Things To Do
Ottawa offers activities for all ages throughout every season. Explore Canada’s rich history, experience endless outdoor adventures, or discover new favourite shops and attractions throughout the city. Fairmont Château Laurier is the ideal homebase for your next great Ottawa getaway.
As Canada’s capital city, Ottawa is home to many of the nation’s most famous and historically significant attractions. Discover renowned museums and art galleries, stroll through important parks, and see where world leaders live, meet, and work.
Canadian Museum of History
National Gallery of Canada
Festivals & Tours
Ottawa is a gathering place for leading festivals and tours all year long. Learn about the history of the city or plan your trip around one of the many annual gatherings. There’s always something happening in Canada’s capital.
C’est Bon Cooking Tour
Canadian Tulip Festival
Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival
Shopping & Neighbourhoods
From local independent retailers to luxury brands from around the world, Ottawa is a shopper’s paradise. Explore the many diverse neighbourhoods and discover friendly, welcoming service throughout the city. You may just find a new favourite item or the perfect souvenir.
Sports & Entertainment
Catch diverse entertainment in some of Canada’s most renowned performance venues or cheer on Ottawa’s hockey, football, and soccer teams. Ottawa is a hub of sports and entertainment that attracts many of the world’s most famous performers.