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Christmas Lights Across Canada
Stay and save this winter in Ottawa
Take a break and book a getaway of 2 nights or more in Ottawa this year at participating hotels and receive $100 off your stay! Terms and conditions apply.
Sleigh the season in Ottawa
Sleigh the season in Ottawa
Get into the festive spirit with fun events, decorated attractions, Christmas shopping and delicious food this holiday season in Canada’s capital.
Rideau Canal Skateway
No one does winter like we do!
Looking for the ultimate great winter getaway? Enjoy easy access to abundant outdoors, rich culture and local flavours this season in Canada’s capital!
TriCity
More than a one-night stand
Plan your getaway to Ottawa and enjoy fun activities, impressive sites and surprising flavours that will have you coming back for more.
Christmas Lights Across Canada
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!
Forever Changed – Stories from the Second World War
Special exhibits
Special exhibits are always plentiful at Ottawa-area museums. Here are just a few of the current and upcoming temporary exhibits.

Upcoming events

Ottawa Senators Hockey Club
Ottawa Senators
Take in the electric atmosphere of an NHL game in Canada’s capital and watch pro hockey players compete in the national winter sport.
Ontario Festival of Small Halls
Ontario Festival of Small Halls
Each year in the fall, you can catch first-rate musical performances in unique and quaint venues across Eastern Ontario.
Lansdowne, Christmas
Ottawa Christmas Market
Get into the holiday spirit at Ottawa’s European-style Christmas market—the perfect place for great food, warm drinks, traditional kiosks and a…
Christmas, snowman, winter
A Country Christmas
By day, enjoy pre-cut Christmas trees, hedge mazes, wagon rides, Christmas displays, a Farm Shop with local vendors and more! By night, drive through…
Christmas Lights Across Canada
Christmas Lights Across Canada
Before and during the holiday season each year, thousands of colourful lights illuminate buildings, parks and streetscapes in Ottawa. Each evening…

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Holiday season events in Ottawa
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Wondering what to do indoors during COVID-19 in Ottawa? Visit our fascinating museums! Find out what’s open, how to get advanced reservations, and more.

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