Things To Do Near The Metcalfe Hotel in Ottawa

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Paint Nite at The Rox

Every Friday night at 7:00pm

Get creative while you laugh, drink, and spend time with friends. We make it easy to plan, easy to paint, and easy to have a great time.

Magic of Lights

NOVEMBER 21 - January 4, 2020

A dazzling 2-kilometer drive-through holiday light show. Experience this annual light show at Wesley Clover Park from the comfort of your own car as you wind through the sparkling pathway

Ottawa Christmas Market

NOVEMBER 29 - DECEMBER 22, 2019

Ottawa’s first European style Christmas Market is set to launch in the Casino Lac-Leamy Plaza at Lansdowne on November 29th, 2019. See the magic of the season come to life through the twinkle of the lights and at each of the vendors. Local craftsman, delicious baked goods and holiday favorites will satisfy all.

Alight at Night

NOVEMBER 29 - JANUARY 4, 2020

Bundle up for an evening stroll through this picture-perfect postcard setting! Close to one million lights adorn the heritage buildings, trees, and fences of Upper Canada Village creating a one-of-a-kind magical backdrop for its annual Alight at Night Festival - a true winter wonderland!

Rideau Canal Skateway

JANUARY - MARCH 2020

50th season! Every winter, 7.8 km (4.8 miles) of the Rideau Canal transforms into the world’s largest outdoor skating rink, as designated by Guinness World Records.

Winterlude

January 31 - February 17, 2020

A unique winter festival featuring snow and ice sculpture competitions, snow playgrounds, and skating and sporting events which transform Ottawa into a winter wonderland.