Carp Agricultural Fairgrounds (in the W. Erskine Johnston Arena at the north end of the fairgrounds)
3882 Carp Road, Ottawa, Ontario
Just type “Carp Hamfest” into Google Maps!
From Ottawa or Highway 416, take Highway 417 West to Carp Road (exit #144). Then go North about 10.5 km to the Carp fairgrounds/Farmer’s Market, and follow the signs into the W. Erskine Johnson Arena
Commercial Vendor Setup: 7:30 am
Private Vendor Setup: 8 am
Fleamarket Open to Public: 9 am – Noon
$6 General Admission, $14/table (plus admission), Please book tables early to reserve your preferred table location.
Talk-in on VE2CRA, 146.94-, 100 Hz
The region’s largest fleamarket and hamfest. All of the big Ham Radio retailers are going to be there! Major door-prize draws.
Breakfast, coffee, and snack concession in the lobby area. Volunteer organizations and displays, including RAC, ARES, QCWA, etc will be present.
On-site Amateur Radio licence exams. Get your licence, or upgrade during the hamfest!
NOTE: if you are upgrading, bring the 11-digit certificate number on your licence to speed processing.
We are located right next door to the famous Carp Farmers’ Market, and just minutes from the Diefenbunker! Come to Ottawa and enjoy your visit!