Happy Labour Day Weekend!

LightsThe Labour Day long weekend is here and it’s the last summer hurrah! This may be your last weekend to truly enjoy summer before the fall and school season begins. Ottawa has you covered if you’re staying in town this weekend with lots of events and beautiful weather.


Pet Value Rescue Fair

Bring your furry friend along, or adopt a new pet at Pet Value Hintonburg’s Rescue Fair! 4 local animal rescues will be coming together to host the event. There will be games, snacks for both you and your pets, prized, dog washes and more. Flying Hound pop will be there to keep your furry friends cool.

When: Saturday August 31.
Where: 1224 Wellington Street West
Price: FREE
Details: www.facebook.com/events/386274812273739


Wine on the Water

LADIES ONLY! Sip wine and party with HOT 89.9 host Jenni from the Morning Hot Tub with Mauler, Rush and Jenni! The boat boards at 8:50pm rain or shine.

When: Friday August 30.
Where: The boat will be docked across from the Shaw Centre on the Rideau Canal.
Price: $50
Details: www.hot899.com/wine-on-the-water


Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival

This year, the Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival  is celebrating it’s 31st edition. This family fun event is also full of amusement rides, fireworks and live music! Balloons of all shapes, sizes and colours will be lifting off in the morning and evening on the festival days. After dark, you can watch some of the balloons lit up during the Night Glow event.

When: August 29 – September 2.
Where:  Parc de la Baie in Gatineau, Quebec
Price: $45 & up
Details: www.todocanada.ca/city/ottawa/event/gatineau-hot-air-balloon-festival


Northern Lights: Sounds and Light Show

A FREE bilingual show presented nightly where key figures, events and achievements from Canadian history are brought to life against the backdrop of Centre Black and Peace Tower.

When: Until September 8.
Where: Parliament Hill
Price: FREE
Details: www.canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage/campaigns/sound-light-show.html


Have a wonderful and safe long weekend!