August Long Weekend: What’s On

Looking for something to do in the Ottawa area this coming long weekend? We’ve broken it down for you!

Ottawa International Buskerfest

This year they celebrate 25 years of unorthodox street performers, such as clowns, jugglers, acrobats, and magicians. Admission is free, but donations are very much appreciated. Find more info here.

Bytown Days

Celebrate the creation of the Rideau Canal UNESCO World Heritage Site and Bytown, now Ottawa! More info here.

Ottawa Chamberfest

For those appreciative of classical music, you can check out the Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival until August 3.

Glengarry Highland Games

Witness traditional Scottish events with over 60 pipe bands, 200 Highland dancers, sports, pageantry and tradition. More info here.

The Gatineau River Games

This is a new family water event in the heart of the Wakefield Bay. More info here.

Ottawa Salsa Convention

Join Ottawa’s first biggest summer salsa dancing convention. Check out the website here.

Capital Ribfest

Capital Ribfest, the new big BBQ foodie experience, will be taking over downtown Ottawa. Free admission, 10 new Ribbers, live music, craft beer and much more! Check out the website here.







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