Sometimes it can be challenging to go on a special date with your bae without spending a fortune. You obviously want the date to be special but you also don't want to spend all of your OSAP money.

Now I can't guarantee you'll be able to eat your dinner for free, but I can promise you that there are many things you can do that will ensure you don't spend a loonie. Here are 16 things you can do that are completely FREE. 

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Watch The Sunset At Alexandra Bridge

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Explore the stunning Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica together

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Stroll around The ByWard Market hand in hand

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Check out Kontinuum Ottawa's underground light show

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Sip on some cold water while enjoying views at Tavern On The Hill

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Try to conquer Ottawa's Hiking Bucket List together

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Take a romantic Nighttime Walk With Bae

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Check out the unreal Mosai Canada 150 horiculture sculptures

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Try to conquer Ottawa's Museum Bucket List (free after 5pm Thursday)

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Watch an outdoor movie at Centretown Movies

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Welcome The World at Lansdowne Park by celebrating a different country every week 

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Zen out together and do Yoga On Parliament Hill (Wednesdays at 12PM)

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Take walk together at Mer Bleue Bog

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Go on a hunt for Ottawa's Street Art together

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Visit the Aquatopia Water Garden Conservatory (free to visit)

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Head to Parliament and watch the Northern Lights Sound and Light Show