Must-Not-miss Ottawa Special Events This Year

Posted by iDJ Ottawa  on January 21st, 2021

Celebrating an event in Ottawa is always unique and exciting, but these are only some of the many remarkable options for memorable and amazing Ottawa special events. From corporate picnics to lively live performances by local bands and more, there is a wide range of events to suit every taste. Let's look at some popular special events in Ottawa that you can enjoy, whether you are a local or visitor: 

If you're looking for an exciting way to mark an event, consider taking part in one of the numerous Ottawa special events. There are two main options for visitors to choose from: one hour before the main ceremony (8am-5pm) and two hours after (5pm-midnight). There is a great selection of bands to choose from and participants can enjoy the benefits of viewing live music in two different stages. Portable stages are available throughout the city and participants can enjoy the benefits of viewing local talent while moving around and mingling with the crowd. 

One of the most popular Ottawa special events, arranged by The Coalition for a Healthy City, takes place on 6th Avenue between Lansdowne and Dalhousie streets. This street is known as the Canadian Museum of Immigration due to its large scale mural of welcoming immigrants. The event also includes food and drink specials, including special smoked cuisine, which is only available for a limited time during the evening. While at the Coalition for a Healthy City, visitors can also take in screenings of selected free movies, visit with prominent immigrants and participate in an art workshop. 

A unique musical celebration is also offered by The Coalition for a Healthy City. Music lovers will enjoy this vibrant event that features a free concert held each Saturday morning at the Adelphi Park Community Gardens in Ottawa. Each day brings different musical talents to the park, with performances by International Dance Theatre, The Lazytown Orchestra and jazz artists. This free musical event is available throughout the month and visitors are encouraged to attend for their very own experience of local music.

There are numerous other Ottawa special events taking place throughout the year. One of them is the Scotiabank Holiday Festival, which runs from mid December to mid January. This festival celebrates Canada's 150th anniversary and features family fun, arts and crafts, food and more. This family-friendly festival is held at the George Street Synagogue. During the festival, one can enjoy delicious foods, hands-on craft projects and enjoy warm, festive family fun. 

On the other hand, visitors in Ottawa should not miss the popular annual Turkish festival Yian Minni. This festival celebrates the female genius and creativity of the country by bringing together women from all over the city and beyond. A variety of artistic and cultural presentations are held, which are followed by traditional dancing, music and games. 

The first of the series of Ottawa special events to take place this year is the Canadian Jazz Festival. This special evening event is organized by the city's resident jazz groups and features top local talents. The event is held at the charmingly tranquil kaladar avenue, which is also the site of the original Jewish Synagogue. 

In addition to these Ottawa special events, there are a host of cultural events, festivals and concerts that residents can enjoy. These include the famous Turkish day festival, which showcases Turkey's culture through a series of activities and performances throughout the day. Another Ottawa special feature is the Bazaar, which features a large number of international and domestic artists who perform late into the night. Other special events include the Turkey Day Celebration in April, which is focused on the history of the city and the contributions of the country's immigrants to world culture.

Celebrate With Special Events in Toronto

Oottawa is a thriving community in southwestern Ontario. Known as the heart of downtown Toronto, the region is brimming with exciting real estate offerings. One popular special event that can be enjoyed by everyone is the annual Oottawa Open. This prestigious street festival is considered one of the most exciting and colourful events in the city. Whether you're in town to enjoy the festivities or to get a jump on the spring shopping rush, the Oottawa Family Festival is a fun and relaxing way to spend the day. 

If you're looking for an exciting outdoor event to attend during your vacation to Ottawa, consider one of the local events sponsored by the city of Toronto. The largest city in Ontario, Ottawa isn't only known as Canada's capital city. For visitors and residents alike, it's easy to understand why so many visit this exciting city to experience some exceptional spring time weather. Whether you're looking for a new home, a romantic getaway, or an exciting vacation spot, there's an event for everybody. Take your pick from Ottawa Special Events such as the Brampton Steel Scum Exhibition, the Annual Brampton Truck Festival, or the Ottawa Boat Tour for one of the most exciting special events in town. 

At the Brampton Steel Scum Exhibition, one can get up close and personal with local manufacturers of metal products. Visit the booth during the Special Ottawa Outdoor Trade Show to witness cutting-edge technology and meet some of the world-class companies in business today. Get your picture taken with the company's latest model of welding machines and go hands-on with their welding demo. You can also enjoy demonstrations of cutting-edge technology from a team of industry veterans. Get to know the latest in protective coating applications and high-tech security systems by watching the latest in Ottawa special events. 

For an exciting night out with friends and family, consider attending the Brampton Big Bazaar, which is proud to sponsor these Brampton, ON special events. This multi-arts facility holds numerous live music performances throughout the year, including rock bands, DJ, karaoke, spoken word artists and more. Purchase a wristband for admission into the Big Bazaar 10am-5pm on select nights; you'll also find interactive LED video walls outside the venue that show the latest featured vendors. 

If you're looking for the perfect place to bring the family for some quality family entertainment, consider the popular March of Dimes Potluck Festival. March of Dimes is a unique day of celebration for expecting moms and dads as they welcome their newborns to the world! Enjoy tasty treats, games, kiddie attractions, balloon rentals, and much more while listening to fun events featuring local musicians from Brampton, ON. Visit the festival before the end of March to enjoy the grand opening celebrations, where you can participate in the first ever March of Dimes potluck food festival. 

If karaoke isn't really your thing, you might enjoy a special event at the popular TIFF Bell Light House. Enjoy family fun movies, dance the night away at the world-famous Karastan Barrengan dance floor, and take in performances by internationally acclaimed acts while celebrating TIFF's 24th celebration. On each of these evenings, guests are encouraged to wear their best clothes and scarves, because that's how Toronto's most cherished arts culture operates. These special events also allow the public to attend for free; simply show a valid photo ID and get inside the venue during regular business hours. 

While special events are everywhere, Toronto residents don't have to miss out on other events that will surely make their day a good one! Check out the beauty of Toronto's Niagara Falls before heading out for a night of dining and mingling with fellow gents and gals. This is also the perfect time to learn about the history of the falls and discover the spectacular view from your hotel room window! 

In between all the special events, Toronto has plenty to keep everyone happy. Toronto offers a wide variety of activities for all ages, from skating on the indoor rink to enjoying the outdoor festivities with picnics in parks to trekking and kayaking in First Nations reserves. For a more fitness-savvy treat, head to the YMCA, which features fitness classes for all ages, including kids, and find a partner for a fun fitness adventure. Or try something active and adventurous at Toronto's Donair. You can't go wrong with the classic, handcrafted bags caudaives!

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