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

We are open for Victoria Day Weekend!

May 19, 2017 12:00 am - to - May 22, 2017 11:00 pm

Come join us in the ByWard Market for Victoria Day Weekend! Vendors are out, stores are open, and the patios are glorious! While you are here, stop by Inspiration Village and Fiesta de la Primavera! There is always something happening in the ByWard Market, and something for everyone. Read more

Canadian Tulip Festival – ByWard Tulip PARK(ing)

May 12, 2017 9:00 am - to - May 22, 2017 11:00 pm

THE URBAN TULIP EXPERIENCE The ByWard Market is an official Canadian Tulip Festival location, and you are invited to take in the #urbantulipexperience! With stylized tulips taking over the centre of the Market, and new experiences popping up around every corner, you won’t want to miss this massive project in the heart of Ottawa! More information from the Canadian Tulip Festival here.   1st door sticker is up! The #ByWardMarket is getting rea… Read more

Mother’s Day in the ByWard Market

May 14, 2017 12:00 pm - to - May 14, 2017 4:00 pm

Bring Mom to the ByWard Market for Mother’s Day! Sunday, May 14 Mom deserves the very best, and that’s exactly what you can expect when discovering the perfect gift in the ByWard Market for your favourite lady. Whether it’s brunch reservations, a stunning bouquet, statement jewellery, or a new addition to her wardrobe, the ByWard Market has hundreds of ways to say “I love you, Mom!” Wagon rides are back on! The rain has stopped, so join us at Wil… 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 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 friend… 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: 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