Pirate Life in Ottawa

Pirate Life 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 will be done at home prior to the sailing to limiting interaction with cast. PLEASE NOTE: Face coverings are required for Cast […]

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Strawberry picking in the Ottawa area

The COVID pandemic has caused the closure of many events and activities but thankfully strawberry picking will still be a go! The season usually starts mid June until mid July however, it is best to call before going to make sure the conditions are right. Acorn Creek Garden Farm; 928 Acorn Creek Road, Carp. 613-836-2613 […]

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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 January 25th: Nanny McPhee –   VIEW TRAILER February 1st: Artic Dogs –    VIEW TRAILER February 8th: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World –   VIEW TRAILER […]

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Omega Park

Looking for a great family activity this winter. Omega Park is sure to be a hit for kids of all ages. This park located just north of Montebello (approximately 1 hour drive from Ottawa) offers a 17-km car trail through the park will allow you to get up close and personal with a variety of […]

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Free Summer Activities in the Ottawa Area

With summer vacation now in full swing, we have compiled a list of free summer activities in the Ottawa area for the whole family to enjoy. Come out to the Parliament Hill to see the Change of the Guard every day from June 23th to 25th and July 3rd to August 24th 2019. Every summer morning Parliament […]

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Eco-Odyssée

Come explore a unique water maze on a paddle boat at Eco-Odyssée  just 30 minutes from downtown Ottawa. Eco-Odyssée has 6.4km of channels with more than 60 intersections making it a great summer fun and educational outing for the whole family! Eco-Odyssée has several adventures on water and land. For the water maze, you can […]

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FREE Outdoor Family Movies Ottawa 2019

Outdoor movies are a great free family friendly event during the summer! Ottawa Kids has compiled a list of FREE outdoor family friendly movies that will be screened this summer 2019 in the Ottawa area. Wednesday July 3rd at 8:30PM: The Martian at Lansdowne Park (Lansdowne Movie Night) Saturday July 6th at 8:30PM: Small Foot at […]

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Sound and Light Show on Parliament Hill

The Sound and Light Show on Parliament Hill is a great event for families with children of all ages in the summer! Northern Lights is the Sound and Light Show presented this summer from July 9th to September 8th 2019 on Parliament Hill . The show lasts 30 minutes and is a great way for […]

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2019 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 2019 summer fairs in the Ottawa area: July 19th to 21st 2019: […]

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Calypso Waterpark

Calypso Waterpark is Canada’s largest theme waterpark and is located located in the Ottawa area in Limoges.   If you are visiting with young children, the best attractions are: The Zoo Lagoon is the perfect place for young children! The zoo themed lagoon will allow younger children to slide, spray, climb, splash and much more. Best part […]

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Top 5 Splashpads in Ottawa

With this heat, it’s a great idea to go cool off at a local splashpad! Here are the top 5 splashpads in Ottawa. Brewer Park Splashpad in Ottawa Brewer Park Splashpad is by far one of the best park in the city! The splash pads has tons of water fountains, water jets and buckets and […]

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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 […]

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Summer Family Retreat at Chateau Montebello

Summer Family Retreat at Chateau Montebello

Chateau Montebello is a family friendly resort located in Montebello, about 1 hour away from Ottawa. It’s an awesome summer family getaway and with all the great activities, you’ll have the feeling you’re staying in a resort down South! If you are looking for a perfect family getaway not too far from home, Chateau Montebello […]

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FREE Family Programming at the NAC

This summer the National Arts Centre is bringing great daily FREE performances for the whole family to enjoy. As part of the Canada Scene Festival, the National Arts Centre will offer free performances at 11am daily in the Atrium from July 3rd to July 23rd. The schedule showcases theatre, dance, and music for kids of all […]

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FREE Outdoor Family Movies Ottawa 2017

Outdoor movies are a great free family friendly event during the summer! Ottawa Kids has compiled as list of FREE outdoor family friendly movies that will be screened this summer 2017 in the Ottawa area. Saturday June 24th at 7PM: Secret Life of Pets at Kilbirnie Park in Barrhaven (Sequoia Church) Thursday June 29th at 9PM: Chantez (Sing) at Parc […]

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MosaiCanada150

MosaiCanada150

MosaiCanada150 is an impressive horticultural event featuring sculptures, paintings and a one-kilometer stroll through 40 fantastic horticulture arrangements MosaiCanada150 is a spectacular horticultural event that combines: sculpture for the structure paint for the palette of colors horticulture The theme of MosaiCanada150 will reflect the 150 years of history, values, culture and arts in Canada throughout 40 different […]

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Registration for Spring and Summer Recreation Classes

Mark your calendars, registration for spring and summer recreation classes offered by the city of Ottawa is happening soon!   For swim programs, registration will start Monday March 5th 2018 at 9 pm online and by touchtone phone and Tuesday March 6th 2018 in person during business hours. For recreation programs, registration will start Wednesday March 7th 2018 at 9 pm online […]

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