HTG Sports Ottawa 5K


The HTG Sports Ottawa 5K takes participants past Ottawa’s historic Parliament buildings, by the storied Chateau Laurier and along the Rideau Canal for a 5K tour of some of Ottawa’s biggest landmarks.

From the region’s fastest runners competing for bragging rights and prize money to families running and walking together for charity, the HTG Sports Ottawa 5K brings together the entire running spectrum in one blast of performance and positivity.

Date and Time

Date: Saturday, May 28, 2016
Race start: 4:00 p.m.

Entry Fees

Regular 5K Entry – $50
Run Ottawa Members – $40
Children under 18 – $35


Brew Donkey Bytown Brewers Tour


You get you exercise and drink beer as well in this walking tour each Thursday from 4PM – 8PM. You will visit Clocktower Brew Pub, Waller Street Brewery, Lowertown Brewery. Check this out online



June 3-5, 2016 – Laroche Park

Homemade Jam



Gatineau BeerFest


Discover artisans, local produce, beer and food matches in an outdoor country atmosphere, among friends and family. Drink less, drink better.

Dates: May 26 to 28, 2016

Where: Canadian Museum of History, 100 Rue Laurier, Gatineau, QC K1A 0M8


Great Glebe Garage Sale


Who doesn’t like a Garage Sale. Some great deals and unique items have been found at Garage Sales. Individual garage sales combine to make one giant neighbourhood sale.  Date: May 28, 2016, Where:  The Glebe neighbourhood, Ottawa, Ontario




There is lots to do if you live in Ottawa or are a visitor. Be dazzled by all Ottawa has to offer: Members include: Air Show Ottawa, Canada Dance Festival, Canada Day, Canadian Folk Music Awards, Canadian Tulip Festival, Carnival of Cultures, Caribe-Expo (Ottawa Caribbean Festival), Carp Fair, Fall Rhapsody, Festival franco-ontarien, HOPE Volleyball SummerFest, Irish Week, Italian Week, JAMDAY, Lebanorama, Magnetic North Theatre Festival, Ottawa Dragon Boat Race Festival, Ontario Council of Folk Festivals, Ottawa Bluesfest, Ottawa Folk Festival, Ottawa Fringe Festival, Ottawa Chamber Music Festival, Ottawa International Animation Festival, Ottawa International Children’s Festival, Ottawa International Hockey Festival, Ottawa International Jazz Festival, Ottawa International Writers Festival, Ottawa Race Weekend, Pride Festival, Quebec Scene, Sound and Light Show on Parliament Hill, SuperEX, The Ottawa Lumière Festival, Unisong Choir Festival, WESTFEST, and Winterlude.

Come back often we will be updating this page each week. These are just some of the many events going on in and around Ottawa.