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Have the Best Summer Without Breaking the Bank!

July 3, 2023

Are you eager to explore all there is in #OttawasOriginalDowntown? We’ve rounded up some incredible free events and attractions this summer!

Yoga Sessions at the Ottawa Art Gallery 

Art AND yoga? Sign us up! 

Hosted by the Ottawa Art Gallery and UNIQLO, these 60-minute yoga classes will leave you feeling relaxed and inspired. The class is suitable for all levels of fitness.

🖼️ Ottawa Art Gallery  

📍  380 Sussex Drive at the Daly Avenue Courtyard    

👪 Suitable for ages 12+ 

📝 For more information

Image by Ottawa Art Gallery

National Gallery of Canada on Thursday Nights 

Thursdays are the new Fridays at the National Gallery of Canada! 

From 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, admission is FREE for everyone to enjoy. They’ve even sweetened the pot by offering refreshments and local DJ entertainment. 

🖼️ National Gallery of Canada  

📍380 Sussex Drive   

📅 Until August 31st 

👪 Suitable for ages 

📝 For more information

Image by National Art Gallery

Sound and Light Show 

A classic Ottawa event, the Northern Lights Show returns for another summer!

Grab a lawn chair or picnic blanket and settle in for a night of learning about Canada’s outstanding achievements and key historical milestones through sound and light. 

🖼️ Parliament Hill 

📍 Wellington Street

👉 July 

⏰ 10:00 PM 

👉 August 

⏰ 9:30 PM 

👉 September 

⏰ 9:00 PM 

👪 Suitable for ages 

📝 For more information

Worried about where you are going to park? Click here for a handy tool to find all the parking options and rates in the downtown!
Check out our Events page for a complete list of events in Ottawa’s Original Downtown!