April 12-14, 2024 | EY Centre, Ottawa
April 12-14, 2024
Get ready for the season ahead at the Cottage Life & Backyard Show!
Meet exhibitors showing docks, builders, contractors, innovative building products, green solutions, decor and style, arts and crafts, food and entertaining, water toys and more.
Find the Ottawa Cottage Life & Backyard 2023 Show map here.
Sponsors & Partners
Show Features and Events
Cottage Real Estate Centre Whether you’re looking for land for a new build, a turnkey rental or a cozy cabin ready to renovate, the Cottage Real Estate Centre is where cottagers-to-be can meet with realtors from all over Ontario. It’s the only opportunity to compare listings without leaving the city.
General Store Join us in the General Store where you’ll find handcrafters, designers, and artisans who produce reclaimed barn board art, wood carvings, handmade food, bespoke kitchen and housewares, amazing gifts, and more. Find the perfect gift for the cottager on your list!
Main Stage The Main Stage is your destination for entertaining presentations about cottage ownership, landscaping and gardening, renovations and DIY tips, and entertaining at the. cottage or in your backyard. Stage schedule coming soon.
Dock Party Mix and mingle in the show’s social hub, proudly serving tasty beverages from VODKOW, Broadhead Brewing, Dunrobin Distilleries, and more. Sit back, relax, and have a sip. New this year: Purchase your favourite drinks to go, right from the Dock Party! Dock provided by: East Coast Docks
We can’t wait to see you!
Show Dates & Hours
Friday, April 12: 12pm – 9pm
Saturday, April 13: 10am – 6pm
Sunday, April 14: 10am – 5pm
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 EY Centre is wheelchair accessible at entrance and restrooms.
Parking at the EY Centre is $10 a day. For more information on parking at the EY Centre please click here. OC Transpo and WestWay Taxi are available right from the centre’s main doors.
We love cottage dogs, but kindly ask that you leave your dog at home. This includes purse-sized pooches. Service animals welcome.
Find the Ottawa Cottage Life & Backyard Show map here.
Ticket holders acknowledge and consent that your likeness may be captured in photo or video materials and published by media and/or the Cottage Life Show. Photographs and video may be used in all forms of communication, including but not limited to publicity, broadcast, newspaper, and digital properties without compensation to ticket holders.
Please note that while Blue Ant Media, Ottawa Cottage Life & Backyard Show and the EY Centre continue to adhere to health and safety guidelines to keep you safe, an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By being in public spaces like Ottawa Cottage Life & Backyard Show and EY Centre, you voluntarily assume the risks related to exposure.