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7 Fun Things to Do This Weekend In Ottawa That Aren't Another PSL

Not sure what to do with your time off work? We have fun things to do this weekend in Ottawa that are way more fun than drinking another pumpkin spice latte.

From Friday to Sunday there is no time to be bored. You can explore a new tropical-themed patio, go to a fair where you can spin on all the rides, and so much more.

Drink A Cocktail At Rabbit Hole's New Rooftop Patio

Price: 💸💸

Address: 208 Sparks St., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: Not only does the Rabbit Hole have a hidden speakeasy, but their new rooftop patio feels like a tropical vacation.


Ride The Ferris Wheel At The Renfrew Fair

Price: $5 admission per person

When: September 9 - 12

Address: 115 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Renfrew, ON

Why You Need To Go: You'll feel like a kid again as you try all the rides at the Midway.


Go To A Boozy Painting Class

Price: $49.50 per person

When: September 11

Address: 20 Cleopatra Dr., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You don't need to be artistic to have a fantastic time sipping wine and painting canvas.


Hike To A Turquoise Lake

Price: Free

Address: Gatineau Pkwy., Gatineau, QC

Why You Need To Go: Here you can enjoy the crisp air and hike the 2.3-kilometre loop trail around Pink Lake.


Play Mini Putt On A Mini Hockey Rink

Price: $17.95 per person

Address: 379 Preston St., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: Your admission fee includes 90 minutes of unlimited play at the 18 incredible themed holes that have everything from a mini hockey rink to the Parliament Buildings.


Throw An Axe At The Bullseye

Price: $26+ per person

Address: 2615 Lancaster Rd. #29, Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can learn how to throw an axe and challenge your friend to see who can hit the bullseye first.


Explore Ancient Caves

Price: $19 per person

Address: 1247 Fourth Chute Rd., Eganville, ON

Why You Need To Go: Following the boardwalk, you'll explore extraordinary caves where you can spot fossils.


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