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33 Exciting Things You Can Do In Ottawa For $10, $20, & $50

Summer is slowly coming to an end meaning your summer money is also coming to an end, I feel you. Now is the time to start saving money for school. As sad as it sounds, school is around the corner and those textbooks ain't cheap. 

If you're trying to save or budget your money this list of 33 exciting things will have you saving your money in no time. From cheap activities to cheap eats there are actually so many things you can do in Ottawa if you're on a tight budget!

$10 Things

$20 Things

$50 Things

For $10 Things To Do, Click "Next"

$10 Things To Do


Immerse Yourself In Nature At Aquatopia Water Garden Conservatory

Free to visit. $5-15 if you choose to stay at the cafe.

Enjoy A Cool Drink At Tavern On The Hill

Drinks: $6 - $12, Gourmet Hot Dogs: $2 - $8

Watch A Funny Comedy Show At Absolute Comedy

$6-17 Each

Feast On Some Tasty Tacos At OCCO Kitchen 

$5 per taco

Go Mini-Putting At Mer Bleue Golf

$9 per person

Treat Yourself To Some Delicious Sweet Treats At Mantovani 1946 Cafe & Pastry

Menu ranges in price, stick to a coffee or gelato and you're good ($5-10)

Play Some Of Your Favourite Board Games At The Loft Board Game Lounge

$5.50 per person 

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth ASAP At Quelque Chose Pâtisserie

$6-8 per shake

Head To Morrisons Quarry And Take A Swim

$5 Entry 

Enjoy An Outdoor Movie At Ciné-Parc Templeton

2 movies for $12 each 

Act Like You're In Italy For The Day At Fiazza Fresh Fired 

$7-12 pizzas

For $20 Things To Do, Click "Next"

$20 Things To Do:

Pretend You're Boating On The Ocean With Capital Cruises

$25 per ticket

Try Your Best To Escape A Room At Escape Manor

$21 per person

Get Dressed Up And Eat At Joey Restaurants 

$12-28 menu

Rent A Canoe, Kayak, Or Paddle Board On Dow's Lake

$17 for a canoe, $18 for a kayak, $16 for a paddle board

Jump Your Day Away At Flying Squirrel Ottawa 

$20 per person

Enjoy A Meal At Moscow Tea Room 

$16-24 main courses

Feel Fancy AF At The Tea Party Cafe 

$16 per person for afternoon tea.

Get Creative At Colour Me Mine 

$25-35 each

Try Out A Yummy Vegan Meal At Pure Kitchen Ottawa 

$10-18 per individual meal

Get Competitive At Archery Games

$24 each

Pamper Yourself And Get A Marble Manicure At Her Esthetician

$20-30 depending on manicure style

For $50 Things To Do, Click "Next"

$50 Things To Do:

Soak Up The Sun At Calypso Theme Waterpark 

$41 each

Be An Artist For The Day At Paint Nite Ottawa 

$45 each

Have A Fancy AF Dinner At Social 

$55 dinner set menu

Make Your Own Ornament At Flo's Glassblowing

$35 - $110 depending on what you choose to make

Get A Complete Pampering At J'adore Beauty Bar & Lounge

$45-65 per mani or pedi

Be Brave And Adventurous At Arbraska Laflèche 

$38 ariel courses

Head to Captiva Farms To Horseback Ride

$45 per person

Feel super boujee at Restaurant 18 

$31-42 main course

Attempt To Escape The Epic Diefenbunker Escape Room

$32 per ticket

Try To Get A Bullseye At BATL 

$35-40 per person

Watch A Movie At Cineplex Cinema Lansdowne VIP

$50 for 2 tickets and 2 food vouchers on Wednesday's

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