Christmas Lights Across Canada
December 7, 2017 - January 7, 2018
Capital cities throughout the country are brought together by the annual celebration of Christmas Lights Across Canada.
Bell Capital Cup (Hockey)
December 27 - 31
The 18th edition of the Bell Capital Cup saw nearly 600 games (almost 1,000 hours of hockey) played on 23 ice surfaces across Ottawa, from Stittsville to Orleans and points in between.
February 2 - 19
Winterlude, the Capital's winter celebration, is held in Ottawa–Gatineau each February. It was created in 1979 to celebrate Canada's unique northern climate and culture.
May 11 – 21
The festival is not only Ottawa and Gatineau’s flagship festival it is Canada’s most colourful festival with over a million tulips in bloom across the Capital as well as an artistic interpretation of the tulips by the artistic community.