Archives for Summer

Things to Do During the Last Long Weekend of the Summer

  It’s the last long weekend of the summer, Ottawa. If you aren’t getting out of the city or heading to a cottage, there’s plenty of events happening here to make your weekend! Enjoy the Latin American Parade or head to Beachburg for a whitewater rafting adventure! Click here for a full list of events and activities.  
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Plan Your Long Weekend Getaway with Ease

  Stay up-to-date with Ottawa traffic, road closures, events and incidents with an interactive map to help make your drive home or planning your long weekend trip a breeze!   Click here for the interactive map.
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Things To Do in Ottawa This Weekend

  Ottawa has many exciting events and activities taking place this weekend, August 24th – 26th. Not only is there The Capital Fair, and festivals (like Lumiere Ottawa), but there will be an outdoor showing of Jurassic Park on Sparks Street! There will be something for everyone to enjoy this weekend.   Click here for full event list.  
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Checklist: At least 40 things you should do in Ottawa before summer’s over (2018 edition)

  OttawaStart.com, BY OTTAWASTART STAFF · AUGUST 16, 2018   We’re nearly halfway through August and the summer is just flying by.  But there’s still a lot of hot days and sunshine left. Here’s a list of 40 or so things you should check out before September. 1. Go see Northern Lights and/or do yoga (Wednesdays at noon) on Parliament Hill. 2. Ride your bike on a parkway during Nokia Sunday Bikedays. 3. Have another beer (maybe for just a buck?) on another patio. 4. Buy fresh food at a local farmers’ market. 5. Visit a local winery or brewery.
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Things To Do in Ottawa this Weekend

  If you’re looking for something fun to do with family and friends, there’s plenty going, so enjoy another busy weekend! From the Casino du Lac-Leamy Sound of Light Fireworks Competition, the Vanleek Hill Fair, and enjoying live bands at the Hopped and Confused Beer, Music and Food Festival – there’s something for everyone! Click here for the full list of events.  
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Things to do in Ottawa this Weekend!

  Happy long weekend! If you’re looking for things to do, Ottawa has plenty of exciting events and activities for you and the whole family! Check out events like the Northern Lights: Sound and Light Show, Capital Ribfest, and Casino du Lac-Leamy Sound of Light. Click here for list of events.  
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Summer entertaining: Patio-party decor mixes old with new

  It’s the season to host outdoor parties or events, and when it comes to creating a beautiful and cozy space for your guests – it’s all about eye-appeal. Keeping fresh flowers, playing with patterns, and treating yourself are some of the key must-haves for your patio party. Click here for full details.  
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Ottawa: Weekend Road Closures

  CBC News: Traffic headache alert: Highway 417 closed this weekend, July 25, 2018   Plan your Queensway trips well in advance this weekend, because Highway 417 will be closed in both directions between Bronson and Carling avenues. Significant traffic impacts are expected during the closure, which is planned to start at 5 p.m. Saturday and end 11 a.m. Sunday.   The closure is necessary for the demolition of the Harmer Avenue pedestrian bridge, which is set to be replaced over the next two years.   Several eastbound on-ramps will be closed, including those at Carling, Parkdale and Maitland avenues.
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Ottawa: Things to Do This Weekend

  If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, the city has a plethora of events and activities happening!  Whether you’re looking for a family event like the Ottawa Lebanese Festival or a great date night activity like the Outdoor Movies in the ByWard Market – there’s something for all. Want the full scoop? Click here!  
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