Rock Climbing - Altitude Gym

Come experience the thrill of rock climbing ! Altitude gym uses renowned walltopia climbing wall surface. Burn some energy while having fun!


Together Ensemble Exhibition

Together Exhibition

An interactive, hands-on, bilingual experience designed to spark conversations about the role that Canadians can play in reducing global poverty. Presented by:


"Zone Active" CEPEO

A series of recreational, educational and cultural activities animated by educational professionals. Kids will move, laugh, learn and have fun in French!


Long and McQuade Instrument Petting Zoo

Instead of goats and rabbits, the Long and McQuade Instrument Petting Zoo includes horns, trumpets, drums and guitars. With professional supervision aspiring musicians can play, play, play!


Puppets Up! Workshop

Join Puppets Up! mascot Nick, and his team of puppet professors, as they guide you through a puppet workshop to build your very own finger puppet. Brought to you by Puppets Up! International Puppets Festival.

Tread On It!

Jeff Mann brings TREAD ON IT! Create your own t-shirt design using car parts rescued from the junkyard and unwanted house paint. Remember to bring your own t-shirt!

Adam the Dinosaur

Meet Adam, Ottawa's favorite dinosaur. See if you can spot him at the park throughout the Festival! Beware, he may bite!


Kromatik - Face Painting

The artists of Kromatik invite you into their unique universe for a thrill ride of high-speed face painting. The quality and the originality of their ideas will amaze you. Participate in this colourful performance and transform yourself into a work of art for a day!

YMCA-YWCA Activity Zone

Let kids burn off some energy and join the YMCA-YWCA in the Activity Zone for games and activities! Challenge new friends and have fun together in a relay race and pylon game, get stuck under a rainbow parachute, or create a new game using balls, hula hoops and skipping ropes!


Ottawa Storytellers

Let yourself be taken to another world as some of your favorite books are brought to life! A presentation by The Ottawa StoryTellers.


Landsdowne Park Adventures

Art, science and play! Build and invent in this loose parts playground. Explore and discover with Maker activities. Adventures from engineering and electricity to colour and chemistry are happening here.


Lumiere Festival Lantern Workshop

The Lumiere Festival’s Lantern Caretakers will guide you through the making of your very own lantern. Brought to you by the NECTAR Centre.


Mad Hatter Tea Party

Welcome to The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party! Orbital Talent combines puppetry, expressive characters and adventurous comedy!

Pauline Brown Stepdancing

Thursday to Sunday only (following day time performances by Ashley MacIsaac)
Following daytime performances by Ashley MacIsaac, Pauline Brown’s School of Stepdancing will be holding workshops.


Ottawa School of Art

Friday to Sunday only
With the help of professional artists, we will create artworks using a variety of mediums including silkscreen and easy printmaking techniques. Come and learn about the wide range of courses offered by OSA for all ages of art enthusiasts. Art materials provided but bring your own white t-shirt if you would like to take home a self-made silkscreen shirt!

Ottawa Art Gallery Art Tent

Friday, May 12th only
This mobile art studio provides a fun, friendly and bilingual space for adults and kids of all ages to explore their creativity.