Experience - 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.

10 Christmas Holiday Getaways in Ontario

Want to getaway during Christmas Break with the whole family or with your 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.

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.

What’s On This Week in Ottawa

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

Things to Do in Ottawa in December

Things to Do in Ottawa in December: Events, Activities, and Festivals happening in Ottawa during the month of December 2018.

Christmas Lights & Santa Claus Parades in Ottawa

Christmas is on its way and so are the annual Santa Claus Parades and amazing Holiday light displays in the Capital region. 

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

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!

Things to Do in Ottawa in November

Things to Do in Ottawa in November: Events, Activities, and Festivals happening in Ottawa during the month of November.

What’s On Stage: Ottawa Theatre Guide

A list of performing arts and live theatre events and festivals happening in Ottawa during this month.

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… Read more »

Things to Do in Ottawa in October

Things to Do in Ottawa in October: Events, Activities, and Festivals happening in Ottawa during the month of October 2018.

Live Music and Concerts in Ottawa

A monthly digest of Live Music & Concerts taking place in Ottawa during   October 2018. This article lists only headliner/touring artists’ concerts, classical concerts and live music… Read more »

Halloween in Ottawa – Family & Adult Events 2018

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

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 5 – Monday, October 8.

55+ Activities and Festivals to Enjoy in Ontario this Fall Season

From spectacular fall colours, harvest activities and festivals, and halloween events, that are plenty of ways to celebrate this transitional season in Ontario. Here are fifty fun… Read more »

25 Fun Things to Do During Fall in the Ottawa Region

The Ottawa Region is known for its spectacular nature and outdoor charm, as well as the magic of Canada’s capital. The museums, artistic events, restaurants, nightlife, and… Read 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.

Things to Do in Ottawa in September

Things to Do in Ottawa in September: Events, Activities, and Festivals happening in Ottawa during the month of September 2018.

Things to Do in Ontario this September

September is the last official month of the summer, where the warm weather slowly fades and the fall breeze calls for sweaters and scarves. Don’t miss out… Read more »

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

Festivals include Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival, Ottawa Serbian Festival, Sound and Light Show, Latin Parade & Festival, and more!

50 Things to Do this Labour Day Weekend in Ontario

Celebrate the last long weekend of Summer with great food, fireworks and a plethora of harvest and fall fairs happening across Ontario!
Send off summer and get ready to welcome Fall with gusto!

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!