With over 400 businesses to choose from the ByWard Market is Ottawa's place to go when looking for variety, quality, and entertainment. As you stroll through the streets of the Market, you’ll discover shops & boutiques offering unique gifts, fashions, housewares, arts and crafts. Enjoy a picnic lunch with baked goods from one of our many bakeries and fresh cheese, meats and produce from our specialty food retail shops. Treat yourself to an afternoon at a hair salon or spa, or by visiting some of our many galleries and museums. Relax over dinner at the restaurant of your choice – the ByWard Market is home to some of Canada's finest restaurants, featuring something for every palate and budget.Top off the evening with cocktails, rubbing elbows with Ottawa’s elite, or with a pint and world class live music at your favourite night spot. We invite you to explore all the ByWard Market has to offer!
Why not stay in the ByWard Market on your next visit to Ottawa? The Courtyard Marriott and the smaller ByWard Blue Inn are the ByWard’s two guest accommodation locations where visitors may relax after an exciting day or night spent in the market.
If you are looking for a place to find some artifacts or just to experience Ottawa - come to the ByWard Market. As you stroll through the streets of the Market, you'll discover shops and boutiques offering unique gifts, fashions, housewares, arts and crafts.
Whether you are looking for today’s paper or for a specialty book, you can find it in the ByWard Market. With rows of magazines and newspapers, local to national, and 11 retail members, you can find yourself spending hours in specialty bookstores offering wide varieties of works.
There’s no experience like shopping in the ByWard Market. Trendy, unique, couture, affordable, designer, you name it, the market has it. With over 60 retailers, the ByWard Market is the shopaholic’s dream.
Welcome to the ByWard Market food retail listings. Enjoy a picnic lunch with baked goods from one of our many bakeries and fresh cheese, meats and produce from our specialty food retail shops. Browse through our food retail members to help you find what you are looking for.
Cool, calm, and collected, the market offers spa getaways from the city noise and yoga facilities to clear your mind. You can also find several pharmacies, medical centres, beauty salons, and a tattoo parlour among many other health and beauty shops.
Re-decorating a room in the house? Need new furniture or appliances? The ByWard Market offers a variety of house and home stores devoted to making your house your dream home. You can find just about anything, from plumbing and paint, to stoves and specialty furniture and everything in between.
Top off your evening with cocktails, rubbing elbows with Ottawa’s elite, or with a pint and world class live music at your favourite ByWard Market night spot. Check out the link to view all of the finest ByWard Market bars, discos, clubs and pubs.
Established by Lt-Col. John By in 1826, Byward Market is one of Canada’s oldest and largest public markets.
Outdoor vendors are an integral part of the ByWard Market experience. Unlike some other market experiences, you'll find ByWard Market vendors outside, no matter the weather, 363 days per year (closed on Christmas Day and New Year's Day)!
Typically, agri-food vendors are open from May to October from 7:00 a.m. and remain open until 6:00 p.m. Bad weather will rarely stop them from selling. Art and craft vendors usually operate from mid-May to mid-September and start at 9:00 a.m. until 8:00 or 9:00 p.m.
Welcome to the ByWard Market restaurants guide. Relax over dinner at the restaurant of your choice – the ByWard Market is home to some of Canada's finest restaurants, featuring something for every palate and budget.
Among all the fashion boutiques and patisseries, you can also find many services the ByWard Market has to offer. Whether you need an advertisement designed, your business represented, or your dry cleaning done, the market is at your feet. You can find just about anything your heart desires in the ByWard Market.
Ottawa’s ByWard Market is an exciting place filled with waiting treasure from all over the world; India, Thailand, Bangkok, Mexico, France, Indonesia, and Asia to name a few. Rare specialty items can be found in the market including custom-made jewellery, over-seas silks, a wide variety of plants and flowers, hand-made pieces of furniture, and original works of art. Even if you’re not looking for anything in particular, you may find exactly what you wanted.