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.


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

Red Bull Crashed Ice

March 3, 2017 6:00 pm - to - March 4, 2017 9:00 pm

Ottawa set to thrill in 2017 with Red Bull Crashed Ice from Ottawa 2017 on Vimeo. Just steps away from the ByWard Market, athletes will go head to head, all going downhill on skates! Head over to the Market to fill up on good food, and pick up an extra layer of warmth for your hands and feet before trekking to the locks at Chateau Laurier for the main event! Read more

Lococina 2017 Collection – in store soirée

February 16, 2017 4:00 pm - to - February 16, 2017 8:00 pm

This Thursday we are presenting our SPRING 2017 COLLECTION. Join us for a night of incredible fashion, great music and delicious snacks. RSVP to the event here Read more

Irish Canadian Luncheon at the Heart & Crown ByWard Market

March 10, 2017 5:00 pm - to - March 10, 2017 11:59 pm

Live Irish Music! Delectable Culinary Creations! Raising Funds! Silent Auction! Be the difference in someone’s life! Your generous donation goes a long way. Over the past few years, the Irish-Canadian St. Patrick’s Week Luncheon has raised tens of thousands of dollars for worthy causes in Ottawa and Ireland. More information here. Heart and Crown Irish Canadian Luncheon Read more

Gift with purchase Feb 11 & 12 from The Crystal Dawn

February 11, 2017 10:00 am - to - February 12, 2017 5:00 pm

Happy Valentine’s Day from The Crystal Dawn! Valentine Promotion Special!!! Gift with purchase Feb 11 & 12, 2017 Shop this weekend and with your purchase receive a Valentine gift! As well with your purchase of $40 or more, receive another gift! Himalayan salt heart Read more

Southern Soul Sunday Brunch

February 12, 2017 11:00 am - to - February 12, 2017 2:00 pm

Enjoy our All You Can Eat Sunday Brunch Buffet, with live Southern Soul music. $5 Mimosas, Caesers, and Irish Coffee Special Offer: $5 Brunch for under 5 years and over 65 11AM until 2 PM Reservations can be made here. Read more

One Year Anniversary Party at The Red Lion Public House

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

Help us celebrate! It’s our one year anniversary this month, so we’ll be hosting four days of parties. New food and drink specials every day as well as live entertainment every night. The Grand Finale is Thursday night, multiple specials and a variety of entertainment. Hope you can join us Read more

Chocolate Lover’s Tour during Winterlude with C’est Bon Cooking

February 10, 2017 2:00 pm - to - February 19, 2017 2:00 am

Adore chocolate? Then this is the tour for you! Let a C’est Bon Cooking guide take you through the ByWard Market, and help you discover the many forms and tastes of chocolate. The tour includes samples of some of the best chocolate Ottawa offers, as well as visits to chocolate makers and vendors. Dress appropriately for weather conditions, as a portion of this tour is outside. Please arrive 10 minutes before start time. Please check in with your… Read more

Marche Artisanal/ Craft Market

February 4, 2017 12:00 am

20 – 30 artisans local vous offres des articles fait a la main a vendre durant les trois fin de semaine de Bal de neige. 20 – 30 local artisans are offering handmade items for sale during the three weekends of Winterlude. Read more