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Ottawa Event Calendar



Jan 30 – Feb 16, 2015



Gatineau Winter Beerfest

Jan 30 - 31, 2015



Canadian Ski Marathon

Feb 7 - 8, 2015

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Ottawa 2017

Student Tours

Student Tours

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Ottawa – Exciting, Engaging, Enlightening, Educational

Whether they walk the corridors of power on Parliament Hill, skate the entire length of the world's largest rink – the Rideau Canal Skateway – or get lost in a maze on a country farm—student and youth groups are always awed by Ottawa. Throughout the year, Canada’s Capital offers an incomparable array of experiences, sights and activities that make for truly memorable moments—and support learning curricula from civics and government to science and technology, history and culture, art and language, nature and more!

Ottawa – What’s Your Season?

Fabulous Fall

  • Explore the Capital during our Autumn colours
  • Plan to come for Remembrance ceremonies throughout November

Winter Wonderland

  • Skate the Rideau Canal, an UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Come for Winterlude, North America’s greatest winter celebration

Sensational Spring

  • Experience a multitude of Student activities for learning, fun, and exploration
  • Discover our active and outdoor adventures

Summer Escapade

  • Enjoy the full Capital Experience on Parliament Hill with Changing of the Guard and the Mosaika – Sound and Light Show

Tips for Bringing a School Group to Ottawa

  • Many Museums, Attractions and Experiences in Canada’s Capital may offer more extended or Curriculum based programs from July until the end of April each year.

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