Announcements

Ottawa Event Announcement: The Canadian Showtime Chorus Holiday Gala!

The Canadian Showtime Chorus is at it again and has planned an incredible event raising money to support their group's endeavors! This affordable event looks fantastic, and tickets are still available! The details are available on their website: https://canadianshowtimechorus.com/Annual_Gala_Fundraiser Mark your calendar for December 1 at 6:30pm!  Delight in a festive evening, with ...
Read More

Ottawa Event Announcement: The Tea and Chocolate Festival

The Tea and Chocolate Festival returns! The Festival brings together tea and chocolate lovers and food enthusiasts for two full days of meeting, tasting and learning. It is a unique opportunity to sip and savour while getting to know the makers and curators behind the many delicious tea, chocolate and ...
Read More

Ottawa Event Announcement: Bohemian Rhapsody Sing-A-Long Fundraiser

Do you love Queen? Do you love the movie Bohemian Rhapsody? Do you have a hard time NOT singing along? This event is a fantastic excuse to get out and enjoy this incredible film while giving you the opportunity to sing along with your friends, family and a room full ...
Read More

Halloween Events in Ottawa: What’s there to do for people of all ages?

As Halloween approaches, once again this year, I’ve compiled a full list of all the parties and activities that I can find and put them into one place! The list this year is much longer than last year’s list so hopefully I’ve found something for you to enjoy!! There are ...
Read More

Ottawa Event Announcement: The Eve Film Festival schedule has been released!!

The 2019 Eve Film Festival schedule has been released! Any film buff will love this line up of fantastic screenings!! Find the full program below and then buy your tickets as soon as possible, as it’s sure to sell out!! Eve Film Fest (EFF) is a feminist event that showcases and ...
Read More

Ottawa Event Announcement – MARVEST Line Up is Announced

MARVEST NEWS RELEASE CityFolk organizers set to stage MARVEST 2019 in ‘the Glebe’ Unique Marvest venue ~ credit Gilles Vezina OTTAWA, August 28, 2019 —  CityFolk music festival organizers today announced the line-up for their 2019 edition of MARVEST—a harvest of music and so much more. The programming team has ...
Read More

Ottawa Event Announcement: Hopped and Confused Festival

Today, Dine Alone and Mill Street Brewery are announcing the fourth annual Ottawa Hopped & Confused, which will be taking place on August 23rd and 24th at Mill Street's Ottawa Brewpub. The event will feature perennial chart-toppers July Talk, Canadian legends Sloan, multi-time Polaris and Juno nominees Weaves and Born ...
Read More

What to do for Canada Day in Ottawa!

Happy almost Canada Day!!! I’ve put together a list of all the events going on in Ottawa for our nation’s birthday! I’ve included what I can find for both the major community events as well as some of the smaller parties throughout this city. If you are hosting a party ...
Read More

Ottawa Event Announcement: Fringe Festival

After two years of increasingly frequent theatre reviews, I've developed a love for liver performances. This year's Fringe Festival looks amazing, and I've really taken the time to look into the schedule! How have I been missing out on this for so long!!! It looks fantastic with way to many ...
Read More

New Ottawa Attraction: William Street Pedestrian Plaza

There's a new cool attraction in the Byward Market! I attended the official opening of the William Street Pedestrian Plaza Monday morning. It looks like it'll be a great addition to an already fantastic part of the city! The even have a rail system (see photo below). Official Press Release: ...
Read More

Ottawa Event Announcement: CITYFOLK Festival Announces Amazing Line Up

NEWS RELEASE CityFolk announces amazing line-up for September For immediate release OTTAWA, May 21, 2019— CityFolk festival organizers today announced the initial line-up for their 2019 program. Confirmed acts to date include Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters (Sep 15); Leon Bridges (Sep 14); Summersault — Our Lady Peace, +LIVE+, Bush ...
Read More

Ottawa’s Newest Activity: ESCAPE ROAD

If you're a fan of escape rooms and/or treasure hunts, check out this new activity that requires players to venture around a selected part of the city to collect clues and work their way out of a major problem. All the details about how it works can be found on ...
Read More

Ottawa Event Announcement: Annual Lawyer Play: War of Two Worlds

The annual CCLA/CGTC (Carleton County Law Association/Great Canadian Theatre Company) Lawyer Play has a cast composed of lawyers, law students, paralegals, judges and magistrates. It is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2019, thanks to the ongoing and generous support of sponsors and theatre enthusiasts. This year’s play – War of Two Worlds - is ...
Read More

Ottawa Event Announcement: Harmony Concerts Presents: Twin Flames Concert and Indigenous People Bursary

The always entertaining and amazingly talented Twin Flames are returning to the nation's capital for a one-night only event on Monday April 29th at the St. Barnabas Church on James Street. This captivating duo combines two award-winning unique singer-songwriters Jaaji an Inuk Mohawk from Quqtaq, Nunavik and Chelsey June Algonquin ...
Read More

Ottawa Event Announcement: Ottawa Dragon Boat Races Concert Line-Up

TIM HORTONS OTTAWA DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL UNVEILS CHAMPIONSHIP LINEUP OF FREE CONCERTS FEATURING HEADLINERS HALF MOON RUN, ALAN DOYLE, JESS MOSKALUKE, AND USS Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival, running June 20th to 23rd, is proud to announce the 2019 lineup presented by the Rideau Carleton Casino. Headliners for the ...
Read More

Ottawa Event Announcement: Brew Donkey to begin offering cannabis tours

From April Fools Joke to reality, cannabis tours will be offered in Canada's Capital. OTTAWA, ONTARIO – April 17th, 2019 – Brew Donkey, Ottawa’s first and only brewery tour service, will now start offering tours featuring legal cannabis producers. With federal regulations now in place legalizing recreational cannabis, Brew Donkey ...
Read More

Ottawa Event Announcement: Salus Ottawa Presents: Let’s Party with The PepTides!!

This won’t be just any old Saturday night! On Saturday, May 18, you’re invited to celebrate with us and our friends The PepTides for a very special anniversary celebration in the Alma Duncan Salon at the Ottawa Art Gallery. For 40 years, Salus has provided mental health support services in Ottawa. In ...
Read More

Ottawa Event Announcement: Bluesfest Line-Up is RELEASED!!

The highly anticipated annual event has finally arrived! Each year Ottawans look forward to having a look at the year's most exciting music festival: RBC Bluesfest! There were a couple sneak peaks already announced this year with Eric Church, and the Back Street Boys (enter squealing sound here). #backstreetsback For ...
Read More

Covert Ottawa Weekly Update: Ottawa Events January 28th February 3rd

Another week finished up and almost another month too! Half the winter is pretty much over!!! Well, kinda. It was a wintery past couple weeks, but from what I saw, that didn’t keep people hiding at home, we were all out and about despite the weather! This coming week is ...
Read More

Ottawa Event Announcement: Come See and Hear the World

The Team Behind Bluesfest announces new festival in conjunction with Winterlude Ottawa, ON, January 23, 2019 – RBC Bluesfest organizers today announced they will launch the inaugural ‘Come See & Hear the World’ festival during this year’s Winterlude event. The festival will take place on February 15 and 16 and ...
Read More

Weekly Newsletter: Ottawa Events January 21st – 27th

Happy Monday everyone!! I hope you all survived the exciting weather day on Sunday! Just such a fun mix of disgusting cold, lots of wind, and a ton of snow. Happy Ottawa weather!! The great news is that we’ve got a couple more shivery days to start the week, then ...
Read More

Exciting Sens Book Release!! The History of the Sens Jersey

Hey there, this isn't my usual kind of post, but I thought it was a really cool idea, and it's put together after years of work from some local Ottawa peeps! This would be perfect for any Sens fan so I thought I'd pass it along, as we can all ...
Read More

Weekly Newsletter: Ottawa Events January 14th – 20th

Last week, I mentioned in my post that we’re back to reality here in Ottawa after the Christmas break. Well, as expected, reality kicked in this weekend and we had our first really cold weekend. With that, we all got to see Facebook pictures of our friends and family enjoying ...
Read More

Ottawa Event Announcement: Orpheus’ 2019/2020 schedule has been released!!

Orpheus Musical Theatre has announced the 2019/2020 season line up!! If you're not familiar with Orpheus, they put on extremely high quality performances throughout the year. I have attended many of them and written reviews for these shows. I invite you to have a look at my reviews. It seems that ...
Read More

Weekly Newsletter: Ottawa Events January 7-13th

Christmas holidays are over and it’s back to reality for most of us. The roads were much busier this morning, with all the daily commuters and office drones making their way back to their cubicles. I am one of those drones, so don’t take it personally. Haha This weekly newsletter ...
Read More

Ottawa Event Announcement: Kemptville Live Line-Up is Out!!

Happy New Years everyone!!! As a celebration, I wanted to point out that the first major music festival headliners have been announced for the Kemptville Live 2019 Music Festival!! This festival runs from July 18th - 21st this year. They've been bringing in amazing acts for several years and 2019 ...
Read More

Weekly Newsletter: Ottawa Events December 31st – January 6th

Happy New Years everyone!!! Out with the old, and in with the new! I hope everyone had a great 2018 with an even better 2019 in store! It’s been a great year for us here at Covert Ottawa Guy! Obviously, the biggest events of the week this week are the ...
Read More

Weekly Newsletter: Ottawa Events, December 24th – 30th

Merry Christmas!!! I hope everyone is having a great holiday with their families and friends and are all set for celebrations! This past weekend, I myself relaxed with some family and watched the greatest Christmas movie of all time, Die Hard!! This coming week is a little slower than what ...
Read More

Ottawa Event Announcement: Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience

Christmas has come early to the Ottawa region as, Starvox Entertainment and Potted Productions have announced that London's West End hit Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience - A Parody by Dan and Jeff, presented by Algonquin Commons Theatre, will be coming back to Ottawa by popular demand after a ...
Read More

Ottawa Event Review: Elf: The Musical

Thursday night was a Sparkle Jolly Twinkle Jingle time thanks to Suzart’s latest production of Elf: The Musical!! If you’re a fan of the classic Christmas film “Elf” starring Will Ferrell, then you’ll absolutely love this performance! Directed by the talented Ellen Seguin, produced by Cass Marks (who beautifully choreographed ...
Read More
Loading...