family dark babyStarted back in 1997, the Writers Festival celebrates the world's best writing from around the world! The diverse program presents interactions with leaders in the genres of science, history, poetry, politics, spoken word, economics, dram, fiction, biography, music and much more!

Ottawa Area

Living in one of the many beautiful Ottawa neighbourhoods provides a level of lifestyle that can fit and fulfill any interests, needs, or stages. In the Ottawa real estate market, you can find upscale condos offering downtown city living, as well as magnificent custom homes offering land. In the Ottawa real estate area, you truly can find the lifestyle you have dreamed of enjoying. Beyond even the wonderful real estate choices available, part of the draw to the Ottawa community is the expansive facilities and venues offered that provide entertainment, enjoyment, activities, and recreation for people of all ages throughout the year. Some of the best facilities and venues you will want to take advantage of while living in Ottawa are:

Ottawa Area 6th Annual Great Pumpkin Charity Ball

Join 700+ fellow ghouls and goblins from the Ottawa real estate area for the  biggest and BEST Halloween party! Net proceeds go to the

Nestled between the shores of the Rideau Canal and the Rideau river lies the neighbourhood of Old Ottawa South – a beautiful neighbourhood that’s abounding with history, character and charm. Defined as being north of the Rideau River, south of the Rideau Canal, west of Riverdale Ave and Main St and east of Bronson Ave, Old Ottawa South is a place with so much to offer its residents and visitors alike.

Ottawa Home Buyers

Are you an Ottawa home buyer searching for your dream home on the Ottawa real estate market at a bargain price? If that’s the case, then you'll want to keep reading as we explain the most effective way to make an offer on a home in today's economic climate. If you follow our tips, we guarantee that you’ll walk away with an incredible deal on a beautiful Ottawa home that exceeds even your expectations!

Are you searching the Ottawa MLS for your perfect Ottawa community real estate? The search can be frustrating when you come across sites that won't let you search without "signing up" for their newsletters, or creating an account that requires your contact information.  Here at Ottawa Real Estate, we understand that you may be just starting your inquiry to buying Ottawa homes, or perhaps you just aren't quite ready to team with experts.

Earth Day Ottawa Canada

Here in Ottawa, we pride ourselves on our strong sense of community.  No matter what time of year it is, you’ll find that there’s always something going on in the city that the whole family can enjoy. Earth Day is almost here!  First celebrated on April 22, 1970, many people consider Earth Day a symbol of the modern day environmental movement.  This day is all about celebrating and enjoying Mother Nature. It’s also a great holiday to enjoy with your family in the great outdoors!  Here’s a look at some of the fun Earth Day events going on around Ottawa neighbourhoods..

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Ottawa Area Entertainment

The Billings Estate, located in the beautiful Ottawa real estate area, has yet another entertaining special event series scheduled for you and your family to enjoy. Every Friday in August, be sure to grab a blanket and bring the kids for an evening of Campfire and Storytelling at the Billings Estate Ottawa National Historic Site. The entertainment will include:

Gulbourn Ottawa Community Goulbourn is a vibrant community made up of villages including the growing urban centres of Stittsville and Richmond, and much smaller rural villages of Munster and Ashton. All of these villages are located in the western portion of the City of Ottawa. With a total...

Stille Nacht In Ottawa Entertainment

Enjoy an evening of traditional and lesser-known carols from local award-winning a cappella choir, The Stairwell Carollers. The Stairwell Carollers are an a cappella Ottawa choir, who sing sacred and secular renaissance music, as well as settings of traditional and new Christmas carols and this year they will be performing for the Ottawa communities. They were the winners of the 2010 OMFA provincial competition and as a non-profit group has raised over $43,000 for local Ottawa area charities,through the sale of concert tickets, CDs and cookbooks.