Make the most of the long weekend!
Thanksgiving is finally here, but there is more to do than feast on turkey. Here are eight things to do this weekend in Ottawa to make the most of your extra time off work.
There are lots of new locations you will want to explore, from an exotic snack store to the terrifying attraction The Sawmill. So it's time to start making plans with your friends and decide on which activity below you'll try first.
Get Scared At The Sawmill
Price: $30 per person
When: October 8-31
Address: 1015 Bank St., Ottawa, ON
Why You Need To Go: Ottawa's new haunted attraction opens this Friday, and it has both indoor and outdoor sights for you to explore.
Ride The Camp Fortune Scenic Chairlift
Price: $12 per person
When: Until October 17
Address: 300 chemin Dunlop, Chelsea, QC
Why You Need To Go: This weekend, including Thanksgiving Monday, you'll be able to ride the chairlift to get a bird's eye view of colourful fall foliage.
Order Some Comfort Food From Stoked
When: Until October 9
Address: 1455 Youville Dr., Ottawa, ON
Why You Need To Go: If you love the mouthwatering barbeque from Stoked, you can visit them one more time before they close for the season.
Go Shopping At The One World Bazaar
Price: Free admission
When: Friday to Sunday until November 14
Address: 6110 Mitch Owens Rd., Manotick Station, ON
Why You Need To Go: You can shop for gorgeous artisan-made items for your home at this shop that is only open until November 14.
Shop For Unique Treats At Exotic Bottega
Address: 100 Murray St., Ottawa, ON
Why You Need To Go: This newly opened shop sells unique flavours of cereals, snacks and drinks you can't easily find in stores. Here, you can get your hands on treats like Dunkaroos cereal, strawberry Oreos, and red curry chips.
Visit Ottawa's New Laugh Lounge
Price: $22.23 per person
Address: 61 York St., Ottawa, ON
Why You Need To Go: If you need a good laugh, you should head to Laugh Lounge, a new comedy club in the ByWard Market.
Celebrate Fall Rhapsody At Gatineau Park
When: September 25 to October 24, 2021
Address: Chelsea, QC
Why You Need To Go: The leaves have started to change colour in Gatineau Park, so it's time to explore some of the many spectacular hiking trails. If you don't have a car, you can ride the free NCC shuttle bus to the park.
Find The Hidden Tavern At The Gallery
Address: 380 Sussex Dr., Ottawa, ON
Why You Need To Go: Patio season isn't over yet. Hidden inside the sunken garden at the National Gallery Of Canada, you can find the recently opened Tavern At The Gallery.
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.
In Ontario, a vaccine passport is required to access some events, services and businesses, including restaurants and bars.
In Quebec, a vaccine passport is required to access many businesses and activities deemed non-essential, including restaurants and bars.