Evening in the Maritimes – Where Good Food Meets a Good Time for a GREAT Cause!

This unique event is a sell-out every year bringing together hundreds of high-profile guests from many sectors, including the most prominent business and community leaders, government, media, and prestigious social figures in Ottawa/Gatineau.

Over the last 28 years, Evening in the Maritimes guests and sponsors have helped to raise funds to support people with disabilities in Ottawa. Support from event attendees, donor and sponsors empower people with disabilities to build lives of meaning and joy.


Date: Thursday, May 29th, 2025

VIP Cocktail Reception (by invitation only): 5:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Cocktail Reception, Silent Auction, & Entertainment: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Dinner, Live Auction & Presentation: 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Location: 4th floor, Westin Ottawa Hotel, 11 Colonel By Drive (Ottawa)

Tickets: Tickets go on sale starting January 2025

Accessibility: This event is inclusive and accessible for all guests. EITM24 Accessibility Details (2025 details to follow soon)

Menu: 2025 Menu TBA

Dress Code: Business Casual

Questions: Contact events@able2.org


A whopping $375,000 was raised for ABLE2: Support for People with Disabilities at the 28th edition of Evening in the Maritimes on May 1st. Thank you for buying a ticket or table, purchasing a raffle ticket, and bidding on the auction items. Every little bit of money raised will help people with disabilities and their families in our community this year.


Ottawa Business Journal – Caroline Phillips had a whale of a good time at EiTM24. Read all about it here.

Ottawa Citizen Social Scene – Ashley Fraser’s overview of the event includes some amazing photos and an excellent summary of the evening. Read it here.

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