July 2, 2024

Exciting Times in Ottawa: A Summer of Sports and Community Events

Stadium at TD Place in Ottawa

As summer heats up in Ottawa, there’s no shortage of exciting events to mark on your calendar. From thrilling rugby matches to bustling markets and vibrant community gatherings, here’s a snapshot of what’s in store for residents and visitors alike.

Rugby in the Capital

Canada’s Men’s Rugby Team is set to come to TD Place this July. On Saturday, July 6th, at 5:00 pm, Team Canada will face off against Scotland, followed by another gripping match against Romania on Friday, July 12th, at 7:00 pm ET. Both games promise intense action and are not to be missed! Get your tickets >>

Community Markets

For those with a taste for local flavors and unique finds, Ottawa’s farmers’ markets and community flea markets are perfect weekend destinations. The Farmers Market is open Sundays from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, offering everything from fresh produce to handmade crafts, providing a vibrant hub for local producers and shoppers alike. Meanwhile, the 613 Flea at Aberdeen Plaza, happening on select Saturdays, showcases Ottawa’s creative spirit with a diverse array of artisanal goods and vintage treasures. The upcoming dates include July 6 and 20, and August 3, 17 and 31.

Sports Spectacular

Sports fans have plenty more to cheer about with Atletico Ottawa and the Ottawa BlackJacks in action.


Get ready for an exhilarating series of REDBLACKS football games at TD Place! Mark your calendars for matchups against Edmonton on July 19 and Calgary on July 26, with thrilling games against Saskatchewan and British Columbia also on the horizon. Join us for high-energy football and vibrant stadium atmosphere. Get your tickets today >>

Atlético Ottawa

Atletico Ottawa will be hosting some exciting upcoming games, including Pacific FC, on July 6th at 1:00 pm at TD Place, promising not just soccer but also their lively Beach Party, complete with a prize of $1000 for the best tropical outfits. Some other themes include Legends and Heroes, Dog’s Big Night and La Fiesta, all throughout the summer! Buy tickets >>

Ottawa BlackJacks

Basketball enthusiasts can catch the Ottawa BlackJacks in action throughout July, with games featuring exciting halftime shows, and a vibrant game-day atmosphere at affordable prices. Catch DJ TDOT spinning tunes and Bobby Brugal on the mic. Don’t miss the thrilling halftime shows at every game. Buy tickets >>

Whether you’re a sports enthusiast, a foodie, or someone who loves exploring local arts and crafts, Ottawa’s lineup of events promises something for everyone. Gather your friends and family, your best tropical attire, and soak up the excitement of a summer filled with community spirit and sporting excitement right here in Canada’s capital. Check out the upcoming events >>