Here is your official guide to have a f*cking amazing year in Ottawa. With 12 months in a year it may seem impossible to do something fun each month in Ottawa... well I beg to differ.
From festivals to spas, there is so much you can do in Ottawa all year. This list is dedicated to everyone that calls Ottawa boring or complains that there is nothing to do. Whether you're an Ottawa local or a tourist this list will have your back all year.
For Things To Do In January, Click "NEXT"
Roadtrip to Polar Bear's Club and spend the beginning of the year relaxing
New year, new me... Get a fresh haircut at any Ottawa Salon
Reflect on the past year and take a winter wonderland nature walk
Try out a completely new workout plan for the new year
Be Ottawan AF by enjoying a BeaverTail while skating on the Rideau Canal
For Things To Do In February, Click "NEXT"
Go see the amazing ice sculptures at Winterlude
Hide from the cold and get your nails done at J'adore Beauty Bar & Lounge
Spend the day outside and ski at one of Ottawa's ski hills
Watch the unique Ice Dragon Boat Racing
Have dinner at a Fancy Ottawa Restaurant for Valentines Day with your BFF or your bae
For Things To Do In March, Click "NEXT"
Escape the freezing weather and head to any Ottawa Museum
Brave the cold and visit the stunning Gatineau Park during the winter
Avoid the snow and watch a movie at Cineplex Cinema Lansdowne VIP
Have a ton of fun while tubing at Mount Pakenham
Warm up with some tea from The Tea Party Cafe
For Things To Do In April, Click "NEXT"
Duck away from the cold and watch a show at Absolute Comedy
Unleash your anger towards winter and throw some axes at BATL
Head to Majors Hill Park and watch the sunset as spring rolls in
Explore the absolutely stunning Notre Dame Cathedral
Sip on some hot chocolate while playing your favourite board games at The Loft Board Game Lounge
For Things To Do In May, Click "NEXT"
Take a nighttime walk with your BFF or your bae
Try your best to escape from the Diefenbunker Escape Room
Enjoy the spring weather and the stunning flowers at the Tulip Festival
Take in the beautiful views at Andaz Ottawa ByWard Market
Be active and have fun by taking part in Ottawa Race Weekend
For Things To Do In June, Click "NEXT"
Rally up your entire squad and bike around Ottawa with a VeloGo Bike
Face your fears and go bungee jumping at the Great Canadian Bungee
Cool off and have a blast at Calypso Theme Waterpark
Embrace the (finally) warm weather by having a picnic at an Ottawa Park
Share a day drink with your friends while trying to conquer Ottawa's Patio Bucket List
For Things To Do In July, Click "NEXT"
Cool TF off at Morrison's Quarry (and get a cute Insta of course)
Rent A Canoe, Kayak, Or Paddle Board On Dow's Lake
Unleash your inner Tarzan at Arbraska Laflèche
Try to get a hole in one at one of Ottawa's Mini-Putting courses
Attempt to conquer Ottawa Ultimate Ice Cream bucket list
For Things To Do In August, Click "NEXT"
Grab your final summer popsicle and cool off at Playa Del Popsical
Visit Capital Fair and unleash your inner child
Take a lovely sunset boat ride with Capital Cruises
Soak up the final days of summer at Tavern On The Hill
Enter complete hyper-relaxation mode before school starts again at Nordik Spa-Nature
For Things To Do In September, Click "NEXT"
See all of the changing leaves on a hike through Gatineau Parks
Have a ton of fun eating cotton candy, mini donuts, and riding the ferris wheel at Carp Fair
Watch the annual Panda Game between UOttawa Gee-gees and the Carleton Ravens
Head to Mountain Orchards and choose the sweetest apples
Warm up by sipping on an absolutely delicious drink from Sweet Jesus
For Things To Do In October, Click "NEXT"
Pick out the perfect Halloween pumpkin from Millers Farm and Market
Be brave AF and spend a night in Ottawa's Haunted Jail
Enter complete Halloween mode and get completely freaked at Screemers Haunted Park
Cheer on Ottawa's Redblacks at TD Place Stadium
Try your luck at escaping one of Escape Manor's spooky themed rooms
For Things To Do In November, Click "NEXT"
Warm up by jumping the day away at Flying Squirrel
Spend Remembrance Day at the Canadian War Museum
Get warm and cozy sipping on some hot drinks at any Lowkey Ottawa Cafe
Paint while sipping on some wine or bubble tea at Art Haven Ottawa
Escape the cold and get heated while battling it out at Archery Games
For Things To Do In December, Click "NEXT"