Ottawa, the capital city of Canada is renowned for its rich history, stunning architecture, and vibrant cultural scene. From festivals to exhibitions, there’s a tremendous lineup of events that should be added to your list. Here are our top three.
Canadian Tulip Festival
Date: Jun 1 – 18, 2023 Venue: Various farms and locations
Did you know that the Canadian Tulip Festival symbolizes the friendship between Canada and the Netherlands, marked by the gift of tulips in the aftermath of World War II? This is your opportunity to enjoy vibrant colours and fragrant blooms of tulips while taking several Instagram worthy pictures. Serving as the backdrop to various activities and performances, this world-renowned festival gathers people to soak in the beauty of this iconic event.
Ottawa Fringe Festival
Date: June 15 – 25, 2023. Venue: 2 Daly Ave #100, Ottawa
If you love live theater performances and thought-provoking dramas, Ottawa’s Fringe Festival is the place to be. Enjoy a diverse showcase of independent theater and performance. From interesting dramas to hilarious comedies, the Fringe Festival lets you discover emerging artists and engage with the vibrant local theater scene.
Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival 2023
Date: Jun 21- 25, 2023. Venue: Mādahòkì Farm
The rich culture and heritage of Indigenous peoples are at the core of Canada. At Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival, you’ll get to learn more about the culture and experience the best traditional and contemporary Indigenous arts, music, dance, and cuisine. From storytelling sessions to interactive workshops, there are so many activities to enjoy.