Festival *Club Series*

June 29, 2019 7:00 pm

Mercury Lounge & TD Ottawa Jazz Fest present *Club Series* Valérie ÉKOUMÈ / Paris June 29th – Doors 7pm // Show/ 8pm With the support of the Cultural Services of the Embassy of France in Canada Followed by DJ Trevor Walker / Visuals by Matt Cameron In Valérie ÉKOUMÈ’s colorful world, Love is King and Afropop is the music she chooses to express it. Tickets in advance at $15 / / $20 at the door or free for festival passes **In partnership w/ Ax… Read more

Jazz Thursdays Launch

June 6, 2019 9:00 pm - to - June 20, 2019 9:00 pm

Introducing a new smooth night for you to sit back, relax, and enjoy some sax! Saxophonist Ben Joseph will be serenading us with his sound! Join us for $5 glasses of Wine and some fine eats to get us through the week! Hosted by Marquise Enock Andreus Shikongo No cover! Read more


June 22, 2019 10:00 pm - to - November 2, 2019 10:00 pm

This is VinylTap! Every Saturday night DJ Poundkey and/or DJ Double Denim will fill the room with your favourite throwback hits on vinyl. Read more

Guided Walking Tours ~ Visites guidés à pièd

June 1, 2019 12:00 am - to - September 2, 2019 12:00 am

Take a FREE guided bilingual tour around the ByWard Market this summer! Wear your comfortable shoes, find our information kiosk by the OTTAWA sign on York at Sussex, and get ready to discover places all over the ByWard Market that you may not have seen before. Learn historical information about the Bytown days and how the Market came to be, and find a few new favourite stops along the way! Arrive prior to the time most convenient for you, and let… Read more

Market In Style

June 27, 2019 5:00 pm - to - October 17, 2019 5:00 pm

ByWard Market In Style is Ottawa’s fashion night out! Hosted over the summer and autumn months, ByWard Market In Style is a stylish celebration of the city’s most fashionable district. Tourists and locals alike are invited to shop their way through the ByWard Market, enjoying exclusive incentives, demos and entertainment in a series of satellite events, each hosted by our very own retailers. In addition to shopping their way through the Market, g… Read more

Richard Robinson Haute Couture Sample Sale

June 22, 2019 10:00 am - to - June 23, 2019 4:00 pm

The sale will be at the Academy at 419 Sussex drive June 22-23 from 10am to 4pm. This is an opportunity to get your hands on Richard Robinson Haute Couture items at insanely low prices.   Invite your friends and family and spread the word.  We are practically giving stuff away! Read more

Justine Bonnin: Ça Commence Par un J

June 29, 2019 12:00 am - to - July 11, 2019 12:00 am

Justine Bonnin: Ça Commence Par un J at the L. A. Pai Gallery, 13 Murray Street, ByWard Market DATES OF EXHIBITION: June 29, 2019 – July 11, 2019 VERNISSAGE: June 29, 2019 from 2-4 pm Originally from France, Justine Bonnin lives and works in Montréal. A graduate of the École de joaillerie de Montréal, she won the L.A. Pai National Jewellery Student Competition. Marrying corroded objects with defined, smooth-surfaced forms, her highly intriguing w… Read more

Layaly-Arabian Night At Mezzanotte- Saturday June 8

June 8, 2019 12:00 am

TICKETS ARE LIVE: We are back again with yet anoher night like no other taking the arabian night a whole new level. An eve filled with magical sounds and delicious food will take you this time to a whole new world. Another unique event is about to take place. Are you ready? Come join us at the opening of “Layaly Arabian night/ Tarboush edition”. We promise you Layaly that you will never forget. MEZZANOTTE: MUSIC BY DJ KVN Aces Parade LCC-U Ottawa… Read more

Fluevogs for Therapy Dogs (the second edition)

June 15, 2019 5:00 pm

Hold on to your leashes, loafers, flats and hats! On June 15th, John Fluevog Shoes is hosting Ottawa Therapy Dogs for the second edition of Fluevogs for Therapy Dogs. Buy a pair of Fluevog shoes in Ottawa and John will generously donate 50 percent of the sale to OTD to support our therapy teams who provide comfort and care to vulnerable people in our community. Flora Hall Brewing will also be on site serving samplers of their distinctive and deli… Read more

$1.97 Taco Night | Wild Wednesdays

May 29, 2019 9:00 pm $1.97 TACOS are back for a special edition of WILD Wednesdays 🌮 Join us for cheap & delicious tacos then head upstairs for Ottawa’s BIGGEST hump day party 🐫 (Last Wednesday of every month) 🌮 Beef 🌮 Chicken 🌮 Veggie ONLY $1.97 between 9PM-12PM!! Then it gets WILD at Patty Boland’s. 🦌 $3 Jagerbombs 🍹 $4 Mixed Drinks 🍾 $99 Bottle Service 🎸 Josh MacFarlane on Guitar on Bar 🎧 DJ… Read more