COVID-19 Update

Ottawa Tourism’s top priority is the health and safety of our community and our visitors, and we look forward to welcoming visitors back to the region. While Ottawa is in the reopening stages of COVID-19, our website may not reflect current offerings. Please contact each business or entity directly before making plans.

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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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Mooney’s Bay Beach
Swim and sunbathe at Ottawa’s sandy beaches
Looking to have fun or relax at a beautiful sandy beach? Visit the four public beaches in Canada’s capital to play, barbecue, picnic, sunbathe and more!
Canada Day, Canadian flag
Experience Canada Day 2021 virtually
Experience Canada Day virtually wherever you are this July 1. Access virtual concerts, fireworks, Indigenous local products and experiences and much more.
Interzip Rogers
What’s new in Ottawa for summer 2021
Looking for fun new experiences this summer? Try an interprovincial zipline, mountain coaster, drive-ins, cool exhibitions and more in Canada’s capital!
Indigenous Experiences
Indigenous Experiences: Partnering for Entrepreneurial Success
Trina Mather-Simard is a status member of Curve Lake First Nation near Peterborough and is a trailblazer in Ottawa’s Indigenous tourism community. She…
Indigenous Walks
Indigenous Walks: Educating Through Storytelling
Ottawa is a place of convergence, a tourism hotspot for national and international travellers alike; a place where all walks of life come to learn…
Birch Bark Coffee Company
Birch Bark Coffee Company: Brewing a Social Enterprise
Mark Marsolais-Nahwegahbow wears many hats. He’s held a long-standing career in justice and social services, and he’s an instructor at Vancouver…
Makatew Workshops
Makatew Workshops: How One ‘Little Fox’ Found Guidance from the Past
Marc Forgette is a proud Anishinaabe Algonquin member of the Wahgoshig (Little Fox) band in Northern Ontario. He is prouder today than he’s ever been…
Ondarez Clothing and Goods
Ondarez Clothing and Goods: A Story of Love, Triumph and Resilience
Paula Naponse was born and raised in the Ojibway community of Atikameksheng Anishnawbek, a First Nation village in northern Ontario. True to her…

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