WHY OTTAWA, ON?
Ottawa is a very cosmopolitan city situated in the middle of green spaces. It is often referred to as being a beautiful capital.
Ottawa is also the nations home to the Government of Canada. It has a good public transportation system and offers easy access to other parts of Canada.
This is both a summer and winter destination with much to do for guests, conference planners.
Ottawa has been committed to increasing sustainable operations and it boasts a good list of eco-friendly venues that offer green meeting facility options.
CANADA DAY IN OTTAWA
WHEN: July 1 WHERE: Ottawa, Ontario BEST FOR: Culture & Music
CAPE BRETON CELTIC COLOURS INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
WHEN: Over 10 days each October – Check ahead for the exact dates. WHERE: Cape Breton, Nova Scotia BEST FOR: Culture & Music
CELEBRATION OF LIGHT FESTIVAL
WHEN: Over 8 days starting towards the end of July WHERE:Vancouver, British Columbia BEST FOR: Music & Sightseeing
JUST FOR LAUGHS FESTIVAL
WHEN: Throughout July WHERE: Montreal, Quebec BEST FOR: Comedy, Culture & Film
LE FESTIVAL DU VOYAGER
WHEN: Over 10 days in mid February WHERE: Winnipeg, Manitoba BEST FOR: History, Culture & Sport
QUEBEC WINTER CARNIVAL
WHEN: Starts late January or early February and lasts for 17 days WHERE: Quebec City, Quebec BEST FOR:Sport, Music & Sightseeing
ROYAL NOVA SCOTIA INTERNATIONAL TATOO
WHEN: Over nine days around the start of July WHERE: HalifaxMetro Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia BEST FOR: Events, Music & Theatre
THE CALGARY STAMPEDE
WHEN: Over 10 days at the start of July WHERE: Calgary, Alberta BEST FOR: Sport, Culture & Music
TOONIK TYME IQALUIT SPRING FESTIVAL
WHEN: Mid April WHERE: Iqaluit, Baffin Island, Nunavut BEST FOR: Music, Sport, InuitCulture, & Food
NIAGARA FALLS FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS
WHEN: November to early January WHERE: Niagara Falls, Ontario BEST FOR: Culture & Sightseeing