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.


New Year’s Eve

December 31, 2017 12:00 am

Nothing is more festive than the holidays in the ByWard Market! With a wide variety of restaurants, nightlife, and entertainment, you are guaranteed to find an event that suits your style. New events pop up on our Facebook page, so check in with us for the most current listings: Read more

Heart & Crown’s 25th Annual Christmas Dinner for the Less Fortunate

December 25, 2017 12:00 am

The Heart & Crown will be hosting its 25th Annual Xmas Dinner for the less fortunate on December 25. If you would like to donate by volunteering your time, cash, or gift certificates please contact Kristen, Read more

Zak’s Cantina & Kichesippi Christmas Party

December 15, 2017 9:00 pm

Zak’s Cantina & Kichesippi Christmas Party – Dec 15 – 9pm to 2am Kichesippi Beer Tap take over. We will have prizes, gifts, a Christmas photo setup & lots of beer! 🍻 Read more

Northdal Holiday Shopping Night

December 7, 2017 6:00 pm

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Farah Studio Holiday Shopping Event

December 2, 2017 12:00 pm

Who: Farah Studio What: Holiday shopping event with Joudel Janoska and Alan Anderson Where: 483 Sussex Drive When: Saturday December 2, 12 p.m. – 7 p.m. Why: Farah Studio will be hosting an intimate shopping experience presented by Joudel Janoska featuring jewelry designer Alan Anderson and his exclusive Holiday Collection in the Byward Market. Guests are welcome to enjoy complimentary refreshments as they try on outfits from Farah’s new collecti… Read more

Black Friday in the ByWard Market

November 24, 2017 12:00 am - to - November 26, 2017 12:00 am

We cordially invite you to Black Friday in the ByWard Market!  Chateau Lafayette – The Laff: On Friday, enjoy a glass of red or white wine from Peller Estates Winery for only $5 (HST included). All you have to do is show the bartender that you Shopped Local, by showing them your receipts/proof of purchase from any ByWard Market retailer on Friday, November 24th, 2017. Shop at a few of the following local retail shops! Milk Shop: 30% off select cl… Read more

Christmas Tree Lighting

December 7, 2017 5:00 pm

Join us for our traditional Christmas Tree Lighting! Free admission from 5 pm to 8 pm Tree lighting at 6:30 pm In the Scotiabank Great Hall All are welcome to enjoy special treats and activities: Make a beaded swirl ornament to decorate your tree Take a photo by the tree surrounded by our festive frame Listen to the holiday melodies of Stellae Boreales, Ottawa Suzuki Strings’ violin ensemble, featuring the school’s senior students Savour a compli… Read more

Christmas in the ByWard Market – Wagon Rides & Christmas Choirs

December 2, 2017 12:00 pm - to - December 17, 2017 4:00 pm

Complimentary wagon rides and Christmas Choirs for the first three weekends of December! Choirs every Saturday and Sunday on the George Street Plaza from noon – 4 p.m. Complimentary wagon rides every Saturday and Sunday at William Square from noon – 4 p.m., except Saturday Dec. 9 where rides will be available 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Saturday, December 2 2:00-4:00 Capital City Chorus Sunday, December 3 12:00-2:00 Ottawa Mom Village, 2016 Babies Saturd… Read more

Glow Acroyoga -Introductory class and Open Jam

November 18, 2017 6:00 pm - to - November 18, 2017 10:30 pm

Glow Acroyoga at Upward Dog Yoga Centre Come get your glow on and learn some awesome beginner Acroyoga postures!  We will share some partner yoga and level 1 Acroyoga poses in a 1.5 hour introductory class followed by a 2 hour free practice time with a blacklight photo booth so you can play, share, be creative, and save your favourite poses. Come solo or bring your friends.  No yoga or acroyoga experience required.  6pm — Doors open – get ready,… Read more

Customer Appreciation Weekend at Market Organics

November 17, 2017 9:00 am - to - November 19, 2017 5:00 pm

As our way to say thank you to you, come in all weekend to receive 10% off throughout entire store* (sale items, bakery, dairy, eggs, and gift cards are excluded). Also come in for demos, samples and prizes! Market Organics is a full service health food store that offers the finest quality in fresh, natural, organic and whole foods, as well as nutritional and body care products. We also provide the most up-to-date health information in a warm and… Read more