Entertainment & Nightlife
Ottawa awakens when the sun goes down, meeting the needs of every reveller. The ByWard Market district — home to local farmers, artisans and boutique shops during the day — transforms into the epicentre of the city’s nightlife. Countless bars and lounges are located within “the Market”, as well as hotspots to catch live entertainment such as Zaphod Beeblebrox and The Mercury Lounge.
If you prefer a night out with lady luck, then the Casino du Lac-Leamy, about 10 minutes from downtown Ottawa, has more than 1,800 slot machines, poker tables, roulette and lots more. And venues such as the National Arts Centre and Ottawa Little Theatre stage a variety of shows throughout the year.
Located in a spectacular structure overlooking the Casino Lac-Leamy gaming area, ALÉA is the ultimate nightclub to appreciate the best in nightlife.
The NHL's Ottawa Senators Hockey Club takes to the ice every hockey season from September to April for 41 regular-season home games at Canadian Tire Centre. Tickets are available for season-ticket packages, groups and individual games.
Casino du Lac-Leamy has numerous unique architectural features as well as gaming, fine dining, two bars offering live music, and an art gallery.
Better known as The Laff: a comfortable pub and tavern in the heart of Ottawa's Byward Market.
Located in the heart of downtown next to the Rideau Canal, the NAC is Canada's premier showcase of the performing arts.
Gaming facility offers 1,250 slot machines, ranging from pennies to $5.
Canada's oldest community theatre has been presenting comedies, mysteries, and dramas for over 90 years.
TD PLACE at Lansdowne is Ottawa’s exciting new urban sports and entertainment destination. It is the home of the new Ottawa REDBLACKS of the CFL, the NASL’s Ottawa Fury FC, and the Ottawa 67’s of the OHL and will host concerts and performances year round.
One of the city's most versatile performance spaces.