List of Ottawa Festivals - Bluesfest, Tulip Festival, Winterlude and more
Ottawa is home to dozens of festivals, representing dozens of different topics and interests. From Winterlude in the cold months of February, to the Tulip Festival in the spring, to Bluesfest in the heat of July, festivals are a great way to enjoy our city.
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- Soul Kisser
Soul Kisser is one of Ottawa's up and coming experimental acts, bringing post rock/shoegazer music to Ottawa's masses, and hopefully beyond, with energy and original songwriting. The result is a medley of effects, rumbling bass/guitar licks, infectious keys and all manner of instrumentation. Soul Kisser songs will capture the imagination and sooth the soul. Featuring Jayson (Bassist/Guitarist/Vocalist) & Adriana (Keyboardist). Otto (Drummer) Roland Juno Di/Line 6 JM4 Looper.
- Brew Donkey Charity Tour Series
A monthly brewery tour supporting local charities - First Sunday of every month, raising find by raising a glass."
- September 8: Crush Improv's monthly 'Bout Time at the Heart & Crown (Byward Market)
'Bout Time! is Crush Improv's monthly competitive show, where two teams of three compete in a series of improv challenges in the first half of the show that earn them minutes of stage time in the second. The audience votes by secret ballot for their favourite team, and the team with the most votes returns next month to defend their title. A fun night of theatre, comedy and music. Starts at 9pm, admission $5.
- September 13-14, 2014: Fibrefest
The Mississippi Valley Textile Museum presents the 19th FIBREFEST at the Museum and the Almonte Arena. Old favorites returning are Button Mania, Vintage Clothing, demonstrations, Fabric Flea Market, Tea room and over 80+ Vendors. New to fibrefest this year are Alpaca Ontario with a fleece sort-a-thon and an exciting fabric exhibition from Nuno, Japan. Come and enjoy a day in Almonte. Free parking. $5 admission.
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Ottawa Festivals By Month
- August 28-September 1: Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival / Festival de Montgolfières de Gatineau
- September 4-7: House of PainT Festival
- September 7: Festival Latino Ottawa
- September 10-14: Ottawa Folk Festival
- September 13-14: Fibrefest
- September 13-14: Turkish Festival
- September 17-21: Ottawa International Animation Festival
- October 16-19: Merrickville Jazz Fest
The official website of Ottawa Festivals, a not-for-profit member-based organization representing Ottawa's not-for-profit festival industry. In addition to news, updates and information about the industry and our member festivals, special events and fairs, the website features industry job opportunities and linkages to our social networks designed to interact with event guests, participants, volunteers, supporters and the community at large.
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Events Ontario (FEO)
Festivals & Events Ontario serves as the “voice” of the festivals & events industry within the province.
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