11 Things You're Allowed To Do In Ottawa Again Under The New Orange Zone Rules

These spots have reopened with safety measures in place.
Fun Things To In Ottawa Under The New Orange Zone Rules

Are you wondering what you can officially do again now that Ottawa entered the orange zone? If you are looking for fun things to do in Ottawa, while staying safe, these spots may be the answer. 

While the province is still recommending people stay home as much as possible, shops and services have begun to reopen in regions that have moved into the coloured zones of Ontario's COVID-19 Response Framework

So if you are bored out of your mind spending every day at home, these spots have you covered. 

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Find Your Way Into A Hidden Speakeasy

Price: 💸

Address: 315 Somerset St. W., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can go for cocktails at Union Local 613 and find the room behind a secret bookcase. Takeout is still available, but if you prefer to dine inside, the tables are well spaced apart.

Destress As You Smash Stuff

Price: $29.99+ per person

Address: 889 Lady Ellen Pl., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: Are you tired of endless Zoom calls? You can head to Smash Room Ottawa to destroy laptops to help you unwind.

For your safety, all face shields and gloves are cleaned between each use.

Treat Yourself To Afternoon Tea

Price: $45.00 per person

Address: 551 Somerset St. W., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You'll feel like you are brunching in England at The Vanitea Room that is open again with a reduced capacity. Here you can enjoy an incredible assortment of finger sandwiches, scones, macarons, and cookies.

Get Your Nails Done

Price: $20.00+

Address: 65 Denzil Doyle Ct., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can freshen up your chipped nails by getting them shaped and painted. Fika Beauty Studio now has plexiglass wall dividers, and you'll need to wear a mask.

Play Board Games

Price: $7.00 per person

Address: 14 Waller St., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You'll never run out of new games to try at Level One. They have over 1200 board games and 1000 video games that you'll want to try.

The staff here will sanitize and quarantine all games for 48 hours before putting them back on the shelf to play again.

Feel Like A Kid Again

Price: $17.00 per person

Address: 1867 St. Laurent Blvd., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can spend the afternoon exploring the dazzling exhibits at the Canada Science and Technology Museum.

The museum will be operating with a reduced site capacity and has installed directional signs you'll need to follow.

Enjoy A Mouthwatering Brunch

Price: $7.00+

Address: 1154 Bank St., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can head to Oat Couture Oatmeal Cafe to try their warn oatmeal bowls. To keep customers safe, they have added extra safety precautions.

Get An Upclose View Of The Moon

Price: $15.00 per person

Address: 240 McLeod St., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You won't believe your eyes as you see the dinosaurs and gigantic moon at the Canadian Museum of Nature. To prevent crowds, you'll need to buy your ticket in advance, which will have a specific entry time.

Fall Down The Rabit Hole

Price: $25.00 per person

Address: 982 Wellington St. W., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: Escape Manor has a whimsical Alice In Wonderland room where you'll need to race to escape the Queen Of Hearts. After each escape room, the staff will disinfect all the objects inside, like the locks.

Shop Till You Drop

Price: Free admission

Address: 50 Rideau St., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: CF Rideau Centre is open again so you can shop at your favourite stores. Before being allowed to shop, you'll need to visit one of the four self-screening areas.

Try To Get A Hole In One

Price: $17.95 per person

Address: 379 Preston St., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can enjoy 45 minutes of unlimited mini golf at Par-Tee Putt. There are 18 holes to try with all sorts of fun themes like hockey, Pac-Man, and Pokemon.

The reopened golf club has limited the number of reservations accepted and increased the cleaning of surfaces.

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