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Stanley Cup Tribute – March 15-18, 2017
Stanley Cup Tribute – March 15-18, 2017
December 6
Ottawa is the place to be for all things related to the legendary Stanley Cup in 2017! From a special gala event to a concert, to a brand new monument, it seems that the city just can’t get enough of this timeless award. Did you know that 2017 is the 125th anniversary of the first year the trophy was donated by Lord Stanley of Preston to be awarded to Canada’s…
Red Bull Crashed Ice – March 3-4, 2017
Red Bull Crashed Ice – March 3-4, 2017
December 6
One of Ottawa’s most anticipated 2017 events, the final leg of the Red Bull Ice Cross Downhill World Championship will take place on the famous Ottawa locks of the Rideau Canal, Ontario’s only UNESCO World Heritage Site. Fast Facts Red Bull Crashed Ice is the fastest sport on skates! Be in Ottawa to see athletes compete on an ice track, reaching speeds of up to 80 kilometres (50 miles) per…
Ottawa Senators Hockey
Ottawa Senators Hockey
 
Cheer on the Ottawa Senators! Ottawa’s National Hockey League (NHL) team, simply referred to as “the Sens,” play their home games at Canadian Tire Centre in the west end of the city. Paint your face red and black, or throw on your favourite piece of Sens garb, and join the Sens Army — the ardent fans who will the home team toward victory against the likes of the Toronto Maple…
Pedal your way through Prescott-Russell this summer!
Pedal your way through Prescott-Russell this summer!
May 5
Located south of Ottawa’s downtown core, the rural area of Prescott-Russell offers green, open spaces and scenic country roads. If you’re looking to get out of the city and enjoy a quiet, country bike ride on your own or with the family, this is where you want to be. And Prescott-Russell’s summer 2016 season has no shortage of cycling events!See the list below to discover events that will allow you…
NOKIA Sunday Bikedays
NOKIA Sunday Bikedays
 
Each Sunday from late May to early September, the National Capital Commission (NCC) closes more than 50 kilometres (30 miles) of Ottawa’s scenic parkways to motorists, reserving them for cyclists, in-line skaters, runners, joggers and walkers.From 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., explore Ottawa’s scenic routes at your own pace without having to worry about traffic. Head out early to cover as much ground as possible or get the family together…
Ottawa Champions
Ottawa Champions
 
May through September, come cheer on Ottawa’s newest sports team; the Ottawa Champions! Ottawa’s minor Can-Am League baseball team plays its home games at Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton Park, which is also known locally as “RCGT Park.” Get dressed up in royal blue and cheer for the “Champs” as they take on teams from neighbouring Québec and the United States.Fast FactsThe Champs kicked off their inaugural Can-Am League season on…
Ottawa REDBLACKS Football
Ottawa REDBLACKS Football
 
June through November come cheer on the Ottawa REDBLACKS! Ottawa’s Canadian Football League (CFL) team, play their home games at the new TD Place Stadium at Lansdowne. Paint your face red and black, or throw on your favourite piece of REDBLACKS garb and join the fun — fans will cheer on their team toward victory as the REDBLACKS play against the likes of the Toronto Argonauts, Montreal Alouettes, and other…
Ottawa Fury FC
Ottawa Fury FC
 
Come cheer on the Ottawa Fury FC! Ottawa’s North American Soccer League (NASL) team plays its home games at TD Place Stadium at Lansdowne. Paint your face red and black, dress up in the team’s colours or throw on your favourite piece of Fury FC garb and join the fun –soccer fans will cheer on their team towards victory against the likes of the Tampa Bay Rowdies, the Atlanta Silverbacks,…