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Family Fun in Ottawa during the month of June 2017

June has many family friendly festivals, fairs & outdoor events for the whole family to enjoy! The 47th annual Blackburn Hamlett Funfair will be on from June 2nd to 4th with a parade, an outdoor movie Friday at 6pm, a fun run on Sunday June 4th (5KM or 1KM), a softball tournament, fireworks Saturday June 3rd at 10pm, […]

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Ottawa Horse Day 2017

Ottawa Horse Day 2017

Come get close up with horses at Ottawa Horse Day, an annual family event held at Wesley Clover Parks on June 3rd 2017! Activities include: show jumping horse drawn wagon rides pony rides a Kid’s zone Prince Philip Pony Club Games Parelli natural horsemanship Event is FREE! A 5$ parking donation is suggested.  

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Doors Open Ottawa 2017

Come explore Ottawa’s architecture, culture & history for FREE during the 2017 edition of Doors Open Ottawa which will be held June 3rd & 4th. This year, Doors Open Ottawa will be celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday with over 150 buildings open to the public! Here are some great family friendly places to visit for FREE with […]

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Ottawa Children's Festival 2017

Ottawa Children’s Festival 2017

The 2017 edition of the Ottawa Children’s Festival will be held from May 10th-14th and will feature some of the best performing arts from around the world including theatre, dance, music, puppetry, acrobatics and much more. This annual festival takes place at Lebreton Flats Park with select showings at La Nouvelle Scène, the Canadian War Museum and […]

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N.U.T.S (Neuron Upgrade Training Station) is an awesome new facility in Ottawa that allows anyone age 9 & up to be active and learn something at the same time. It is Canada’s first Knowledge Based Obstacle Race! At N.U.T.S, you will challenge your brain and body in their Knowledge-based Obstacle Race™ which is a fun combination […]

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Canadian Tulip Festival 2017

Mark your calendars!…the Canadian Tulip Festival 2017 in the Nation’s Capital will be held from May 12th to 22nd, featuring over 1,000,000 tulips with entertainment and activities for all ages. FUN FACTS The 2017 tulip festival is celebrating it’s 65th edition and Canada’s 150th anniversaire under the theme One Tulip, One Canada with a special red and […]

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Pirate Adventures in Ottawa

Pirate Adventures in Ottawa is a 75 minute interactive pirate-theatre cruise on a real pirate ship!   Kids and adults receive a new pirate name, dress up in pirate gear & face painting tattoos and then hop aboard the pirate ship for the adventure. Activities during the 75 minute cruise include: discovering the treasure map […]

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Spring Fling

Spring Fling

The annual Spring Fling Fundraiser in support of the Glebe Co-operative Nursery School will be held on Saturday May 13th from 10am to 1pm outside of the Glebe Community Centre. Bring your kids to enjoy crafts & games, face painting, a bouncy castle & the balloon guy. There will also be a BBQ to enjoy […]

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Little Ray's Reptile Ottawa

Little Ray’s Reptile Ottawa

With over 150 animals on display including giant pythons, huge alligators, cobras, rattlesnakes, tarantulas, marmosets, and birds of prey, Little Ray’s Reptile Zoo is a unique zoo that is definitely worth a visit! It also has Canada’s largest collection of unwanted and rescued reptiles. Little Ray’s Reptile Zoo has one of the largest and most diverse animal education […]

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Beauty and the Beast at Centrepointe Theatres

Les Petits Ballet presents Beauty and the Beast at Centrepointe Theatres on May 13th at 1pm and 7pm. This is a wonderful opportunity to introduce your family to theatre and dance while providing valued entertainment. Dance is storytelling through movement and music. Colorful scenery, moving sets and lively music are sure to capture the attention […]

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Easter Weekend Activities in the Ottawa Area

With Easter just a week away, here are some awesome kid friendly Easter activities happening in the Ottawa area! Maple Ridge Center is organizing a Good Friday Family Fun Day on April 14th from 10am to 3pm. Activities include an Easter Egg Hunt,  horse drawn wagon rides, a visit with the Easter Bunny, giant inflatables, […]

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Cineplex Saturday Family Movies

Looking for a cheap indoor activity for your kids during the upcoming months? Cineplex Saturday family movies are offering family favorite films every Saturday mornings at 11am for just $2.99! SCHEDULE April 8th: The Land Before Time – Littlefoot, a little bracheosaurus, finds himself lost and on his own while he and his family journey to […]

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Omega Park

In the heart of the beautiful Outaouais region, this unique animal park will delight the whole family! Omega Park is located in Montebello Quebec, a 45 minute drive from Ottawa. This 800 hectare park has over 400 animals living in nature in the most authentic way possible. It can be discovered both by car and […]

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Ottawa Geek Market

Ottawa Geek Market Spring Edition 2017

The Ottawa Geek Market is Ottawa’s premiere festival of all things geeky and will be taking place Friday March 31st to Sunday April 2nd at the Nepean Sportsplex. The Ottawa Geek Market is Ottawa’s premiere festival of all things geeky. As a festival, the Geek Market provides an opportunity for patrons to celebrate their favourite […]

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The Princess & Superhero Dance Party

Looking for a fun-filled, affordable event to take the kids to this March Break? Check out The Princess & Superhero Dance Party! The Princess & Superhero Dance Party will be a fun-filled evening for children of all ages!  There will be music & entertainment provided by one of Ottawa’s TOP entertainment groups, lots of hobnobbing […]

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Ottawa Parent & Child Expo

Ottawa Parenting Times Magazine is thrilled to present the annual Ottawa Parent & Child Expo for Ottawa families. On March 25th & 26th 2017, head to the Nepean Sportsplex for a weekend of family fun and information. The Ottawa Parent & Child Expo is a fun, informative & affordable weekend for the whole family. Parents will […]

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Fall Consignment Sale Events in Ottawa

Spring Consignment Sale Events in Ottawa

Each spring, consignment sale events take place in the Ottawa area. This is a great way for families to buy gently used clothes, shoes, baby gear, toys and much more at a great price. These consignment sales are also a great opportunity for families to off-load their own outgrown items for some extra cash. Here […]

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Awesome March Break Activities in the Ottawa Area

With March Break 2017 right around the corner, here are some awesome activities to keep your kids busy! Take your kids to the movies for only 3$ with the March Movie Break offered by Landmark Cinemas. Indigo – Chapters are offering FREE March Break events Monday to Friday at 11am. Monday: Qixels Craft Day Tuesday: […]

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