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Contest: Canada Day 2021 in the capital
Enter our contest for your chance to bring two of your closest friends or family to Ottawa for Canada Day 2021!
Andaz Ottawa Byward Market
Ottawa COVID-19 staycation: Things to do in Phase 2
What’s a summer vacation without patios, beauty treatments (including haircuts), shopping and outdoor fun? You can now add these and other options to…
Rideau Canal Cruises
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.

Upcoming events

Capital Ribfest Ottawa
Capital Ribfest Ottawa
The Capital Ribfest is fun for the whole family. The festival happens in beautiful downtown Ottawa, at the Festival Plaza (beside City Hall) . FREE…
Beer - Food
Ottawa Beer Fest
Showcasing 40 craft breweries, brewmaster seminars, a Craft Beer 5K Run/Walk, and many more beer-infused activities.
Capital Pride
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.
Escapade Music Festival
Escapade Music Festival
Escapade Music Festival is the first festival of its kind in the NCR. It is an event dedicated to the development of the electronic music scene anddemographic in the NCR.
Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
Canada's most popular multi-day running event sees close to 50,000 participants compete in a variety of challenging races—including the country's…

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