For those who don’t have a cottage to go to one last time this summer, there are plenty of things to do in and around the nation’s capital. Here’s just a few!
Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival (all weekend)
Including more than 300 shows, flights and multicoloured and special shape hot air balloons lit up for night flights, a Strength Athletes Championship, an amusement park, fireworks display, classic car exhibit, buskers, craft market, big top with 1001 hidden treasures, and more.
Mackenzie King Estate summer-end celebration (all weekend) Celebrate the end of summer with lots of free activities for everyone at the Mackenzie King Estate in the Gatineau Hills, including interactive demonstrations, guided tours, face painting for kids, live music and lawn games.
Riverside Electronic Music Festival (Sunday) The festivities take place at the Canadian Museum of History, with DJs Borgeous, Quintino and Dallas K.
Latin America Festival (Sunday) Enjoy local, nationally and internationally known musicians, handmade arts and crafts, authentic Latin American cuisine, traditional folkloric dance performances and children’s activities and performances