Sound and Light Show on Parliament Hill

July 9, 2018

September 3, 2018


111 Wellington Street, Ottawa



Events Description

Join us for the presentation of the sound and light show this season! Northern Lights is a free and bilingual show presented nightly from July 9 to September 3, 2018. Combining bold digital technology with the architectural splendour of the Parliament Buildings, Northern Lights illuminates Canadian stories of nation-building, partnership, discovery, valour, pride and vision at the heart of our country.

Key figures, events and achievements from Canadian history are brought to life using five distinct artistic styles. All are presented in spectacular detail, with stirring narration and an original score, against the backdrop of the Centre Block and Peace Tower.
Spectators are invited to bring chairs and blankets to enjoy the view from the lawn.

Who is it for?

All ages – Family

Free event


Date & Time:

July 9 to September 3, 2018.

Show times: July | 10:00 PM

August | 09:30 PM

September | 9:00 PM

On-site simultaneous interpretation in ASL and LSQ

Friday, July 13, show time at 10:00 PM
Friday, August 3, show time at 9:30 PM
Friday, August 24, show time at 9:30 PM

Run time: ~ 30 minutes

Venue & Address :

Parliament Hill – 111 Wellingston St., Ottawa, ON K1A 0A9 Canada

View from the lawn.

Parking is not available on Parliament Hill

Paid parking lots nearby on weekdays and free indoor parking is available on Saturdays and Sundays at the World Exchange Plaza located at 45 O’Connor Street.

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