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Fall is here – Enjoy Fall Rhapsody starting September 30

  Come and enjoy the spectacular fall colours on display throughout Gatineau Park. In addition to the popular spots in the Park’s southern sector, many other unique and fascinating places offer magnificent views — as well as being great spots to have a picnic in nature, take a walk in the woods or enjoy a bike ride. Click here for more information!  
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Summer’s not over yet! Here are some fun things to do this weekend!

Although the summer season is wrapping up, there are still tons of great events happening in Ottawa this weekend! Here is a list of activities happening in and around Ottawa this weekend, from September 15-17, 2017. The Northern Lights sound and light show on Parliament Hill ends on Saturday, September 16. Head to Parliament Hill nightly before then at 9:00pm to see the final days of the spectacular presentation. FREE! Now through Saturday, October 21, grab your cowboy boots and head to the Casino du Lac-Leamy to check out their special Country themed activities! Check out cowboy dancers, country music, line dancing, a mechanical bull,
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September in Ottawa begins with a busy Labour Day long weekend!

  Here is a list of activities happening in and around Ottawa this weekend, from September 1-4, 2017. Look up! At the Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival, hot air balloons will fill the sky from Thursday, August 31 to Monday, September 4. Cheer on the Ottawa Champions at Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton Park at their final games of the season, each night from Friday, September 1 to Monday, September 4. Don’t miss the Teal Tailgate Party, following the Ovarian Cancer Walk of Hope at the Ottawa Champions game on Saturday, September 2 with bands, baseball, and fireworks! Celebrate Latin American culture at the Latin American Festival with
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The last weekend of August is packed with fun activities in Ottawa!

Here is a list of activities happening in and around Ottawa this weekend, from August 25-27, 2017. There is an abundance of festivals this weekend, including the Capital Fair (August 18-27), House of PainT Festival (August 24-27), the Hopped and Confused Beer, Music & Food Festival (August 25), the Palestinian Festival Ottawa (August 25-27), Baconpalooza (August 25-27), the Upper Gatineau Whitewater Festival(August 25-27), the Ottawa Lumière Festival (August 26), the North Lanark Highland Games (August 26), Westboro FUSE (August 26-27), and the Outaouais Gourmet Festival (August 27). Admission is FREE! to some festivals. The best golfers of the LPGA Tour compete in Ottawa at the 2017 Canadian Pacific Women’s Open at the Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club from Monday, August 21 to Sunday, August
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There are lots of great events taking place in our city this weekend.

La Machine invades Ottawa this week! Check out the larger-than-life dragon and spider that will roam Ottawa streets this weekend, as well as all the other fun activities on offer. Here is a list of activities happening in and around Ottawa this weekend, from July 28-30, 2017. From Thursday, July 27 to Sunday, July 30, catch La Machine’s Long-Ma (the dragon) and Kumo (the spider) as they roam the streets of downtown Ottawa in a mixture of static scenes and walkabouts. Make sure to consult the schedule as well as be aware of road closure information. Visitors may want to make use of public
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Ottawa Bluesfest starts tomorrow!

Bluesfest is one of the largest international music events in the world, with over 220 varied musical acts on several outdoor stages, attracting more than 300,000 music fans each year.   Click here for all the info
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