Parent and Child Expo


Nepan Sportsplex

Ottawa Parenting Times Magazine is thrilled to present the annual Ottawa Parent & Child Expo for Ottawa families. On March 25 & 26, 2017, gather the kids and head to the family-friendly Nepean Sportsplex (Entrance 4 or Entrance 1) for a weekend of family fun and information. Parents will find a variety of their favourite Ottawa-area exhibitors offering important parenting information, and kids will find Dora the Explorer & Boots, and Marshall & Chase from Paw Patrol LIVE for meet and greets, various on stage musical performances, as well as friendly-mascots to hug, robotics, princesses, and a variety of other activities that focus on fun, learning, and being healthy & active. Including, gymnastics demonstrations and Try-It Zone by Starr Gymnastics, Probots Ottawa robotics zone, face painting, balloons, arts and crafts activities, an Usborne Books reading corner, demos and much more.

Ottawa Wedding Show

Spring into love!

EY Centre - Ottawa

The Ottawa Wedding Show is Ottawa’s premier wedding industry event. Whether you’re looking for inspiration or for the experts that can assist in planning the event of your life, our varied exhibitors are interested in every aspect of your wedding. A wide range of Ottawa’s leading wedding professionals are represented on the show floor. With incredible feature areas, presentations, tastings, and samples, The Ottawa Wedding show is an event in itself!

Innovative Community Support Services

Handcrafted market and community event!


Innovative Community Support Services (ICSS) is a non-profit charitable organization that is committed to creating and providing families & individuals with innovative, high quality and cost effective community based programs and services that promote a strong sense of well being while making a positive contribution to our culturally diversified community.


36th Annual Orchid show!

RA Centre - Ottawa

The Ottawa Orchid Society (OOS) was founded in 1978 to promote and assist in every way the knowledge, appreciation, culture, study, development, improvement and conservation of orchids. The OOS is affiliated with the Canadian Orchid Congress (COC) and with the American Orchid Society (AOS). Through these affiliations, the Society is able to obtain accredited AOS judges for the annual show in Ottawa.


Shop local from the convenience of your home!

Your home

The OVCC (Ottawa Valley Crafts and Collectibles Guild) recently launched the "OVCC Marketplace", a Facebook page for the sale/auction of handmade artisan items produced exclusively by its members. Can't make it to their shows? No problem - you can now enjoy shopping locally handmade online - 24/7, year-round - from the convenience of your home. New items are listed on a daily basis so make sure to check often!

Ottawa Comiccon

The Capital Region's biggest pop culture event!

EY Centre

From comic books to sci-fi, table top games to anime, video games to horror, Comiccon is an event for everyone with a sense for passion. It's a great place to discover independent artists and their creations, numerous merchants selling rare comic books, exclusive toys, pop culture-inspired apparel, well-established companies in the industry and other great surprises along the way..