COVID-19 Update

Ottawa Tourism’s top priority is the health and safety of our community and our visitors. As we welcome travellers back to our region, please consult our Visiting Ottawa safely page for the latest COVID-19 information. When making plans, please confirm details with businesses and entities directly as parts of our website may not reflect current offerings.

Major's Hill Park, view of Parliament, fall

Ottawa Insider Blog

Ottawa Tourism's official blog is the perfect resource to stay updated on what’s new, what’s happening and what’s coming up in Canada’s capital.

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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! Visit this page each week for highlights of what’s going on in Canada’s capital.
Canadian War Museum
What’s on at museums in Ottawa
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.
Fall family fun in Ottawa: a 2021 itinerary
Soak up autumn colours and keep the kids entertained with outdoor activities, indoor attractions and great tours in the Ottawa region this fall!
Pumpkinferno, Upper Canada Village
Outdoor family fall activities in the Ottawa region
Have fun outdoors with the kids this fall by walking, cycling, paddling, ziplining, flying, tasting and touring your way through the Ottawa region.
Pow Wow-Canadian Museum of History, Indigenous culture in Ottawa
Discover Indigenous culture in Ottawa
Looking for a destination with authentic Indigenous programming including museums, tours and events? See what memorable experiences await in Canada’s capital.
Saunders Farm, Fall
Spooky and fun Halloween activities in Ottawa this fall
Looking to celebrate Halloween with fun, spooky or even terrifying programming? The Ottawa region has options for everyone from young kids to adults.
Pumpkins, fall
Fall for the perfect pumpkin patch and apple orchard in Ottawa
Visit apple orchards and pumpkin patches at the many farms in the Ottawa region this autumn for pick-your-own or pre-picked goodies, activities, and more.
Awesome autumn adventures and activities in Ottawa
Be adventurous while enjoying spectacular fall colours this fall in Ottawa by ziplining, caving, bungee jumping, flying, climbing, hiking, cycling, and more.

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