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Get ready for the season ahead at the Ottawa Cottage Life & Backyard Show, April 17th-19th!
Meet more than 250 unique exhibitors showing boats, docks, builders, contractors, innovative building products, green solutions, decor and style, arts and crafts, water toys and more, all in one convenient place! Join us on Facebook and learn more about our exhibitors, features and events.

Friday April 17th : 12:00pm – 9:00pm

Saturday April 18th : 10:00am – 6:00pm

Sunday April 19th : 10:00am – 5:00pm

Admission Prices:
General (18+) : $13
Senior (65+ – Friday only) : $10
Free admission for youth ages 17 and under (Fri-Sun)

Friday Night Special: $5 after 5pm

Will Call Tickets:
Our Will Call service is located at the Guest Services counter at the Hall 4 entrance to the show.

A limited number of wheelchairs are available on a first-come, first served basis at the entrance upon request. See the Guest Services for assistance. The EY Centre is wheelchair accessible at the entrance and restrooms.


The EY Centre is committed to providing priority locations for people who require easy accessibility. There is a quick pick-up / drop-off area located at the North/West corner of the parking lot. A Flat Daily Fee of $8.00 can be paid by Visa, MasterCard, Debit or Cash.

Transportation to and from The EY Centre
Public transit, taxi service and car rental are all convenient options to and from the EY Centre. OC Transpo and WestWay Taxi are available right from the centre’s main doors, while Enterprise Rent-a-car is conveniently available at the Ottawa International Airport.

Google map of parking lot