Parliament Hill in Winter

Ring in the New Year, Ottawa Style!

From family-friendly outings to brewery tours, fancy meals and chic VIP parties, you’ll find the perfect way to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Canada’s capital region. Options even include free events, daytime gatherings and outdoor activities! We’ve gathered just some of the great ways you can celebrate the end of 2022 and the start of 2023 this December 31 in the Ottawa region.

Ring in 2023!

Shenkman Arts Centre
New Year's Eve Comedy Night
Ring in the new year with great Canadian comedians Frank Spadone and Cassie Cao. This is the ultimate way to say goodbye to 2022 and welcome in the…
Trees of Hope, Fairmont Château Laurier
Trees of Hope for CHEO
Kick-start the holiday season with this magical fundraiser event! Experience in-person or take a virtual tour of the beautifully decorated Christmas…
Winter Lights Across Canada
Winter Lights Across Canada
Winter Lights Across Canada is set to brighten up your winter days. From December 8, 2022, to January 8, 2023, enjoy the multimedia projection on…

Other NYE ideas in the Ottawa region

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.
breakfast, brunch
Hot brunch spots in Canada’s capital
Browse a few of the tastiest brunch places in the Ottawa area that serve classic egg breakfasts, inventive dishes, mimosas, Caesars and much more.
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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