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

Buy Canadian Day

June 25, 2017 9:00 am - to - June 25, 2017 8:00 pm

This Sunday, June 25th is Buy Canadian Day in the Byward Market. We have over 20 independent boutiques selling Canadian made products, come shop #themarket this weekend and show your love for our country, our talented creators and our local shops! Milk Shop L’HEXAGONE Vêtements pour hommes | Menswear Kindred & Wunderkammer GoodsLococina Workshop Studio & Boutique Schad Boutique Adorit Boutique Eclection QuichuaMarigold Design Studio L. A…. Read more

Festival de la St-Jean Ottawa

June 23, 2017 4:00 pm - to - June 23, 2017 10:00 pm

Programmation – 23 juin 2017 Scène principale Desjardins Rue Clarence au Marché By Entrée gratuite! 16 h – Josie Patenaude, Gagnante de l’édition 2016 d’Idole St-Jean (présentation Conseil des Arts de l’Ontario) 16 h 30 – Hey, Wow (présentation Conseil des Arts de l’Ontario) 18 h 30 – Céleste Lévis (présentation Conseil des Arts de l’Ontario) 19 h 30 – LGS – le groupe Swing(présentation La Cité, le collège d’arts appliqués et de technologies et C… Read more


June 17, 2017 1:00 pm - to - June 17, 2017 11:00 pm

A living installation of 150 light-filled tents, Trophy will take over George street on June 17th. Inside the tents, are storytellers waiting to share a moment that transformed their life. These storytellers are community members who reflect the diversity of our city. Audience members circulate through the tents, visiting as many as they feel drawn to. Inside each is the opportunity to share stories of their own on small, coloured transparencies…. Read more

Doors Open Ottawa

June 3, 2017 8:00 am - to - June 4, 2017 7:00 pm

Celebrating its 16th anniversary, Doors Open Ottawa continues to be the second-largest Doors Open architectural event in North America. Since its inception in 2002, over 920,000 visitors have discovered some of the city’s most prestigious buildings including Earnscliffe: Official Residence of the British High Commissioner, the Supreme Court of Canada, the Embassy of the United States, and the Connaught Building….just to name a few. On June 3 an… 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

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