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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.
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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 Dressage Festival
Ottawa Dressage Festival
An international dressage competition for top dressage riders from Canada and other countries.
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.
Canadian Tulip Festival
Canadian Tulip Festival
Welcome spring at the world's largest tulip festival! This popular annual event features massive tulip displays, fireworks, family fun and more.
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.
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.

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Top places to photograph beautiful tulips in Ottawa
Looking for epic tulip photography opportunities in Ottawa? Find out which city parks, attractions and flower farms you should visit this spring.
Explore Ottawa’s gardens
Explore beautiful urban landscapes full of colourful flora spring through fall, including over 140 garden sites with garden beds, dedicated trees and rare plants.

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