Things to Do - Ottawa

Best things to do, activities, family fun, date ideas, and events in Ottawa.

Things to Do in Ottawa this Weekend

A weekly digest of What’s On in and around Ottawa this weekend including free, fun family & kids’ activities, live music, theatre & performing arts, sports and exhibitions.

Itinerary for Tulip Festival Getaway to Ottawa

Spring is upon us and so are preparations for Ottawa’s multi-awarding winning Tulip Festival. The largest of it’s kind in the world. This year celebrating their 65th anniversary together with Canada’s 150th birthday, it’s sure to be spectacular. Here is an itinerary to help you plan an ultimate Tulip weekend getaway to Ottawa.

Ottawa in March 2018: Events, Activities and Festivals

Things to Do in Ottawa in March: Events, Activities and Festivals happening in Ottawa during March 2018.

Doors Open Ontario 2018

Explore Ontarios fascinating heritage sites! Free weekend events across the province from April to October, featuring historical, natural & cultural treasures, family activities and more.

March Break Activities, Events and Camps in Ottawa

March Break Activities in and around Ottawa: A list of Family Activities, Events & Camps from March 10 – 18, 2018

Family Day Long Weekend in Ottawa: Events & Activities

Things to do during Family Day long weeekend in Ottawa, including family activities, festivals, concert, sports and exhibitions.: February 116 to 19, 2018

Things to Do in Ottawa in February

Events, Activities and Festivals happening in Ottawa during February 2018.

25 Things to Do During Winterlude in Ottawa

A list of 25 things to do to enjoy the annual premiere winter celebration of Canada – Winterlude.
Winterlude kicks off on February 2, lighting up the capital during its  40th annual celebration with spectacular ice sculptures, rocking entertainment, and great family fun!

Things to Do in Ottawa in January

Things to Do in Ottawa in January: Events, Activities and Festivals happening in Ottawa during January 2018.

Top Things to Do in Arrowhead Provincial Park During Winter

Arrowhead Provincial Park is a great visit any time of the year, but in winter, the famous skate trail nestled along the snow laden trees is not the only thing that you can do to enjoy the crisp and clear winter air.

10 Christmas Holiday Getaways in Ontario

Want to getaway during Christmas Break with the whole family or with you special someone? You don’t have to fly South when there are many wonderful opportunities in Ontario… Read more »

Places to See Magical Christmas Lights in Ontario

From spectacular illuminations that transforms the Niagara Falls area to enjoying evening stroll through picture-perfect postcard setting with close to one million lights at Upper Canada Village, Ontario is all aglow with magical lights. Although every village, town, city, and community has at least one or two house or buildings worth stopping to check out, the following light shows are definitely worth travelling to see.

What’s On This Week in Ottawa

A look at what’s on this week in Ottawa.

New Years Eve in Ottawa 2018

Wondering what to do on New Year’s Eve 2018? Here is a list of  New Year’s Eve 2018 activities, fireworks, events & parties happening in and around Ottawa…. Read more »

Christmas Concerts, Plays & Holiday Events in Ottawa

A list of Christmas/Holiday themed events in Ottawa – including carols, theatre, and other holiday events. Events include Nutcracker Ballet by Royal Winnipeg Ballet, intimate and unique Christmas concerts, Victorian Christmas celebrations and more!

Christmas Lights & Santa Claus Parades in Ottawa

A list of Christmas Lights and Santa Claus Parades in Ottawa area.

Christmas Markets & Holiday Craft Fairs in Ottawa

A list of Christmas markets & craft fairs in Ottawa to help you get something special for everyone on your list! Contents: Page 1: Markets from October to… Read more »

Christmas in Ottawa

Christmas events and holiday activities including carols,light displays, holiday theatre, Santa Claus Parades, and craft fairs in Ottawa Area.

Thanksgiving Weekend Events & Activities in Ottawa

Things to Do during Thanksgiving Weekend in Ottawa including Thanksgiving dinner, brunch and Takeout, free fun family & kids’ activities, live music, theatre & performing arts, sports and exhibitions. — Friday, October 6 – Monday, October 9, 2017

Halloween in Ottawa – Family & Adult Events 2017

Activities include Spooky Wagon Rides, Haunted Maze, Ghost Tours, Halloween Parties, Murder Mystery Theatre, Paranormal Investigations, and more!

Fall Fairs around Ottawa

See the award winning with animal, flower, fruit and vegetable exhibits, get best of crafts, baking and preserving, exploredisplays of antique machinery, take part in old fashioned games, ride the midways, and experience the thrill of demolition derbie during the many fall fairs held in and around Ottawa.

Scenic Train Tours in Ontario

Explore Ontario on rails–through rolling hills, ravines, forested valleys and the country side! Whether as a family trip or on a day trip with your loved one, these scenic tours will never disappoint! Enjoy fall colours or have a haunted experience during Halloween, visit the pumpkin patch, or a trip to see Santa during Christmas.

Labour Day Long Weekend in Ottawa

Labour Day Long Weekend events and activities in Ottawa: free, fun family & kids’ activities, live music, theatre & performing arts, sports and exhibitions.

Haunted Corn Mazes & Farms in Ontario

This Halloween, you never know what might be around the next corner at these farms haunted by children of the corn!