As usual, we're already looking ahead to another weekend of fun in the capital. Whether you're looking forward to festive Christmas events or trying to ride that Halloween vibe straight into November, Ottawa has you covered. In fact, just like every week, there's a whole range of things to do in Ottawa this weekend.

Perhaps you're looking for something laid back, like a doggy date night. Maybe you want to extend your Halloween into November. Or, you might just want to find a place to get a great brunch at a great price.

Well, don't worry, because Canada's capital has all this and more to offer this post-Halloween weekend. No matter what you're feeling, you're bound to find something of interest here!

It's time to forget all about the working week.

Stittsville Pumpkin Parade

Price: Free

When: Friday, November 1 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Address: Village Square Park, Stittsville, ON

Why You Need To Go: If you're still not through with pumpkin season, then you're in luck. Stittsville is stretching the Halloween vibe into November with its third annual pumpkin parade. Bring your jack-o-lanterns to show them off one last time. You will also have the chance to win prizes from local businesses. 


Lush Christmas Party

Price: Prices vary

When: Sunday, November 3 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Address: Rideau Shopping Centre, Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can check out the newly launched Christmas line and play with items like the play-dough soap, bubble blowers and reusable bubble bath. Many of these new products use environmentally friendly packaging or no packaging at all in some cases.


Freedom Dog Rescue

Price: Free

When: Saturday, November 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Address: Innes Rd. Plaza, Gloucester, ON

Why You Need To Go: A group of adoptable fur babies will be hitting up the Pet Smart in Gloucester this weekend and you won't want to miss the cuteness. You can learn more about Freedom Dog Rescue and maybe even meet your new BFF.


$15 Brunch Deals

Price: $15

When: Saturday, November 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Address: 93 Holland Ave., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: To celebrate their fifth anniversary, The Soca Kitchen has changed all brunch entre prices to just $15. You can enjoy a fancy meal without the fancy price tag every Saturday and Sunday until the end of the year.


Rockcliffe Book Fair

Price: Free entry

When: Friday, November 1 to Sunday, November 3

Address: 350 Buena Vista Rd., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: If you consider yourself a bit of a bookworm, then this is the event for you. You can browse thousands of bargain-priced books, DVDs, vinyl, games, and puzzles. There will be a cafe and a kids' craft table on-site as well. Books will be re-stocked daily.


Wagging Tails Pack Walk

Price: Free

When: Saturday, November 2 at 4 p.m.

Address: 720 Vistapark Dr., Orleans, ON

Why You Need To Go: If you're looking for something fun and social to do with your pup this weekend, Ottawa has you covered. You can join a pack of adorable Ottawa dogs, get advice from a professional trainer, and most importantly enjoy some time outside with your fur baby. There are a few rules to follow, including that dogs must remain on a leash at all times. See the event page for more rules.


Day of the Dead Celebration

Price: $6

When: Sunday, November 3 from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Address: 105 Clarence St., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: Ottawa's specialty churro shop is hosting an epic day of the dead celebration featuring all kinds of delicious churro treats. All churros will be only $6 for the event. Plus, if you come dressed as La Catrina or El Catrin, you can enjoy a complimentary hot drink when you buy your churros.


Just For Laughs With Rick Mercer 

Price: Starting at $40

When: Saturday, November 2 from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Address: 1015 Bank St., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: Canadian Legend Rick Mercer is hosting Just For Laughs Comedy Night In Canada this weekend, and he's bringing a bunch of hilarious Canadian talent with him. If you need to let loose and have a good laugh this weekend, TD Place is the spot to be.



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