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Gatineau Park, hiking, fall

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Capital Pride
Capital Pride
Join Capital Pride, Ottawa’s week-long LGBTQ2S+ celebration in late August, for fun and inclusive community events, including a colourful downtown parade.
Capital Ukrainian Festival
Capital Ukrainian Festival
Experience the life, joy and heritage of Ukrainian art and culture … vibrant music, delicious cuisine, refreshing drinks, stunning artwork, handmade crafts, informative displays … along the scenic banks of the Rideau Canal in the heart of Ottawa.
Changing of the Guard
Changing of the Guard
Note: This event is cancelled in 2021 and plans to return in 2022. Bring your camera to capture colourful photos of soldiers in scarlet uniforms and…
Gatineau Park
Gatineau Park
Immerse yourself in nature in Gatineau Park, where you can swim, hike, bike, camp, cross-country ski, snowshoe and visit heritage sites.
Guided tours of Parliament
Guided tours of Parliament
Parliament Hill, home to Canada’s federal government, is one of Ottawa’s top attractions. Discover the Parliament Buildings and nearby sites on a free tour.
fall, pumpkins, Halloween
Halloween Spook-tacular
Visit Watson’s Mills dressed in your costume for a spooky afternoon full of crafts, treats, and a scavenger hunt! Navigate your way through a…

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