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

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Awaken your senses this spring in Ottawa
Craving an easy yet inspiring getaway this spring? Enjoy beautiful tulips, cultural sites, outdoor activities and more in the Ottawa region!
Double down on fun in Ottawa
Double down on fun in Ottawa
Book a two-night stay in Ottawa and get $120 in value towards transportation, gaming and dining at the Rideau Carleton Casino – Future Hard Rock.
Byward Market view from the Andaz Hotel Cooper, Spirits and Sights
Staycation in Ottawa and save with Ontario Tax Credit
Planning a staycation within your own province of Ontario in 2022? Get a tax credit on eligible accommodation costs when you visit Ottawa!
Parliament, Tulips
Ottawa in Bloom photo contest
You could win one of four great prizes by submitting your beautiful Ottawa tulip photos to our Ottawa in Bloom contest from May 13-27, 2022!
National Gallery of Canada
Ottawa’s seven national museums
Visit seven of Canada’s nine national museums in one city! Ottawa is the perfect place to immerse yourself in Canadian culture, history and more.
Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend, Ottawa Marathon
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!

Upcoming events

Ottawa REDBLACKS
Ottawa REDBLACKS
Join the roaring crowds at TD Place Stadium at Lansdowne as Ottawa’s Canadian Football League (CFL) team battles for a chance at the Grey Cup.
Ottawa Children's Festival
Ottawa Children's Festival
Every year, the Ottawa Children's Festival holds a five-day extravaganza of the finest quality theatre, dance and music for young audiences in our community.
Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
Canada's most popular multi-day running event sees close to 50,000 participants compete in a variety of challenging races—including the country's largest marathon—along picturesque downtown routes.
Ontario Festival of Small Halls
Ontario Festival of Small Halls
Catch first-rate musical performances in unique and quaint venues across Eastern Ontario, near Ottawa.
Ottawa Titans Baseball Club
Ottawa Titans Baseball Club
Join fellow sports fans and catch professional baseball games from May to September in Canada’s capital at RCGT Park, just east of downtown.

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