Ottawa Magazine’s Best Restaurants 2019

Date: May 7, 2019
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Horticulture Building
Food | Night life | Ottawa

On Tuesday, May 7Ottawa Magazine will host its annual popular Best Restaurants event to celebrate the work of the city’s most talented chefs and restaurateurs. This is an exciting night of food and drink which will support in part our charitable partner, Parkdale Food Centre.

Dishes from the city's top restaurants will be served, along with plenty of wine, cocktails, and beer. From Whalesbone oysters to Carben’s signature mushroom dish, creative mac & cheese from Erlings, the offerings are as diverse as the city’s dining scene. General admission tickets are $125 and include all dishes and beverages.

We’re proud to announce the restaurants who will be joining us:

Benny’s Bistro
Carben Food and Drink
Restaurant Ei8hteen
Erling’s Variety
Restaurant Les Fougères
Bar Lupulus
Sidedoor Contemporary Kitchen and Bar
The Soca Kitchen
Strawberry Blonde Bakery
The Rowan
The Whalesbone

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Decades on Elgin-Halloween Event!

I Dig Elgin Ottawa Halloween Party
Date: October 27, 2018
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Family | Free | Night life | Ottawa

The Shops, Bars, and Restaurants of Elgin Street are going back in time with music and costumes.

Join in for trick-or-treating for children 10am-4pm. Spot the Pumpkin in the window to know where to stop.

Other activities include:
Apple Bobbing for prizes at the Clocktower 11am-9pm
Selfie Wall and Games at Eye Maxx
Root beer Floats and Hula Hooping at Pot & Pantry
Kids Crafts at Scrim's
Face Painting at The Gifted Type & boogie + birdie
Freeze dance & games at Jack Purcell Community Centre
And SO much more!

Face painting for kids, on-street selfie wall & photo booth

Visit participating Bars and Restaurants for food & drink specials, plus a great evening party in Decades from the 20's to the 00's! Don't forget to snap a Selfie & tag @idigelgin !

Print off or save the Map, for details from the over 25 participating businesses!


We've made it easy:
Trick-or-treat : Pumpkin Posted in the Window
Decades Party at the Bar/ Restaurant : Ghost Posted in the Window

This is a FREE event.

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Broadway Across Canada presents Come From Away

Start date: August 20, 2019
End date: September 1, 2019
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: National Arts Centre
Night life | Ottawa

The true story of the small town that welcomed the world. Broadway’s COME FROM AWAY has won Best Musical all across North America! The New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran night, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships. Don’t miss this breathtaking new musical written by Tony® nominees Irene Sankoff and David Hein, and helmed by this year’s Tony-winning Best Director, Christopher Ashley. Newsweek cheers, “It takes you to a place you never want to leave!”  ON 9/11, the world stopped. On 9/12, their stories moved us all.

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Broadway Across Canada presents The King and I

The King and I-NAC-Ottawa
Start date: March 12, 2019
End date: March 17, 2019
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: National Arts Centre
Night life | Ottawa

Two worlds collide in the Lincoln Center Theater production of this “breathtaking and exquisite”

(The New York Times) musical, directed by Bartlett Sher. One of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s finest works, THE KING AND I boasts a score that features such beloved classics as “Getting To Know You,” “I Whistle a Happy Tune,” “Hello Young Lovers,” “Shall We Dance” and “Something Wonderful.”

Set in 1860’s Bangkok, the musical tells the story of the unconventional and tempestuous relationship that develops between the King of Siam and Anna Leonowens, a British schoolteacher whom the modernist King, in an imperialistic world, brings to Siam to teach his many wives and children. Winner of the 2015 Tony Award® for Best Musical Revival, THE KING AND I is “too beautiful to miss” (New York Magazine).

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