What’s On This Week in Ottawa

A look at what’s on this week in Ottawa – Events and Activities this Week in Ottawa.

What is Open & Closed in Ottawa

For ideas to keep yourselves busy, see Things to Do this Weekend in Ottawa

Absolute Comedy
16 Sep

Absolute Comedy Ottawa, 412 Preston Street, Ottawa

September 16, 2020 To September 20, 2020

$15 to $20

Absolute Comedy is more than hilarious shows in a great atmosphere, we also offer delicious food at prices that will make your wallet laugh. What a perfect ...  »

Pumpkin Fest
20 Sep

Proulx Maple & Berry Farm, 1865 O'Toole Rd, Ottawa

September 20, 2020 To October 18, 2020

$8.85 to $14.95

Join for the annual pumpkinfest when our farm is transformed into a giant Halloween playground. Bring a picnic and come join us for a ghostly gathering in ...  »

Apple Picking Season at Mountain Orchards
29 Aug

Mountain Orchards, 10175 Clark Rd, Mountain

August 29, 2020 To October 18, 2020

613 989 5601

Free Admission

Along with apple picking, you can check out our corn maze, picnic areas, tractor tire playground, hay jump, forest trails, wagon rides and don't forget to try ...  »

Fall Campfires at Saunders Farm
11 Sep

Saunders Farm, 7893 Bleeks Rd, Ottawa

September 11, 2020 To October 31, 2020

$160 & up

Get outside, get cozy and enjoy a campfire with your loved ones. Perfect for a family outing, date night, or small gatherings. Please remember to bring your ...  »

Rock Dunder Hiking Trail
30 May

Rock Dunder Hiking Trail, Stanley Lash Lane, Lyndhurst

May 30, 2020 To November 15, 2020

$10

Rock Dunder is a treasure that lies within the UNESCO Thousand Islands Frontenac Arch Biosphere Reserve. Rising 275 feet above Morton Bay, Rock Dunder provides breathtaking views of ...  »

The Drive-In Experience Ottawa
17 Sep

Wesley Clover Parks,401 Corkstown Rd, Ottawa

September 17, 2020 To September 20, 2020

$36.45

Join for Drive-in movie experience at Wesley Clover Parks Ottawa! The Drive-In Experience Ottawa is the brainchild of DNA Live, Ottawa’s premiere festival & event production ...  »

Pirate Life Ottawa
01 Jul

588 Hog's Back Road, Ottawa

July 1, 2020 To October 12, 2020

$25

A Pirate’s Life provides interactive ‘pirate life’ theatrical experience with a boat cruise in a look-a-like pirate ship. Join the scurvy crew and live the Pirate ...  »

Aqua-Taxi
26 Jun

Ottawa Locks, 1 Canal Ln, Ottawa

June 26, 2020 To October 14, 2020

$4.50 to $6

Sailing on one of our shuttles, you’ll see some of our capital’s most famous landmarks – all from the vantage point of the river!  »

Ottawa River Tour
01 Jul

1 Canal Ln, Ottawa & 160 Rue Laurier, Gatineau

July 1, 2020 To October 12, 2020

$21.48 to $30.72

Our Ottawa River tour offers the finest views along the Ottawa River. This 1 1/2 hour tour is the most thorough tour available on the water. Departures from the ...  »

Rideau Canal Cruise
01 Jul

Ottawa Locks, 1 Elgin St, Ottawa

July 1, 2020 To October 12, 2020

$23.54 to $34.71

The most unique way to discover Ottawa is on board the world's-largest, certified, 100%-electric, passenger vessel. You will sail for 90 minutes on the iconic Rideau Canal and ...  »

Ottawa City Rafting
01 Jul

Britannia Beach, 102 Greenview Ave, Ottawa

July 1, 2020 To September 15, 2020

$79

From the sweep of the river, the Ottawa looks as majestic as when Champlain viewed it four centuries ago. This trip has everything – fun, education and just ...  »

Adventure Rafting with OWL Rafting
01 Jul

40 owl lane, Foresters Falls

July 1, 2020 To September 15, 2020

$79 – $159 +charges

Experience the great Canadian river trip – this is a travel-path forged by First Nations, traversed by fur traders since the 1600’s and fostered by foresters at the ...  »

Ottawa Biplane Adventures
01 Jun

Rockcliffe Flying Club, 1495 Sir George-Étienne Cartier Pkwy, Ottawa

June 1, 2020 To November 15, 2020

$38 to $175 per person.

Enjoy the views of Parliament and downtown Ottawa from above! Travel along the picturesque Ottawa River, Strap on your aviator’s cap and goggles and get a ...  »

FREE Capital City Tour
18 Jul

The National War Memorial, Wellington Street, Ottawa

July 18, 2020 To September 20, 2020

Free

This tour is the perfect mix of the city’s main landmarks, its surprisingly seedy history, and some of the hottest spots locals love. Starting at the ...  »

Omega By Night
29 Jul

Parc Omega, Québec 323, Montebello

July 29, 2020 To October 10, 2020

$17.99 to $24.99

Experience an immersive experience of light and sound and discover the beauty of nature at night. The route in the enchanted forest will begin at dusk, in ...  »

Hair Donation Ottawa
01 Sep

Various - Virtual Event, Ottawa

September 1, 2020 To September 30, 2020

6137372781

Free

Hair Donation Ottawa is an annual, non-profit, cancer research fundraiser for the CHEO Foundation. The event was founded in 2011 by community philanthropist and cancer survivor Helene Hutchings. ...  »

Brown Bag Comedy Tour
17 Sep

Yuk Yuk's Comedy Club Ottawa, Elgin Street, Ottawa

September 17, 2020 To September 19, 2020

$13.28 to $20.00

Enjoy and amazing evening of laughs with Brown Bag Comedy Tour at Yuk Yuks, Ottawa’s premiere live comedy club. Who is it for? adults HOW MUCH ...  »

The Sheepdogs
19 Sep

The Drive-In Experience Ottawa, 401 Corkstown Road, Nepean

September 19, 2020

$50 - $100

Budweiser Zero Concert Series. Please be advised that this a drive-in event. Net Capacity: 300 HOW MUCH Tickets : $50 – $100 Additional Vehicle Occupant Ticket $30.00 ea General rules: Each vehicle must ...  »

The Chef's Table
11 Sep

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin St, Ottawa

September 11, 2020 To September 26, 2020

$125

The Chef’s Table is a farm-to-table feast with menus curated by Canadian chefs and musical entertainment. Presented by the Festival of Small Halls, this year’s ...  »

Apple Picking Season at Log Cabin Orchard
28 Aug

Log Cabin Orchard and Pumpkin Patch, 6121 Cabin Rd, Osgoode

August 28, 2020 To October 12, 2020

613-826-5081

Free Admission

The perfect visit for a walk through the Orchard surrounded by nature in the 33-acre apple orchard — just minutes south of Ottawa — is a great way to ...  »

Fall Fun at Cannamore Orchards
05 Sep

Cannamore Orchard, 1480 County Road 32, Crysler

September 5, 2020 To October 12, 2020

613-448-3633

$12

Enjoy fall at Cannamore Orchards. If you want activities for those late-summer and autumn weekend days, then bring the children for a visit to Cannamore Orchard! Family ...  »

Original Heart of the 1000 Islands Cruise
27 Aug

Gananoque Boat Line by Hornblower, 280 Main Street, Gananoque

August 27, 2020 To October 18, 2020

888-717-4837

$17.13 - $26.35

On the hour-long Original Heart of the 1000 Islands Cruise, expect up-close views of the lush shoreline lined with historic cottages and summer homes as you sail through ...  »

Big Wreck
18 Sep

Wesley Clover Parks Drive-In, 401 Corkstown Road, Ottawa

September 18, 2020

$60 - $120

Big Wreck is a Canadian-American rock band formed by Ian Thornley and Donald Forrest Williams in Boston, Massachusetts in 1994. They disbanded in 2002 and Ian Thornley pursued a ...  »

West End Studio Tour
19 Sep

Wellington Street West, Ottawa

September 19, 2020 To September 27, 2020

Free

The artists of the West End Studio Tour (WEST) invite you to celebrate 25 years of community art with a SAFE and socially distant art show and sale. ...  »

Dungeons and Dragons for Teens
15 Sep

Online

September 15, 2020 To November 17, 2020

FREE

A complete D&D mini-adventure played over two sessions for teens 13-18. Players will play through a complete adventure with pre-generated characters over the course of two ...  »

Obstacle Course - Open Gym
13 Sep

OCR Academy,1140 Morrison Drive, Ottawa

September 13, 2020 To January 31, 2021

613-726-0909

$22.50

OCR Academy is Ottawa’s Largest and only in door obstacle course/ninja warrior facility. But how do I know if OCRA is right for me? DO ...  »

Barnyard Fun
16 Sep

The Log Farm, 670 Cedarview Road, Ottawa

September 16, 2020 To September 30, 2020

$6.89

Come visit us and our many barnyard friends at the Log Farm. Come out to the farm and let the kids play while you take a few ...  »

Apple Picking at Mountain Orchard Apple Farm
12 Sep

Mountain Orchards, 10175 Clark Road, Mountain

September 12, 2020 To October 15, 2020

613.989.5601

Free admission

Enjoy fun time at the farm. Along with apple picking there are lots of activities available for you to enjoy – wagon rides, corn mazes (a major and ...  »

Abbotsford's 45th Annual Bazaar DAYS
19 Sep

Abbotsford House, 950 Bank Street, Ottawa

September 19, 2020 To September 26, 2020

Free admission

We are having our Annual Bazaar on 3 Saturdays in September! Entrance/line up in parking lot of Abbotsford House… one way, 20 min shopping, touch-less purchasing of Art, ...  »

Timothy Beattie, Classical Guitar
19 Sep

, Online

September 19, 2020

Suggested Donation $20 per person

Registration is required in advance via Eventbrite. Born in Toronto in 1997, Tim Beattie is studying at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland on full-scholarship in the MMus programme ...  »

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    1. Ken daly

      Your info is dated. How about posting current events.

      August 31, 2018 at 8:20 PM

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