Get out and enjoy fall in Ottawa! Here is a list of activities happening in and around Ottawa from October 20-22, 2017.
- Cheer on the Ottawa Senators as they play the New Jersey Devils on Thursday, October 19 and the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday, October 21, both at the Canadian Tire Centre!
- A haunting experience awaits at Watson’s Mill as the historic mill is turned into a haunted house this Thursday, October 19 to Saturday, October 21 for Haunt Nights.
- Help the Bytown Museum celebrate its 100th anniversary on Saturday, October 21 with fun activities, entertainment, refreshments, and more at the 2017 Bytown Birthday Bash!
- Country at the Casino wraps up this Saturday, October 21 at the Casino du Lac-Leamy. This weekend marks your last chance to see country-themed entertainment, games, food, dancing, and more! FREE!
- This Sunday, October 22 marks the final weekend of Fall Rhapsody in Gatineau Park, so hop on a shuttle bus departing the ByWard Market neighbourhood to see the beautiful colours while you still have the chance! FREE! This weekend also marks the closing weekend of the Mackenzie King Estate Tearoom, which closes for the season on Sunday, October 22.
- Celebrate writers and literature as the fall edition of the Ottawa International Writers Festival returns this Thursday, October 19 through Tuesday, October 24 at various locations across Ottawa.
- See Andrew Lloyd Webber’s masterpiece The Phantom of the Opera at the National Arts Centre starting now through Sunday, October 29.
- Be sure to check out the Ottawa 2017 event Mìwàte: Illumination of the Chaudière Falls on now through Sunday, November 5. This sound and light show highlights the Algonquin heritage of the region and dazzles viewers. FREE!
- The Canadian Biennial 2017 displays new acquisitions at the National Gallery of Canada with a special event in the evening of Wednesday, October 18 to mark the opening of the exhibition which continues into March 2018.
Don’t forget to share your pictures of this weekend on social media using #MyOttawa!
For more information on these events and others, see the Ottawa Tourism Events page.