Experience - Ottawa

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




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Drive-in Theatres in Ontario

Watch a movie than under the stars in the comfort of your own vehicle. Enjoy a great movie on the big screen while enjoying this experience from… Read more »

25 Must Visit Nature Attractions and Nature Hotspots in and Around Ottawa

25 Must Visit Nature Attractions and Nature Hotspots in and Around Ottawa

Ottawa and area features a range of natural attractions, from quaint city parks, conservation areas, wild forests, waterfalls, lookouts, and provincial parks. Whether you want to go… Read more »

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Victoria Day – May Long Weekend in Ottawa

Victoria Day long weekend events and activities including free, fun family & kids’ activities, live music, theatre & performing arts, sports and exhibitions.

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25 of the Best Hikes in and Around Ottawa

The Ottawa Valley area is a hiking paradise where beautiful hiking trails are located just minutes away from the Ottawa city centre. Set out for a hike for some fresh air and a chance of scenery on some easy to moderate trails that will get you moving and allow you to see some of the most incredible vistas in the Ottawa region.

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20 Family Hikes and Walks in and Around Ottawa

The Ottawa Valley area offers many hiking trails and walking opportunities for families to enjoy some fresh air and beautiful scenery not too far away from the Ottawa city core. These relaxed trails and green spaces are accessible for and will allow the entire family to get connected with nature and check out the most stunning vistas in the Ottawa Valley region.

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Take Free Ballet Classes From National Ballet of Canada Online

View this post on Instagram A post shared by The National Ballet of Canada (@nationalballet) on Apr 4, 2020 at 10:29am PDT National Ballet of Canada is… Read more »

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25 Mother’s Day Flower & Gift Delivery/Pickup Options in Ottawa

Bouquets and gift baskets can be a great option to show your loved ones that you’re thinking of them from far away. From classic flower arrangements, delicious… Read more »

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25 Restaurants For Mother’s Day Brunch/Dinner Takeout & Delivery in Ottawa

With stay-at-home orders still in place, Ottawa’s many restaurants are still offering takeout and pickup options, some specifically crafting a Mother’s Day menu for the special day…. Read more »

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May Supermoon: Don’t miss the last Supermoon of 2020 – Super Flower Moon

This year’s last super moon will appear on Thursday, May 7th, 2020. The moon will appear full for about 2 – 3 days around this time, i.e.,… Read more »

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Things to Do During Mother’s Day Weekend in Ottawa

A list of things to do during Mother’s day weekend in Ottawa in the times of COVID-19.

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15 Ideas for Mother’s Day in Times of COVID-19

Mother’s Day can be a hard one to get right in the best of times, let alone with such a different landscape. Check out these 15 ways… Read more »

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Audio Editions of 10 Giller Prize-Winning Books Available for Free for 2 Months

Audio editions of 10 award-winning books will be available for free over a two-month period as part of an initiative to encourage Canadians to enjoy top storytelling during the COVID-19 pandemic…. Read more »

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Canada From Home: Explore Canada’s Territories Online

Although we are facing limited travel opportunities at the moment, there are still plenty of ways to enjoy museums and sites without leaving the comfort of your… Read more »

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Ontario Parks Will Remain Closed until May 31, 2020

Update: Ontario Opens Provincial Parks and Conservation Reserves From May 11 Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, and Jeff Yurek, Minister of the Environment, Conservation… Read more »

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Canada From Home: Explore Our Stunning National Parks for Free Online

There is much to discover in Canada’s National Parks and not being able to get to them physically shouldn’t stop you from enjoying the fabulous natural areas… Read more »

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Shakespeare Film Festival: See 12 Stratford Festival Plays on Film for Free

Canada’s internationally renowned repertory theatre festival which usually runs from April to October in Stratford, the Stratford Festival is launching a film festival offering free streaming of… Read more »

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There Will Not Be an Official Canada Day Celebration in Ottawa and It is Going Virtual

With COVID-19 throwing life as we know it into a tailspin, Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault has announced that Canada Day will be celebrated virtually this year. Today… Read more »

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Watch The Hunger Games, Dirty Dancing, La La Land and John Wick For Free Online

Lionsgate has announced that it will stream four of its most popular films for free. Lionsgate Live! A Night at the Movies will be hosted by Jamie… Read more »

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Canadian Geographic Education Launches Free Online Classroom

The Royal Canadian Geographical Society (RCGS) is launching Canadian Geographic Education’s #OnlineClassroom, which will offer its free, bilingual learning tools to all Canadians to support teachers, parents… Read more »

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Ontario Extends School Closures Until May 4

Ontario has announced that it is extending school and child care centre closures until May 4 to continue the efforts to strop the spread of COVID-19. Public… Read more »

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March 30: Snapshot of COVID-19 Cases in Ontario

Ontario has reported 351 new cases of COVID-19 cases taking the total number of cases to 1706. 23 people have died due to COVID-19 related complications in… Read more »

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Things to Do With Teens During COVID-19

So you’re at home with your teenagers during the COVID-19 pandemic. We know it can be hard to think of things to keep everyone motivated on a… Read more »

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Visit Adorable Canadian Zoo Animals Online

As schools and other educational institutions have closed in response to COVID-19 pandemic and kids are confined to their homes, Zoos across Canada have decided to bring… Read more »

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Free Online Educational Resources

We are in the age of social distancing and self-isolation with schools across Canada closed to “flatten the curve” of COVID-19 pandemic. Here is a list of… Read more »