• By: OLM Staff

Things to do in Ottawa this weekend — February 24-26, 2023

Timber Tour hits the slopes of Camp Fortune

When: Thursday, February 23 – Sunday, February 26, 2023
Where: Camp Fortune, 300 chemin Dunlop, Chelsea
What time: Various times
Admission: Free 

Fortune Freestyle proudly hosts the Ontario Timber Tour 2023 Provincial Championships for Moguls/Dual Moguls/Slopestyle/Big Air at Camp Fortune. Head to the hill to catch all the excitement!
Thursday, Feb 23: mogul training on Clifford. 
Friday, Feb 24: mogul competition 1; slopestyle training. 
Saturday, Feb 25: mogul competition 2; slopestyle competition. 
Sunday, Feb 26: dual mogul competition; big air. 

Photo: Tara Durepos

Ottawa Boat & Outdoors Show

When: Thursday, February 23- Sunday, February 26, 2023
Where: EY Centre, 4899 Uplands Drive
What time: Thurs & Fri: 10 am – 8 pm, Sat: 10 am – 6 pm, Sun: 10 am – 5 pm
Admission: Adults $ 16, Families $35 • Click here to purchase tickets

The Ottawa Boat & Outdoors Show will get you ready for the outdoors. Whether you’re shopping for boats, fishing gear, power sports, paddle sports, accessories, and more, the show has it covered. Enjoy FREE parking all weekend long. 

Photo: Ottawa Boat & Outdoor Show

Steve Berndt Trio

When: Friday, February 24, 2023
Where: Options Jazz Lounge, Brookstreet Hotel, 525 Leggett Drive, Kanata
What time: 6 pm – 10 pm
Admission: No cover 

Join vocalist and trombonist Steve Berndt with the incredible Mike Manny on piano and Chris Pond on bass for an evening of great jazz!

Photo: Courtesy Steve Berndt Trio

James Mullinger at Yuk Yuk's

When: Friday, February 24 & Sunday, February 26, 2023
Where: Yuk Yuk's West, Richmond Road (inside Bellagio's Italian Kitchen)
What time: Two shows nightly – 7 pm & 10 pm
Admission: Free • Click here to purchase tickets

James Mullinger was one of the UK’s top comedians and Comedy Editor for GQ magazine when he moved to Canada in February 2014. Since his arrival, he has taken the country by storm. Sold out shows across the country, appearances on CBC’s The Debaters, movies, TV shows, festivals, awards, stand-up specials, he’s done it all.

Photo: Yuk Yuk's Ottawa

Food, Fuel & Fun Casino Promotion

When: February 3-25, 2023
Where: Rideau Carleton Casino, 4837 Albion Rd S
What time: Open 24/7
Admission: N/A

Over $50,000 in Prizes to be Won. Fill your cart with Rideau Carleton Casino’s Food, Fuel & Fun giveaway.

Join us at Rideau Carleton Casino every Friday and Saturday from February 3rd to 25th for a chance of being 1 of (27) total daily winners to get $50 in gift cards, and 10 even luckier winners will receive $500 in gift cards. Hourly draw selections between 12-8 pm and $500 bonus draws at 8:15 pm and 10:15 pm each Friday and Saturday night. Every $20 wagered earns you a ballot while using your ‘Rock Star Rewards card.

  • Free Parking
  • Play Smart. Must be 19+.

Click HERE to view full promotional details.

*Signing up for a Rock Star Rewards card is easy and free; visit our Rock Star Rewards Desk for details.

Caffe Italiano Brunch

When: Sunday, February 26, 2022
Where: Caffe Italiano @ Rideau Carleton Casino (Enter through the gaming floor) – 4837 Albion Rd S
What time: 11:30 am-2 pm
Admission: N/A – $55/5500 Rock Star Reward Points

Introducing Exquisite Brunch Classics with Italian Flair.

Join us for a refined dining experience featuring an exclusive five-course brunch menu that includes a complimentary mimosa or caesar, starters, your choice of hand-selected main, a carving station, and one of our decadent homemade desserts.

  • Free Parking
  • Must be 19+
  • Access through the main entrance of the casino and wheelchair accessible

Now open every Sunday for Brunch! Click HERE to view the full brunch menu and reserve a table.


The Lucky Ron Show @ The Chateau Lafayette

When: Every Saturday
Where: The Chateau Lafayette, 42 York Street
What time: 5 pm – 7 pm 
Admission: Free 

A true legend in the Ottawa Valley. The Lucky Ron Show has been a mainstay at The Laff since 1999; he performs every single Saturday showing up around 4 pm. It's a must-see when you're in town. So saddle up, grab a quart, and get ready to stomp, shout, hoot, and holler your way through the most fun you'll have on a Saturday afternoon in Ottawa and, arguably, the world! No cover, no reservations, and no tickets required!