Calling all ladies: The National Women's Show is coming to Ottawa
- Ottawa Travel Guide
- Thursday, 16 August 2012 18:07
Ladies and fashionistas staying in Ottawa hotels won't want to miss The National Women's Show in October 5 and 6, which will feature more than 200 exhibits where visitors can not only find the best bargains for high fashion, but also food, Canadian wine, music and industry secrets about how to dress to impress. While the whole family family is invited to partake in the festivities, mothers, daughters and even bachelorette parties will likely have the most fun as they treat themselves to free makeovers and hours of fun.
Zones for everyone
Because there are so many exhibits and vendors to choose from, event creators have conveniently organized the show into easy-to-follow categories. Among the most popular attractions is the fashion and style district, where visitors can find the best new trends from head to toe, whether they want new sunglasses or stiletto heels.
At the beauty and wellness zone, ladies can learn how to defy the aging process by sampling the richest mineral facial treatments and vitamin supplements contribute to a happy and healthy life. There will also be stands where healthcare workers give ladies advice about proper diet and medical treatments for osteoporosis and breast cancer.
Working-class women who find it difficult to fit in a workout between having a job and caring for the kids may want to stop at the fitness zone, where they can receive the latest information about the many benefits of yoga and cardiovascular exercise regimens. After getting a fitness plan, visitors can make a beeline for any of the numerous clothing outlets to find their perfect pair of pants.
Take a break at the World of Taste zone
Ladies looking to channel their inner Julia Child or Martha Stewart can take cooking classes and sample some of the best foods Ottawa has to offer at the World of Taste zone. While perusing these stands, travellers may just get all the inspiration they need to start throwing their own dinner parties and get togethers for loved ones and girlfriends at home.
After a pleasant day at the National Women's Show, visitors will walk away with both a better sense of how they can make their lives truly fabulous, as well as a handful of free and purchased merchandise.