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

CREATORLAND – 100 in 1 Day

June 2, 2018 11:30 am - to - June 2, 2018 6:00 pm

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Doors Open Ottawa

June 2, 2018 12:00 am - to - June 3, 2018 12:00 am

The City of Ottawa is proud to present Doors Open Ottawa, a free annual architectural event that celebrates our community’s built heritage…and you’re invited! It is the second-largest Doors Open event in Canada, and one of the largest in the world! On June 2 and 3, discover the secrets and stories of over 140 unique buildings that have shaped the Ottawa landscape, such as the Supreme Court of Canada, Hydro Ottawa’s new Hydroelectric facility at C… Read more

National Doughnut Day – Friday June 1, 2018

June 1, 2018 11:00 am - to - June 1, 2018 1:00 pm

National Doughnut Day – with The Salvation Army Friday June 1 National Doughnut Day, celebrated in the United States, is on the first Friday of June each year, succeeding the Doughnut event created by The Salvation army in Chicago in 1938 to honour those of their members who served doughnuts to soldiers during World War 1. The Salvation Army in Ottawa is planning their first celebration of National Doughnut Day this year with also marks the cente… Read more

Berthe Morisot and Impressionism: A Woman’s Point of View

June 16, 2018 11:15 am - to - June 16, 2018 12:00 pm

Sylvie Patry, Chief Curator and Director of Collections and Conservation at the Musée d’Orsay, will explore two important portraits from the famed Ordrupgaard Collection, both by Berthe Morisot. Woman with a Fan. Portrait of Madame Marie Hubbard and Young Girl on the Grass. The Red Bodice (Mademoiselle Isabelle Lambert) will serve as a starting point for reflection on the place of female artists in Impressionism, and Morisot’s important contribut… Read more

Flamenco Festival – Hosted by Ottawa Markets

June 14, 2018 5:00 pm - to - June 14, 2018 8:00 pm

Come and see this beautiful demonstration by over 20 dancers and musicians. Read more

National BeaverTails Pastry Day (Ottawa)

June 1, 2018 2:00 pm - to - June 1, 2018 4:00 pm

National BeaverTails Pastry Day (Ottawa) Only at the original ByWard Market location! Happy 1st annual National BeaverTails Pastry Day! From this day forward, the first Friday in June will be dedicated to celebrating Canada’s favourite sweet treat 🎉 This year marks BeaverTails’ 40th birthday and we’re ready to PARTY!  Join us between 2-4pm (local time) when we will be giving out FREE CINNAMON & SUGAR PASTRIES! Read more

Doors Open Ottawa 2018/Portes ouvertes Ottawa 2018

June 2, 2018 12:00 am - to - June 3, 2018 12:00 am

Join us during the first full weekend in June to pay homage to Ottawa’s history, culture, and stunning architecture during Doors Open Ottawa 2018! It’s free, it’s fun, and it’s the perfect way to discover how Canada’s Capital has become the beautiful city it is today. Visit on April 30 for the full 2018 building list! Joignez-vous à nous la première fin de semaine de juin pour célébrer l’histoire, la culture et l’archit… Read more

Doors Open Ottawa | Free tours of The Commissariat

June 1, 2018 10:00 am - to - June 3, 2018 10:00 am

Free admission for all visitors. Tours are available every 30 minutes to give you full access to the Commissariat building, originally built in 1827 as a storehouse for the construction of the Rideau Canal, now home of the Bytown Museum.  First tour: 10:30 AM Last tour: 4:00 PM —– Entrée gratuite pour tous les visiteurs. Les visites de l’Intendance, le bâtiment en pierre le plus vieux d’Ottawa, sont disponibles toutes les 30 minutes. Première… Read more

Father’s Day in the ByWard Market

June 17, 2018 9:00 am - to - June 17, 2018 11:00 pm

Dads are special, and we have lots of ways to help make your Dad feel appreciated! Pick up a thoughtful, local gift from one of our boutiques, a gift card from a salon or barbershop, or take Dad out for brunch or dinner! You know he deserves it. We did some foot work to get you started! Thanks to Not Your Father’s Barber, Ma Cuisine, L’Hexagone, Saslove’s, Trudel Home Hardware, and Trustfund for lending us their unforgettable pieces for our CTV M… Read more