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Holiday season events in Ottawa

As the cooler winter weather arrives, Canada’s charming capital gets into the holiday spirit with a flurry of special events in November and December. You’ll find colourful cityscapes decorated with hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights, festive markets, seasonal entertainment, and culinary delights. Here are just some of the special holiday events taking place in the Ottawa region that will surely get you into a jolly holiday mood in 2022.

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#WelliWindows Holiday Display Contest
The contest is back and lighting up the streets of Hintonburg and Wellington Village. Vote for your favourite #WelliWindows by tagging a window photo…
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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…
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A Very Vintage Christmas
Hop in a time machine and join us for a very vintage Christmas celebration at Nepean Museum! Wear your coziest PJs and join us around the tree for…
Alight at Night, Upper Canada Village
Alight at Night
Stroll through a historic village filled with holiday joy including over one million lights, Christmas music, BeaverTails and more. Just one hour…
Ottawa Art Gallery
Art & Parcel Holiday Sale
Visit Ottawa Art Gallery’s annual holiday showcase this season before checking off your Christmas shopping. On display will be original artworks…
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Christmas down on the farm
It’s the most magical time of the year at the Log Farm! Pick out the perfect Christmas tree then warm up with hot apple cider. Bring your letters for…

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