Our Annual Event is the LARGEST South Asian Gathering in the Nation’s Capital!


The objective of this annual Family Friendly event is to:

Held during the Summer in the heart of downtown Ottawa, this Annual Festival is open to the public and attracts crowds from diverse cultural backgrounds.

This year, 1000s of attendees are expected to take in the action over TEN DAYS.

The 2020 Edition of SouthAsianFest will feature action packed activities including inaugural SPLASH! Dinner & Dance Boat Cruise, the Women of Influence, Masala Bhangra, Dance Workshops, ART EXHIBITION, and the Grand Event, FREE outdoor festival packed with exhibitors, games, food vendors along with our mega stage hosting local talent and international headliners enhancing Ottawa’s cultural landscape by showcasing different genres of South Asian performing Arts and supporting Local Artists by providing them an annual platform to aspire towards.

Provide an opportunity for Ottawa’s diverse community to enjoy mouth-watering South Asian cuisine with creations as vast as the diaspora itself.

Promote awareness and educate Festival-goers in the area of disease prevention and highlight the benefits of healthy living.

Get together in an open and inclusive environment to celebrate Canada’s diversity while promoting cultural integration and harmony.