Hintonburg & Wellington Village


SUN Season

in Hintonburg & Wellington Village

Key Activities


Where's Waldo? in Wellington West 

Join the the community-wide hunt for this classic story book character as he hides inside stores and storefront windows across Hintonburg and Wellington Village!

Spot Waldo for a chance to win a Where's Waldo? Prize pack and 1 of 4 $100 gift cards to a Wellington West business fo your choice!

2023 Elmdale Open (2)

Elmdale Open Singles Championship

Wellington West BIA and Elmdale Tennis Club welcome you to the Elmdale Open! Enjoy the men, women, and intermediate singles championship. Stick around for the BBQ and live music. Don't miss out on the online action where you can bid on incedible prize packs donated by a selection of Wellington West merchants.

Registration, BBQ, and auction proceeds are all donated to Cornerstone Housing for Women. Come support your community and stop by or participate in the competition. See poster for details!


Come down to the Pat McLeod Community Stage at Parkdale Park from 5-9 pm for a free showcase series featuring Ottawa-based musicians. Brought to you by the Friends of Parkdale Market.

Every week, experience a line up of talented artists who live, work and play in our neighbourhood. Each Wednesday  coincides with the Parkdale Night Market, so stop and shop the Night Market before cozying up on a blanket with loved ones to enjoy incredible local talent.


During select WelliWednesday performances, stop by the Pat McLeod Community Stage in Parkdale Park and enjoy live music partnered with live mural painting!

UPCOMING DATES:  July 19: Blazen | August 16: Eleanor Stewart | September 6: June 


Yoga in Parkdale Park

Join together on saturday mornigs throughout the summer and enjoy an hour of yoga hosted by the trained staff of PranaShanti Yoga Centre in Hintonburg. Brought to you by the Friends of Parkdale Market.

No charge to attend. Weather is permitting so keep an eye out on the forecast. All participants must bring their own mats.

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Pride Night Market

On August 19 from 5-9 pm, head over to Parkdale Park and shop from a large selection of local 2SLGBTQIA+ artist, makers, small businesses, restaurants, bakeries, and so much more! Plus, enjoy a whole evening of music by MusicByJayel, OK Naledi, and DJ del Pilar.


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We celebrate having fun in the summer sun with Hintonburg and Wellington Village by finding ways to stay cool and relaxed.



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Social Sundays

By BIA Admin | May 28, 2024

Join us each Sunday, from May 26th to September 15th for a Sunday filled with fun, community and discovering local gems!

Vegans Who Snack Coming May 31

By Wellington West | Apr 25, 2024

Your favourite vegan food festival is back this spring at Parkdale Park.

The 2024 Holiday Window Contest Winners

By BIA Admin | Dec 20, 2023

The businesses of Wellington West put their hearts into creating spectacular window displays adding wonder and light to our winter evenings. Our panel of judges wandered the neighbourhood in search of the best in three categories: Small But Mighty; Most Creative, Unique, or Innovative Window Display; and Best Overall Window Display. As a bonus, you all submitted your votes for you choice for best window! Here are our winners: BEST OVERALL Maker House Co. SMALL BUT MIGHTY The Spaniel’s Tale Bookstore MOST CREATIVE, UNIQUE, OR INNOVATIVE Arc of Life Chiropractic Natural Health Group “We want to thank the Wellington West […]

Notice of BIA Annual General Meeting – January 11, 2024

By BIA Admin | Dec 14, 2023

DATE: Thursday, January 11, 2024 | TIME: 9:30-11:30AM | LOCATION: Hintonburg Community Centre The Wellington West Business Improvement Area (BIA) Board of Management invites member businesses and property owners to join us at the Hintonburg Community Centre for our Annual General Meeting (AGM), reporting on 2023 and looking ahead to an exciting 2024!  Important Notes: Wellington West BIA Boundary: Each commercial property and the businesses operating within are members of the BIA. Not Members: The following are not eligible voting members: Registered charities, non-commercial properties, residential-based businesses. Voting: Please note that only ONE (1) business owner, property owner, OR designated […]