Autumn is such a gorgeous time in Ottawa! Even if you're tight on money, you can still have an incredible time. There are so many fun and cheap fall activities in Ottawa for you to enjoy without spending much money. So go ahead, put on your cozy sweater and enjoy some fun seasonal events with your BFFs!

Here are nine cheap things to do in Ottawa to have the best fall ever:

Visit A Pumpkin Patch

Price: Free admission

Address: 1490 Bankfield Road, Ottawa, Ontario

Why you need to go: Get a cute selfie of yourself picking the perfect pumpkin this fall!


Watch A Movie Under The Stars

Price: Free

Address: Various locations in Ottawa

When: Sep. 7, 13, and Oct. 5, 2019

Why you need to go: Watch a movie under the stars at Capital Popup Cinema!


Go For A Hike In Gatineau Park

Price: Free

Address: 33 Chemin Scott, Chelsea, Quebec

Why you need to go: See all the colourful leaves at Gatineau Park with your BFF!


Watch Hot Air Balloons Lift-Off

Price: Free

Address: Parc de la Baie, 988 rue Saint-louis, Gatineau, Quebec

When: Aug. 31 to Sep. 2, 2019

Why you need to go: On Saturday, Sunday, and Monday mornings between 6 a.m. and 8 a.m., you can visit the Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival for free to see the hot air balloon lift-offs!


Eat Some Incredible Mac & Cheese

Price: Free admission

Address: Ottawa City Hall, 110 Laurier Ave W, Ottawa

When: Oct. 4-6, 2019

Why you need to go: Enjoy some incredible mac and cheese!


Go Apple Picking

Price: Free admission

Address: 6121 Cabin Road, Osgoode, Ontario

Why you need to go: Have fun picking some delicious apples and getting some amazing Instagram photos in the orchard!


Spend The Day At The Fair

Price: General admission is $12 per person

Address: 3790 Carp Rd, Carp, Ontario

When: Sep. 26-29, 2019

Why you need to go: Feel like a kid again by going on all the incredible rides at the Carp Fair!


Enjoy Pumpkin Spice Everything

Price: Varies

Address: Various locations

Why you need to go: Fall isn't complete without enjoying a pumpkin spice latte and some delicious pumpkin-flavoured desserts!


See Thousands Of Glowing Pumpkins

Price: $16-18

Address: 13740 County Road 2, Morrisburg, Ontario

Why you need to go: At Pumpkinferno, you can see 7000 hand-carved, glowing pumpkins!


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