2018 OHCG Annual

Celebrate Spring in Ottawa!

The good news is that it will definitely be spring by the time the Annual rolls around. The bad news is that our famous spring celebration, known as the Canadian Tulip Festival, doesn’t open until after our gathering has ended.

And since the blooms are weather-dependent, we have no idea whether we’ll see any of the beauties during our event. <Read more>

Event details

Find 2018 Annual fillable registration forms on the OHCG website:

Branch display
Theme, Individual, Beginner displays

Sunday, May 6, the public is welcome to visit the incredible exhibition and treat themselves to some shopping during the Annual’s Open House. For details see the Open House poster.

You can also find booking codes for preferred rates at the Courtyard by Marriott Ottawa East and the Hampton Inn by Hilton Ottawa hotels; see the Event details page. Check back often for the latest on social activities, displays and more.


There are so many workshops and presentations! For all details about the education program, check out Sessions.

Vendor info

Want to plan your shopping? Perhaps order something in advance, and pick it up while at the Annual? Here’s a shop-till-you-drop tool that might help.

Tourism info

Why not add extra time to your stay in the nation’s capital? There’s plenty to see and do while you’re here — and spouses or non-hooking friends may also be interested in the Tourism info page. Beyond attractions and what’s on while you’re here, you’ll find maps, transit information and useful links.