Get ready for the season ahead at the Cottage Life & Backyard Show, April 13th-15th!

Meet exhibitors showing boats, docks, builders, contractors, innovative building products, green solutions, decor and style, arts and crafts, food and entertaining, water toys and more.

Join us on Facebook and learn more about our exhibitors, features and events leading up to the show

Show Dates/ Hours

Friday, April 13, 2018 – 12:00 pm–9:00 pm
Saturday, April 14, 2018 – 10:00 am–6:00 pm
Sunday, April 15, 2018 – 10:00 am–5:00 pm

Ticket Prices – Cash Only

Adults: $13
Youth/Child (17 & Under): FREE
Senior (65+): $10 (Friday only; not online)

Friday Evening: save $4 after 4 pm (off regular Adult Admission) – onsite only!

Will Call Tickets

Our Will Call ticket service is located at the Box Office. This is where you can leave tickets for pick-up by another party. Exhibitors, please direct your clients to use the main entrance if you are leaving tickets for them.

Parking at The EY Centre 

$8 at the gate upon entry

2018 Show Map 

The 2018 map will be available closer to show dates.


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


We love cottage dogs, but kindly ask that you leave your dog at home. This includes purse-sized pooches. Service animals welcome.

EY Centre EY Centre
4899 Uplands Drive,
Ottawa, Ontario
K1V 2N6
EY Centre
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