Community Events Calendar

The Community Events Calendar will be updated every Tuesday. Submit early to spread the message about your local event!

For listings of events that are family-friendly and open to the public, please submit
the following information to

  • Name of event
  • Date
  • Start and end times
  • Location
  • Website
  • Description of event (maximum 100 words)

Please note, submissions may be edited for clarity.


August 23, 2019

4th Annual Hopped and Confused Festival August 23 and 24

Starts: August 23, 2019, 5:00 pm

Ends: August 24, 2019, 11:00 pm

Location: Mill Street Ottawa Brewpub, 555 Wellington Street, Ottawa, ON

Description: <br><br>Interview opportunities and media passes available – please contact me at <br>or call 613-725-3063<br><br>The event will feature perennial chart-toppers July Talk, Canadian legends Sloan, multi-time Polaris and Juno nominees Weaves and Born Ruffians,   plus up and comers Cleopatrick, NOBRO and Taylor Knox. Full details can be found below.  <br><br>Featuring <br>Friday<br>July Talk, Weaves, NOBRO <br><br>Saturday <br>Sloan, Born Ruffians, Cleopatrick, Taylor Knox <br>Tickets: $40 single day passes | $65 weekend passes (plus applicable fees)  <br>Available for purchase <a href="; id="ow889" __is_owner="true">here</a>.<br><br>The Mill Street Ottawa Brew Pub offers a variety of seasonal and specialty beers that are only available onsite in Ottawa! Located at LeBreton Flats, this 140-year-old

August 24, 2019

Amazing Race in Support of Ottawa Rotary Home Foundation

Starts: August 24, 2019, 8:00 am

Ends: August 24, 2019, 5:00 pm

Location: Ottawa Rotary Home 823 Rotary Way, Ottawa, ON

Description: <br><a href="; id="ow2246" __is_owner="true">Website:</a> <br><br>The Amazing Race raises funds to support the Ottawa Rotary Home Foundation help improve the quality of life for caregivers and individuals with disabilities. It's a weekend-long race with many mental and physical challenges designed to test our racers strengths, will and wit.

August 25, 2019

Ruckus at the Garden Party (Save the date!)

Starts: August 25, 2019, 10:00 am

Ends: August 25, 2019, 4:00 pm

Location: Billings Estate National Historic Site 2100 Cabot Street Ottawa,

Description: <br>with an interactive challenge presented by Live History<br>Ages 18+ <br><br>Early bird ticket: $25 + HST (through August 18)<br>Regular ticket: $30 + HST<br>Ticket details coming soon! <br><br>Dress to impress in your Jazz Age best! This garden party promises to be the bee’s knees. Delight in a 1920s themed fête on the beautiful grounds of one of Ottawa’s oldest homes. Immerse yourself in the era as you enjoy some delicious bites, tea, and beverages served buffet-style. Music and lawn games will help set the scene outside but no garden party would be complete without some high society drama. Move inside the museum where