What To Do In Ottawa: Weekend Preview January 26-28

What To Do In Ottawa: Weekend Preview January 26-28

Another weekend already?! We’re not complaining. This weekend brings something fun for everyone! From family-friendly winter carnivals to an over night Rick and Morty themed laser tag event to a Sunday brunch cocktail party. We at UpFront Ottawa would like to present your Weekend Preview:

Rideau Hall Ottawa Winter Celebration

Photo from Rideau Hall’s Facebook Page.

Winter Carnivals

Looking to get out and enjoy the winter season with your friends and family this weekend? What better way to do that than taking part in some old fashioned tobogganing, skating, building snow forts, snowshoeing, eating taffy on a stick, or drinking hot cocoa?! For a very minimal cost (or donation) you can take part in all the winter fun happening this Saturday around the city.

  • Winter Celebration at Rideau Hall on Saturday from 12pm-4pm. Featuring indoor tours of the State rooms, skating on site, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. More details here.
  • Winter Carnival by Action Sandy Hill at the Sandy Hill Community Centre from 2pm-5pm featuring horse-led wagon rides, skating, snow art, games and indoor crafts. More details here.
  • Winter Carnival at Westboro Beach from 1:30pm-4pm. Build a snow fort, bring your toboggans and a mug for hot chocolate! More details here.

Morty vs. The Galactic Federation: An Overnight Laser Quest

What to do in Ottawa this weekend

Photo from Laser Quest’s Facebook Event.

Who does the better Mr. Meeseeks impression, you or your friend? Fan of Rick and Morty? Enjoy a good game of laser tag? Don’t miss your chance to take part in an all night Rick and Morty themed event at Laser Quest! Snacks, laser tag, prizes, you as Morty fighting the Galactic Federation…We can’t think of anything that would be more of a blast. Happening on Saturday night from 11pm until 6am. For more details, visit the Facebook event and don’t forget to call them to reserve your tickets before it’s too late!

Sundays are for Brunching

Sunday Beats + Brunch at Andaz Ottawa

Photo from Andaz Ottawa’s Facebook Page.

Sundays got you down? Just love brunch? Check out Bend & Brunch at CRAFT Beer Market featuring yoga, radler, and of course – brunch! For more info and tickets, click here.

Yoga not your thing? Feeling like something a little classier this weekend? Have you ever been to one of Andaz Ottawa’s Rooftop Beats and Brunch held in their rooftop lounge, Copper Spirits and Sights?! Indulge in bite sized brunch favourites and exceptional cocktails to great music and stunning views. For more info and tickets, click here.



Let us know what you’re up to this weekend! Like us on Facebook and comment on our post, or in the blog comments below.



Born and raised in Ottawa, Shaily knows every corner of this city, loves to sip on locally roasted coffee and craft beer, and is passionate about the #SupportLocal movement. Digital Marketing Specialist by day, you might run into her at a local craft market, independent coffee shop, or local brewpub on an evening or weekend.

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