Frequently Asked Questions

We have put together a list of our most commonly asked questions. Have a question that is not listed? Feel free to contact us!

Where is the show and how do I get there?

The Cottage Life & Backyard Show takes place at the EY Centre, located at 4899 Uplands Dr., Ottawa.

What are the show hours?

Friday, April 13, 2018: Noon – 9:00 pm
Saturday, April 14, 2018: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday, April 15, 2018: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

What does it cost and how do I buy tickets?

Tickets are available at the door for $13, or online. Online ticket sales will begin in early 2018.

Kids 17 and under get in FREE.

Can I come back without having to pay again?

Yes. If you would like to return to the show later in the weekend, visit Guest Services before you leave to obtain a readmission pass. However, the readmission pass applies to admission fees only; you will still need to pay for parking in subsequent visits.

Where do we park, and do we have to pay for parking?

EY Centre paid parking is available for $8. Payment can be made on the way into the parking lot.

Is there an exhibitor list?

Yes, the Exhibitor list is posted approximately one month prior to the show. We will continue to add exhibitors until the show opens. At the show you will be able to view an exhibitor list in the show guide.

Is there handicapped access?

Yes. The EY Centre is totally accessible.

Can I have a refund on my ticket?

We do not offer refunds on ticket sales. However, we are happy to help if you are experiencing any difficulties with your online ticket purchase. Call us at 613-241-7775 for assistance.