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Student-ready Festivals

Ottawa Children's Festival
Ottawa Children's Festival
Every year, the Ottawa Children's Festival holds a five-day extravaganza of the finest quality theatre, dance and music for young audiences in our…
CityFolk
CityFolk
This five-day September celebration of music, dance and community at Lansdowne Park and throughout the Glebe area features an eclectic mix of musical…
Canada Day Fireworks
Canada Day
Take part in the biggest Canada Day party in the country each year on July 1 in Canada’s capital region! This epic celebration features live entertainment, family activities and spectacular fireworks—all free!
Canadian Tulip Festival
Canadian Tulip Festival
Welcome spring’s warmth at the world’s largest tulip festival! This lively annual celebration features sweeping beds of jewel-like tulips, fireworks, music, family fun and more.
Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival
Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival
This free multi-day summer festival on the Rideau River—the largest event of its kind in North America—features racing, concerts, family fun, local food vendors and more.
RBC Bluesfest
RBC Bluesfest
Every summer, some 300,000 music fans gather to see more than 200 acts on multiple stages. No wonder Billboard Magazine has ranked this event among the world’s top-10 outdoor music festivals!
Winterlude
Winterlude
The 2021 edition of this annual festival is bringing free Canadian winter fun, as well as Canada’s rich artistic and cultural diversity, to your home…

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