What is the location of the Events?


What are the timings?


Who will be at the Event?

Guests from all age groups and ethnic backgrounds will be present at all events.  The mandate for SouthAsianFest is to showcase South Asia to the diaspora as well as the Canadian Mainstream.

What sort of performances will be on Stage?

Guests will have a true glimpse of the Indian Sub-Continent with Folk Dances, Songs and Regional representation of South Asian Arts, Culture and Culinary Delights in the heart of Canada’s Capital.

Is there seating at Ottawa City Hall?

There will be minimum seating provided at Ottawa City Hall.  Guests are encouraged to bring their folding chairs as well to maximize their experience at MirchMasalaMela!

Will it be very loud at the MirchMasalaMela?

There will be Music playing on stage.  However, you can distance yourself and reduce the impact on your ears by moving farther away from the Stage Area.

Where do I park my vehicle?

Ottawa City Hall offers Underground Parking at a flat rate of $4 for the Day.  Guests may also park at the World Exchange Plaza for FREE and walk 10 Minutes to Ottawa City Hall.  Street Parking is also available FREE after 5:30 PM

Will there be any food at the Events?

Dinner will be provided as part of the ticket on the SPLASH! Boat Cruise on Friday August 12th.  
Food can be purchased from various vendors at the MirchMasalaMela on Saturday August 13th.

Is the Event truly Family-Friendly?

Management will make every attempt to reflect a family-friendly environment with the Entertainment and Ambience at SouthAsianFest.

Will there be Washrooms on-site?

Washrooms and Hand Wash sinks will be provided.