• By: Kat Walcott

What’s happening in Ottawa January 24th – 26th, 2020


What: Ottawa Home & Remodelling Show
When: Jan. 23rd – 26th
Where: EY Centre
Price: $10 – $11

The annual Ottawa Home & Remodelling Show is back to serve all your home improvement needs! This multi-day event features top home companies and retailers, live demonstrations, workshops and opportunities to talk to experts about all your concerns. Tickets are on sale now online and at the door.

Photo: Ottawa Home & Remodelling Show 

What: Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet — The Wizard of Oz
When: January 23rd – 25th, various showtimes
Where: National Arts Centre
Price: $15 – $135

The Royal Winnipeg Ballet is in town for a very special engagement! For three days only, catch their production of “The Wizard of Oz.” The production has been critically acclaimed for its stunning choreography and beautiful costumes. Don't miss out on the chance to see this exceptional show. Tickets start as low as $15 if you’re under 30 years old and snag them during the Live Rush slot!

Photo: David Cooper via Royal Winnipeg Ballet 

What: Chinatown’s Lunar New Year Celebration
When: January 25th, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Ottawa Chinatown
Price: Free

Ring in the Year of the Rat in Ottawa's Chinatown! There will be a traditional dragon dance, drummers. Various stores and vendors will be handing out lucky red envelopes, and more. Totally free and open for all to attend. Don't miss it!

Photo: Ottawa Chinatown

What: Ottawa Black History Month Launch & Opening Ceremony
When: January 25th, 2 p.m – 4 p.m.
Where: Shaw Centre
Price: Free

Help the city kick off Black History Month at the official Black History Ottawa opening ceremony! There will be speeches from prominent members of Ottawa's black community, artistic performances, community awards and more. This year’s official Black History Month stamp will also be unveiled! Reserve your free spot over on Eventbrite.

Photo: Black History Ottawa

What: Ottawa Farmers’ Market: Winter Market
When: Sunday, January 26th, 10 a.m – 3 p.m.
Where: Aberdeen Pavilion, Lansdowne Park
Price: Free

The Ottawa Farmers’ Market Winter Edition runs every Sunday until spring! Don’t worry about getting cold — the market takes place inside the spacious and heated Aberdeen Pavilion. Hot apple cider, fresh baked goods, locally-raised meat, and much more are available for purchase!

Photo: Ottawa Farmers’ Market