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

Doors Open Ottawa
05 Jun

Online

June 5, 2021 To June 11, 2021

Free

Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Doors Open Ottawa continues to be the second-largest Doors Open architectural event in North America. Since its inception in 2002, over 920,000 visitors have discovered ...  »

Ottawa Garden Days
12 Jun

Various Venues and Online, Ottawa

June 12, 2021 To June 20, 2021

free

A Celebration of Our Gardens Culture Explore Ottawa-Gatineau’s Garden Promenade during Ottawa Garden Days. This ten-day program of activities and events is for gardening enthusiasts, families, ...  »

NCC Weekend Bikedays
01 May

Various Venues, Ottawa

May 1, 2021 To October 11, 2021

Free

In 2021, the Nokia Sunday Bikedays program is expanding to NCC Weekend Bikedays, presented by Nokia! Starting this weekend, and running until October 11, the NCC will offer car-free ...  »

Rock Dunder Hiking Trail
15 May

Rock Dunder Hiking Trail, Stanley Lash Lane, Lyndhurst

May 15, 2021 To November 15, 2021

$5

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 - East
11 Jun

RCGT Park, Coventry Road, Ottawa

June 11, 2021 To June 20, 2021

$35.67

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

The Met Opera Free Virtual Shows
11 Jun

Online

June 11, 2021 To July 4, 2021

Free admission

Watch world-famous operas from the comfort of your home! Monday, May 31 | Puccini’s Turandot (From October 12, 2019) Tuesday, June 1 | Saint-Saëns’s Samson et Dalila (From October 20, 2018) Wednesday, ...  »

Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival
01 Jun

Online & In-Person Events

June 1, 2021 To June 21, 2021

Free/Ticketed

Established in Ottawa in 1996, the Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival (SSIF) is a multi-disciplinary arts festival that brings together Indigenous artists, performers, educators, students, and community members to ...  »

Bloom Festival 2021
01 Jun

Online

June 1, 2021 To June 30, 2021

Free

Introducing Bloom Festival, a festival celebrating the artistic works that have bloomed out of Toronto in this turbulent, transformative year. Over a year ago, our world shut ...  »

Church Takeout Dinner
13 Jun

Our Lady of the Visitation, 5338 Bank Street, Ottawa

June 13, 2021

623-822-2007

22.50

Takeout Church Dinner Sunday June 13th delicious homemade ham and scalloped potatoes dinner with vegetables and dessert. Curb-side pickup @ 5338 Bank Street from 3 to 6 pm. Proceeds to Our ...  »

Blue Rodeo
11 Jun

Online

June 11, 2021

$50.85

Jim Beam Presents Live From Inside, After over 30 years together, a Canadian Music Hall of Fame induction, and more than a few songs that have reached anthemic ...  »

Touching the Void
02 Jun

Online

June 2, 2021 To June 8, 2021

$17.50 & up

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU LOOK DEATH SQUARELY IN THE FACE AND HOW DO YOU FIND THE STRENGTH TO CRAWL BACK TOWARDS LIFE? Be transported from the comfort ...  »

Free Admission to Ontario Parks
01 May

Ontario Parks

May 1, 2021 To September 2, 2021

Free

The Ontario government is making it easier and more affordable to get safely outdoors and enjoy nature by providing free day-use permits at 115 provincial parks from Monday ...  »

Queens of Egypt
02 Jun

Canadian Museum of History, Laurier Street, Gatineau

June 2, 2021 To August 22, 2021

Regular Admission

This summer, travel back in time to the ancient Egypt of 3,500 years ago, where you’ll encounter women of power and influence. This major exhibition features more ...  »

Ladies First Comedy
12 Jun

Online

June 12, 2021

$10 -$15

(Clean comedy show) Laughter is the best medicine! Get your fill of the gut-busting stuff online, courtesy of some of the funniest women on the planet: Rachel ...  »

Annular Solar Eclipse
10 Jun

In The Sky

June 10, 2021

Free

This year, you can see an annular solar eclipse on June 10 beginning at sunrise in southern Ontario, through Greenland, and ending at sunset in far-eastern Russia. This ...  »

 
Fun Things to Do in Ottawa Area During COVID-19

Fun Things to Do in Ottawa Area During COVID-19

Here is a list of activities to enjoy in and around Ottawa. Also, see this weekend in Ottawa for events (online & in-person) and other weekend activities. Check back as this article is updated as and when the City of Ottawa/ Ontario government allows the reopening of more tourist attractions. ...
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15 Scenic Lookouts In and Around Ottawa

15 Scenic Lookouts In and Around Ottawa

What better time of the year than the heart of summer to explore nature and enjoy the many scenic lookouts around Ottawa? This list provides 15 must-visit lookouts in and around Ottawa and Gatineau area where you can enjoy panoramic views and both hidden gems and well-known spots in the ...
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15+ Waterfalls to Visit in and Around Ottawa

15+ Waterfalls to Visit in and Around Ottawa

Ottawa is surrounded by some of Ontario’s most stunning waterfalls. Although most of the province’s famous falls are located in the south, there are still some worthwhile waterfalls to visit on a journey into nature, such as the notable Rideau Falls and the beautiful Chutes Coulonge. Rideau Falls The Rideau ...
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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 feature a range of natural attractions, from quaint city parks, conservation areas, wild forests, waterfalls, lookouts, and provincial parks. Whether you want to go bird watching, enjoy the lakes and beaches, take a stroll under shady canopies, or find a new adventure, this list will direct you ...
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25 of the Best Hikes in and Around Ottawa

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 ...
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20 Family Hikes and Walks in and Around Ottawa

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 ...
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25 Outdoor Adventures between Ottawa & Toronto near 401

25 Outdoor Adventures between Ottawa & Toronto near 401

Travelling between Toronto and Ottawa, and want to add a bit more excitement to your trip? Then, here are 25 adventures for your road trip between Toronto and Ottawa that is way better than pit stops at ONRoute ...
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25 Family Day Trips from Ottawa for Summer

25 Family Day Trips from Ottawa for Summer

Its summer! Schools out and the sun is shining, which means it times to fill your hot summer days creating new family memories! Escape the city life of busy Ottawa to get some special family time in the amazing areas that surround the city! Spend the day in nature, exploring ...
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25 Summer Activities and Outdoor Adventures in the Ottawa Valley

25 Outdoor Adventures in the Ottawa Valley

The Ottawa Valley is an outdoor playground for adrenaline junkies, outdoor enthusiasts, and nature lovers alike. As summer sets in, the warm weather, blue skies, and the Valley’s pristine waters, rolling hills, and woodlands invite visitors and locals to surf, hike, fish, kayak, and immerse themselves in the distinct heritage ...
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Day Trip to see Orchids

See Thousands of Wild Orchids – Day Trip From Ottawa

Plan a day trip to surrounding yourself with thousands of wild stunning Orchids. Only 1 1/2 hours from Ottawa and 3 hours from Toronto ...
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20 Scenic Restaurant Patios For Summer in Ottawa

20 Scenic Restaurant Patios For Summer in Ottawa

As stay-at-home measures have started to relax and summer is in full storm, head out to a sunny patio in Ottawa to enjoy the beautiful weather and some amazing food and drink. This list includes patios that are now welcoming customers to drink cocktails and craft beers, and snack on ...
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Ontario Road Trip: Discover 11 Islands on the Long Sault Parkway

Ontario Road Trip: Discover 11 Islands on the Long Sault Parkway

Set between the major cities of Kingston and Montreal is the Long Sault Parkway, a 10-kilometre long road that connects a collection of eleven islands on the St. Lawrence River. The parkway is visually beautiful and has significant history surrounding it, and a drive around the area allows you to ...
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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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