Plan Your CREATIVE Event for The HAPPENING 2017 

Collaborate with a local artist / musician / business. If you are an artist, musician or business it is easy to be part of The HAPPENING.

  1. Businesses and artists/musicians can collaborate to create a unique event day or evening May 3, 4 or 5, 2017.  Come up with a complete event description and follow the link below to fill in the full details through Eventbrite.
  2. You can contact our Event Director Brenda Dunn who may put you in touch with a business owners/artists looking to take part.
  3. You can also visit the Hintonburg Happening Facebook Bulletin Board to post your ideas and questions and connect with other interested artists, musicians and businesses.
  4. Join us at The Hintonburg Public House Monday November 21, 2016 starting at 6pm for The Happening Brainstorming Session. Come down and collaborate with local businesses and/or artists to make this years festival bigger and better. Share ideas and find a location to host YOUR Happening.

Are you an performer, artist or musician who's unsure where to showcase your work? Are you a business owner looking to host an event but not sure how to? 

We've put together some simple forms to help you make it happen:


Thank you for registering your event with The Happening 2017! Please note that in order to ensure you can host, you MUST complete the following insurance requirements below.

The Happening Insurance Requirements *

Provide a certificate of insurance adding The Happening as additionally insured providing coverage of at least $2,000,000 inclusive of bodily injury and property damage for each occurrence on your insurance rider. It is a condition of your contract to hold harmless The Happening against all charges of liability. Please forward the certificate/endorsement for adding The Happening as additionally insured to brendajoandunn@gmail.com no later than February 1st, 2017. Failure to provide insurance certificate will result in termination of your contract and your registration fee. If you have questions or require assistance to get this from your insurance agent please contact Brenda Dunn
Mailing Address: The Happening, 76 Holland Ave, Ottawa, ON K1Y 0X6