If you’re looking to have more vegan/plant-based options in the city, come support this event https://www.facebook.com/events/236649883928264/; Vegan Series Ottawa aims to bring more vegan options in local restaurants by partnering with different plant-based products suppliers and manufacturer. This is the first event of a series, and we’ll be approaching other restaurants around town with that success […]
Celebrate Love and the Swing Era at the Canadian War Museum’s SwingFest on Saturday, February 16th, 2019 from 6:30pm to 11:30pm! Hosted annually by the Canadian War Museum, this year we feature a Valentine’s theme, and for the first time, we are an official Winterlude event. With live music from Peter Liu and the Pollcats, […]
The makers of Harvest Noir (voted Ottawa’s sexiest party) invite you to close down Winterlude with an epic Carnaval party on February 16th, 2019 supporting charitable cause Wheels4Refugees. Dance, feast, and revel in Ottawa’s mystical take on the world-famous Carnaval traditions of Venice, Rio & New Orleans in a secret downtown location. THE PARTY: We’ve got two rooms […]
There’s plenty on offer this weekend from Valentines Day events, to beer, to Winterlude.
Over 500 people came to a Winterlude classic: the ByWard Market Stew Cook-Off in support of the Lowertown Community Resource Centre.
February may be a short month, but the weekends are making up for lost time by being chock full of fun things to do.
February 2 and 3 Make fun and easy puppets—on a budget. We supply puppet parts and play money, the kids make the puppets. February 8 At 14:00, join us for a fascinating hour-long presentation: a behind-the-scenes look at the visual and thematic development of the new $10 bank note featuring Viola Desmond. Note exchange to […]
The 41st Winterlude takes place February 1–18, 2019.
Well friends, January seemed 80 days long didn’t it? You owe it to yourself to dig your way out of the snow mountain outside your home and venture out to kick February off with style.
The second weekend of Winterlude is upon us and with it, plenty to do! From ice dragon boat racing, to Ottawa Winter Jazz Fest, to undercurrents, MEGAPHONO and more, this is the weekend to get out and enjoy all that Ottawa offers.
The weather is cooperating, the ice carvers’ chain saws are buzzing and everything’s well underway for the 40th anniversary celebration of Winterlude.
The first of our February weekends has arrived and it is bursting at the seams with great goings on in this incredible city. From art openings, to dance parties, to the anxiously awaited opening of Winterlude, this weekend is chock full of fun. Have a look through our list of this weekend’s highlights and get planning—you won’t want to miss out on any of it!
From a beer festival to a Baltic film festival to the biggest cross-country ski event in Canada, this weekend has it all! Don’t forget that Monday is Family Day which means a long weekend for many around the city. Get out there and enjoy!
To mark the beginning of Winterlude, brave ByWard Market restaurants participated in their 26th Annual Stew Cook-Off.
So much fun, so little time. Whether you prefer to feel alive in the cold, or cozy in the warm, there is something for everyone this weekend. Festivals The Winterlude festivities continue all around the city. If you haven’t already checked out the giant slides in Jacques Cartier Park (and even if you have), do […]