August Events Calendar

The return to school is just around the corner! Be sure to make the most of these summer months as possible!

Ottawa Greek Festival

August 5 – 15

This annual 11-day festival showcases live Greek music, traditional dances, excellent Greek cuisine, language lessons, and demonstrations of all sorts!

Full Moon Yoga

August 11

Full Moon Yoga is offered free to the public by the City of Ottawa and these classes are open to all levels, so join us on the lawn for a wonderful moonlit class. Grab your mat, water bottle, and your yoga buddies!

Afrobeat Music Festival

August 20

Listen to a blend of dancehall, soca, reggae, zouk, and more, featuring a host of performers from DJs to artists, including a dance competition on both days.

Capital Pride

August 21 – 28

During the third week of August every year, you can join in diverse celebrations of Ottawa’s LGBTQ+ community in parks, streets, clubs and other sites across the city. On Festival Weekend, the intersection of Bank Street and Somerset Street West, the centre of Ottawa’s Gay Village, becomes an entertainment hub with live music, a community fair and a beer garden.

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