COVID-19 Update

Ottawa Tourism’s top priority is the health and safety of our community and our visitors. As we welcome travellers back to our region, please consult our Visiting Ottawa safely page for the latest COVID-19 information. When making plans, please confirm details with businesses and entities directly as parts of our website may not reflect current offerings.

Parliament Hill, Fall

Experience all of Canada in one place

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


Canoeing Rideau Canal
Take a walk on our fall side
Treat yourself inside and out with an autumn getaway full of magical colours, flavours and experiences, all at your fingertips in the Ottawa region.
Saunders Farm, Fall
Spooky and fun Halloween activities in Ottawa this fall
Looking to celebrate Halloween with fun, spooky or even terrifying programming? The Ottawa region has options for everyone from young kids to adults.
BeaverTails and pumpkin
Best fall treats in Ottawa
Enjoy sweet and savoury goodies including harvest-inspired beer, baked goods, cold treats and warm drinks while basking in Ottawa’s autumn beauty.
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.
Voyageurs Pathway/Sentier des Voyageurs
Awesome autumn adventures and activities in Ottawa
Be adventurous while enjoying spectacular fall colours this fall in Ottawa by ziplining, caving, bungee jumping, flying, climbing, hiking, cycling, and more.
Pumpkinferno, Upper Canada Village
Outdoor family fall activities in the Ottawa region
Have fun outdoors with the kids this fall by walking, cycling, paddling, ziplining, flying, tasting and touring your way through the Ottawa region.

Upcoming events

Ottawa Senators Hockey Club
Ottawa Senators
Take in the electric atmosphere of an NHL game in Canada’s capital and watch pro hockey players compete in the national winter sport. The Ottawa…
Tagwàgi Festival
Celebrate authentic Indigenous activities through interactive workshops, delicious cuisine, and a farmers' market with over 20 local vendors. Meet…
Fall in Ottawa
Fall Rhapsody
Discover the magical colours of autumn in greenspaces and urban areas throughout Canada’s capital region during the annual Fall Rhapsody event.
June through November come cheer on the Ottawa REDBLACKS!
Pumpkinferno, Upper Canada Village
Take a nighttime stroll through a spellbinding outdoor exhibit of more than 7,000 handcrafted pumpkins lit up along a kilometre-long path with a…

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