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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Sens Rink of Dreams

The Sens Rink of Dreams is now open to skaters!!! This is a great free family activity to enjoy winter! It’s open everyday from 7am to 11pm (if the weather permits) and should remain open until the end of March. Schedule differs for December 24th, 25th, 31st and January 1st. A maximum of 100 people […]

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5 kid friendly trails in the Gatineau park

5 kid friendly trails in the Gatineau park Sugarbush trail is considered one of the best trails for toddlers. It takes about 45 minutes to complete, has no steep slopes, is stroller friendly, is located close to the visitor centre with indoor bathrooms and water fountains. It is also possible to hike on Sugarbush trail in […]

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Visit the RCMP Stables for FREE

Don’t miss the 2020 RCMP Musical Ride Open House and Food Drive on Saturday February 8th from 10am to 3pm! Come visit the RCMP Musical Ride Centre on Sandridge Road in Ottawa where you can see & even meet the riders and horses of the world famous RCMP Musical Ride!! Guided tours are available all year-round. Come visit the stables, […]

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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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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 […]

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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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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 2019. The RCMP Musical Ride is formed of 32 riders and their horses. Admission is FREE, however […]

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Change of the Guard

Changing of the Guard Ceremony on Parliament Hill

The Changing of the Guard ceremony on Parliament Hill is a must-see performance that will entertain kids of all ages during the summer! It’s Canadian tradition at its most colourful! The Ceremonial Guard of the Canadian Forces bring stirring military drill and music to Parliament Hill. The change of the guard will be held daily […]

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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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Ottawa Family Expo

Enjoy a day filled with family fun at the Ottawa Family Expo on January 28th 2017 from 10am to 4pm at Hazeldean Mall. There will be tons of vendors showing off their great products or services, and an area with building blocks and crafts for kids. Special guest visitors and tons of special activities happening […]

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Free 2017 Parks Canada Pass

This FREE 2017 Parks Canada Pass will allow you to discover National Parks, National Marine Conservation and National Historic Sites all across Canada! What a better way to celebrate CANADA 150 then by visiting national parks, historic sites and marine conservation areas throughout the year.  The FREE Discovery Passes will be available to order online […]

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Christmas for Kids Passport to Christmas

Share a holiday adventure at St. Paul’s Christmas for Kids: Passport to Christmas. It’s sure to be part of your families’ annual Christmas celebration. Learn about the Christian traditions of this holiday while having fun with the whole family. Bake and Decorate Cookies with a Chef, Try the Gumdrop Toothpick Challenge, Create some Explosions in […]

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