One of the best places to shop in Ottawa... you've got great variety of food, wonderful artisans, and one of the best cafes in town!."

Here are the answers to some of the more frequently asked questions we receive about ByWard Market Square.
  • In the heart of the ByWard Market, the square has something to offer everyone. See map for more directions. 

Hours of Operation:

  • Open 7 days a week
  • Mon-Wed: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thursday: 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
  • Friday & Sat: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sun: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Closed: Christmas Day, Dec. 25 and New Years Day, Jan 1 

Number of Merchants:

  • Over 20 Merchants

Walking distance from:

  • Parliament Hill, Downtown Hotels, National Gallery of Canada, National Arts Centre, Congress Centre, Conference Centre, Rideau Centre, the U.S. Embassy, City Hall, Notre Dame Basilica, Rideau Canal and the War Memorial.


  • Over 5,000 outdoor and indoor parking spaces.

Special Information:

  • ATM (Bank Machine) on site
  • ByWard Market Information Kiosk

If you have any further questions please contact us.

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