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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Breakfast is Served, Wellington West Style!

By BIA Admin | Aug 21, 2018

Photo Courtesy of: Chesterfield’s Gastro Diner Do you have high egg-spectations for breakfast? When it comes to having your eggs, which ever way you’d like them- be it over easy or just an easy choice of WHERE to get your morning feast on, there’s no shortage of selection in  Wellington West! (In fact, with so many eggs-ellent establishments in the ‘hood, you could almost eat at a different place every day of the week if your cholesterol and pocket book are ok with it!) If you’re not in the mood for cooking first thing in the morning, no problem! Here are some classic […]

Intro: The TASTE of Wellington 2018 Line Up

By BIA Admin | Aug 21, 2018

Get ready Foodies! The TASTE of Wellington is back, with all proceeds to benefit the Parkdale Food Centre. Expect new and returning neighbourhood faves in the yummy line-up! This year, there are over 85 participants, the biggest number Wellington West has seen yet!   Some Returning Veterans include: The Table Wellington Eatery The Foolish Chicken     Some Neighbourhood Staples include: Parma Ravioli Petit Bills Bistro Ottawa Bagel Shop & Deli Thyme & Again Carben Absinthe The Herb & Spice Stop Giant Tiger Metro Grocery Meat Press Hintonburg Public House   Some Fresh Newbies include: Tooth & Nail Brewing Co. Bar Laurel Stofa Restaurant Les […]

Order of Ottawa nominations due September 7, 2018

By Dennis | Aug 20, 2018

Do you know an outstanding resident who has made amazing contributions to our area? Consider nominating them for the Order of Ottawa Award – an award that celebrates outstanding citizens. This prestigious civic award recognizes exceptional citizen contributions in the many areas of city life including arts and culture, business, philanthropy, health care, education, public service, labour, communications and media, science, sports, entertainment or other fields of endeavour that benefit the citizens of Ottawa. Any resident of Ottawa who has made a significant contribution in a professional capacity that has been of benefit to our community is eligible for nomination. The […]

Nu Grocery & TASTE of Wellington West: Promoting Sustainability

By Dennis | Aug 20, 2018

Nu Grocery celebrated their one year anniversary this past Sunday, August 19th and Wellington West BIA would like to extend their gratitude for introducing Hintonburg to a #ZeroWaste way of life.  We love the dedication to this extremely important environmental issue when it comes to plastic and our planet! Have you visited Nu Grocery’s Facebook page lately to check out some of their featured online-shopping products chock full of tools to equip you with waste-free grocery shopping? Nu Grocery has a multitde of #WasteFree products available for online shopping here. The planet-conscious company also has several useful tips on their website including how-to buy some of their products in bulk – […]