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

Holodais at the Rainbow

November 1, 2017 9:00 pm

Enjoy an evening of independent artists at The rainbow on November 1st Presented by Holodais on their Halloween Tour, featuring The Monotymes and Nolan Hubbard Read more

Movies in the Market: The Wizard of Oz

June 2, 2017 8:00 pm

Get Ready for a Fun Family Event! Join us for an outdoor screening of the wonderful classic The Wizard of Oz. The opening evening of FREE films in our ByWard Market Series. It will be a great night filled with family friendly fun and entertainment. LOCATION: ByWard Market Location to be Confirmed. The film: The Wizard of Oz Bring your own chairs and blankets, or rent an inflatable couch for 5$ As always Popcorn will be available for 2$ Read more

Fiesta de la Primavera

May 20, 2017 10:00 am

Fiesta de la Primavera is a festive latin-themed community event focusing on arts & culture to celebrate the return of spring in the ByWard Market. SCHEDULE @ William Square (corner York & William): 10am – 10:45am: Free outdoor Zumba class with Rajeeve Rajah Don’t be shy, this is a great dance workout! All levels and ages welcome. Make sure to bring a water bottle and a pair of runners! 11am – Noon: Performance by Los Paisanos Discover th… Read more

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

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

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

Red Bull Crashed Ice

March 3, 2017 6:00 pm - to - March 4, 2017 10:00 pm

The ByWard Market is your Red Bull Crashed Ice Viewing Zone! Viewing screens are in the Market! Zone 7 York St – Activation Zone What to expect? York Street will be packed with our vendors’ village tents, sponsor booths, video screens and merchandise booths Where is the entrance: ByWard Market Square and Sussex Drive Schedule Friday March 3 16:00 | Gates open to general public 18:00-21:30 | World Junior Championship Saturday March 4 16:00 | Gates… Read more