Alight at Night

Alight at Night is Eastern Ontario’s biggest outdoor light festival with close to a million lights adorning the heritage buildings, trees and fences…a true winter wonderland for the whole family!   Things to do Stop by Crysler Hall, newly decorated as Saint Nick’s Merry Mansion to visit a Victorian themed Santa Claus. The village fairgrounds are transformed into […]

Free Ultimate Frisbee Clinics

Ottawa Carleton Ultimate Association is excited to be running a series of free Ultimate Frisbee Clinics to introduce youth players ages 8 to 13 to Ultimate. There will be 4 sessions led by a group of experienced coaches and competitive club players. These clinics are intended for beginners / intermediate players and those considering joining […]

Winter Celebrations at Rideau Hall

Come celebrate winter at Rideau Hall on Saturday January 27th 2018 from 12:30pm to 4pm. All activities are family friendly and FREE! Enjoy some traditional winter sports such as skating snowshoeing cross country skiing During this Winter Celebration, you can also tour Rideau Hall FREE of charge and visit the ceremonial rooms. For more information: […]

Fete Frissons

Come celebrate Canada’s diverse history on February 4th from 8:30 to noon at the Shenkman Centre in Orleans The morning will be filled with activities for the whole family to enjoy! Savour a $5 pancake breakfast prepared by Cora’s Breakfast and Lunch. Young imaginations run woodland-wild with Rag & Bone Puppet Theatre‘s whimsical excerpt from […]

Winterlude 2018

Winterlude 2017

Celebrate winter in Ottawa during the Winterlude 2017 festival from February 3rd to 20th.  Three fun filled weekend of activities for the whole family to enjoy! ACTIVITIES Snowflake Kingdom at Jacques-Cartier Park will have TONS of FREE activities for children to enjoy with giant games, super slides, a kiddie zone, an obstacle course, the NEW Canada […]

Kanata Nordic Snow Day

Come out to the Kanata Nordic’s annual Snow Day at Wesley Clover Parks to celebrate outdoor winter activities. The annual Snow Day festivities will take place at Wesley Clover Parks on January 21st 2018 from 10am to 3pm Enjoy tons of great FREE activities for the whole family: Snowshoe and cross country ski rentals Orienteering […]

Skating on the Rideau Canal

Each winter the Rideau Canal becomes the world’s largest skating rink. A unforgettable activity for families in Ottawa! The Rideau Canal is a 7.8km skateway stretching from downtown to Dows Lake. 5 rest areas are available on the canal, they include: washrooms heated change rooms open from 8am to 10pm Sunday to Thursday and from […]

Skateway through the Forest

Come enjoy 3 km of icetrails at the skateway through the forest in the heart of Lac des Loups The skateway is located at 9 Montée Beausoleil in Lac des loups, Quebec, about 45 minutes from downtown Ottawa and is open every day from 10am to 4pm. Check out their Facebook page for ice conditions. […]

Celebrate Winter at Richcraft Sensplex

Come celebrate winter at Richcraft Sensplex on January 2nd from 9am to 8pm. Come celebrate the kickoff of Canada’s 150th and winter at the Richcraft Sensplex with tons of FREE activities for the whole family to enjoy. SCHEDULE: 9am: FREE public skating 9 to 11am: FREE pancake breakfast 12pm: Have your picture taken with Elsa […]

Public Skating at the Canadian Tire Centre

Enjoy an hour of public skating at the Canadian Tire Centre on Thursday January 5th at 11AM, 12PM, 1PM or 2PM. Ever dream of skating on the Ottawa Senators Home Ice? January 5th is your chance to skate at the Canadian Tire Centre during an hour long public skating. Ticket are 10$ each. Skating sessions […]