It’s the most beautiful time of year in Ottawa!
You have to check out Ottawa’s only free outdoor light festival up on Parliament Hill next week. Starting December 8th until the first week of January, this beautiful location will be operating stunning, 15 minute light shows. This multimedia light and sound projection show is sure to dazzling this holiday season.
Called Christmas Lights Across Canada, this stunning and completely free light show is a fantastic festive event before Christmas. After the show, you can follow a trail of lights through Canada’s ceremonial route in Downtown Ottawa and Gatineau. Spots like Elgin St, the Rideau Canal and Jacques-Cartier Park will all be lit up with thousands of lights.
Although Ottawa is going to filled with Christmas events like the annual market and incredible Christmas drive through events, this free, outdoor show is a must do on our list.
When: December 8, 2021 – January 7, 2022, from 5:30 – 11pm (12pm on December 31st)
Where: Parliament Hill 111 Wellington St Ottawa, Ontario and surrounding area