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Ottawa Fall Festivals

Ottawa Fall Festivals

Ottawa’s lineup of fall festivals includes music, art, creativity, food and drink. It’s shaping up to be one fantastic fall in Canada’s Capital!

House of PainT Festival

September 11 - 15, 2013
Bboys and Bgirls, MCs, DJs, and graffiti artists gather at a legal urban art wall to dance, rap, spin records, and paint. For the complete lineup and tickets visit

Ottawa Fashion Week

September 13 - 15, 2013
Designers from across the country and around the world showcase their spring / summer 2014 collections at the Hilton Lac Leamy. For the complete lineup and tickets visit

Wings Over Gatineau-Ottawa en vol

September 14 - 15, 2013
Aviation enthusiasts young and old can admire a display of over 100 vintage aircraft from across Canada and the northeast of the United States at the Executive Gatineau-Ottawa Airport. For the complete lineup and tickets visit

Ottawa International Animation Festival

September 18 - 22, 2013
The Ottawa International Animation festival is the largest of its kind in North America, attracting film buffs, art lovers, filmmakers, and cartoon fans from around the world to the nation’s Capital. For the schedule of films, screening and special presentations visit

Nuit Blanche Ottawa

September 21 - 22, 2013
A spectacular array of visual, media and performance art from Canada’s capital region and around the world, paying homage to the incredibly creative human spirit. For details on this free public event that includes bilingual programming visit

ARTour in Prescott-Russell

September 28 - 29, 2013
Visual artists open their studio doors to showcase their work during this self-guided tour. Discover wonderful artworks, just a short drive from the city.

150th Carp Fair

September 26 - 29, 2013
Come celebrate agriculture in Ottawa’s countryside, with shows, exhibits, entertainment and good old fashioned fun!

Canadian Comedy Awards Festival

October 3 - 6, 2013
Ottawa plays host to the 14th annual event, with more than 30 shows at local comedy hotspots, culminating in a live awards show from Centrepointe Theatre.

Metcalfe Fair

October 3 - 6, 2013
Major agricultural fall fair in Metcalfe Ontario that began 11 years before Confederation.

National Women’s Show

October 5 - 6, 2013
Looking for the ultimate girl’s day out? Fashion, food and fun all under one roof.

Rendez-vous des Saveurs de l'Outaouais

October 18 - 20, 2013
A gastronomical event that highlights regional cuisine presented by professional chefs and acclaimed chef owners of regional restaurants… all under one roof!

Ottawa International Writers Festival, Fall Edition

October 24 - 30, 2013
Be inspired and exchange creative ideas at the fall installment of the Ottawa International Writers Festival. For tickets and to check out the stellar line up of readings, workshops and seminars visit

Ottawa Food and Wine Festival

October 30 - November 3, 2013
Savour four taste-filled days of programming at the Ottawa Convention Centre for the Ottawa Food and Wine Festival. For details and tickets visit