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Are you looking for ways to make the most out of your summer in Ottawa? The Ottawa Tourism Event Calendar is the place to go for upcoming happenings in the National Capital Region. From cultural festivals to musical festivals, professional sporting events to night markets, there is something for everyone and at every price point.

Our top picks for inexpensive August activities include 613Flea at Lansdowne  (5 mins from campus), the Sound and Light Show at Parliament Hill (15 mins from campus), City Sounds free concerts across the city, and the Torchlight Shakespeare Festival taking place in various parks.  August is also an excellent time in immerse yourself in community celebration through various arts and culture festivals happening in the nation’s capital. In August, opportunities include Capital Pride, the Ottawa Greek Fest, Asinabka Film and Media Arts Festival, and much more!