FREE Family Fun at Vincent Massey Park!
Jump into the fun with our thrilling inflatables, encounter live animals and birds. Try the zorb balls and zip-line. Try out traditional Metis, Inuit and First Nations youth sports games. Discover lacrosse or get your face painted. Enjoy non-stop live entertainment including roving entertainers. Watch, learn and participate at the Visual Arts & Crafts Pavilions and Indigenous Culinary Arts Pavilion. Browse art, food fashion, jewellery and more at the Indigenous Marketplace.
Explore, interact and engage with the dozens of community partners offering all kinds of fun activities and learning opportunities. Take in all kinds of family-friendly entertainment all weekend long on our Celebration Stage. Be dazzled by the colourful regalia and vibrant dance and drum performances at the Competition Pow Wow. FREE has NEVER been so much FUN!
All Day Programming
SATURDAY JUNE 22 & SUNDAY JUNE 23 10AM–8PM
Stilt Walkers – Woodland Creatures – Ottawa Stilt Union
Kahewitne Virtual Reality Experience
Inflatable Zip Line
Inflatable Paddle Boats
Metis Games – including Hatchet Throwing
Traditional Games – Lacrosse (Saturday) and Inuit Games (Sunday)
Honeybees & Earthworms – Food and Agriculture Museum
Let’s Talk Science – Gravity and DNA
Mural painting robots – Museum of Science & Tech
The Painted Pixie – Facepainting
Metis cultural arts & performances – Ottawa Metis Council
Inflatable Plane – Dreams Take Flight
Giant Interactive Indigenous Map of Canada – Canadian Geographic Society
Tree Giveaway – Learn Ojibwe Tree Names – Ecology Ottawa
Algonquin Language Colouring Contest – all ages.
RBC Bluesfest Limo
Sunday June 23 only
Bookmobile with Indigenous Books – Ottawa Public Library – bring your card!
Art Activities – A Closer Look at the World Around Us – Ottawa Art Gallery