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

Pin-Up Shopping Party at All Dolled Up (May Edition)

May 4, 2019 5:00 pm

An exclusive shopping party for the local pin-up community, where you can learn more about retro style hair, make-up and fashion! Join us for an exciting evening of shopping at All Dolled Up Boutique! Our Pin-Up experts will be on-hand to impart their tips and tricks for achieving your very own retro hair, makeup and styling! Enjoy light refreshments, including delicious mocktails and sparkling punch, while retro tunes play softly in the backgrou… Read more

Fight for the Cure Official 2019 Launch Party

April 4, 2019 7:00 pm

Join us for the official launch party for Heart and Crown Presents Fight for the Cure! in support of Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation. We will be announcing our 2019 match ups with our competitors facing off live on stage. Cocktails start at 7, our combatants hit the stage at 8 followed by a live band until 10 See you all at the Heart & Crown – ByWard Market on April 4th! Read more

Feast + Revel x Flying Canoe Cider Feast

April 4, 2019 7:00 pm - to - April 7, 2019 9:00 pm

A family style feast celebrating Ottawa’s hard cider. Join us on Thursday April 4th at 7PM to meet the maker of Flying Canoe Hard Cider, and enjoy a special family style dinner inspired by cider. Reservations required. To save your spot e-mail Dinner is $75 per person – cider included! MENU INCLUDES: BITES TO BEGIN BERRIES Flying Canoe macerated blackberries on ricotta on toast MUSHROOM Creamy pan roasted mushrooms deglaz… Read more

ByWard Barket

May 5, 2019 11:00 am - to - May 5, 2019 6:00 pm

The ByWard BARKET is back on Sunday May 5! Come bring your four-legged furry friends for all the doggy-friendly fun you can handle! Check out the pup-up shops, patios, bones and treats, PTSD service dogs, rescues, and so much more! More and more details coming up every day. Read more

Meet the Expert: Sebastian Schütze

April 18, 2019 6:00 pm

Tour the Masterpiece in Focus exhibition, Friedrich Nietzsche and the Artists of the New Weimar, with its curator. Portraiture played a key role in constructing Nietzsche’s cult-hero status according to Dr. Sebastian Schütze, curator of our new Masterpiece in Focus exhibition, Dr. Schütze is a Research Fellow at the Bibliotheca Hertziana – Max Planck Institute for Art History in Rome. In Gallery C218. In English with bilingual question period. Fr… Read more

Rooftop Beats + Brunch

March 31, 2019 11:00 am

Our monthly celebration of Rooftop Beats + Brunch is back at Copper Spirits and Sights at Andaz Ottawa ByWard Market. Come and join us for an afternoon party the last Sunday of every month featuring passed bite size brunch favourites. Dress to impress and enjoy a fancy brunch buffet, with themed canapés, a complimentary mimosa, DJ, and the best views of our city! Attendees can also enjoy our 100 km DIY Walter Craft Caesar Caesar Bar made with spi… Read more

Save the Tax at Market Organics

March 30, 2019 10:00 am - to - March 31, 2019 5:00 pm

We’re wrapping up March with a weekend of savings! On Saturday, March 30 and Sunday, March 31, save the tax on all taxable items in-store! For complete details, visit us in-store. Open from 10am to 5pm on March 30 and from 11am to 5pm on March 31. Read more

Meet experts Adam Welch, Nicole Burisch, and Jasmine Inglis

April 6, 2019 1:30 pm

Discover the work of this year’s Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts laureates. Join Adam Welch, Associate Curator, Canadian Art; Nicole Burisch, Assistant Curator, Contemporary Art; and Jasmine Inglis, Curatorial Assistant, Indigenous Art for a special tour of the exhibition in the Lower Contemporary Galleries. In English with bilingual question period. Included with admission to the Gallery. Read more

Michael Harrington – New Paintings

March 28, 2019 6:00 pm - to - April 9, 2019 12:00 am

Michael Harrington NEW PAINTINGS March 28 – April 9, 2019 Opening Reception Thursday, March 28, 2019 5:00pm—8:00pm Michael Harrington had his first solo exhibit with Galerie St-Laurent + Hill 21 years ago. Since then he has produced an ongoing body of narrative-based paintings, creating scenes that are dark, cinematic and open to interpretation. His painting style, while representational, calls to mind both realism and folk art. His scenes can be… Read more

Maple Sugar Celebration at the ByWard Market – by Ottawa Markets

March 30, 2019 10:00 am - to - March 31, 2019 3:00 pm

Come and join us at the ByWard Market for a Maple Sugar Celebration on the 30th to 31st March, from 10 am to 3 pm. The program will include: * Wood working demonstration and workshop by Claude Bouchard, artisan: 10 am to 3 pm – George Street Plaza: Come and see how traditional sap-collecting wood buckets are made. Free! * Face painting: 12 pm to 2 pm. Indoors at 55 ByWard Market Square. Free! * Musicians: Kyle Burghout (Fiddler) and Tyson Chen (p… Read more