New Events and Attractions Around Ottawa to Open This 2023

New Events and Attractions Around Ottawa to Open This 2023

Alongside the start of the year are a bunch of stuff that people can look forward to. Apart from events like live performances, there will also be new and refurbished attractions to check out. 

We amassed all these in one list to help you mark your calendars. 

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4 Wheelies

Ready to go inline skating? What about having some fun playing arcade games? The new 4 Wheelies with its retro vibe is what you need. 

Address: 1101 Baxter Rd., Ottawa, ON

When: Planning to open this February 2023

Price: Admission at $16.99

Saintlo Ottawa Jail Hostel

Rebranded as the old Carleton County Gaol, Ottawa’s haunted hostel will once again open its doors to those who find spending the night at a converted jail thrilling. 

Address: 75 Nicholas St., Ottawa, ON

When: Spring of 2023

Price: $85+ per night

Chief William Commanda Bridge

Good news for residents of Ottawa and Gatineau. This year, the Chief William Commanda Bridge (formerly known as the Prince of Wales Bridge) will reopen. This interprovincial railway bridge will be great for both pedestrians and cyclists alike.

Address: Chief William Commanda Bridge, Ottawa River Pathway, Ottawa, ON

When: Spring of 2023

Price: Free

Kevin Hart

Kevin Hart
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Up for a good laugh? Kevin Hart’s Reality Check Tour in Ottawa will do the trick. Tickets are already available for sale.

Address: Canadian Tire Centre, 1000 Palladium Dr., Ottawa, ON

When: April 14, 2023

Price: $88.60+ per ticket

Peak to Peak Ziplines

For zipline lovers, this new treetop adventure that features a 4,478-foot, 3-zipline route will make your day. Through a chairlift, one can take the full course that lasts approximately 1.5 hours or race with a friend as it comes with a dual track. 

You may also opt to wrap up the adventure with a 50-foot free fall jump or take the stairs. 

Address: Camp Fortune, 300 Chem. Dunlop, Chelsea, QC

When: Opening in May 2023

Price: $79+ per person

Cirque Du Soleil: Corteo

Cirque Du Soleil Corteo
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A theatrical show about a clown who pictures his funeral, this play is a fusion of comedy, acting, and incredible acrobatic displays. 

Address: Canadian Tire Centre, 1000 Palladium Dr., Ottawa, ON

When: June 28 to July 2, 2023

Price: $61.80+ per ticket

Kìwekì Point

Behind the National Gallery of Canada is a new, upgraded lookout for people to enjoy. 

Previously known as the Nepean Point, Kìwekì Point will be accessible via the Pìdàban Bridge, which is a new pedestrian bridge situated in Major’s Hill Park. 

Address: (Behind the) National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON

When: Summer 2023

Price: Free

Also worth noting are the reopening of the patio restaurant Tavern on the Hill this summer of 2023 and the return of Beau’s Oktoberfest to Vankleek Hill this September 2023.