Street closures around the NAC during Ottawa Race Weekend

Summer programming

Together under the sun

Come one, come all! This summer, soak up the season with a lineup of programming filled with excitement and emotion. Whether you’re basking in the sun on our wood terrace or escaping the heat after a long day, this summer brings something to our stages and spaces for everyone to enjoy. Together under the sun.

Summer series

  • The Feeling of Free

    Some of our best shows aren’t on the stage this summer. They are in and around the NAC, floating down the Rideau Canal or happening in...

  • Stage Series

    Take a seat in Southam Hall and experience beloved classics performed by the NAC Orchestra or your favourite artists. Visit the Babs Asper...

  • Wood Terrace Series

    Spend your sunsets with us under the stars as inspirational artists share their musical visions of culture, identity and tradition. Access...

  • $8 Play Series

    From the beauty of words to laughter and creativity, and sounds that make you want to rewind the cassette tape – our three summer...