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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Back to School Shopping in Wellington West!

By BIA Admin | Aug 29, 2018

We don’t mean to brag, BUT! Wellington West has some of the best shopping spots in the Nation’s Capital for all of your Back-to-School shopping needs. Need a new knapsack? Terra 20 has a number of eco-friendly versions here. Don’t forget to check out their litterless lunch box tools while you’re at it. Did you know The Extraordinary Baby Shoppe isn’t just for babies? They have a endless hours of fun including games, books, puzzles, and lunch gear too! Remember, the classic family fave Giant Tiger has everything from backpacks, to clothes, to stationery to bedding for the young adults off to […]

Announcing: FREE Brew Donkey shuttle to TASTE of Wellington West

By BIA Admin | Aug 29, 2018

This year, for the first time, Wellington West has partnered with the craft beer experts at Brew Donkey to offer: FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE to TASTE of Wellington West From: Bank Street to Hintonburg and back again on September 15, 2018 Two shuttle runs from The Glebe, Old Ottawa South, and Downtown Bank Street. Drop-offs in Hintonburg – a short walk from The Brewery Market event in Hintonburg Park. Return shuttle runs departing at 3 and 4 pm. Spots are limited so hurry! To reserve your spot and get detailed pickup times and locations:   REGISTER AT THE BREW DONKEY SITE HERE 

Fitness In Wellington West: for Mind, Body & Soul

By BIA Admin | Aug 21, 2018

Whether you’re looking to join a new health facility, achieve your fitness goals, or change up a current routine, Wellington West has you covered! In fact, there are so many motivating gyms and studios in our neighbourhood, that we strongly recommend that you check out our business directory here. Here are a couple neighbourhood faves + a couple of anticipated newbies to get your heart pumping and set your mind at ease: Fitness & Training Facilities:   Weight and strength training can be intimidating, especially if you feel as though you have to do it alone. These fitness studios have teams that will help […]

7 Must Try Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurants in Wellington West

By BIA Admin | Aug 21, 2018

Need some refreshing ideas to jog your mind next time you’re hemming-and-hawing where to get your veggie breakfast, lunch or dinner from? Let us do the honours; Wellington West is proud to present a plethora of top-notch vegetarian and vegan restaurants to choose from our always-vibrant neighbourhood. The beauty of these spots is that they are all uniquely different, so you can feel confident having them on-rotation when it’s too hot outside to cook or think for yourself. Here’s a little taste of some neighbourhood favourites: Check out Strawberry Blonde Bakery for easy, on-the-go breakfast choices. They have a delectable selection of vegan, nut free, […]