Ottawa 2017

Inspiration Village will be open daily from noon to 8 p.m.

Click below to view upcoming programming.

  • July Schedule
    • July 1st

      *** Canada Day ***

      Stop by Inspiration Village on Canada Day where we will be celebrating Canada’s 150th  with special activities and performances for the whole family. Don’t miss a red and white inspired musical rendition by Groovy Little Orchestra who will perform some of the top Canadian songs. Christopher, Josée and Lexie from Mini TFO will also be on-site to entertain little ones with songs, stories and games.

      12:15 pm – 12:45 pm > TFO Media

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Groovy Little Orchestra

      2:30 pm – 3:00 pm > Groovy Little Orchestra

      3:30 pm – 4:00 pm > TFO Media

      4:30 pm – 5:00 pm > Groovy Little Orchestra

      6:30 – 7:00 pm > TFO Media

      8:00 pm – 9:00 pm > Tambours du Patrimoine

      9:00 pm – 10:00 pm > Patrice Servantes & Guests

      10:00 pm – 11:00 pm > Cobra du Mandingue

       

       

    • July 2nd

      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm >The Great ByWard Market Mystery 

      Geo back to your Canadian roots and join in an interactive scavenger hunt across Inspiration Village and the ByWard Market. Participants will need to use creativity, knowledge and teamwork to decipher clues that will help them to solve the final mystery.

      12:00 pm – 7:30 pm > The Egemen Ustun / Lacey Lucidity (Buskers)

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > Sax Appeal

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Sax Appeal

      2:30 pm – 3:00 pm > Sax Appeal

      4:30 pm – 5:00 pm > Geneviève RB & Alain Barbeau

      5:30 pm – 6:00 pm > Geneviève RB & Alain Barbeau

      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm > Geneviève RB & Alain Barbeau

       

       

    • July 3rd

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > Steve Groves Trio

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > Gabriel LeMarquand-Perreault (Magician)

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Steve Groves Trio

      2:00 pm – 2:30 pm > Gabriel LeMarquand-Perreault (Magician)

      4:00 pm – 4:30 pm > Gabriel LeMarquand-Perreault (Magician)

      5:30 pm – 6:00 pm > Sounds of Stories

      6:00 pm – 6:30 pm > Gabriel LeMarquand-Perreault (Magician)

      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm > Sound of Stories

       

    • July 4th

      5:30 pm – 6:00 pm > Steve Berndt

      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm > Steve Berndt

    • July 5th

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > Gareth Pearson

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Gareth Pearson

      4:30 pm – 5:30 pm > Whitehorse Community Choir

      5:30 pm – 6:00 pm > Nic Carey

      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm > Nic Carey

    • July 6th

      12: 00 pm – 12:25 pm > Be impressed by Sidney Bateman’s diabolo performance – an exclusive sneak peek at Les 7 doigts de la main’s show “Cuisine et Confessions” presented at the National Art Centre on July 7 & 8.

      12:30 pm – 1:30 pm > PIYO & Insanity Live

      Get active at Inspiration Village during a PIYO & Insanity Live workout. Don’t forget your sneakers and towell!

      5:15 pm – 5:45 pm > Genevieve RB & Alain Barbeau

      6:15 pm – 6:45 pm > Genevieve RB & Alain Barbeau

      7:15 pm – 7:45 pm > Genevieve RB & Alain Barbeau

       

    • July 7th

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > Sax Appeal

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Sax Appeal

      4:30 pm – 7:00 pm > The Egemen Ustun (Buskers)

      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm > CANADA 3, 2, 1 FLY AWAY, presented by Porter

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

      Pack a bag and join us for a fun evening in a relaxed urban atmosphere with a live DJ and special guests. You could even win an instant trip within Canada. There is nothing to fill out and nothing to prepare, except for your suitcase and your smile.

      6:00 pm – 6:20 pm > Fashion Show

      7:15 pm – 7:25 pm > Fashion Show

       

    • July 8th

      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm > Beat the Pros – Chess Edition

      12:00 pm – 7:30 pm > Yoshi / The Egemen Ustun (Buskers)

      1:00 pm – 1:30 pm > Children’s Chinese Dance Group

      5:00 pm – 5:30 pm > Harea Band

      6:00 pm – 6:30 pm > Harea Band

      7:00 pm – 7:30 pm > Harea Band

    • July 9th

      *** NUNAVUT DAY ***

      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm > Chalk & Gaffiti Artists – Hugo & Robbie

      12:00 pm – 7:30 pm > Yoshi / The Egemen Ustun (Buskers)

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Hopiho

      2:30 pm – 3:00 pm > Hopiho

      2:30 pm – 3:00 pm > DJ Fools of Wisdom

      3:30 pm – 4:00 pm > DJ Fools of Wisdom

      4:30 pm – 5:00 pm > DJ Fools of Wisdom

      5:30 pm – 6:00 pm > Kelly Fraser (Artist from Nunavut)

      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm > Kelly Fraser (Artist from Nunavut)

      7:30 pm – 8:00 pm > Kelly Fraser (Artist from Nunavut)

    • July 10th

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > Steve Grooves Solo

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Steve Grooves Solo

      5:30 pm – 6:15 pm > Bella Cat

      6:30 pm – 7:15 pm > Bella Cat

    • July 11th

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > Rory Taillon Duo

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Rory Taillon Duo

      5:30 pm – 6:15 pm > Clio Em

      6:30 pm – 7:15 pm > Clio Em

    • July 12th

      12: 30 pm – 1:00 pm > Steve Berndt with Tim Bedner

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Steve Berndt with Tim Bedner

      5:30 pm – 6:15 pm > Chris Zimmerman

      6:30 pm – 7:15 pm > Chris Zimmerman

    • July 13th

      12:30 pm – 1:30 pm > PIYO & Insanity Live

      Get active at Inspiration Village during a PIYO & Insanity Live workout. Don’t forget your sneakers and towell!

      1:30 pm – 2:15 pm > Jonathan Pearce

      2:20 pm – 3:15 pm > Jonathan Pearce

      5:15 pm – 5:45 pm > Miguel de Armas

      6:15 pm – 6:45 pm > Miguel de Armas

      7:15 pm – 7:45 pm > Miguel de Armas

    • July 14th

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Los Paisanos

      2:30 pm – 3:00 pm > Los Paisanos

      4:30 pm – 5:00 pm > Egemen Ustun

      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm > CANADA 3, 2, 1 FLY AWAY, presented by Porter

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

      Pack a bag and join us for a fun evening in a relaxed urban atmosphere with a live DJ and special guests. You could even win an instant trip within Canada. There is nothing to fill out and nothing to prepare, except for your suitcase and your smile.

      5:30 pm – 6:00 pm > Egemen Ustun

      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm > Egemen Ustun

    • July 15th

      PARKS CANADA DAY

      12:00 pm – 12:30  pm > Danger Boy

      1:00 pm – 1:30 pm > Egemen Ustun

      1:00 pm – 1:45 pm > Camping Skit

      13:45 pm – 14:05 pm > Camping Charades

      2:00 pm – 2:30 pm > Egemen Ustun

      2:05 pm – 2:20 pm > National Parks Rap

      2:20 pm – 2:50 pm > Family Feud Game

      2:50 pm – 3:20 pm > Camping Skit

      3:20 pm – 3:35 pm > Camping Charades

      3:35 pm – 4:00 pm > Family Feud Game

      4:00 pm – 4:30 pm > Danger Boy

      5:00 pm – 5:30 pm > Egemen Ustun

      5:30 pm – 6:00 pm > Kimberly Sunstrum

      6:00 pm – 6:30 pm > Danger Boy

      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm > Kimberly Sunstrum

      7:00 pm – 7:30 pm > Egement Ustun

      7:30 pm – 8:00 pm > Kimberly Sunstrum

    • July 16th

      FAMILY DAY

      12:00 pm – 5: pm > Architect for a day

      12:00 pm – 12:30  pm > Danger Boy

      1:00 pm – 1:30 pm > Egemen Ustun

      2:00 pm – 2:30 pm > Danger Boy

      3:00 pm – 3:30 pm > Egemen Ustun

      4:00 pm – 4:30 pm > Danger Boy

      5:00 pm – 5:30 pm > Egemen Ustun

      5:00 pm – 5:30 pm > Abel Maxwell

      6:00 pm – 6:30 pm > Abel Maxwell

      7:00 pm – 7:30 pm > Abel Maxwell

      6:00 pm – 6:30 pm > Danger Boy

      7:00 pm – 7:30 pm > Egement Ustun

    • July 17th

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > Bahamian Children’s Choir

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Kiviuq Returns

      5:30 pm – 6:00 pm > Bella Cat

      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm > Bella Cat

    • July 18th

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > Quantum Tangle

      1:00 pm – 1:30 pm > Los Paisanos

      2:00 pm – 2:30 pm > Los Paisanos

      5:30 pm – 6:00 pm > Rachelle Behrens + HLM

      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm > Rachelle Behrens + HLM

      7:30 pm – 8:00 pm > Capital Ukrainian Festival – Kolizhanky

    • July 19th

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > Gareth Pearson

      1 :30 pm – 2:00 pm > Gareth Pearson

      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm > Impro

      7:30 pm – 8:00 pm > Capital Ukrainian Festival – The Kubasonics

    • July 20th

      12:30 pm – 1:30 pm > PIYO & Insanity Live

      Get active at Inspiration Village during a PIYO & Insanity Live workout. Don’t forget your sneakers and towell!

      1:45 pm – 2:15 pm > For Spectrasonic

      2:00 pm – 5:00 pm > Bike Smoothies

      2:45 pm – 3:15 pm > For Spectrasonic

      5:00 pm – 5:30 pm > Florquestra

      5:45 pm – 6:15 pm > Florquestra

      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm > Florquestra

      7:30 pm – 8:00 pm > Florquestra

    • July 21st

      12:15 pm – 12:45 pm > Steve Berndt Trio

      1:00 pm – 1:30 pm > Ukrainian Festival

      1:50 pm – 2:20 pm > Steve Berndt Trio

      2:00 pm – 6:00 pm > CFRA 580 Broadcast from Inspiration Village

      4:30 pm – 5:00 pm > Yoshi

      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm > CANADA 3, 2, 1 FLY AWAY, presented by Porter

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

      Pack a bag and join us for a fun evening in a relaxed urban atmosphere with a live DJ and special guests. You could even win an instant trip within Canada. There is nothing to fill out and nothing to prepare, except for your suitcase and your smile.

      5:30 pm – 6:00 pm > Yoshi

      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm > Yoshi

    • July 22nd

      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm > Head in the Clouds: Recycled Paper Airplane Workshops 

      Engineers will be on hand to help young and old alike build fantastic flying racers and get them excited about aeronautics. With the help of a launch pad, we will host a friendly competition to see whose aircraft is most accurate, can travel the farthest and can go the highest. Great prizes to be won!

      12:00 pm – 12:30 pm > Yoshi

      12:00 pm – 12:30 pm > Groovy Little Orchestra

      1:00 pm – 1:30 pm > Egemen Ustun

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Groovy Little Orchestra

      2:00 pm – 2:30 pm > Yoshi

      2:30 pm – 3:00 pm > Groovy Little Orchestra

      3:00 pm – 3:30 pm > Egemen Ustun

      4:00 pm – 4:30 pm > Yoshi

      5:00 pm – 5:30 pm > Egemen Ustun

      5:30 pm – 6:00 pm > Trickbang

      6:00 pm – 6:30 pm > Yoshi

      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm > Trickbang

      7:00 pm – 7:30 pm > Egemen Ustun

      7:30 pm – 8:00 pm > Trickbang

    • July 23rd

      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm > Head in the Clouds: Recycled Paper Airplane Workshops 

      Engineers will be on hand to help young and old alike build fantastic flying racers and get them excited about aeronautics. With the help of a launch pad, we will host a friendly competition to see whose aircraft is most accurate, can travel the farthest and can go the highest. Great prizes to be won!

      12:00 pm – 12:30 pm > Yoshi

      12:15 pm – 12:45 pm > Geneviève RB & Alain Barbeau

      1:00 pm – 1:30 pm > Egemen Ustun

      1:15 pm – 1:45 pm > Geneviève RB & Alain Barbeau

      2:00 pm – 2:30 pm > Cumbrae School of Dance

      2:00 pm – 2:30 pm > Yoshi

      3:00 pm – 3:30 pm > Egement Ustun

      4:00 pm – 4:30 pm > Yoshi

      4:30 pm – 5:00 pm > Maria-Hélèna Pacelli

      6:00 pm – 6:30 pm > Yoshi

      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm > Maria-Hélèna Pacelli

      7:00 pm – 7:30 pm > Egemen Ustun

    • July 26th

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > Mark & Brandon

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Mark & Brandon

      3:30 pm – 5:30 pm > Club d’impro – 4 PETIT TURBO

      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm > Club d’impro – Show & Training

    • July 27th

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > Moonfruits

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Moonfruits

      2:00 pm – 5:00 pm > Vélo-Énergie

      2:30 pm – 3:00 pm > Moonfruits

      5:15 pm – 5:45 pm > The Artichoke Hearts

      6:15 pm – 6:45 pm > The Artichoke Hearts

      7:15 pm – 7:45 pm > The Artichoke Hearts

    • July 28th

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > Sarah Scriver

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Sarah Scriver

      2:30 pm – 3:00 pm > Sarah Scriver

      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm > Canada 3, 2, 1 Presented by Porter – DJ & Special Guests

      7:00 pm – 7:15 pm > Canada 3, 2, 1 Presented by Porter – Draw

      4:30 pm – 5:00 pm > The Acrobat Guy

      5:00 pm – 5:30 pm > Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia – Dance

      5:30 pm – 6:00 pm > The Acrobat Guy

      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm > The Acrobat Guy

    • July 29th

      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm > The Great ByWard Market Mystery in Partnership With Escape Manor

      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm > Winnipeg Art Gallery Art Classes

      12:00 pm – 8:00 pm > Twister

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > Christopher Elie

      1:00 pm – 1:30 pm > Egemen Ustun

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Christopher Elie

      2:00 pm – 2:30 pm > The Acrobat Guy

      2:30 pm – 3:00 pm > Christopher Elie

      3:00 pm – 10:00 pm > DJ on Containers

      3:00 pm – 3:30 pm > Egemen Ustun

      3:45 pm – 4:15 pm > The Acrobat Guy

      4:30 pm – 5:00 pm > Egemen Ustun

      5:00 pm – 5:30 pm > Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia

      5:30 pm – 6:00 pm > Fools of Wisdom

      5:45 pm – 6:15 pm > Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia

      6:00 pm – 6:30 pm > Egemen Ustun

      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm > Fools of Wisdom

      7:00 pm – 7:30 pm > Egemen Ustun

    • July 30th

      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm > The Great ByWard Market Mystery in Partnership With Escape Manor

      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm > Winnipeg Art Gallery Art Classes

      12:00 pm – 8:00 pm > Twister

      12:00 pm – 12:30 pm > Patrice Servantes & Flamenco Hive

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > Egemen Ustun

      1:00 pm – 1:30 pm > Patrice Servantes & Flamenco Hive

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > The Acrobat Guy

      2:00 pm – 2:30 pm > Patrice Servantes Solo

      2:30 pm – 3:00 pm > Egemen Ustun

      3:30 pm – 4:00 pm > The Acrobat Guy

      4:30 pm – 5:00 pm > Egemen Ustun

      5:00 pm – 5:30 pm > Bella Cat

      5:30 pm – 6:00 pm > The Acrobat Guy

      6:00 pm – 6:30 pm > Bella Cat

      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm > Egemen Ustun

      7:00 pm – 7:30 pm > Bella Cat

      7:30 pm – 8:00 pm > The Acrobat Guy

  • August Schedule
    • August 1st

      11:00 am – 5:00 pm > Winnipeg Art Gallery

      1:00 pm – 1:30 pm > Genevieve RB & Alain Barbeau

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Genevieve RB & Alain Barbeau

      5:30 pm – 6:15 pm > Sax Appeal

      6:30 pm – 7:15 pm > Sax Appeal

    • August 2nd

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > Audrey Saparno

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Audrey Saparno

      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm > Ligue d’improvisation Étudiante Universitaire

      This Wednesday starting at 5 p.m., watch as a special improv competition unfolds on stage at Inspiration Village. The match will feature eight players from LIEU, along with special guests from Team Ontario, which recently won the gold medal at the Jeux de la francophonie canadienne. Take to the stage and experience improv in the heart of Ottawa’s ByWard Market.

    • August 3rd

      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm > Giant Foosball Table

      12:30 pm – 12:30 pm > Miguel de Armas

      1:30 pm – 1:30 pm > Miguel de Armas

      2:30 pm – 2:30 pm > Miguel de Armas

      2:00 pm – 2:00 pm > Radio: Ottawa’s new Country 94

      6:45 pm – 6:45 pm > Zhejiang Youth Symphony Orchestra

    • August 4th

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > Rachelle Behrens + HML (Quartet)

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Rachelle Behrens + HML (Quartet)

      4:30 pm – 5:00 pm > Egemen Ustun

      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm > Canada 3, 2, 1 Fly Away Presented by Porter Airlines

      5:30 pm – 6:00 pm > Egemen Ustun

      6:00 pm – 6:20 pm > Rent Frock Repeat

      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm > Egemen Ustun

      7:00 pm – 7:15 pm > Canada 3, 2, 1 Fly Away Presented by Porter Airlines

      7:15 pm – 7:30 pm > Rent Frock Repeat (Encore)

    • August 5th

      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm > The Great ByWard Market Mystery

      In collaboration with the crew from Escape Manor, Ottawa 2017 invites you to register for our interactive treasure hunt through ByWard Market. Participants will need to use their creativity, knowledge and teamwork skills to decipher the clues required to solve the final mystery. On-site entertainment, including a giant game of Twister!

      12:00 pm – 2:00 pm > Steve Groves Trio

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > Egemen Ustun

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Lacey Lucidity

      2:30 pm – 3:00 pm > Egemen Ustun

      3:30 pm – 4:00 pm > Lacey Lucidity

      4:30 pm – 5:00 pm > Egemen Ustun

      5:00 pm – 5:30 pm > Mosley

      5:30 pm – 6:00 pm > Lacey Lucidity

      6:00 pm – 6:30 pm > Mosley

      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm > Egemen Ustun

      7:00 pm – 7:30 pm > Mosley

      7:30 pm – 8:00 pm > Lacey Lucidity

    • August 6th

      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm > The Great ByWard Market Mystery

      In collaboration with the crew from Escape Manor, Ottawa 2017 invites you to register for our interactive treasure hunt through ByWard Market. Participants will need to use their creativity, knowledge and teamwork skills to decipher the clues required to solve the final mystery. On-site entertainment, including a giant game of Twister!

      12:00 pm – 12:30 pm > Anna Ludlow

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > Egemen Ustun

      1:00 pm – 1:30 pm > Anna Ludlow

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Lacey Lucidity

      2:00 pm – 2:30 pm > Anna Ludlow

      2:30 pm – 3:00 pm > Egemen Ustun

      3:30 pm – 4:00 pm > Lacey Lucidity

      4:30 pm – 5:00 pm > Egemen Ustun

      5:00 pm – 5:30 pm > Groovy Little Orchestra

      5:30 pm – 6:00 pm > Lacey Lucidity

      6:00 pm – 6:30 pm > Groovy Little Orchestra

      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm > Egemen Ustun

      7:00 pm – 7:30 pm > Groovy Little Orchestra

      7:30 pm – 8:00 pm > Lacey Lucidity

    • August 7th

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > Lloyd Smiley | Music

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Lloyd Smiley | Music

      3:00 pm – 3:30 pm > Ginger Ale & The Mono Whale | Music

      4:00 pm – 4:30 pm > Ginger Ale & The Mono Whale | Music

      5:30 pm – 6:15 pm > Sax Appeal | Music

      6:30 pm – 7:15 pm > Sax Appeal | Music

       

    • August 8th

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > Male Nurse | Music

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Male Nurse | Music

      5:30 pm – 6:30 pm > Eastern Region Cadet Band Concert | Music

    • August 9th

      1:20 pm – 1:15 pm > Geneviève RB & Alain Barbeau | Music

      1:30 pm – 2:15 pm > Geneviève RB & Alain Barbeau | Music

      3:15 pm – 5:30 pm > Club d’impro: 4 Petit Turbo | Improv

      Watch an improv show like you’ve never seen before! Two actors, accompanied by a musician, are all you need to liven up your day. Be part of the action by making decisions that will affect how the story unfolds. You can influence the show’s outcome. Fun for the whole family!

    • August 10th

      12:30 pm – 1:30 pm > Eastern Region Cadet Band Concert | Music

      2:00 pm – 5:00 pm > Pedal Power | Activity

      In collaboration with Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation, come produce energy using a stationary bike. Measure your strength by powering the sLEDgehammer, a 10-foot tower that lights up with the energy you provide by pedalling. Convert the energy you produce to alternating current to power everyday objects. Don’t miss this chance to talk energy at Inspiration Village!

      2:30 pm – 3:15 pm > Kelly Fraser | Music

      3:30 pm – 4:15 pm > Kelly Fraser | Music

      4:30 pm – 5:15 pm > Kelly Fraser | Music

      6:45 pm – 7:45 pm > Eastern Region Cadet Band Concert | Music

       

    • August 11th

      12:30 pm – 1:30 pm > Eastern Region Cadet Band Concert | Music

      2:00 pm – 6:00 pm > Radio: Majic 100 | Radio Broadcast

      3:00 pm – 3:30 pm > Gabriel Le Marquant Perreault | Busker

      4:00 pm – 4:30 pm > Gabriel Le Marquant Perreault | Busker

      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm > CANADA 3, 2, 1 FLY AWAY, presented by Porter

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

      Pack a bag and join us for a fun evening in a relaxed urban atmosphere with a live DJ and special guests. You could even win an instant trip within Canada. There is nothing to fill out and nothing to prepare, except for your suitcase and your smile.

      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm > L’écho d’un peuple : Les Canayens de 1867 | Music

    • August 12th

      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm > DJ Training Workshop | Activity

      In collaboration with Académie du DJ, participate in beginner- and intermediate-level music production through creative workshops. On the agenda: DJ training workshops, as well as exclusive performances by renowned DJs Kleankut and Carl Müren. A not-to-be-missed event for the entire family!

      12:00 pm – 12:30 pm > Yoshi | Busker

      1:00 pm – 1:30 pm > Egemen Ustun | Busker

      2:00 pm – 2:30 pm > Yoshi | Busker

      3:00 pm – 3:30 pm > Egemen Ustun | Busker

      4:00 pm – 4:30 pm > Yoshi | Busker

      5:00 pm – 5:30 pm > Egement Ustun | Busker

      6:00 pm – 6:30 pm > Yoshi | Busker

      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm > South Asian Festival | Music

      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm > DJ Performance | Music

      7:00 pm – 7:30 pm > Egemen Ustun | Busker

    • August 13th

      12 pm – 5 pm > Feel the Rythm of the Drums

      Build your own instrument during a drum-making workshop and discover your inner musician. Several musical activities, including drum and guitar challenges. On-site facilitation and fun for the whole family. Don’t leave empty-handed—the musical instrument you make is yours to keep!

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > Monkey Rock Music | Music

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Monkey Rock Music | Music

      2:30 pm – 3:00 pm > Monkey Rock Music | Music

      4:00 pm – 4:45 pm > MRIGYA | Music

      5:00 pm – 5:30 pm > Binapani Rupchand Chhau Dance Group | Dance

      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm > South Asian Festival | Music

    • August 14th

      12:00 pm – 1:00 pm > Lloyd Smiley | Music

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Lloyd Smiley | Music

      5:30 pm – 6:00 pm > Kelly Sloan | Music

      6:30 pm – 7:15 pm > Kelly Sloan |Music

    • August 15th

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > Geneviève RB & Alain Barbeau | Music

      1:30 – 2:00 pm > Geneviève RB & Alain Barbeau | Music

      5:30 pm – 6:15 pm > ScaryBear Soundtracks | Music

      6:30 pm – 7:15 pm > ScaryBear Soundtracks | Music

    • August 16th

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > Rachelle + HLM | Music

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Rachelle + HLM | Music

      3:15 pm – 5:00 pm > Club d’impro DÉS-Histoires | Improv

      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm > Barbershop Therapy | Music

      7:30 pm – 8:00 pm > Barbershop Therapy | Music

    • August 17th

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > Patrice Servantes & Ed Lister | Music

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Patrice Servantes & Ed Lister | Music

      2:00 pm – 5:00 pm > Pedal Power | Activity

      In collaboration with Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation, come produce energy using a stationary bike. Measure your strength by powering the sLEDgehammer, a 10-foot tower that lights up with the energy you provide by pedalling. Convert the energy you produce to alternating current to power everyday objects. Don’t miss this chance to talk energy at Inspiration Village!

      2:30 pm – 3:00 pm > Patrice Servantes | Music

      5:15 pm – 5:45 pm > Sylvie Duchesneau – Ebonies in Harmony | Music

      6:15 pm – 6:45 pm > Sylvie Duchesneau – Ebonies in Harmony | Music

      7:15 pm – 7:45 pm > Sylvie Duchesneau – Ebonies in Harmony | Music

    • August 18th

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > Hey Buster | Music

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Hey Buster | Music

      2:30 pm – 3:00 pm > Hey Buster | Music

      3:30 pm – 4:30 pm > Signal Hill Choir | Music

      4:30 pm – 5:00 pm > Danger Boy | Busker

      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm > CANADA 3, 2, 1 FLY AWAY, presented by Porter

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

      Pack a bag and join us for a fun evening in a relaxed urban atmosphere with a live DJ and special guests. You could even win an instant trip within Canada. There is nothing to fill out and nothing to prepare, except for your suitcase and your smile.

      5:30 pm – 6:00 pm > Danger Boy | Busker

      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm > Danger Boy | Busker

    • August 19th

      12:00 pm – 12:30 pm > Danger Boy | Busker

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Egemen Ustun | Busker

      2:00 pm – 3:00 pm > Orchestre des jeunes du 150e – Centre d’excellence artistique de l’Ontario et l’Orchestre de la francophonie | Music

      2:30 pm – 3:00 pm > Danger Boy | Busker

      3:30 pm – 4:00 pm > RCMP Pipes | Music

      3:30 pm – 4:00 pm > Egemen Ustun | Busker

      4:30 pm – 5:00 pm > RCMP Pipes | Music

      4:30 pm – 5:00 pm > Danger Boy | Busker

      5:30 pm – 6:00 pm > RCMP Pipes | Music

      5:30 pm – 6:00 pm > Egemen Ustun | Busker

      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm > Orchestre des jeunes du 150e – Centre d’excellence artistique de l’Ontario et l’Orchestre de la francophonie | Music

      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm > Danger Boy | Busker

      7:30 pm – 8:00 pm > Egemen Ustun | Busker

    • August 20th

      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm > Head in the Clouds: Recycled Paper Airplane Workshops 

      Engineers will be on hand to help young and old alike build fantastic flying racers and get them excited about aeronautics. With the help of a launch pad, we will host a friendly competition to see whose aircraft is most accurate, can travel the farthest and can go the highest. Great prizes to be won!

      12:00 pm – 12:30 pm > Sign House Studio | Music

      12:00 pm – 12:30 pm > Danger Boy | Busker

      1:00 pm – 1:30 pm > Egemen Ustun | Busker

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Colores Andinos | Music

      2:00 pm – 2:30 pm > Danger Boy | Busker

      2:30 pm – 3:00 pm > Colores Andinos | Music

      3:00 pm – 3:30 pm > Egemen Ustun | Busker

      3:30 pm – 4:00 pm > Colores Andinos | Music

      4:00 pm – 4:30 pm > Danger Boy | Busker

      5:00 pm – 5:30 pm > Egemen Ustun | Busker

      5:30 pm – 6:00 pm > Groovy Little Orchestra | Music

      6:00 pm – 6:30 pm > Danger Boy | Busker

      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm > Groovy Little Orchestra | Music

      7:30 pm – 8:00 pm > Groovy Little Orchestra | Music

      7:00 pm – 7:30 pm > Egemen Ustun | Busker

    • August 21st

      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm > MJ Dance Company | Dance

      5:30 pm – 6:15 pm > For Spectrasonic | Music

      6:30 pm – 7:15 pm > For Spectrasonic | Music

    • August 22nd

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > Dr Jazz Trio | Music

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Dr Jazz Trio | Music

      5:30 pm – 6:15 pm > Patrice Servantes | Music

      6:30 pm – 7:15 pm > Patrice Servantes | Music

    • August 23rd

      12:30 pm – 1:15 pm > Véronique Turcotte | Music

      1:30 pm – 2:15 > Véronique Turcotte | Music

      3:15 pm – 5:30 pm > Club d’impro DÉS-Histoire | Improv

    • August 24th

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > Geneviève RB & Alain Barbeau | Music

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Geneviève RB & Alain Barbeau | Music

      2:30 pm – 3:00 pm > Geneviève RB & Alain Barbeau | Music

      2:00 pm – 5:00 pm > Pedal Power | Activity

      In collaboration with Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation, come produce energy using a stationary bike. Measure your strength by powering the sLEDgehammer, a 10-foot tower that lights up with the energy you provide by pedalling. Convert the energy you produce to alternating current to power everyday objects. Don’t miss this chance to talk energy at Inspiration Village!

      5:15 pm – 5:45 pm > Patrice Servantes | Music

      6:15 pm – 6:45 pm > Patrice Servantes | Music

      7:15 pm – 7:45 pm > Patrice Servantes | Music

       

    • August 25th

      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm > Curling Canada | Activity

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > Steve Groves Trio | Music

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Steve Groves Trio | Music

      2:30 pm – 3:00 pm > Steve Groves Trio | Music

      4:30 pm – 5:00 pm > Danger Boy | Busker

      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm > CANADA 3, 2, 1 FLY AWAY, presented by Porter

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

      Pack a bag and join us for a fun evening in a relaxed urban atmosphere with a live DJ and special guests. You could even win an instant trip within Canada. There is nothing to fill out and nothing to prepare, except for your suitcase and your smile.

      5:30 pm – 6:00 pm > Danger Boy | Busker

      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm > Danger Boy | Busker

    • August 26th

      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm > Curling Canada

      Come learn how to curl with the RCMP & Rideau Curling Clubs. Who knows, maybe they’ll challenge you for an ultimate face off! Fun for the whole family guaranteed!

      12:00 pm – 12:30 pm > Danger Boy | Busker

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > For Spectrasonic | Music

      1:00 pm – 1:30 pm > The Acrobat Guy (Joey Albert) | Busker

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > For Spectrasonic | Music

      2:00 pm – 2:30 pm > Danger Boy | Busker

      2:30 pm – 3:00 pm > For Spectrasonic | Music

      3:00 pm – 3:30 pm > The Acrobat Guy (Joey Albert) | Busker

      3:30 pm – 4:00 pm > Emilie Phaneuf ft. BPM Dance Troupe | Dance

      4:00 pm – 4:30 pm > Danger Boy | Busker

      4:30 pm – 5:00 pm > Emilie Phaneuf ft. BPM Dance Troupe | Dance

      5:00 pm – 5:30 pm > The Acrobat Guy (Joey Albert) | Busker

      5:30 pm – 6:00 pm > Bonhomme Sept Heure | Music

      6:00 pm – 6:30 pm > Danger Boy | Busker

      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm > Bonhomme Sept Heure | Music

      7:00 pm – 7:30 pm > The Acrobat Guy (Joey Albert) | Busker

      7:30 pm – 8:00 pm > Bonhomme Sept Heure | Music

    • August 27th

      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm > Curling Canada

      Come learn how to curl with the RCMP & Rideau Curling Clubs. Who knows, maybe they’ll challenge you for an ultimate face off! Fun for the whole family guaranteed!

      12:00 pm – 12:30 pm > Danger Boy | Busker

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > LeMeow | Music

      1:00 pm – 1:30 pm > The Acrobat Guy (Joey Albert) | Busker

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > LeMeow | Music

      2:00 pm – 2:30 pm > Danger Boy | Busker

      2:30 pm – 3:00 pm > LeMeow | Music

      3:00 pm – 3:30 pm > The Acrobat Guy (Joey Albert) | Busker

      4:00 pm – 4:30 pm > Danger Boy | Busker

      4:30 pm – 5:00 pm > Amanda Lowe | Music

      5:00 pm – 5:30 pm > The Acrobat Guy (Joey Albert) | Busker

      5:30 pm – 6:00 pm > Amanda Lowe | Music

      6:00 pm – 6:30 pm > Danger Boy | Busker

      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm > Amanda Lowe | Music

      7:00 pm – 7:30 > The Acrobat Guy (Joey Albert) | Busker

    • August 28th

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > Patrice Servantes | Music

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Patrice Servantes | Music

      6:15 pm – 7:00 pm > Sylvie Duchesneau et Frédéric Lacroix | Music

      7:15 pm – 8:00 pm > Sylvie Duchesneau et Frédéric Lacroix | Music

    • August 29th

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > Joey Carey | Music

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Joey Carey | Music

      5:30 pm – 6:15 pm > For Spectrasonic | Music

      6:30 pm – 7:15 pm > For Spectrasonic | Music

    • August 30th

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > Steve Groves | Music

      1:30 – 2:00 pm > Steve Groves | Music

      2:00 pm – 5:00 pm > Pedal Power | Activity

      In collaboration with Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation, come produce energy using a stationary bike. Measure your strength by powering the sLEDgehammer, a 10-foot tower that lights up with the energy you provide by pedalling. Convert the energy you produce to alternating current to power everyday objects. Don’t miss this chance to talk energy at Inspiration Village!

    • August 31st

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > Colores Andinos | Music

      1:30 pm – 2:15 pm > Colores Andinos | Music

      2:30 pm – 3:15 pm > Colores Andinos | Music

      3:00 pm – 8:00 pm > Giant BabyFoot Tables

      5:00 pm – 5:30 pm > William Lamoureux | Music

      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm > Meet the Fury Team

      6:00 pm – 6:30 pm > William Lamoureux | Music

      7:00 pm – 7:30 pm > William Lamoureux | Music

  • September Schedule
    • September 1st

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > The Pharoahs Jazz Trio | Music

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > The Pharoahs Jazz Trio | Music

      4:30 pm – 5:00 pm > Danger Boy | Busker

      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm > CANADA 3, 2, 1 FLY AWAY, presented by Porter

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

      Pack a bag and join us for a fun evening in a relaxed urban atmosphere with a live DJ and special guests. You could even win an instant trip within Canada. There is nothing to fill out and nothing to prepare, except for your suitcase and your smile.

      5:30 pm – 6:00 pm > Danger Boy | Busker

      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm > Danger Boy | Busker

    • September 2nd

      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm > Architect for a day 

      Put your ingenuity and creativity to the test during the biggest building block competition. More than 60,000 Mega Blocks on site!

      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm > Great ByWard Market Mystery  

      Go back to your Canadian roots and join in an interactive scavenger hunt across Inspiration Village and the ByWard Market. Participants will need to use creativity, knowledge and teamwork to decipher clues that will help them to solve the final mystery.

      12:00 pm – 12:30 pm > Danger Boy | Busker

      1:00 pm – 1:30 pm > The Acrobat Guy | Busker

      1:45 pm – 2:15 pm > Ardbrae Dancers of Ottawa | Dance

      2:00 pm – 2:30 pm > Danger Boy | Busker

      3:00 pm – 3:30 pm > The Acrobat Guy | Busker

      4:00 pm – 4:30 pm > Danger Boy | Busker

      5:00 pm – 5:30 pm > The Acrobat Guy | Busker

      5:30 pm – 5:50 pm > Ensemble Folklorique | Music

      6:00 pm – 6:30 pm > Danger Boy | Busker

      6:30 pm – 6:50 pm > Ensemble Folklorique | Music

      7:00 pm – 7:30 pm > The Acrobat Guy | Busker

      7:30 pm – 7:50 pm > Ensemble Folklorique | Music

    • September 3rd

      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm > Architect for a day 

      Put your ingenuity and creativity to the test during the biggest building block competition. More than 60,000 Mega Blocks on site!

      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm > Great ByWard Market Mystery  

      Go back to your Canadian roots and join in an interactive scavenger hunt across Inspiration Village and the ByWard Market. Participants will need to use creativity, knowledge and teamwork to decipher clues that will help them to solve the final mystery.

      12:00 pm – 12:30 pm > Danger Boy | Busker

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > Horus Rao | Music

      1:00 pm – 1:30 pm > The Acrobat Guy | Busker

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Horus Rao | Music

      2:00 pm – 2:30 pm > Danger Boy | Busker

      2:30 pm – 3:00 pm > Horus Rao | Music

      3:00 pm – 3:30 pm > The Acrobat Guy | Busker

      4:00 pm – 4:30 pm > Danger Boy | Busker

      4:30 pm – 5:00 pm > For Spectrasonic | Music

      5:00 pm – 5:30 pm > The Acrobat Guy | Busker

      5:30 pm – 6:00 pm > For Spectrasonic | Music

      6:00 pm – 6:30 pm > Danger Boy | Busker

      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm > For Spectrasonic | Music

      7:00 pm – 7:30 pm > The Acrobat Guy | Busker

    • September 4th

      12:00 pm – 7:00 pm > Makeup for kids 

      Stop in at Inspiration Village to get your little ones a whimsical face painting while enjoying all other free activities at the village!

      12:00 pm – 12:30 pm > Papillons | Busker

      12:30 pm – 1:00 pm > Lacey Lucidity | Busker

      1:00 pm – 1:30 pm > Nature | Busker

      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm > Papillons | Busker

      2:00 pm – 2:30 pm > Nature & Voyageurs | Busker

      2:30 pm – 3:00 pm > Lacey Lucidity | Busker

      3:00 pm – 3:30 pm > Papillons & Maître de piste | Busker

      3:30 pm – 4:00 pm > Nature | Busker

      4:00 pm – 4:30 pm > Voyageurs | Busker

      4:30 pm – 5:00 pm > Lacey Lucidity | Busker

      4:30 pm – 5:15 pm >Abel Maxwell | Music

      5:00 pm – 5:30 pm > Maître de piste | Busker

      5:30 pm – 6:00 pm > Voyageurs | Busker

      5:30 pm – 6:15 pm >Abel Maxwell | Music

      6:00 pm – 6:30 pm > Maître de piste | Busker

      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm > Lacey Lucidity | Busker