Welcome to 2017 in the ByWard Market, where Winterlude events are your destination! We kicked things off with the 26th Annual Winterlude Stew Cook-Off and ByWard Blizzard Beats, and are gearing up for the the 2nd Annual ByWard Market Server Games, and can’t get enough of the enormous Snow’Art exhibit on George Street, across from the Ottawa School of Art! Inspired by the Fathers of Confederation, this enormous snow sculpture is bound to inspire.

Shake Off the Cold with us at dozens of live music & entertainment venues too! We have something for every taste and style of music, right here in the ByWard Market..

We are embracing the cold, as true Canadians do, and can’t wait to see you at these great outdoor events! Slap on your toque, pull up your boots, and get out here, because there is so much to explore!

Snow’Art in the ByWard Market

Winterlude Stew Cook-Off Winners 2017

Winterlude Stew Cook-Off Winners 2017

Patty Boland's wins Best Costume in the 1st Annual Server Games!

Patty Boland’s wins Best Costume in the 1st Annual Server Games!

The Grand Ice Bar

The Grand Ice Bar

Belle from Beauty and the Beast Visits The Grand

Belle from Beauty and the Beast Visits The Grand