June Events Calendar

Summer is just around the corner and with that comes festival season! Be sure to check out these great events and festivals across the region this month.


Vegans Who Snack Food Festival

June 3

A vegan-friendly event featuring small businesses with vegan snacks and other goods. A day of small businesses making yummy snacks and take-home goods! Fully vegan event at the Parkdale Market! Bring your pals, social distancing in effect!

Italian Week

June 9

Italian Week features a huge religious procession that winds through its streets, a Mardi Gras type celebration and wonderful samples of Italian food and music.

The New Art Festival

June 11-12

More than 150 artists showcase their work in a beautiful park setting, with painters, photographers, collage artists, sculptors, potters, clothiers, jewellery makers, and more. Amble through the rows of art, eat delicious local food, take in some entertainment, and laze by the creek under a willow tree. Rain or shine. Free admission.

Ottawa Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival

June 21-26

The Ottawa Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival celebrates Indigenous peoples’ culture and heritage through a variety of programming such as creative workshops, education days, traditional knowledge, culinary experiences, a movie night, and the popular Competition Pow Wow featuring live music and dance performances.

For more information on events going on in the city and surrounding area, check out Ottawatourism.ca.