Ottawa, IL - The Middle of Everywhere

Ottawa Canal Day

Downtown Ottawa Downtown, Ottawa, IL, United States

Ottawa Canal Day Step Back in Time Welcome to Ottawa, Illinois for a day of fun-filled activities for the entire family to enjoy. This event is sponsored and brought to you by the following: Ottawa Canal Association, Ottawa Historical & Scouting Heritage Musuem, and the Reddick Mansion Association.

Scarecrow Fest

Downtown Ottawa Downtown, Ottawa, IL, United States

The long standing Ottawa Scarecrow Fest returns to Downtown Ottawa with activities for the entire family. Stroll from Washington Park to the Jordan block visiting craft vendors, trying a great variety of food (including freshly made apple cider donuts!), and listening to live music. Plus, the kids can enjoy pumpkin painting and other free crafts, […]

Fall Festival and Parade

Downtown Ottawa Downtown, Ottawa, IL, United States

We are preparing a Fall parade on Sunday, September 29th, at 1:00 PM. The route will be determined. We are looking for organizations and schools to decorate floats on the theme of fall, Halloween and related subject for a kid friendly event. There is a committee put together with members of City Hall, the Special […]

Downtown Ottawa Halloween Parade & Trick-or-Treating

Downtown Ottawa Downtown, Ottawa, IL, United States

The 2nd annual downtown Ottawa Halloween Parade is coming back on October 26th! Join us as we haunt our way down LaSalle St. from Washington Park to Jordan Block with the spooky train and its conductor in tow. Anyone can join the parade (businesses, organizations, families) –just go to https://forms.gle/dKLVJ9Dap826Voh6 to sign up! No fee […]

Wine & Art Walk

Downtown Ottawa Downtown, Ottawa, IL, United States

The Ottawa Wine & Art Walk is an annual event in the heart of downtown Ottawa. Immerse yourself in the world of exquisite art, sip on delectable wine, and let the music transport you to another era. It's an experience you won't want to miss!

Event Series Chris Kringle Market

Chris Kringle Market

Downtown Ottawa Downtown, Ottawa, IL, United States

Held under the twinkling lights in historic downtown Ottawa, the euro-inspired Chris Kringle Market features small makers, bakers and creators from around the world. The Ottawa Chris Kringle Market 2024 features local artisans, boutiques and restaurants in an open air, euro-inspired event under the twinkling lights of the Jordan Block in historic downtown Ottawa, Illinois. […]

Festival of Lights Parade & Tree Lighting

Downtown Ottawa Downtown, Ottawa, IL, United States

Get into the holiday spirit as we welcome Santa & Mrs. Claus  during the parade in downtown Ottawa! Following the parade, gather at the Jordan Block for: Christmas carols led by Friendly City Sound  Countdown for the Annual Christmas Tree & Deck the Park lighting Beautiful Fireworks display  Santa & Mrs. Claus  Lighting of the 30' […]

Event Series Chris Kringle Market

Chris Kringle Market

Downtown Ottawa Downtown, Ottawa, IL, United States

Held under the twinkling lights in historic downtown Ottawa, the euro-inspired Chris Kringle Market features small makers, bakers and creators from around the world. The Ottawa Chris Kringle Market 2024 features local artisans, boutiques and restaurants in an open air, euro-inspired event under the twinkling lights of the Jordan Block in historic downtown Ottawa, Illinois. […]

Event Series Chris Kringle Market

Chris Kringle Market

Downtown Ottawa Downtown, Ottawa, IL, United States

Held under the twinkling lights in historic downtown Ottawa, the euro-inspired Chris Kringle Market features small makers, bakers and creators from around the world. The Ottawa Chris Kringle Market 2024 features local artisans, boutiques and restaurants in an open air, euro-inspired event under the twinkling lights of the Jordan Block in historic downtown Ottawa, Illinois. […]

Event Series Chris Kringle Market

Chris Kringle Market

Downtown Ottawa Downtown, Ottawa, IL, United States

Held under the twinkling lights in historic downtown Ottawa, the euro-inspired Chris Kringle Market features small makers, bakers and creators from around the world. The Ottawa Chris Kringle Market 2024 features local artisans, boutiques and restaurants in an open air, euro-inspired event under the twinkling lights of the Jordan Block in historic downtown Ottawa, Illinois. […]

Event Series Chris Kringle Market

Chris Kringle Market

Downtown Ottawa Downtown, Ottawa, IL, United States

Held under the twinkling lights in historic downtown Ottawa, the euro-inspired Chris Kringle Market features small makers, bakers and creators from around the world. The Ottawa Chris Kringle Market 2024 features local artisans, boutiques and restaurants in an open air, euro-inspired event under the twinkling lights of the Jordan Block in historic downtown Ottawa, Illinois. […]

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