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.


The Codfather – Murder Mystery Ottawa production at The Red Lion

March 4, 2017 12:00 am - to - March 27, 2017 6:30 pm

The CodFather: A murderously good time! At this memorial service we put the FUN back in funeral! Join the Delivista “Family” as they mourn the passing of Eddy “The Shark” Delivista, a.k.a. The CodFather. Everyone who attends is considered FAMILY so get reunited with long lost relatives, but be careful! There’s a killer at large and a body is bound to drop before long! Don’t forget to get your mugshot and sign the memorial book beside the casket!… Read more

Saint Patrick’s Day in the ByWard Market – March 17

March 17, 2017 11:00 am - to - March 17, 2017 11:59 pm

Make the ByWard Market your destination for Saint Patrick’s Day! Celebrate at one (or two, or three) of our world-famous pubs! Learn about the ByWard Market’s rich Irish heritage here, see what events are taking place here, and don’t forget to get all your green gear here! Read more

Crashed Ice @ Must Kitchen & Wine Bar

March 3, 2017 5:00 pm - to - March 4, 2017 11:00 pm

Crashed Ice Burger & Pint Combo $16 March 3rd and March 4th 4 – close! Must Kitchen & Wine Bar Read more

Ottawa 2017 Crashed Ice After Party – ByWard Market Edition

March 4, 2017 9:00 pm

Where better to celebrate Ottawa’s first taste of Crashed Ice than in the ByWard Market with us here at Lowertown! We’ve got some Redbull-inspired cocktail and food features for you to try, like our Redbull beer shandies and Redbull BBQ wings! We’re taking it to the HEATED OUTDOOR BEER GARDEN for a very-Canadian evening. So come on over and celebrate with the only craft brewery in the heart of the ByWard Market. Read more

Afropolitan Ft. DJ Gabe Price (Montreal)

March 4, 2017 10:00 pm - to - March 5, 2017 3:00 am

Mercury Lounge & Tribal Threat present Afropolitan – Tribal Threat 5 Month Series Saturday, March 4th Curated by Tribal Threat DJs & Trevor Walker Matt Camreon on Visuals FEATURING DJ GABE PRICE – MONTREAL Originally from Lyon, France, Gabe Price, also known as Akpossoul bathed at a young age in music. The son of a DJ / Radio Host and younger brother of producer and DJ Manoo, it is natural that he plunged in music production. In 2010, he… Read more


March 19, 2017 10:00 am - to - February 19, 2017 4:00 pm

National Gallery of Canada 340 Sussex Drive, Ottawa Sunday 19 March 2017 from 10 am to 4 pm Time travel? Nothing could be easier in the national collection. Join us for the final Family Sunday of the season, and get to know characters from the past . . . and the future! Make your own hat to travel through time and dance through the ages. #NGCFAMILY DIMANCHE EN FAMILLE : VOYAGE DANS LE TEMPS Musée des beaux-arts du Canada 340 rue Sussex, Ottawa Di… Read more

One Year Anniversary Party at The Red Lion

February 27, 2017 4:00 pm - to - March 2, 2017 11:59 pm

Everyone is invited to come help us celebrate our birthday with four days of food and beverage specials and live entertainment every night! Visit our Facebook event page for more details. Red Lion One Year Anniversary Celebrations Read more

Red Bull Crashed Ice Pre & Post Parties in the Market

March 3, 2017 4:00 pm - to - March 4, 2017 11:59 pm

Get ready for the biggest & fastest 2017 event yet: Red Bull Crashed Ice! Now you can pre-game just steps away from the main event, and then head back to the ByWard Market for the unofficial post-game parties! Stop by The Laff for the Crashed Ice Laffter Party on March 3 to help warm up! Or check out the Red Bull Crashed Ice Pre-Party with DJ Atherton at The Heart & Crown o March 4! Lowertown Brewery is featuring a HEATED OUTDOOR BEER GAR… Read more

Family Day in the ByWard Market!

February 20, 2017 8:00 am - to - February 20, 2017 11:59 pm

Make the ByWard Market your destination for Family Day! With many stores & restaurants open for the day, there will be something for everyone to enjoy. For operating hours, please contact businesses directly. Read more

Inspiration Village

May 20, 2017 9:00 am - to - September 4, 2017 9:00 pm

Inspiration Village: an ephemeral hub that will be located in Ottawa’s historic ByWard Market. A core site for Ottawa 2017 programming, this edgy-looking entertainment locale on York Street will be the site of a succession of special exhibits and performing arts events, each one showcasing Canada’s provinces and territories. In an unusual twist, Inspiration Village will be built out of sea containers transformed into an aesthetic artistic install… Read more