Econo Lodge Downtown East
112 Montreal Road
Ottawa, ON K1L 6E6
Phone: (613) 746-4641
Fax: (613) 746-6529
This classic, old-fashioned theater at the southeast corner of the Byward Market is Ottawa's main venue for art, cultural, foreign and alternative films. The single screen plays award-winning and innovative new films from Canada and around the world; with a number of classics thrown in for good measure. The theater plays up to four shows daily, including matinees, and is home to a number of local movie festivals throughout the year.
This non-professional community theater has been producing plays since 1913; they are known for their high quality performances generated by a dedicated group of volunteers. The 510-seat theater runs eight productions from September through May, and one popular musical production in the summer season. Tickets are reasonable and the atmosphere is relaxed yet highly professional for a community theater. Recent seasons have included everything from Noel Coward's Waiting in the Wings to John Bishop's The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940.
The Alumni Theatre in the prestigious University of Ottawa, is one of the most culturally happening places in Ottawa. They have everything from talks, lectures to concerts and more. There is always something or the other that keeps going on there. Call for event schedule.
The St. Joseph's Banquet Hall is one of the biggest and the most beautiful banquet facilities in the. The place is available on rental basis for events, programs and concerts. An elegant facility this one; St. Joseph's Hall set amidst sprawling lawns and marvelous infrastructure surpass a lot other venues when it comes to proving their mettle and for you to have the time of your life. So for the most memorable moments in your life, St. Joseph's Banquet Hall would definitely be your best bet.
The only place in Ottawa that combines great music and a vibrant atmosphere is Mavericks. If you're into the punk genre, this is pure heaven for punk lovers. The place is quiet extensive and is famous for staging popular concerts. Mavericks clientele is quiet stylish and classy.
The Freiman Hall is the main venue for performances by the students of the School of Music at the University of Ottawa. Located in the Perez Building of the university, the hall has seen several excellent concerts and recitals by students and amateur performers. The well-equipped space provides a perfect setting for diverse range of events.
This popular baseball stadium of Ottawa has been renamed several times in the past, the current one being the Ottawa Baseball Stadium. The venue hosts several baseball tournaments as well as concerts and live performances, and can accommodate 10,332 spectators to enjoy these exciting events.
The Department of Theatre at the University of Ottawa is a respected department with several facilities at its disposal. The Academic Hall is its main performing space where major shows are held. The hall has a capacity for an audience of 180 and has dressing rooms, an equipment room, a green room and other facilities. Other two venues for the Department of Theatre are the Léonard Beaulne Studio and the Directors' Studio.
Watching a musical event at Capital Music Hall is a unique experience. This large venue, which has only standing room, can accommodate up to 1000 people. Established in 2003, it has hosted some of Canada's best artists. These include Sam Roberts, Swollen Members and Great Big Sea.
Saint Brigid's Centre for the Arts is a perfect place for musicals, holding exhibitions, fairs, performing arts' shows and lots more. So many events have taken place in the past and there's no looking back for this center. Do drop by or log on to the website for further details about upcoming events.
The fun at Ottawa Baseball Stadium spills out onto its parking lot on most game days. The fans gather here for local events, fun days and sometimes even for concerts. The lot is cleared of the cars and packed with people all bringing down the house in whatever style or form. The locals love to congregate and the warmth is extended to all those visiting. So if you can't make it into the stadium, enjoy the fun at the lot itself.
Established in 1935, the Canadian Film Institute aims to spread awareness of Canadian and world cinema among the general public. The institute has a wide array of programs and film festivals running throughout the year. For more information, check website.