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Experience all of Canada in one place

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


Fulton’s Pancake House & Sugar Bush
No one does winter like we do!
This winter in Ottawa, you can enjoy fun outdoor activities and relax in the warm indoors. Plus, you can save big on accommodations. It's on us!
Guided tours of Parliament
Ottawa virtual tours, exhibitions, activities and performances
Looking for fun ways to stay cultured and entertained at home or on the go? Access behind-the-scenes tours, exhibitions, activities and performances online.
Winter biking, South March Highlands
Explore far and wide in Ottawa’s countryside
Discover surprising attractions, fun outdoor activities and welcoming businesses in Ottawa's charming countryside.

Upcoming events

TD Ottawa Winter Jazz Fest
TD Ottawa Winter Jazz Fest
Six shows, including Ranee Lee, Jim Bryson, and Ron Sexsmith, presented free on YouTube and Facebook. All shows will be streamed live from the Arts…
Viennese Winter Ball
Music and Beyond invites music and dance lovers to enjoy this free Ball from the comfort of your home. Performers will include flautist Lara Deutsch…
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Crave Food and Wine Festival
A delicious weekend of participatory activations, interactive food sampling, wine, spirits and beers mixed with live performances, Chef speakers…
Poutine - Food
Ottawa PoutineFest
More than 30 poutine vendors take over downtown Ottawa and offer up their take on Canada’s dish.
Ottawa Senators Hockey Club
Ottawa Senators
One of seven NHL franchises based in Canada, the Ottawa Senators returned to the league in 1992 following a 58-year absence.

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Snowshoeing in and around Ottawa
Looking for a fun and easy way to get some fresh air and exercise by yourself or with others this winter? Go snowshoeing within the city or in the countryside!
Best ice skating experiences in Ottawa
Planning to go skating outdoors with friends and family this winter? Find out the best sites within the city and in the countryside, skate rental options, amenities and more.

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