Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the show and how do I get there?

The Big Backyard Show will be held at the brand new Ernst & Young Centre in Ottawa, located at 4899 Uplands Drive.
Click here to visit the Ernst & Young Centre Website.

What are the show hours?

  • Friday: noon – 9 pm
  • Saturday: 10 am – 6 pm
  • Sunday: 10 pm – 5 pm

What does it cost and how do I buy tickets?

  • You can buy tickets at the door. Regular admission is $12 for adults. (Children and youths 17 and under are free.)
  • Advance tickets may also be purchased online as well. (Online ticket sales available in 2013.)

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. This will allow you to enter the show again without paying. 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?

Paid parking is available on site. The fee for parking is $7.

Is there an exhibitor list?

An exhibitor list will be available on our website.

Is there handicapped access?


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.

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