Events & Activities - Ottawa

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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.

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Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World for Free This Week/Weekend

With COVID-19 pandemic forcing theaters to shut their doors, many performing art centers have taken to being open virtually. We have listed a few theatre performances from… Read more »

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Things to Do in Ottawa in July

Things to Do in Ottawa in July: Events, and Activities happening in Ottawa during the month of July 2020. 25 Outdoor Adventures in Ottawa Valley 25 Outdoor… Read more »

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Quarantine Concerts to Watch Online This Weekend

A list of music performances live-streamed this weekend. All times mentioned are in ET. Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World This Weekend Friday, July 3… Read more »

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2020 Canada Day in Ottawa

Celebrate Canada’s 153rd birthday with fun events and activities.
Though many events and celebrations have moved online, there are still some in-person activities one can join in to celebrate this Canada Day in Ottawa

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Fun Things to Do in Toronto & GTA During COVID-19 Ontario Reopening Phase

As Ontario is officially in Stage 2 of the reopening plan, we can now enjoy various attractions and parks in and around Toronto. Please keep in mind… Read more »

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Fun Things to Do in Ottawa Area During COVID-19 Ontario Reopening Phase

As Ontario is officially in Stage 2 of the reopening plan, we can now enjoy various attractions and parks in and around Ottawa. Please keep in mind… Read more »

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Parc Omega is Open for 2020 Summer Season

Go on a scenic drive through Parc Omega, a 2,200 acre nature park located an hour from Ottawa. From the comfort of your car, you can observe… Read more »

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Things to Do to Celebrate Father’s Day Weekend in Ottawa

Celebrate this special day with Dad: gift him a memorable weekend of togetherness and enjoy some of the events taking place in and around Ottawa.

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Father’s Day Brunch, BBQ Kits Takeout & Dine-in Options in Ottawa

Celebrate Father’s Day in Ottawa with an array of restaurants to choose from, including down-to-earth cafés and gastropubs, classic steak and appetizer spots, and eateries offering a special take-out option or cook-at-home option for those who want to truly personalize a meal for this special event.

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Quarantine Concerts to Live Stream Today – Thursday, June 4

A list of music performances to live-stream today.

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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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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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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 »