Ottawa Tourism

Epic winter fun in the Ottawa region

Make unforgettable memories with the family in Canada’s capital region this season! Have a blast at Winterlude, get active outdoors in the city and in the countryside and explore interactive museums. Plan your magical Ottawa getaway with these epic winter experiences!


Winterlude 2020

Skate on the Rideau Canal, go wild in Snowflake Kingdom and see beautiful ice sculptures during this annual festival, January 31 to February 17, 2020!

Rideau Hall

Free or nearly free fun

Winter is a great time to enjoy many free or nearly free experiences including museums, outdoor activities and events. Then splurge on shopping and restaurants!


Amazing ice skating

Ottawa is an outdoor ice skating paradise with sites like the world’s largest skating surface (the Rideau Canal Skateway), historic ice rinks and skating trails in the wilderness.


Outdoor winter activities

Enjoy easy access to many outdoor activities in the Ottawa region including downhill and cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and dog-sledding!


Museum mecca

There’s no better place to soak up the country’s history and culture than Canada’s capital! Explore interactive exhibits on animals, aviation, war, history and more at Ottawa’s seven national museums.


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