Ottawa's Festival of Ideas Since 1997

To purchase tickets à-la-carte, pick the events below you will be attending, then click Get Tickets at the bottom of the page.

Alternatively, for our spring and fall festival seasons, you can choose-your-own-pass for a discounted price.

Thursday Oct 25, 2018

Literary Luncheon
Sold Out
Trust: Twenty Ways to Build a Better Country
6:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each
In a House of Lies
8:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each

Friday Oct 26, 2018

The Good Life
6:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each
Past Is Present
7:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks Street • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each
Modern Love
9:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks Street • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each

Saturday Oct 27, 2018

On Starlight: Literary Brunch
12:00pm • Metropolitain Brasserie • 700 Sussex Dr. • more info
  General admission tickets at $89 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $89 each
How Schools Can Prepare Our Children
2:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks Street • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each
The Blue Clerk
6:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks Street • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each
After the Uproar
8:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks Street • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each
I’m Afraid of Men
9:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks Street • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each

Sunday Oct 28, 2018

The Secret History of Soldiers
2:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks Street • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each
The Extreme Centre
4:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks Street • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each
True North
6:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks Street • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each
Living History
8:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks Street • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each

Monday Oct 29, 2018

Criminal Minds
6:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks Street • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each
Character
7:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks Street • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each
Subjective Truths
9:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks Street • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each

Tuesday Oct 30, 2018

Between the Pages
6:00pm • National Gallery of Canada • 380 Sussex Drive • more info
  General admission tickets at $25 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $20 each

Thursday Nov 01, 2018

My Stories, My Times
7:00pm • Southminster United Church • 15 Aylmer Avenue • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each

Friday Nov 09, 2018

One on One
7:00pm • Centretown United Church • 507 Bank St. • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each