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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.

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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. From beautiful colourful cityscapes decorated with hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights, to festive markets and virtual experiences, you’ll easily be enchanted by the magic of the season in Ottawa. Visit our online calendar to see some of the special holiday events that will surely get you into a jolly holiday mood!

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