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 Theatre & Summer Events


Arts Court Theatre · 613-765-5555
Broadway Across Canada · 416-962-5333
Centretown Open-Air Movies · 232-1534
Classic Theatre in Perth · 1-877-283-1283 (toll free)
Company of Fools - Shakespeare Under the Stars · 863-7529
Gladstone Theatre · 230-8841
Greely Players · 613-821-4107
Heritage Ottawa Historic Walking Tours · 230-8841
Isle in the River Theatre Company · Rural Community Theatre
ITR Theatre Company · Osgoode
Kanata Theatre · 613-831-4435
Kemptville Players · North Grenville
Lakeside Players · 613-667-2224
Odyssey Theatre · 232-8407
Ottawa Little Theatre · (613) 233-8948
Rainbow Bistro · Home of Blues
Running Events - Somersault · Full Schedule
Sound and Light on Parliament Hill · Mid-July to Mid-September
Wakefield Theatre · Wakefield, Québec



 Calendar of Events



----- December Events -----
Bell Capital Cup · Dec 27-31 2018
Gladstone Theatre : A Christmas Carol · Dec 16-22 2018
Kennel Club All Breed Obedience Trials (in Carp) · Dec 1-2 2018
New Years Eve Gala at Tudor Hall · 739-4287
Nick of Time - Artisan Show · Sat Dec 1 2018
Nutcracker at NAC · Nov 28 to Dec 2 2018
Signatures Christmas Show @ EY Centre · Dec 6-16 2018
Stittsville Parade of Lights · Dec 1 2018
Upper Canada Village - Alight at Night Festival · Nov 30 2018 to Jan 5 2019

----- January Events -----
Broadway - Beautiful (The Carole King Musical) · Jan 1-6 2019
Carleton Place Winter Carnival · Jan 26 2019
GCTC - The Mountaintop · Jan 22 to Feb 10 2019
(The) Gladstone - Midsummer · Jan 17-26 2019
Ripcord @ Ottawa Little Theatre · Jan 9-26 2019
Wedding Palace Bridal Show @ Shaw Centre · Jan 13-14 2018

----- February Events -----
Boat, Sportsmen's & Cottage Show · Feb 21-24 2019
BREWFEST @ Lansdowne Horticulture Bldg · Feb 15-16 2019
Canadian Ski Marathon · Feb 8-10 2019
Gatineau Beer Fest · Feb 15-16 2019
Gatineau Loppet · Feb 15-17 2019
(The) Gladstone - The Revolutionists · Feb 13-23 2019
Green Trade Expo @ EY Centre · Feb 13 2019
Jazz Festival · Feb 7-9 2019
RV Show · Feb 8-10 2019
Ski for Kids @ Mont Ste. Marie · Feb 15 2019
Tie the Knot Wedding Show · Feb 17 2018
Under Currents Festival · Feb 6-16 2019
Winterlude · Feb 1-18 2019

----- March Events -----
Broadway - The King and I · March 12-17 2019
Comedy Night – Laugh Your Way to Spring! · March 22 2018
Cracking Up for First Responders · March 23 2018
Farm Show · Mar 12-14 2019
Film Festival (Ottawa) · March 22-30 2018
Greely Players - SHREK (the Musical) · March 27-31 2019
Home & Garden Show · Mar 21-24 2019
Irish Festival · Mar 8-17 2018
Orpheus Theatre - Sister Act · March 8-17 2019
St.Patrick's Parade · Mar 10 2018
Travel and Vacation Show · March 30-31 2019

----- April Events -----
Alive to Strive Race @ Hog's Back Park · April 29 2018
Balancing Act @ Studio Sixty Six · April 13 2018
California Wine Fair @ Westin Hotel · April 19 2018
Clara Kim's Passion within White Space - Exposition · April 14 2018
Cottage & Backyard Show @ EY Centre · April 13-15 2018
Day of Pink Gala · April 11 2018
Elmira Maple Syrup Festival · April 7 2018
Grassroots Festival (folk music & dance) · April 26-29 2018
ITR Theatre - A Murder is Announced · April 20-29 2018
Jen Currin's Ottawa Launch of Hider/Seeker (short stories) 8PM · April 24 2018
Orchid Society Show & Sale @ RA Centre · April 21-22 2018
Outdoor & Adventure Travel Show · April 21-22 2018
Parent & Child Expo @ Nepean Sportsplex · April 21-22 2018
Phoenix Players - HEROES · April 5-13 2019
Run to Quit @ The Running Room · Starting in April 2018
Signatures/Originals Spring Craft Sale · April 5-8 2018
Taste for Life · April 25 2018
Wedding Show - EY Centre · April 7-8 2018
Women's Show (National) @ Shaw Centre · April 14-14 2018
Writers Festival · April 26 to May 1 2018

----- May Events -----
Bird Day @ Brewer Park · May 2017
Bon Appetit Ottawa · Tuesday May 1 2018
Book Arts Show and Sale @ Glebe Community Centre · Sat May 12 2018
Cheerfully Made Market (in Almonte) · May 5-6 2018
Children's Festival · May 11-15 2018
CN Cycle for CHEO · Sunday May 6 2018
Colonel By Classic 8km Run · May 20 2018
ComicCon Ottawa @ EY Centre · May 11-13 2018
Gatineau Beer Fest · May 31 to June 2 2018
Glebe Garage Sale · Sat May 26 2018
(The) Happening - (Hintonburg) · May 23-27 2018
Mother's Day at Tudor Hall · 739-4287
Quilting Workshops · May 2018
Race Weekend · May 26-27 2018
Tulip Festival · May 11-21 2018
VOICES IN HARMONY Spring Concert · Sat May 26 2018
Wood Carving & Pyrography Show · May 5 2018

----- June Events -----
Art Festival in the Glebe · June 9-10 2018
Arthritis Society’s Walk · Sunday June 3 2018
Beer Fest @ Aberdeen Pavilion (Lansdowne) · June 15-16 2018
Blackburn Hamlet Fun Fair · June 1-3 2018
Ottawa River Run · June 9 2018
BusFusion in Almonte · June 7-10 2018
Canada Day Festival · July 1 2018
CHEO BBQ · Sat June 9 2018
Chicken and Rib Festival on Sparks Street · June 20-24 2018
Dog Festival @ RA Centre · June 2019
Doors Open · June 2-3 2018
Dragon Boat Race · June 21-24 2018
Franco Ontarien Festival · June 14-16 2018
Fringe Festival · June 14-24 2018
Garden Days (Ottawa) · June 16-24 2018
Grand Prix in Montreal · June 8-10 2018
Herbfest (Carp) · June 23 2018
Jazz Festival · June 21 to July 1 2018
Latin Sparks Festival · June 9 2018
Maxville Fair · June 22-24 2018
Motorcycle Ride for DAD · June 2 2018
Mud Hero for EVERYONE · June 2-3 2018
Orleans Art Studio Tour · June 9-10 2018
Orpheus Theatre - Mamma Mia! · June 1-10 2018
Pontiac Artists’ Studio Tour · June 9-10 & 16-17 2018
Quyon Jamfest · June 28 to July 1 2018
Run to Quit · Break Free 5K · June 17 2018
Stroll for Liver · June 9 2018
Summer Solstice Aboriginal Festival @ Vincent Massey · June 21-24 2018
WESTFEST · June 8-10 2018
Yoga Festival - City of Om @ Lansdowne · June 2 2018

----- July Events -----
Almonte Celtfest · July 6-8 2018
Almonte Fair · July 13-15 2018
Barry's Bay Triathlon · Sun July 8 2018
Bluesfest Ottawa · July 5-15 2018
Bluesfest in Tremblant · July 6-15 2018
British Car Day Show @ Britannia Beach · July 14 2018
Canada Day · July 1 2018
Canada Day in Kanata · July 1 2018
Chamberfest · July 26 to Aug 9 2018
Foam-Fest 5K for Make-A-Wish Foundation · July 28 2018
H.O.P.E. Volleyball · July 14 2018
Kapuskasing Lumberjack Festival · July 27-29 2018
Kingdom of Osgoode Medieval Festival · July 14 2018
Lansdowne Fair · July 20-22 2018
Lebanese Fun Festival · July 18-22 2018
Music & Beyond · July 4-17 2018
National Capital 5km & 10km Run · July 28 2018
Stewart Park Festival in Perth · July 13-15 2018
Voyageur Days in Mattawa · July 27-29 2018

----- August Events -----
Almonte Highland Games · Aug 25 2018
Arnprior Fair · Aug 9-12 2018
Art in Strathcona Park · Aug 11 2019
Broadway - Come From Away · August 20 to Sept 1 2019
Buskers Festival on Sparks Street · August 2-6 2018
Capital Fair · August 17-26 2018
Curd Festival in St.Albert · Aug 16-19 2018
ESP Psychic Fair @ Nepean Sportsplex · Aug 24-26 2018
Garlic Festival (Perth) · Aug 11-12 2018
Glengarry Highland Games (Maxville) · Aug 3-4 2018
Greek Festival · Aug 9-19 2018
Hot Air Balloon Festival · Aug 30 to Sept 3 2018
Latin Sparks Festival on Albert Island · Aug 18 2018
Navan Fair · Aug 9-12 2018
Perth Fair · Aug 31 - Sept 3 2018
Puppets Up @ Almonte Fairgrounds · Aug 11 2018
South Mountain Fair · Aug 16-19 2018

----- September Events -----
Animation Festival · Sept 26-30 2018
Army Run (5km & Half-Marathon) · Sept 22 2019
Bladder Cancer Walk · September 29 2019
Broadway - School of Rock · September 25-30 2018
Bug Day @ Central Experimental Farm · September 8 2018
Canadian Half Marathon · September 1 2018
Carp Fair · Sept 20-23 2018
Do The Ride for Ottawa Hospital · Sept 9 2018
EPIC Walk for Cancer Care · Sept 22 2018
GCTC - The Virgin Trial · Sep 11-30 2018
Glebe House Tour · Sept 16 2018
Geek Market - Nepean Sportsplex · September 28-30 2018
Metcalfe Fair · Sep 27-30 2018
New Edinburgh Artists' Studio Tour · Sep 22-23 2018
Oktoberfest Ottawa · Sep 28-30 2018
Panda Game @ Lansdowne · Sept 29 2018
Parkinson's Superwalk · Sept 8 2018
Perth Fair · Aug 31 - Sept 3 2018
Plowing Match · Sept 18-22 2018
Renfrew Fair · Sept 5-9 2018
Richmond Fair · Sept 12-16 2018
Russell Fair · Sept 6-9 2018
Shawville Fair · Aug 30 to Sept 3 2018
Spencerville Fair · Sept 6-9 2018
Ta Da ! Festival in Wakefield · Sep 7-8 2018
Terry Fox Run · Sept 16 2018
West End Studio Tour · Sept 22-23 & 29-30 2018
Wiggle Waggle Walkathon · Sept 9 2018

----- October Events -----
Animals Rock · October 19 2018
Butterfly Exhibit @ Carleton University · Sept 29 to Oct 7 2018
Fall Colours Runs · Oct 7 2018
Feast of Fields @ Ottawa City Hall · Oct 3 2018
Great Pumpkin Ball · 12th Annual · Sat October 27 2018
Haunted Walk · 613-232-0344
MADD Strides for Change · October 14 2018
Merrickville's Jazz Fest · October 11-14 2018
Music on a Mission · Friday October 26 2018
Ottawa Ski Show - EY Centre · Oct 20-21 2018
Perth Studio Tour · Oct 6-8 2018
Saunders Farm · 613-838-5440
Spooky Wagon Ride · 613-448-3633
Study and Go Abroad Student Fair · Oct 13 2018
Wakefield Doc Fest - BON APPÉTIT · Oct 12-14 2018
Wedding Show (Ottawa) · Oct 27-28 2018
Whiskey Ottawa @ War Museum · Oct 20 2018
Writers Festival · October 25-30 2018

----- November Events -----
All saints Craft & Gift Sale · Sat November 3 2018
ITR Theatre. Waiting for the Parade · Nov 9-18 2018
Lakeside Players - Alice in Wonderland The Pantomime · Nov 6-11 2018
Pet Expo · November 10-11 2018
Potters' Fall Exhibition and Sale · Nov 2018
Rockcliffe Book Fair · Nov 2-4 2018
Santa (Toy) Parade · Sat Nov 17 2018
Tea & Chocolate Festival · Nov 17-18 2018
The World Remembers · Sept to Nov 11 2018
TOK Ottawa Symposium · Nov 30 and Dec 1 2018
Tudor Hall Christmas Craft & Gift Show · Nov 18 2018
Watson's Mill Christmas Market · Weekends Nov 17 to Dec 2 2018
Weavers' and Spinners' Guild Exhibition · Nov 3-4 2018
Wine and Food Festival @ EY Centre · Nov 2-4 2018
World Trivia Night @ EY Centre · Friday Nov 16 2018