top of page

What's Happening in the Ottawa Area

From Tourism Ottawa

Looking for fun activities in the Ottawa area? Check out these options over the next seven days, starting on Thursday, January 25. Be sure to verify details with the organizers as plans can change at any time.


Upcoming | Come taste, drink and cheer on Canada’s best chefs at the Canadian Culinary Championship happening February 2-3.


For art, culture and a good time…

  • Thursday, January 25 | Discover Lunar Exploration, Past, Present and Future with Dr. James Green, of Space Science Endeavors and former Chief Scientist at NASA held at Canada Aviation and Space Museum.

  • Thursday, January 25 to Saturday, January 27 | The NAC Orchestra welcomes LA-based Troupe Vertigo for Cirque España with three nights of jaw-dropping circus-dance-theatre performances.

  • Thursday, January 25 to Sunday, January 28 | Be captivated as the University of Ottawa Theatre Club presents Little Women.

  • Saturday, January 27 | Party in style this full moon weekend in the spectacular and intimate settings of club ALEA at the Casino Lac-Leamy to the very best EDM, House and Top 40 rhythms, in the Gatineau Ottawa region.

  • Saturday, January 27 | Skate, vibe out, dance, shop and skate some more at REWIND 'A roller skating jam' happening at 4 Wheelies.

  • For winter celebrations…

  • Thursday, January 25 to Sunday, January 28 | Enjoy fabulous winter celebrations in Greely at the Winter Carnival!

  • Saturday, January 27 | Don’t miss the Carleton Cup, an annual charity race and the ultimate Canadian triathlon (skate /run/drink), held in Ottawa on the world's largest skating rink: the Rideau Canal Skateway.

  • Saturday, January 27 | Escape the cold at Robert Plante Greenhouses Annual Winter Market and shop from 40+ local vendors with handmade crafts and locally crafted goods.  FREE!

  • For hockey fans…

  • Thursday, January 25; Saturday, January 27; Monday, January 29 | Cheer on the Ottawa Senators as they compete against the Boston Bruins, the New York Rangers and the Nashville Predators at the Canadian Tire Centre.

  • Saturday, January 27 | Cheer on the Ottawa 67’s as they take on the Niagara Ice Dogs at TD Place.

  • Sunday, January 28 | Watch as the Ottawa Senators roster split into two squads to compete head-to-head in various skill events for Sens Skills happening at the Canadian Tire Centre.

bottom of page