Free Summer Activities in the Ottawa Area

Come out to the Parliament Hill to see the Change of the Guard every day from June 24th to 28th and from July 2nd to August 23rd, 2018. Every summer morning Parliament Hill is alive with music and colourful drills. The Changing of the Guard began as a morning routine on the Hill in 1959, and has turned […]

Canada Day Activities in the Ottawa Area

Here is a list of great activities happening in and around Ottawa on Canada Day 2018! There will be something for everyone to enjoy on Parliament Hill for Canada Day! The celebrations start at 8am with an Algonquin blessing of the grounds, then at 9:30 am a musical workshops inspired by Brazilian rhythms with Samajam followed […]

Family Friendly Activities June 23 and 24

Ottawa Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival will be held from June 21st to June 24th at Vincent Massey park with FREE family fun including an Algonquin Language Maze for kids and an Algonquin Bingo, family-friendly entertainment, a rock climbing wall, face painting and much more. Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival will be held from June 21st to June 24th […]

Free Apple Camp Workshops

Do you have a tech savy child? Then these Free Apple Camp Workshops are perfect for them. These workshops are offered in Apple Retail stores in the Ottawa area, therefore either Rideau Mall downtown or Bayshore Shopping Center in the West End. They are intended for children between the ages of 8 and 12 and […]

Mosaïculture 2018 in Gatineau

With the huge success of MosaïCanada 150, the horticulture exhibit will be back this summer from June 22nd to October 15th 2018 at Jacques Cartier Park. Mosaïculture 2018 is a spectacular horticultural event that combines: sculpture for the structure paint for the palette of colors horticulture This years exhibit will have 45 majestic floral masterpieces that […]

Sharon & Bram (and friends) at the NAC

NAC Presents is beyond honoured to welcome Canadian treasures Sharon and Bram to the National Arts Centre on September 23rd for a concert celebrating their 40th anniversary. They will be joined on stage by a full band for this very special show. Since 1978, Sharon Hampson and Bram Morrison have been pre-eminent in all aspects […]

Saunders Farm Opening Weekend

Saunders Farm want to get the word out about the launch of their aMAZEing 2018 Spring and Summer Season they’re offering free admission to opening weekend (June 2nd and 3rd) to anyone who follows them on Instagram…so long as they get to 5,000 followers before then! Saunders Farm is a 100-acre farm attraction located in […]

Canadian Sunset Ceremonies

The Sunset Ceremonies is a time-honored tradition in Ottawa that features the world famous RCMP Musical Ride as they take part in the flag lowering ceremony. This year the Sunset Ceremonies will be held from June 27th to 30th 2018. The RCMP Musical Ride is formed of 32 riders and their horses. Admission is FREE, however […]

2017 Summer Fairs in the Ottawa Area

2018 Summer Fairs in the Ottawa Area

Going out to one of the fairs in the Ottawa area this summer can be a fun day for the whole family with kids shows, petting zoos, amusement rides, truck shows, contest and concerts! Ottawa Kids has compiled a list of the upcoming 2018 summer fairs in the Ottawa area: June 1st to 3rd 2018: Blackburn […]

Spring Fling

Spring Fling

The annual Spring Fling Fundraiser in support of the Glebe Co-operative Nursery School will be held on Sunday June 3rd 2018 from 10am to 1pm outside of the Glebe Community Centre. Bring your kids to enjoy crafts & games, face painting, and live kids entertainment. There will also be a BBQ to enjoy. Price is […]

Doors Open Ottawa 2018

Come explore Ottawa’s architecture, culture & history for FREE during the 2018 edition of Doors Open Ottawa which will be held June 2nd & 3rd. This year, Doors Open Ottawa will have over 140 buildings open to the public! Here are some great family friendly places to visit for FREE with the kids during the […]