Canada 150
Out & AboutOut & About Jun 30- July 06, 2017

Out & About Jun 30- July 06, 2017

Out & About Jun 30- July 06, 2017

Mosaïcanada 150 at Gatineau Jacques-Cartier Park, Jun 30

From Jun 30 to October 15 Gatineau will host one of the biggest horticultural events in the world. Discover 150 years of history, values, culture and art in Canada. A 1 Km path, 45 works. Jacques-Cartier Park. Free.


SOCA BOAT 150 at Ottawa River Queen, Jun 30

Start your Canada Day and dance the night away on the SOCA BOAT, a Caribbean themed boat ride with astonishing views of the Nation’s Capital after dark sailing aboard the Ottawa River Queen at 11:30pm. Celebrate Canada and feel the tropical rhythm! Boarding Passes are $30 for this 18+ event.


TD Nature Nocturne: 150 Throwback Special at Canadian Museum of Nature, Jun 30

Come celebrate Canada’s 150 birthday with the biggest, time-trippiest, way-back throwback party in Ottawa! We’ll be closing out the Nocturne season with groovy tunes, spectacular surprises, and more Canadiana than you can shake a prehistoric beaver at. Stay tuned for programming details, but don’t miss out – we’re opening up ticket sales early so you and your friends can plan your Canada Day long weekend and your best Nocturne costumes yet! $25 (includes tax and a $2 discount coupon for delicious snacks)


Official Opening of the new Canadian History Hall, July 1

Rediscover Canada´s history, presented by the most visited museum in the Country! – Canadian Museum of History. $20


Canada D'Eh, Petri Island, Orleans, July 1

After a two year hiatus, Canada Day returns to Petrie Island for our 150th birthday. Join the biggest party east of the greenbelt!


Fireworks - Canada Day in the Capital region, July 1

On July 1, an amazing 20-minute 17-second pyromusical fireworks show will ignite the Ottawa–Gatineau sky in a spectacular way as of 11 p.m. (weather permitting). The President’s Choice® Canada Day fireworks are a must-see this summer as we celebrate Canada’s extra special year. The fireworks will be launched from 5 different locations: Nepean Point, 4 sites along Confederation Boulevard, which includes 2 sites in Ottawa and 2 in Gatineau, resulting in a dazzling and perfectly synchronized pyromusical fireworks show.


Re?opening of the NAC, July 1

Join us for two days of free activities as we celebrate Canada Day weekend and the grand re?opening of the NAC. Canada Day BBQ and family activities starting at 11:00 am until 6:45 p.m.


Dominion Day on the Farm at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, July 1

On July 1, the most Canadian party in the universe is back, and it’s bigger than ever. Now’s your chance to buy tickets to join us at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum for a party so Canadian, other parties look positively Belgian by comparison. So hold a door for someone, apologize to a stranger and get ready for Dominion Day Part III: Dominion Day on the Farm. Admission is only $20 per person. Children's admission is $5 (includes maple taffy!) Noon – 11:00 p.m.


Canada Day at Pinhey’s Point Historic Site, July 1

From 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Come and experience an 1867 rural Dominion Day celebration! Pinhey's Point has long been a destination to escape the city and enjoy leisure activities along the Ottawa River. Help us recreate this experience through participation in heritage games and activities from the period, including graces and tug of war. Cost: By Donation


Canada’s Birthday at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, July 1

It’s time to celebrate! The Canada Agriculture and Food Museum is highlighting Canada’s Birthday with lots of exciting activities for the whole family. Admission is free Friday July 1st.


Canada Day Celebration at Fort Wellington National Historic Site, July 1

Discover and Celebrate Canada 150 at Fort Wellington with a traditional canon firing and family fun. Join in children's activities, historic demonstrations and refreshments. Free!


The bank of Canada Museum open its doors, July 1

To provide Canadians with a public space where they are encouraged to learn about the policies and functions of the Bank of Canada and gain an understanding of the Bank’s role. 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


150 Years of Canada at Cumberland Heritage Village Museum, July 1  

150 Years of Canada Saturday, from 10 am to 4 pm Happy Birthday Canada! Celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary at the museum by discovering some of the ways our country has changed over the years. Bring a picnic lunch, get your face painted, and play some carnival style games. Cost: $7.30 for adults, $5.25 for students and seniors, Free for children 5 and under, or $18.80 for a family (two adults and children under 18) Cumberland Heritage Village Museum 2940 Old Montreal Road Cumberland.


Canada Day 150 at Laurier House, July 1

From 11:00 am to 4:00 pm family activities throughout the day as we celebrate Canada 150 at the home of two famous Prime Ministers! Free!


CBC Searchlight Live! Hosted by Royal Wood Sunday, July 2, 2017, 7:00 pm

The quest to find Canada’s best new music artist is back as CBC teams up with Canada Scene and the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity for the 5th edition of this annual nationwide hunt for the country’s top undiscovered voice.


We Day Canada at Parliament Hill, July 2

Join us alongside inspirational Canadians at WE Day Canada, a free event July 2nd, 2017 on Parliament Hill and on Facebook Live! WE Day is an unparalleled event, bringing together all Canadians committed to making the next 150 years count. Celebrate the next generation of change-makers making their mark on our beautiful nation. From 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on July 2, 2017. The event will feature a cast of distinguished Canadian celebrities, innovators and trailblazers.


Canadian Track and Field Championships at Terry Fox Athletic Facility, July 3 – 9

A competition for the nation’s best Olympic and Paralympic athletes that also serves as selection trials for the national team.


CANADA SCENE: Buffy Sainte-Marie with very special guests Randy Bachman & DJ Shub Monday, July 3, 2017, NAC SOUTHAM HALL

For more than 50 years, legendary Canadian singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie has continually reinvented herself, creating songs that reveal new and distinctive shades of an artist already revered as a pioneer. As activist, educator, visual artist, and winner of countless awards (Oscar, JUNO, Golden Globe, and the 2015 Polaris Music Prize among them), Buffy prods and pokes at familiar stories to find the other side, producing powerful and lyrical songs that weave the human narratives left out of the history books.


Music and Beyond at Downtown Churches and Concert Halls, July 4-17

A classical music festival that presents over 85 concerts, including orchestras, choirs, bands, wind ensembles, recitals, baroque groups and small ensembles. The festival pursues links between music and other art forms and cultural disciplines. From $20.


Chocolate Lover’s Tour in Ottawa, July 5

Adore chocolate? Then this is the tour for you! Let a C'est Bon Cooking guide take you through the ByWard Market, and help you discover the many forms and tastes of chocolate. The tour includes samples of some of the best chocolate Ottawa offers. Dress appropriately for weather conditions, as a portion of this tour is outside. $49.


Free Sunset Yoga Barrhaven in Barrhaven, July 6

Active Health Institute in Barrhaven will be offering Free Sunset Yoga in the park near our new clinic location. All ages welcome, all abilities welcome. Classes will be taught by certified yoga instructors and physiotherapists and our massage therapists, physiotherapists, and chiropractors will be on site to help with classes and any questions you might have about your body! Come join us on Thursday nights to destress while the sun goes down, move to some music, and get to know your neighbors.


Festival d’Humour de Gatineau at Place de la cite, July 6-8

The first edition of the Gatineau Humor Festival will take place from 6 to 8 July 2017 at Place De La Cité in Gatineau. Doors open at 5pm! Come and laugh, with your family or friends, and enjoy an exceptional and diverse program, from Thursday to Saturday. Tickets ($ 75.00) and the daily tickets ($ 35.00)


RBC Bluesfest Ottawa at Lebreton Flats, July 6-16

One of the largest international music events in the world, with over 220 varied musical acts on several outdoor stages, attracting more than 300,000 music fans each year.

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