Let the countdown to your time off begin. It is time to get excited as there are so many incredible things to do in Ottawa this weekend, from November 20 to 22.
If you are already in the holiday spirit, why not pick up a Christmas tree? Many of the local tree farms open this Saturday, and one top pick is Thomas Tree Farm, as they will give you a mug of hot chocolate and a delicious cookie to enjoy.
Or you could treat yourself to a box of sugary delights. You can feel like you are brunching in London and order Fairmont Chateau Laurier high tea to go. It comes with an assortment of sandwiches, bite-sized desserts, and tea to enjoy in your living room.
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Go On A Hot Chocolate Tour Of The City
Price: Various prices
Address: 8 locations around Ottawa
Why You Need To Go: You can warm up by going on a self-guided tour to the best mugs of hot chocolates across the city.
Have Candy Cane Pancakes For Brunch
When: From Friday, November 20
Address: 354 Preston St., Ottawa, ON
Why You Need To Go: Their new chocolate chip candy cane pancakes are breakfast goals. They are available for dine-in or delivery.
Explore The Mysteries Of The Ice Ages
When: Until Sunday, January 3, 2021
Address: 240 McLeod St., Ottawa, ON
Why You Need To Go: The Planet Ice exhibit at The Canadian Museum of Nature has a magical experience by Montreal’s Moment Factory.
Find Lost Treasure
Price: $28.00 per person
Address: 12 Byward Market Square, Ottawa, ON
Why You Need To Go: Jigsaw Escape Room has a fun new room where you need to race against the clock to find a hidden treasure before the ghost pirate arrives.
See A Store That Is Like Santa's Workshop
Price: Free admission
Address: 1096 Somerset St. W, Ottawa, ON
Why You Need To Go: It is Christmas every day inside Tinseltown Christmas Emporium. Here you can stock up on festive decorations to hang on your tree.
Decorate Some Yummy Cookies
Price: $20 for a kit of vegan cookies
Why You Need To Go: Keto Sweets & Vegan Treats sells kits with everything you need to customize 24 delicious vegan cookies.
Treat Yourself To High Tea
When: Saturday, November 21
Why You Need To Go: Fairmont Chateau Laurier is selling their incredible high tea to go. It contains a mixture of sandwiches, desserts and your choice of tea.
Buy A Christmas Tree For Your Home
Price: Trees from $57.52
When: From Saturday, November 21
Address: 6421 McCordick Rd., North Gower, ON
Why You Need To Go: While picking the perfect Christmas tree at Thomas Tree Farm, you can enjoy free hot chocolate and homemade cookies.