• Chateau Laurier at sunset

Explore the Best of Canada’s
Capital City

Ottawa is Canada’s cultural centre, home to the country’s leading national galleries and museums. It’s also a year-round hub of events, outdoor activities, and adventures. Set in the heart of dynamic downtown Ottawa, Fairmont Château Laurier is the perfect place to stay to explore all that Canada’s capital has to offer. Create some unforgettable memories during your Ottawa stay.

Chateau Laurier Aerial view

Things to Do in Ottawa

Shopping, cycling, and dining are just the beginning. There’s always something happening in this diverse and culturally rich city. With so much to see and do, you’ll want to make sure you plan ahead to get the most out of your Ottawa experience.

seven hot air balloons in the sky

Festivals & Tours

Plan your trip around one of Ottawa’s many festivals. From Winterlude to Bluesfest to the Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival, there’s always something on the calendar.

family skating outdoors

Something for Every Season

Cycle and swim in the summer or skate and ski in the winter. Ottawa offers year-round outdoor excitement in one of Canada’s most scenic areas.

glass building

Sports & Entertainment

Catch diverse entertainment in some of Canada’s most renowned venues or cheer on Ottawa’s hockey, football, and soccer teams.