Attend a festival & cool off with pineapple Dole whip! 🍍
It might be hard to believe, but it is already the end of August! So to help you make the most of the remaining days of summer, we gathered up eight fun things to do this weekend in Ottawa.
There is still time to make the most of the warm weather by eating frozen desserts and relaxing on the beach. Plus, there are so many incredible events and festivals happening you won't want to miss.
When: August 28-29
Address: William St. & York St., Ottawa, ON
Why You Need To Go: It is a festival celebrating Caribbean culture, and there is so much to see and do, like joining a pop-up class or eating delicious food.
Wrap Up Pride Week At A Rooftop Party
When: August 29
Address: 207 Bell St. N., Ottawa, ON
Why You Need To Go: LIV With Pride is a free rooftop patio party with special performances and Dj iLon.
Hike To Pinhey Sand Dune
Address: Slack Rd., Ottawa, ON
Why You Need To Go: Right in the city, you can find a dune that will make you forget you are still in Ottawa.
Treat Yourself To Pineapple Dole Whip
Address: 900 Exhibition Way Unit 102, Ottawa, ON
Why You Need To Go: Did you know you can get pineapple Dole whip in Ottawa? You can get your hands on the refreshing treat at Cinnaholic at Landsdowne.
Relax At Petrie Beach
Price: Free (paid parking)
Address: 795 Trim Rd., Ottawa, ON
Why You Need To Go: No summer would be complete without spending at least one day relaxing on the sand next to the splashing waves.
Discover Rock Sculptures
Address: Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway, Ottawa, ON
Why You Need To Go: You can go for a walk along the water at Remic Rapids Park and find the impressive balanced rock sculptures.
Eat A Twisted Potato
Address: 55 ByWard Market Square, Ottawa, ON
Why You Need To Go: For a snack that looks as good as it tastes, you can get a twisted potato in the ByWard Market.
Swim At Morrison's Quarry
Price: $20.00 per person
Address: 1780 Quebec Rte. 105, Chelsea, QC
Why You Need To Go: The beach isn't the only place to go swimming. Just a short drive outside the city, you can find a blue water swimming hole.
Before you get going, check our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and most of all, be respectful on your adventure.