Ottawa '10' in 2016
Canada is without doubt a top holiday destination and below highlights 10 experiences to satisfy all tastes:
1. Ottawa Commemorates 100th Anniversary of Parliament Hill Fire:
The Bytown Museum is running an exhibition Forged in Fire: The Building and Burning of Parliament, the exhibition runs 29th January to 31st October.
2 .Lord Elgin Hotel Celebrates 75 Years:
The sumptuous Lord Elgin hotel commemorates the 75th anniversary of its opening.
3. Tim Hortons Brier Returns
The Brier is Canada's premier curling championship and takes place from 15th to 23rd March.
4. Canada Aviation & Space Museum
The museum will host a world premiere exhibition from May to September of particular interest to Star Trek fans.
5. Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun Exhibition
Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun was the official portraitist of Queen Marie-Antoinette. The exhibition at the National Gallery runs from 10th June to 11th September.
6. Dinosaurs Galore
Visit the 'Ultimate Dinosaurs' event from 11th June to 5th September, at the Canadian Museum of Nature.
7. Ottawa Hosts Premier Cycling Race:
The Global Relay Canadian Road Championships takes place from 25th to 29th June.
8. Ottawa International Buskerfest:
This fun busker festival attracts an amazing 225,000 visitors and runs from 28th July to 1st August.
9. Ottawa Animation Festival Turns 40:
From 21st to 25th September, downtown Ottawa will become centre stage for the world's funny and provocative animation filmmakers.
10. One Young World Summit:
This summit gathers together the brightest young people from around the world.
The event takes place at the downtown Shaw Centre from 28th September to 1st October 2016
Ottawa is a fascinating holiday destination and is sure to delight visitors in 2016. Find out more: