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Discover the country’s best attractions, celebrations and flavours in Ottawa, Canada’s capital!

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#MyOttawa Local's Guide
#MyOttawa Local's Guide
Show some local LOVE and vote for your favourite local businesses, haunts and hidden gems.
Tapping into Ottawa
Tapping into Ottawa
Learn about the breweries and distilleries using local ingredients, community events and fresh perspectives to tell Ottawa's story.
Guided tours of Parliament
Ottawa virtual tours, exhibitions, activities and performances
Looking for fun ways to stay cultured and entertained at home or on the go? Access behind-the-scenes tours, exhibitions, activities and performances online.
National Capital Greenbelt
What’s happening in the Ottawa area
Check out some of the fun events and activities taking place in the Ottawa region this week, including the weekend! Visit this page each week for highlights of what’s going on in Canada’s capital.
POSTPONED - Room Service concert series : An Ottawa hotel exclusive
POSTPONED - Room Service concert series : An Ottawa hotel exclusive
Missing music and comedy festivals? On weekends this April, get exclusive access to an amazing lineup performances broadcast to your room in a participating Ottawa hotel.
It’s still on us!
It’s still on us!
Book a 2-night getaway in Ottawa this year at participating hotels and get $100 off your stay, on us!

Upcoming events

Ottawa Senators Hockey Club
Ottawa Senators
One of seven NHL franchises based in Canada, the Ottawa Senators returned to the league in 1992 following a 58-year absence.
Ottawa Children's Festival
Every year, the Ottawa Children's Festival holds a five-day extravaganza of the finest quality theatre, dance and music for young audiences in our community.
Canadian Tulip Festival
Canadian Tulip Festival
Welcome spring’s warmth at the world’s largest tulip festival! This lively annual celebration features sweeping beds of jewel-like tulips, fireworks, music, family fun and more.
Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
The 2021 edition of Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend will be hosted virtually. See below for regular programming.Canada's most popular multi-day running…
Navy Bike Ride
Navy Bike Ride
Hop on a bike and enjoy a scenic ride through downtown Ottawa and Gatineau, and along the Ottawa River, while raising funds for the sailors of the Royal Canadian Navy.

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Fun museum activities to do at home
Need activity ideas to entertain the kids on weekends, holidays and March Break? Ottawa-Gatineau museums share a variety of stimulating hands-on options!
Ottawa virtual tours, exhibitions, activities and performances
Looking for fun ways to stay cultured and entertained at home or on the go? Access behind-the-scenes tours, exhibitions, activities and performances online.

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