Events

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

March 6: New Horizons by Nancy Brandsma: Artist Reception / Vernissage

March 6, 2020 5:00 pm - to - March 6, 2020 9:00 pm

New Horizons | Invitation: Artist Reception / Vernissage   Local artist Nancy Brandsma is presenting her latest series “New Horizons.”  You are invited to meet her and view her paintings. The vernissage will take place at Alpha Art Gallery, and the Byward Market is a great place to be on a Friday evening. Hope to see you there! Friday, March 6, 2020 | 5:00pm to 9:00pm Alpha Art Gallery | 531 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, ON ——— Solo art exhibition… Read more

Family Day Weekend: LEGO Pop-up, Hygge, Monopoly Ottawa, ByWard Market Popcorn + MORE!

February 15, 2020 10:00 am - to - February 15, 2020 5:00 pm

Join us this Winterlude weekend for Family Day Fun at Urban Barn in the ByWard Market: Feb. 15, 16 & 17: 10am-5pm ► LEGO Pop-Up with Dymond Bricks & ParLUGment Members The Y in ByWard: Take your photo in front of custom ByWard LEGO letters and post on social media #bywardmarket ► Relax in comfy HYGGE Lounge by Lee Ann Lacroix & Associates in partnership with Helping With Furniture / Aidons avec des meubles & Giant Tiger ► Monopoly… Read more

ByWard Blizzard – Winterlude 2020 – Jan. 31-Feb. 17

February 1, 2020 10:00 am - to - February 17, 2020 2:00 pm

Come to Canada’s capital and experience Winterlude 2020! From our delicious ByWard Market Stew Cook-Off | Concours de ragoût du marché By to food tours with C’est Bon Cooking, Copper on Ice at Andaz Ottawa ByWard Market, The Grand Ice Bar at The Grand, Accora Village Bed Race for Kiwanis to Creos Light and Sound Installations: Cycle by Serge Maheu – studio / Illuminart and Oscillation by The Urban Conga, Disegno Fine Jewellery One-Time-Per-Year-O… Read more

Winterlude 2020 – ByWard Blizzard – Jan. 31-Feb. 17

January 31, 2020 12:00 am - to - January 31, 2020 12:00 am

Come to Canada’s capital and experience Winterlude 2020! From our delicious ByWard Market Stew Cook-Off | Concours de ragoût du marché By to food tours with C’est Bon Cooking, Copper on Ice at Andaz Ottawa ByWard Market, The Grand Ice Bar at The Grand, Accora Village Bed Race for Kiwanis to Creos Light and Sound Installations: Cycle by Serge Maheu – studio / Illuminart and Oscillation by The Urban Conga, Disegno Fine Jewellery One-Time-Per-Year-O… Read more

29th Annual ByWard Market Stew Cook-Off

January 31, 2020 11:30 am - to - January 31, 2020 2:00 pm

Join us on Friday, January 31st from 11:30am – 2pm for the 29th Annual ByWard Market Stew Cook-Off in the CTV Parking Lot (62 York Street)! All the stew you can eat for only $10 at the door, cash only. Proceeds will be donated to the Lowertown Community Resource Centre. Vote for your favourite in the Top Shelf Distiller’s People’s Choice Awards. Celebrity judges will pick Ron Eade Chef’s Choice Award. Last year, we raised more than $5,630 for the… Read more