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.

Fall Rhapsody

OCTOBER 5 - 27, 2019

Come and enjoy the spectacular fall colours on display throughout Canada’s Capital Region! In addition to the popular spots in Gatineau Park, many other unique and fascinating places offer magnificent views tucked away from the crowds.

Remembrance Day

NOVEMBER 11, 2019

Canadians recognize Remembrance Day, originally called Armistice Day, every 11 November at 11 a.m. It marks the end of hostilities during the First World War and an opportunity to recall all those who have served in the nation’s defence.

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.

Tulip Festival

MAY 8-18, 2020

This annual world-famous festival centres around Ottawa’s love affair with the tulip, with a million tulips blooming in public areas, including 300,000 blooms in Commissioners Park near Dows Lake.

Sound of Light

JULY 9- SEPTEMBER 8, 2019

An international fireworks competition with the greatest pyrotechnic experts—five unforgettable evenings of magical moments, colourful lights and melodic sound.