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This Canada Day long-weekend, join us for a trip around the world . . . right here in Ottawa. Featuring food, drinks, music, and dance, Ottawa Welcomes the World, an International Cultural Festival, is a celebration of traditions from across the globe. Explore participating nations, including Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and Egypt just to name a few.

2018 also marks the 150th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Canada and other nations. Now that’s something to celebrate!

When

July 1-3, 2018
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Where

Horticultural Building
at Lansdowne Park

Entry

$5 per day or $10.00 for 3 days.
Children 19 and under are free!
(For 19+ includes one free tasting at the International Beverage Bar.)

Purchase Advance Tickets

World Stage

Dance and be merry at the World Stage as we celebrate cultural diversity with entertainers from nations from across the globe.

Cultural Cuisine

Time to tickle your taste buds! Enjoy delicacies and sample favorite beverages made from the best ingredients our planet has to offer.

International Coffee Lounge

Coffee and tea lovers unite! Explore coffee and teas from participating nations in our new Coffee Lounge.

Explore the cuisine and culture of our participating nations:

 

Saudi Arabia
United Arab Emirates
Kuwait
Uruguay
Peru
Paraguay

 

El Salvador
Nepal
Egypt
Morocco
Ethiopia
And more...

General Programming Schedule

July 1 to July 3

10:00 a.m.
Gates Open

10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
International Coffee Bar

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
World Stage Performances

12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Cultural Cuisine on the Patio

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
World Stage Performances

5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
International Coffee Bar

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
World Stage Performances

8:00 p.m.
Gates Close

Countries participating each day

July 1
Saudi Arabia
Egypt
Ethiopia
Nepal
Peru
Paraguay
Uruguay

July 2
United Arab Emirates
Egypt
Ethiopia
Nepal
Peru
Paraguay
Morocco
Uruguay

July 3
Kuwait
Egypt
Ethiopia
Nepal
Peru
Paraguay

Additional countries providing
live stage performances:

China
El Salvador
Indonesia

Mexico
Uganda

Visit our restaurant partners on our patio

 

Thank you to our sponsors

Partnering Sponsors

Hospitality Sponsor

Network Sponsor

Reception Bronze Sponsors


Producer

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