Ottawa Bluesfest is an annual outdoor music festival that takes place each July in downtown Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. While the festival’s lineup historically focused on blues music at its inception, it has increasingly showcased mainstream pop, hip hop, reggae, and rock acts in recent years. Bluesfest has become the largest blues festival in Canada and the second largest in North AmericaaIn May, keen runners—including Olympic athletes and champions from around the world—converge on Canada’s capital to compete in one or more of six amazing events: the marathon, half marathon, 10K, 5K, 2K and kids’ marathon.
The spirit is festive and to the revival! Be part of the next flamboyant chapter of Les Grands Feux. Every Wednesday and Saturday, in August, Les Grands Feux du Casino Lac-Leamy invites you to participate in the event as it returns to its usual format on the site of the Canadian Museum of History.
The Canadian Tulip Festival was established to celebrate the historic Royal gift of tulips from the Dutch to Canadians immediately following the Second World War as a symbol of international friendship.