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Parliament Hill, Fall

Experience all of Canada in one place

Discover the country’s best attractions, celebrations and flavours in Ottawa, Canada’s capital!


It’s still on us!
It’s still on us!
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Rideau Canal
Ottawa Unlocked
Our doors are open and it’s a great time to explore the best of Ottawa! See what the region has in store for you.
Byward Market, Fall
What’s happening in the Ottawa area
Check out some of the fun events and activities taking place in the Ottawa region this week, including the weekend! Visit this page each week for highlights of what’s going on in Canada’s capital.

Upcoming events

Ontario Festival of Small Halls
Ontario Festival of Small Halls
The 2020 edition of the festival is still taking place; organizers have put in place health and safety measures, including physical distancing. Each…
Remembrance Day Ceremony
National Remembrance Day Ceremony
For the first time, the Royal Canadian Legion is asking the public to pay their respects virtually instead of in person for the 2020 National…
Canadian Museum of Nature
Planet Ice: Mysteries of the Ice Ages
Discover how cold and ice have created the waterways and landscapes we know today.
Canadian War Museum
The Canadian Forces Artists Program – Group 8
An exhibition of works created by the most recent group of civilian artists to deploy with the Canadian Forces. The resulting art contributes to the…
BeaverTails Ottawa Ice Dragon Boat Festival
BeaverTails Ottawa Ice Dragon Boat Festival
The Ottawa Ice Dragon Boat Festival is the World’s largest annual Ice Dragon Boat Festival that takes place on the Rideau Canal Skateway.

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