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Paint Nite at The Rox

Starting February 20th (Every Tuesdays & Thursdays)

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.

Changing of the Guard

JUNE 25-AUGUST 23, 2018

Catch the thrilling spectacle of the Changing of the Guard ceremony. Come early (9:45 am) to learn about the symbolism, history and proceedings of this free ceremony.

Sound of Light

JULY 10- SEPTEMBER 3, 2018

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

Gatineau Hot Air Balloon

AUGUST 30-SEPTEMBER 3, 2018

Come to Canada’s largest balloon festival where hot air balloons fill the Gatineau sky and a number of exciting shows take place.

Canada Army Run

SEPTEMBER 23, 2018

A half-marathon, 10K and 5K run attracts military and civilian runners, walkers and spectators from around the world.

Gatineau Winter Beerfest

FEBRUARY 2-3, 2018

Discover artisan and local brewers inside the museum and outdoors, among friends and family