Hey! I’m Taylor, the JUMP! Summer Cruiser. I’ll be cruisin’ the capital all summer, stopping in at the best concerts, festivals, and events happening in Ottawa. There’s TONS going on this weekend – take a look at this list to found out where and when you should be going!
What: An indoor/outdoor beer festival, featuring more than 300 beers and 30 breweries. There are concerts and seminars happening throughout the weekend. Classified is performing Saturday night!
Where: The Canadian Museum of History
When: Thursday, May 26 (3:00 pm – 1:00 am), Friday, May 27 (3:00 pm – 1:00 am), Saturday May 28 (12:00 pm – 1:00 am)
Ottawa Race Weekend
What: Runners take your marks! Athletes of all ages and abilities will fill the streets of Ottawa running races of various lengths to raise money for different causes. Run a 2K or a marathon – or, cheer from the sidelines! A free health and fitness expo is happening at the Shaw Centre all weekend
Where: Ottawa City Hall, the Shaw Centre, races stretch throughout the city
When: May 26 – 29 (races happening May 28-29)
What: Party in Ottawa’s castle – The Canadian Museum of Nature! The theme this month is Ultimate Dinos. Drinks, dancing, and DJs until midnight. Most exhibits are open as well.
Where: Canadian Museum of Nature
When: Friday, May 27 (8:00 pm – 12:00 am)
Ottawa Fury FC vs. Fort Lauderdale Strikers
What: Ottawa’s soccer team takes on Fort Lauderdale in a Saturday night match. Tickets are still available. Hit one of the restaurants at Lansdowne before or after the game.
Where: TD Place
When: Saturday, May 28 (7:00 pm)
Ottawa for Fort Mac
A JUMP! 106.9 fundraiser for those affected by the devastating forest fires in Fort McMurray. Make a donation and get into this MASSIVE party featuring DJ Chis Lunardi, some of Ottawa finest firefighters, raffles, and a silent auction.
Where: Eve Nightclub (110 York Street)
When: Thursday, May 26 (7:00 pm – 1:00 am )