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.



April 7, 2017 12:00 am - to - September 17, 2017 12:00 am

07 APRIL – 17 SEPTEMBER 2017 Experience the diversity of Canadian photographic practice and production from 1960 to 2000. Bringing together more than 100 works by 71 artists — including Raymonde April, Edward Burtynsky, Lynne Cohen, Angela Grauerholz, Michael Snow, Jeff Wall and Jin-me Yoon — it explores how the medium articulated the role of art and the artist in an ever-changing world, along with differing ideas of identity, sexuality and commu… Read more

The ByWard Barket – a dog-friendly shopping event

May 7, 2017 9:00 am - to - April 7, 2017 5:00 pm

BYWARD BARKET is a day spent shopping,supporting the byward market merchants through a series of pet friendly events. Meet local rescue organizations. PTSD Service Dogs and so much more FREE FAMILY EVENT ALL ARE WELCOME Dogs must be on leashes. Dogs must be people friendly. BARKING BRUNCH AT LOWERTOWN PAWSHOTS photography PUB 101 becomes PUP101 and patio friendly CENTURION K9 PTSD/SERVICE RESCUE DOGS CUPCAKES from the CUPCAKE LOUNGE/dog friendly… Read more

Detlef “Dego” Gotzens – April 20th – Alpha Art Gallery 

April 20, 2017 12:00 pm - to - May 7, 2017 6:00 pm

Transmutations Dego April 20 – May 7, 2017 Read more

TIFF TOP TEN at the National Gallery of Canada

April 27, 2017 6:30 pm - to - April 30, 2017 11:59 pm

Thursday 27 April – Sunday 30 April 2017 The National Gallery of Canada is proud to present an exploration into the worlds of visual and cinematographic art as the Toronto International Film Festival’s official Ottawa partner for the Canada’s Top Ten Film Festival National Tour. Join us for a unique film festival experience, where cinema and conversation unite. FILMS ON VIEW Angry Inuk- 27 April 2017 – 6:30 pm Old Stone- 28 April 2017 – 6:30 pm W… Read more

Easter in the ByWard Market – We are OPEN on Good Friday, Easter Sunday, and Easter Monday!

April 14, 2017 9:00 am - to - April 17, 2017 11:00 pm

Bring the family down to the ByWard Market for the long Easter weekend, where outdoor vendors, boutiques, restaurants, and more will be open and ready to serve you better! Contact individual businesses for hours of operation. What’s on? The 1st Annual Easter Hop! Face painting! DIY Cardmaking! Easter Egg Hunt! Need inspiration on how to get ready for your own celebrations at home? We’ve got you covered. Check out what we brought to the table at C… Read more

L.A. Pai Gallery: Nunavut Arctic College presents “Agata Sanajangiit”

May 11, 2017 12:00 am - to - May 31, 2017 12:00 am

May 11-31 Nunavut Arctic College presents “Agata Sanajangiit”, an exhibition of jewellery and sculptural works by emerging student jewellers. Agata (a-ga-ta) in Inuktitut means “our hands”. Sanajangiit (sa-na-ya-ngeet) means “made it”. Vernissage May 11th 5-8 pm Read more

L.A. Pai Gallery: Anne Sophie Vallée, Solo Exhibition

June 29, 2017 12:00 am - to - July 19, 2017 12:00 am

June 29th-July 19th Anne Sophie Vallée, Solo Exhibition by the w inner of the 2016 annual National Jewellery Student Competition. Vernissage June 29th 5-7 pm. Read more

L.A. Pai: The 14th annual National Jewellery Student Competition

June 8, 2017 12:00 am - to - June 28, 2017 12:00 am

June 8th-28th The 14th annual National Jewellery Student Competition. Five finalists will be showcased in June. Vernissage June 8th 5-7 pm Read more

L.A. Pai Gallery: Kye-Yeon Son, A Retrospective Jewellery Exhibition

May 5, 2017 10:00 am - to - May 25, 2017 9:00 pm

May 5-25 Kye-Yeon Son, A Retrospective Jewellery Exhibition A simultaneous retrospective of sculptural works opens at the Korean Cultural Centre on May 4. Vernissage May 5th 5-7 pm The L. A. Pai Gallery, established in 2000, promotes contemporary Canadian jewellery and sculpture. FOLLOW US ON TWITTER @LAPaiGallery Read more

JunoFest in the ByWard Market

March 30, 2017 5:00 pm - to - April 2, 2017 11:00 pm

Celebrate JunoFest in the ByWard Market this week, with events taking place in all kinds of amazing venues including: Mercury Lounge Dominion Tavern Rainbow Bistro Zaphod’s The Lowertown Brewery Saint Brigid’s Centre for the Arts See the full schedule of events here. Stay up-to-date with all things Juno by following them on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Read more