Another weekend is on the horizon and we're here to make the most of it. So if you're looking for things to do in Ottawa this weekend, August 21-23, look no further. From epic outdoor adventures to cozy patio dates, the capital has you covered when it comes to good times and chill vibes. 

You can admire your city from new heights this weekend with a sky-high tour on one of Ottawa’s adorable biplanes. 

And if heights aren't your thing, don't worry. You can take in parts of the capital while floating on a tube down the Ottawa River.

Now, that’s what we call living our best lives. 

The sunflowers at The Experimental Farm are blooming now as well, so you can wander through golden fields and snap something cute for the 'gram.

And if you're hungry, you can dine next to a stunning waterfall or grab some liquid nitrogen ice cream. 

Basically, there's a little something to excite everyone.

So take a peek at the list below, and start mapping out those weekend adventures ASAP.

Soar Through The Capital In A Biplane

Price: From $68 per person

When: By reservation

Address: 1495 Sir George-Étienne Cartier Pkwy., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can soar overtop of your city in a biplane and it's sure to elevate your mood.


Float Around Ottawa On A New Tubing Adventure

Price: $44 per person

When: 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Address: 102 Greenview Ave., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can float along 3 kilometres of the gorgeous Ottawa River on this new guided tour. 


Have Dinner By A Beautiful Waterfall

Price: Prices vary

When: Daily from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.

Address: 1 John St., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can enjoy cocktails and gourmet hotdogs on this cute patio by a waterfall in Ottawa.


Wander The Trails At Chapman Mills Conservation Area

Price: Free

When: Daily from dawn to dusk

Address: 253 Winding Way, Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: A combination of natural pathways, boardwalks, and bridges will lead you on a gorgeous stroll by the Rideau River.


Cool Off With Unreal Dessert From Magic Molecule

Price: Prices vary

When: Tuesday to Sunday

Address: 217 Bank St., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can get fancy drinks, waffles, bubble tea, and liquid nitrogen ice cream from this cool spot.


Dance In Golden Sunflower Fields At The Experimental Farm

Price: Free

When: Open daily

Address: 960 Carling Ave., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: Is it even August if you didn't find a sea of sunflowers to frolic in?


Visit Ottawa's Dreamy Outdoor Club

Price: Prices vary

When: Daily from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Address: 27 York St., Ottawa, ON 

Why You Need To Go: The 27 Club has taken the party outside. Their patio is covered in plants and twinkle lights right in the heart of the city.


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