Capital Ukrainian Festival
Український фестиваль столиці Канади
Le festival ukrainien de la capitale

  • July 20-22 2018 2018-07-20 18:00:00 2018-07-22 18:00:00 America/New_York Capital Ukrainian Festival Experience the life, joy and heritage of Ukrainian culture … vibrant music, delicious cuisine, refreshing drinks, stunning artwork, handmade crafts, informative displays … along the scenic banks of the Rideau Canal in the heart of Ottawa. Wish table mates "Smachnoho" (Bon appétit!) and toast friends "Na zdorovia!" (To your health!). Ottawa Capital Ukrainian Festival
  • Ottawa, Canada

What's On?

Friday July 20, 2018 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Saturday July 21, 2018 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Sunday July 22, 2018 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

952 Green Valley Cres. Ottawa, ON

Singing, dancing and live music / Ukrainian food village and beer garden / Marketplace / Entertainment and nightlife / Cultural workshops and demonstrations / Church tours and sacred music choirs / Children’s activities / Semi-Classical Concert Series

Weekend Workshops

Those looking for a more hand- on experience in exploring Ukrainian culture are welcome to sign up for one of our workshops located in the church basement. Registration is required (available online or in person at our Information Booth)

Saturday, July 21, 2018
12:00 – 2:00 pm Ukrainian Embroidery for Beginners
3:00 – 5:00 pm Pysanky (Egg Painting)
6:00 – 8:00 pm TBD

Sunday, July 22, 2018
12:00 – 2:00 pm Iconography
3:00 – 5:00 pm TBD
6:00 – 8:00 pm Pysanky (Egg Painting)

Ukrainian Food Demonstrations

The Capital Ukrainian Festival just got tastier with the inclusion of a special presentation on Ukrainian cuisine by award winning Chef Tim Wasylko. Getting to see a culinary master in action is a treat and those who attend the workshop will get to see Wasylko’s prepare some of the staples of Ukrainian food. He’ll be making varenyky (perogies), and borsch (beet soup).

Sunday, July 22, 2018
1:00 pm Baba Wasylko’s varenyky (perogies)
3:00 pm Borshch

Sacred Choral Music, Church Tours and Lectures

Join us in the Church to enjoy a variety of Christian choral groups and experience the different repertoires that guide them in their worship. After listening to the choirs, please join us for a 15 minute tour of the Church.

Saturday, July 21, 2018
Noon – 12:15 pm Ebenezer Worship Team
1:00 - 1:15 pm Sheptytsky Institute Choir,
2:00 – 2:15 pm AKORD men’s Choir,
3:00 - 4:00 pm Lecture by Sterling Demchinsky: 100 years of Ukrainian Churches in Canada
5:00 – 5:15 pm Hope for All Nations

Sunday, July 22, 2018
Noon - 12:15 pm St. John the Baptist Catholic Ukrainian Choir
1:00 – 1:15 pm Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Orthodox Church Choir
2:00 – 2:15 pm Church of Pentacost
3:00 – 4:00 pm Lecture by Sterling Demchinsky: Lost Folk Art in Ukrainian Canadian Cemeteries
5:00 – 5:15 pm Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church Choir

Line Up

Ukrainians are famous for their party, fun and hospitality. Boy have we got a lineup of party, dance, art, and performance for you this year. Bet you can't attend just one show!

Korchma After parties

Join us for two fun filled evenings of KORCHMA (Ukrainian Pub Nites). These Capital Ukrainian Festival after parties will deliver memorable evenings of Pinball, perogies, dancing & live music! *These are not your Uncle Yaroslav’s jamz!

Global Tastes International Food Night

The Capital Ukrainian Festival has teamed up with the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum to present a workshop where guests can discover and delight in the tastes of Ukrainian cuisine.


June 22, 2017
Hours: 6:00 - 8:00 pm


More details Coming Soon.

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