4th annual National Capital 5K and 10K and Wylie Ryan Kids Run

It’s not too late to register for this race, which takes place along the Rideau River. July 31, 8:30 a.m. Terry Fox Athletic Facility.


Open-Air Theatre

The Place d’Orléans is offering free Hollywood blockbusters under the night sky. See Avatar this Saturday. July 31, Place D’Orleans Shopping Centre.


Ottawa African Festival

The capital’s African community is holding its 2nd annual festival at Victoria Island. All weekend, Victoria Island.

Cumberland Farmer's Market

Take a drive out to the country to check out the Cumberland Farmer’s Market. July 31, RJ Kennedy Arena.

Ottawa International Busker Festival

Watch in awe as buskers from around the world perform magic, comedy, stunts, and in some cases, death-defying tricks at the Sparks Street Mall all weekend.

The Rideau Canal Festival

Events include a flotilla, walking tours, food, games and a musical bicycle parade in conjunction. All weekend.