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Family Day weekend isn’t complete without a trip to the Snowflake Kingdom at Jacques-Cartier Park! Slide down giant snow slides, check out the giant snow sculptures, plus take a ride on the new zip line. Plus don’t’ forget to get your mittens sticky with some maple taffy on snow or a tasty Beavertail! [ Bit.ly Link ]
Ottawa Tourism
02/18/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
It’s Family Day weekend, and the last weekend of Winterlude 2017! Check out our roundup of awesome activities going on in the city including Winter Brewfest at Lansdowne, the Gatineau Loppet in Gatineau Park and of course Winterlude activities all over the city! [ Bit.ly Link ] IGer @the_dutch_one
Ottawa Tourism
02/17/2017 at 17:59. Facebook
Don't miss the first ever Ice Dragon Boat Festival in North America this weekend Feb 17-18 at Dow’s Lake! Boats on blades and sticks with ice picks as paddles - now this is an event you won't want to miss! Races begin at 11am [ Bit.ly Link ]
Ottawa Tourism
02/16/2017 at 16:40. Facebook
We’re proud to be home to the largest outdoor skating rink in the world, the Rideau Canal Skateway ! Take a skate this weekend during the final weekend of Winterlude, and ✅ this truly uniquely Ottawa activity off your bucket list. Plan your skate by checking ice conditions, access points, and of course the closest Beavertail stand here [ Bit.ly Link ]
Ottawa Tourism
02/15/2017 at 17:15. Facebook
In only a few weeks Red Bull Crashed Ice makes its Ottawa debut with the Ice Cross Downhill World Championships here March 3-4! Track construction has begun on what will be one of the most epic events of 2017, with athletes racing down a track constructed on the Rideau Canal Locks at speeds of over 80km/hr!

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Ottawa Tourism
02/14/2017 at 17:07. Facebook
Today we're celebrating all things ❤! From the beautiful Rideau Canal Skateway, to local bakeries and brews, tell us what you love most about our great city below. IGer @barlowc
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02/14/2017 at 14:24. Facebook
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02/13/2017 at 18:29. Facebook
Check out these great pics from another amazing weekend here at Winterlude! There's still one more week of Winterlude fun left, so don't miss out! #MyOttawa [ Bit.ly Link ]
The official fuel for skating all 7.8km of the Rideau Canal Skateway is definitely a fresh Beavertail and a tasty hot chocolate! Did you know that BeaverTails - Queues de Castor is an Ottawa original, founded right here in the capital in 1978? With flavours like maple butter, chocolate banana, garlic butter & cheese and of course the classic cinnamon and sugar, no skate on the canal is...
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The 37th annual running of the Accora Village Bed Race for the Kiwanis Club of Ottawa gets underway today at 1pm on the Dow's Lake portion of the Rideau Canal! 50 teams of 4 runners (and one lucky rider) compete with modified and decorated beds for honours and prizes such as the fastest bed, best decorated bed and top fundraisers! Get your cameras ready and don't miss this awesome Winterlude...
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Did you know that Ottawa holds the Guinness World Record for most snowmen built in an hour! We'll try to top that feat tomorrow from 11am-1pm during the Crackup Snowmania Challenge at TD Place Stadium. Register a team, yourself, or just show up and join in on the snowball rolling action. Don't forget to bring eyes, noses, arms and even a stylish toque or scarf for your snowmen! [ Bit.ly Link ]...
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Hello Curling Canada fans! Weekend & Day Pack tickets for Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings, December 2-10 in Ottawa, are now on sale! Get your tickets and book your hotel today! [ Bit.ly Link ]
Check out our roundup of awesome things to do this weekend in Ottawa including Ice sculpture demos at the Bytown Museum, the epic Accora Village Bed Races on the canal, plus the TD Winter Ottawa Jazz Festival, a special Winterlude Chinatown 2017 Lunar New Year Celebration and more! [ Bit.ly Link ]
Winterlude is in full swing here in Ottawa! If you're heading down to our annual celebration of winter, be sure to stop by Confederation Park to check out the amazing and intricate ice sculptures at the Crystal Garden. Beautiful during the day, and even more stunning after dark when they light up the night! Tag someone here who you'd like to take along. @calebficner via Instagram #MyOttawa
Visiting the city or haven’t seen the sights in a while? Then be sure to pick up Canada’s National Museums Passport, and see 3 museums in 3 days for $30! See the world’s largest collection of totem poles at the Canadian Museum of History, explore Canada’s original collection of dinosaur fossils at the Canadian Museum of Nature - Musée canadien de la nature or see if you have what it takes to...
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Take a look at the fun-filled first weekend of Winterlude! There are still two more weekends to join the fun, Winterlude runs through Feb 20!
The first weekend of Winterlude is here! Check out the International Ice Carving competition in the Crystal Garden at Confederation Park, put on your snow pants and try the snow slides, zipline, or dogsledding at the Snowflake Kingdom in Jacques-Cartier Park or just soak in the Winterlude festivities with a Beavertail in hand! Plan your Winterlude weekend with the full calendar of events here...
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We're thrilled that the entire 7.8 km of the Rideau Canal Skateway is now open, and in time for the launch of Winterlude, on from Feb 3-20. 'Like' if you're going to skate on the canal this year!
Loving this great winter view of the National Gallery of Canada by IGer @visualsbysteve. Did you know that on Thursdays (that's today!) admission to the gallery is free from 5-8pm? If you haven’t visited the gallery be sure to add it to your must-dos this winter [ Bit.ly Link ]
We’re excited for the start of Winterlude 2017 in only a few days! Don’t miss the kick-off party this Friday Feb 3rd at 7pm at Confederation Park. This year’s kick-off is a carnival style street party and will include live entertainment by DJ Carl Müren, plus artists Coleman Hell and Karim Ouellet. Dress in your winter gear and dance the night away to welcome Winterlude 2017! [ Bit.ly Link ]