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Things to Do During the Last Long Weekend of the Summer

It’s the last long weekend of the summer, Ottawa. If you aren’t getting out of the city or heading to a cottage, there’s plenty of events happening here to make your weekend! Enjoy the Latin American Parade or head to Beachburg for a whitewater rafting adventure! Click here for a full list of events and activities.  
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Checklist: At least 40 things you should do in Ottawa before summer’s over (2018 edition)

OttawaStart.com, BY OTTAWASTART STAFF · AUGUST 16, 2018 We’re nearly halfway through August and the summer is just flying by.  But there’s still a lot of hot days and sunshine left. Here’s a list of 40 or so things you should check out before September. Go see Northern Lights and/or do yoga (Wednesdays at noon) on Parliament Hill. Ride your bike on a parkway during Nokia Sunday Bikedays. Have another beer (maybe for just a buck?) on another patio. Buy fresh food at a local farmers’ market. Visit a local winery or brewery. Take a road trip to Almonte or Merrickville or Perth or Wakefield or even Cornwall. Go to
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Things To Do in Ottawa this Weekend

If you’re looking for something fun to do with family and friends, there’s plenty going, so enjoy another busy weekend! From the Casino du Lac-Leamy Sound of Light Fireworks Competition, the Vanleek Hill Fair, and enjoying live bands at the Hopped and Confused Beer, Music and Food Festival – there’s something for everyone! Click here for the full list of events.  
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Things To Do this Weekend in Ottawa!

  Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Ottawa’s got you covered! Many fantastic events and festivals will be taking place, such as the 4th Annual West End Food Truck Rally in Bells Corners and visiting Parc Omega with the family to learn about Canadian wildlife. Click here for full list of events.  
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Things to do in Ottawa this Weekend!

Happy long weekend! If you’re looking for things to do, Ottawa has plenty of exciting events and activities for you and the whole family! Check out events like the Northern Lights: Sound and Light Show, Capital Ribfest, and Casino du Lac-Leamy Sound of Light. Click here for list of events.  
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Ottawa: Things to Do This Weekend

If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, the city has a plethora of events and activities happening! Whether you’re looking for a family event like the Ottawa Lebanese Festival or a great date night activity like the Outdoor Movies in the ByWard Market – there’s something for all. Want the full scoop? Click here!  
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HOPE Volleyball this Saturday!

HOPE Volleyball SummerFest’s 36th edition, sponsored by Big Rig Brewery, is this Saturday, July 14th at Mooney’s Bay! There’s lots of fun to be had by everyone. Watch the exciting games, check out the HOPE Mainstage to listen to the great lineup, all while supporting the community! Click here to download the event guide! Visit HOPE for more.  
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Ready for the 2018 Ottawa Bluesfest?

Looking for a fun music festival to attend this summer? Why not hit up the Ottawa Bluesfest, on until July 15th! See performers like Brett Eldridge, Foo Fighters, Blue Rodeo, Jethro Tull and many more amazing bands. For event details, click here.  
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Happy Canada Day Weekend!

  An epic weekend of festivities awaits you as we highlight Canada Day on three official sites! Join us in expressing Canadian pride and a common sense of belonging to such a diverse country on June 30 and July 1. Fun-filled activities and live entertainment will pump up the crowd for sure! There will be something for everyone to enjoy on Parliament Hill, at the Canadian Museum of History and at Major’s Hill Park. Don’t miss out! Click here for more.  
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Events Happening in the Capital this Week

Ottawa Italian Week Festival Event Date: Jun 6, 2018 – Jun 25, 2018 Location: Little Italy, Preston Street Ottawa Fringe Festival Event Date: Jun 14, 2018 – Jun 24, 2018 Location: 12+ venues downtown including and surrounding Arts Court, 2 Daly Avenue Ottawa Ribfest on Sparks Street Event Date: Jun 20, 2018 – Jun 24, 2018 Location: Sparks Street Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival Event Date: Jun 21, 2018 – Jun 24, 2018 Location: Mooney’s Bay Park – 2960 Riverside Drive Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival and Competition Pow Wow Event Date: Jun 21, 2018 – Jun 24, 2018 Location: Vincent Massey Park TD Ottawa Jazz Festival Event Date: Jun 21,
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