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Gatineau Park, hiking, fall

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Capital Pride
During the third week of August every year, you can join in diverse celebrations of Ottawa’s LGBTQ+ community in parks, streets, clubs and other sites across the city.
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
Bring your camera to capture colourful photos of soldiers in scarlet uniforms and bearskin hats, as they carry out precise drills to the music of a…
Gatineau Park
Gatineau Park
Swim, hike, bike, camp, cross-country ski, snowshoe or visit heritage sites amid towering trees and rocky outcrops in this expansive park just 15 minutes from Ottawa.
Guided tours of Parliament
Guided tours of Parliament
Take a free guided tour of the home of Canada’s federal government, one of Ottawa’s top attractions. Admire historic paintings, as well as architecture decorated with Canadian motifs, in these official spaces.
Rideau Canal Cruises - Parliament
Heritage Day
Celebrate Heritage Day with the theme “Resiliency: relying on our Heritage foundations to hold strong and help us pivot in a changing present for the…

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