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  • Ottawa Family Day festivities; what’s open and closed?

    Alex Black @1310AlexBlack 0

    OTTAWA – Whether you cozy up at home, head to a local museum or spend quality time together at Winterlude, Monday is a time to spend with family.

    Family Day falls on Monday, Feb. 17 this year and there’s no lack of family oriented activities going on in Ottawa to keep you busy.

  • Kenny Hayden is hard at work, carving the "buddy bears," a German bear and a Canadian bear sharing a heart.

    Ice-carvers hard at work the Crystal Garden


    OTTAWA – With Winterlude just around the corner, professional ice-carvers are braving the frigid temperatures to get ready.

  • Winterlude wraps up for another year

    Jennifer Sapinet @1310JenniferS 0

    OTTAWA, On. – The 35th edition of Winterlude came to an end Monday evening.

    The 18-day festival included new additions this year – including a DJ dance party, lantern garden and a new site, the Marion Dewar Plaza by City Hall.

  • Winterlude photo gallery

    Alex Black @1310AlexBlack 0

    A collection of photos from the 35th edition of Winterlude!  

  • Winterlude now officially underway

    Jennifer Sapinet 0

    It is officially Winterlude in the capital.

    An opening ceremony was held Friday evening to celebrate the start of the 35th year of the festival.

    There were musical performances, aerial dancers swinging from the side of the City Hall building, fireworks and a DJ dance party.

  • Winterlude closures and schedule changes

    Alex Black @1310AlexBlack 0

    OTTAWA, Ont. – The 35th edition of Winterlude is getting underway and that means roads closures.

    The City of Ottawa wants to remind you of road closures, transportation options and schedule changes at the Rink of Dreams during the annual festival.