Ottawa Welcomes the World - Embassy of the United Mexican States

Community, Festivals

Explore Mexico’s vibrant cultural mosaic and embark on a virtual journey to this exciting country of ancient ruins, modern urban centres, spectacular beaches, colonial architecture and colorful marketplaces. Savour traditional dishes, learn about Mexico’s cultural diversity and let yourself be transported to Mexico’s unforgettable warmth and hospitality through its colorful music and dance. Feast your eyes on stunning artwork, jewellery and handicrafts. Delve into Mexico’s captivating history, it’s fascinating connections with Canada, and the magnificence of its complex, diverse ecosystems. A magical world of wonders awaits you at the Mexico Pavilion. No passport required!

Canada’s diversity is an integral part of its history, its heritage, its pride…its DNA. This is why we are inviting embassies and high commissions to mark their country’s national celebration at the Aberdeen Pavilion and the Horticulture Building in 2017. This series of world-class cultural events will promote and strengthen ties between nations on the occasion of Canada’s 150 anniversary.

All residents are encouraged to join the festivities and thus, dive into a unique multicultural atmosphere. Indulge yourself in food tasting, musical celebrations, artistic performances and more!


Date & Time
May 5, 2017 at 10:00 am
May 7, 2017 at 6:00 pm
Ottawa 2017