Celebrate Summer in Style at Ottawa’s Must-Attend Festivals This June 2024

Celebrate Summer in Style at Ottawa’s Must-Attend Festivals This June 2024

Don’t let the start of the summer season go to waste by checking out all the hottest happenings in Ottawa this June! From rockin’ music festivals to adrenaline-pumping fun in the water, there’s an event for everyone happening in the city.

So, open up your calendars or get out your monthly planner and join us at Ottawa’s awesome festivals to make your month one to remember!

Ottawa Fringe Festival

Ottawa Fringe Festival

WHEN: June 13-23, 2024

WHERE: Various Venues

WEBSITE: https://ottawafringe.com/

Start June off right with the Ottawa Fringe Festival, where you can get to watch and support your favorite musical artists at different venues for several days! 

Festival Franco-Ontarien

Festival Franco-Ontarien

WHEN: June 16-18, 2024

WHERE: Major’s Hill Park

WEBSITE: http://www.ffo.ca/

Celebrate the brilliance of francophone culture with concerts, art, and other entertaining events for three days of unforgettable experiences!

Escapade Music Festival

Escapade Music Festival

WHEN: June 21-23, 2024

WHERE: Lansdowne Park, 1015 Bank Street

WEBSITE: https://www.escapademf.com/

Experience Ottawa’s most epic EDM festival at the Escape Music Festival for three exciting days of fun and music!

The Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival

The Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival

WHEN: June 21-23, 2024

WHERE: Mooney’s Bay Park, Riverside Drive

WEBSITE: http://dragonboat.net/

Have some fun in the sun at the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival and watch as 200 teams in competitive, corporate, and community categories race in the water!

Ottawa Jazz Festival

Ottawa Jazz Festival

WHEN: June 21-30, 2024

WHERE: Confederation Park, Elgin St.

WEBSITE: https://ottawajazzfestival.com/

Sit back and relax as you listen to the best of Ottawa’s jazz musicians at the Ottawa Jazz Festival this summer!

Fiddles On the Rideau Festival

Fiddles On the Rideau Festival

WHEN: June 21-23, 2024

WHERE: Manotick United Church, 5567 Manotick Main St., Manotick

WEBSITE: https://fiddlesontherideau.com/

Chillax along the edge of the Rideau River, and enjoy the soothing sounds of the live performances by three of Canada’s finest musicians.

PaddleFest

PaddleFest

WHEN: June 22, 2024

WHERE: McLean Avenue Beach, 178 McLean Avenue, Arnprior

WEBSITE: https://ovap.ca/pages/paddlefest

End the month of June with a splash by attending the Ottawa PaddleFest, picking out your boat, and paddling the river on a variety of kayaks and paddleboards!