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, April 21. Be sure to verify details with the organizers as plans can change at any time.

  • Cheer on the Ottawa Senators hockey team as they take on the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday, April 23 and the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday, April 26, both at the Canadian Tire Centre.
  • To celebrate Earth Day on Friday, April 22, the Canadian Museum of Nature offers free admission! Visit to learn about Canada’s environment, animals, and much more. FREE!
  • The Eco-Market also celebrates Earth Day this Saturday, April 23 with vendors, food, educational activities, and more at Re4m’s Workshop near Alta Vista!
  • There is lots to do at Lansdowne this weekend, including a performance from The Glorious Sons on Friday, April 22, an Atlético Ottawa soccer game on Sunday, April 24 and Celtic Illusion, an Irish dance and magic stage show on Tuesday, April 26.
  • Enjoy contemporary theatre at the Undercurrents Festival, on now until April 30, with live and virtual plays on view at Arts Court!
  • The Ottawa Grassroots Festival is on from Thursday, April 21 to Sunday, April 24 in downtown Ottawa! Enjoy a family-friendly festival of folk performances in the downtown area.

Find out more great activities to do in and around Ottawa on the Ottawa Insider Blog!


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