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2024 Ottawa Chinatown Night Market


Friday, May 31, 2pm - 11pm 

Saturday, June 1, 11am - 11pm 

Sunday, June 2, 11am - 8pm


Chinatown, Somerset St. West 

Between Bronson Av. and Bell St. 

Downtown Ottawa, ON

Unmatched because it is in Chinatown!

Step into a world of vibrant colors, tantalizing aromas, and lively festivities as the 2024 Ottawa Chinatown Night Market opens its doors to locals and visitors alike. This year’s night market promises to be a spectacular celebration of culture, community, and culinary delights. Get ready to immerse yourself in the heart of Ottawa’s Chinatown, where the streets come alive with an array of stalls, performances, and an unforgettable atmosphere.

A Culinary Adventure:

The cornerstone of the Ottawa Chinatown Night Market is undoubtedly its diverse culinary offerings. From traditional Chinese dishes to modern fusion creations, the night market is a food lover’s paradise. Indulge your taste buds in an array of mouthwatering street food, from delectable dim sum to sizzling skewers of grilled meats. Whether you’re a seasoned connoisseur of Asian cuisine or a newcomer eager to explore, the market’s diverse array of culinary delights is sure to leave you satisfied.

Stunning Performances:

In addition to the culinary treasures awaiting you, the 2024 Ottawa Chinatown Night Market boasts a lineup of captivating performances that showcase the rich cultural heritage of the Chinese community. Expect to be mesmerized by traditional lion dances, graceful martial arts demonstrations, and lively musical performances that will transport you to the heart of Asia. The night market’s stage will be a hub of entertainment, providing a perfect backdrop to the bustling energy of the event.

Artisanal Treasures:

Beyond the culinary and performance aspects, the night market also serves as a hub for unique and handmade treasures. Explore the array of stalls featuring local artisans and craftsmen, offering a selection of traditional Chinese crafts, handmade jewelry, and quirky souvenirs. The market provides an excellent opportunity to support local businesses and take home a piece of the vibrant culture that defines Ottawa’s Chinatown.

Family-Friendly Atmosphere:

The 2024 Ottawa Chinatown Night Market is designed with families in mind. Bring the little ones along to enjoy the lively atmosphere, indulge in tasty treats, and participate in family-friendly activities. With a range of entertainment options suitable for all ages, the night market is the perfect place for families to create lasting memories together.

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Your Questions Answered

Rain or shine, this is an outdoor event. If significant weather delays are anticipated, we will let you know through announcements on our stage monitors.

Q: Who can come?
A: All-ages are welcome.

Q: Where to buy a ticket?
A: It is all free to enter.

Q: Where is the Ottawa Chinatown Night Market?
A: The festival is located in Ottawa Chinatown between Broson Ave and Bell St. N.

Q: What cultural performances can I expect at the Chinatown Night Market?
A: Our performances features a three-day non-stop show presented by artists of all cultural backgrounds. 

Q: Can I drive?
A: Due to road closures, the event is only accessible for pedestrians and local traffic. Please park cars in other city parking lots outside the event venue.

Q: How can I access the event by public transit?
A: Transit is the best way to get to the Ottawa Chinatown Night Market, with bus routes 10 and 11 stopping near the intersection of Bronson and Somerset. Use OC Transpo’s Travel Planner to find your travel options.

Q: Are there any liquor vendors?
A: NO. It is an alcohol free event. You will find many fully licensed restaurants on the street, including Spark Beer, our local brewery.

Q: Are there any washrooms?
A: Yes. Mobile potties and sanitizer stations provided.

Q: Can I bring my dog?
A: Yes, but please keep pets leashed at all times.