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

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National Arts Centre
Must-try local fun virtual social events
Stay connected with friends, family or co-workers with fun and easy virtual experiences offered by innovators based in Canada’s capital!
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.
Gatineau Park, winter, Snowshoeing
Wonderful outdoor winter activities in Ottawa
Looking for fun things to do outside this winter by yourself, with friends or with loved-ones? Stay active by skating, skiing, snowshoeing, hiking and more.

Upcoming events

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.
Winterlude
Winterlude
The 2021 edition of Winterlude is being reinvented to allow you to celebrate Canadian winter fun, as well as Canada’s rich artistic and cultural…
Lansdowne, Christmas
Lights at Lansdowne
Enjoy a festive atmosphere at the outdoor plaza at Lansdowne in the vibrant Glebe neighbourhood this holiday season. Lights at Lansdowne presents a…
Hunt for Hearts
Hunt for Hearts
Exercise your mind and your body while solving riddles, answering trivia, and hunting through the city. This exciting new outdoor (and digital)…
Rideau Canal Skateway
Rideau Canal Skateway
The Rideau Canal Skateway will be open to the public for the 2020-2021 winter season! Stay tuned for information, including COVID-19 protocols. The…

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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.
Downhill skiing and snowboarding in the Ottawa area
Looking to hit the snowy slopes this winter? Find out where to go downhill skiing and snowboarding, no matter what skill level you are.

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