What’s Happening this June in Ottawa

Now until Jun 16. Ottawa Italian Week Festival. Food, art, music and more. Preston St. italianweekottawa.ca

Now until Sept 8. Gauguin: Portraits. 65 carefully selected works by Paul Gauguin. National Gallery of Canada. gallery.ca

Jun 13-15. Festival Franco-Ontarien. Featuring Diane Dufresne, Laurence Nerbonne and other Francophone artists. Major’s Hill Park. ffo.ca

Jun 13-23. Ottawa Fringe Festival. Uniting artists and audiences in theatre. Various locations. ottawafringe.com

Jun 14. Casino Royale. Casino night supporting the Ottawa Senators Foundation. Brookstreet Hotel. $55+.casinoroyaleottawa.com

Jun 14-15. Montebello Rock. Outdoor music festival with camping. $85+. montebellorock.com

Jun 14-15. Glowfair Festival. 10 blocks of music and art. Bank Street. Free. glowfairfestival.ca

Jun 14-16. Ferrari Festival. Cars, food and family fun. Preston St. fcaottawa.com

Jun 14-16. Carivibe Ottawa. Parade Jun 15 at 12pm on Wellington St. carivibe.com

Jun 14-Oct 5. Capital Pop Up Cinema. Outdoor movies in various locations. capitalpopupcinema.com

Jun 15. Mad Trapper Trail Beer Mile (Denholm). Beer followed by a trail race. trailbeermile.com

Jun 15, Jul 20, Aug 24. Crafts and Drafts. Live entertainment and family activities. Beyond the Pale Brewery. btpshop.ca

Jun 16. Happy Father’s Day!

Jun 16. Father’s Day Brunch at Stonebridge Golf Club. 10am and 12:30pm seatings. $32 adults, $15 kids. stonebridgegc.com

Jun 16. Father’s Day Brunch at Perspectives. 9:30am to 1:30 pm with brunch favourites and BBQ zone. $44 adults, $25 kids. brookstreethotel.com

Jun 16. Preston Street Criterium. Ottawa’s longest running closed circuit bike race. prestonstreetcriterium.ca

Jun 16. CMAOntario Awards. Featuring Jason Blaine, Meghan Patrick and more. $74+. nac-cna.ca

Jun 17-30. Welcoming Ottawa Week. Cultural and Celebratory events to welcome newcomers. olip-plio.ca

Jun 17, Jul 16, Aug 15, Sept 14. Full Moon Yoga. Lansdowne Park. Free. ottawayoga.com

Jun 18. Compost Pedal. Recover green waste from local businesses. North Collective Garden. facebook.com/Pédale-au-Compost

Jun 19-23. RibFest. Featuring over 13 international “ribbers”. Spark St. sparkslive.com

Jun 19, Jul 24, Aug 28. Field to Plate Dinner Series. Featuring menus inspired by their fields. $55 per person. strathmere.com

Jun 20. REDBLACKS Home Opener vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders. TD Place. $29+. ottawaredblacks.com

Jun 20. Joey Landreth. Roots and rock artist. $20. nac-cna.ca

Jun 20-22. Cirque Goes Broadway. Cirque-style performance to Broadway hits. $52+. nac-cna.ca

Jun 20-23. Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival. Live music, family activities and Pow-Wow. Vincent Massey Park. ottawasummersolstice.ca

Jun 20-23. Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival. Featuring dragon boat races, a half-moon run, volleyball, axe throwing, concerts and more. Mooney’s Bay. dragonboat.net

Jun 21-23. Maxville Fair. Rides and live music. maxvillefair.ca

Jun 21-24. Festival L’Outaouais en Fête. Music, rides and fireworks. $80. festivaloutaouaisenfete.com

Jun 21-Jul 1. Jazz Festival. Norah Jones, The Roots, Judith Hill and more. Confederation Park. ottawajazzfestival.com

Jun 22. A Taste of the Wild. Four-course educational meal with food historian. $90+. historymuseum.ca

Jun 22-23. Escapade. Featuring DJ Snake, Martin Garrix and Loud Luxury. TD Place. $120+. escapademf.com

Jun 23. Push For Your Tush. 10km and 5km run or walk for colon cancer. Lansdowne Park. coloncancercanada.ca

Jun 23. Fête Nationale du Quebec en Outaouais. Laval Street, Gatineau. fetenationale.quebec

Jun 28. Super Fly: Nature Nocturne. $25. nature.ca

Jun 29-Jul 7. Ontario Family Fishing Week. License-free fishing across Ontario. ontariofamilyfishing.com

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