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What’s happening in the Ottawa area

Looking for fun activities in the Ottawa area? Check out these options over the next seven days, starting on Thursday, February 29. Be sure to verify details with the organizers as plans can change at any time.

For culture and learning…

For music lovers…

  • Saturday, March 2 | The JUNO award-winning Ottawa Bach Choir (OBC) presents The Maestro of San Marco at Knox Presbyterian Church.
  • Until Sunday, March 3 | Don’t miss Disney's Frozen at the National Arts Centre, featuring the songs you love from the original Oscar®-winning film, plus an expanded score with a dozen new numbers.
  • Monday, March 4 | Make sure to catch an incredible music show from the Chamberfest Concert Series this winter featuring Canadian and international artists.

For a good time…

  • Thursday, February 29 | Todd Van Allen hosts Write Em Up!, a night of comedy where comics perform. All the while a team of writers write roast-jokes about everything the comics say, do, whatever.
  • Thursday, February 29 | Check out Elle Sofe Sara - Vástádus eana / The answer is land at the National Arts Centre, performed by seven female dancers with very different histories, who give the work a whole different colour through their life experiences, their bodies and their voices.
  • Friday, March 1 to Sunday, March 3 | Check out O-Town Showdown, a phenomenal weekend of competitions in Ottawa focusing on great social dance skills, awesome attitude, creativity, and fun!
  • Friday, March 1 to Sunday, March 3 | Discover the latest news, trends, and new destinations to discover on two wheels at the Gatineau-Ottawa Bicycle Show happening at Palais des Congrès in Gatineau.
  • Friday, March 1 to Saturday, March 2 |Don’t miss the Ottawa Gatineau Golf Expo featuring local golf courses, golf destinations, live auctions, two large retailers and more. Held at the EY Centre.
  • Starting Saturday, March 2 | This March Break, drop in to the family activity centre in the Canadian War Museum’s Lobby to create your own camouflage “Razzle Dazzle” ship for Naval Gazing! FREE!
  • Saturday, March 2 | Check out Seedy Saturday Ottawa for a fun-filled day of seed exchange, seed sales, garden talks, and much more. 
  • Until Saturday, March 2 | Find your favourite among some 350 craft beers created by more than 30 Québec and Ontario Brewers at Gatineau Beerfest happening at Place des Festivals Zibi.
  • Sunday, March 3 | Bring your family and friends to experience the East Ottawa Ramadan Expo! Get great deals on food, clothing, beauty, home decor and Ramadan/Eid essentials. FREE!

For fans of hockey…

  • Friday, March 1 | Show your support for the Ottawa Senators as they go head-to-head with the Arizona Coyotes at the Canadian Tire Centre.
  • Sunday, March 3| Cheer on the Ottawa 67’s as they take on the Erie Otters at TD Place.

Find out more great activities to do in and around Ottawa by checking out Ottawa Tourism’s Event Calendar or have a look at the Ottawa Insider Blog!

All details provided for the above events are subject to change at the discretion of event organizers. Ottawa Tourism does not take responsibility for changes which may occur beyond our control.

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