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What to do in Ottawa in AUGUST

Les Grands Feux du Casino Lac-Leamy   Aug. 2, 5, 9, 12, 16
Be dazzled by spectacular fireworks displays exploding in shimmering waterfalls and blooms of color 
high above the Ottawa River, all set to thrilling musical scores.
On Wed. & Sat. evenings during the first 3 weeks of August, the Les Grands Feux du Casino Lac-Leamy 
(formerly known as the Casino Lac-Leamy Sound of Light) presents four hours of special 
entertainment at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau
The fireworks are launched from a platform in the majestic Ottawa River, directly below the museum

Glengarry Highland Games August 4 - 5, 2023
Witness traditional Scottish events with more than 60 pipe bands, 200 Highland dancers, sports, 
pageantry and tradition.
Address: Maxville, Ontario 613-527-2876

St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival   Aug. 5th, Aug. 8th – 12th, Aug. 16th, 2023 

Lively, music-filled productions against the backdrop of the St. Lawrence River make for a unique 

summer theatre experience.
Address: Kinsmen Amphitheatre, Prescott, Ontario    613-925-5788


Full Moon Yoga August 1, 2023 August 30, 2023

Open to all levels: free public yoga classes on the lawn under the moonlight. Grab your mat, water 
bottle, and your yoga buddies!
Address: The Great Lawn, Lansdowne, Ottawa

Apple Picking Time Here are some spots for Apple Picking near Ottawa

Pinewood Orchards: Open: Monday to Friday 10am-6pm, Weekends 9 am-6pm (From Ottawa: 10 min) Log 
Cabin Orchard & Pumpkin Patch: Weekdays 10 am-5pm, weekend 8:30am-5:30pm (20 min. south of Ottawa)
Cannamore Orchard : Monday to Friday from 10-6pm & Weekends 10-5pm(35 min. from Ottawa)
Apple Stock Orchard: Daily from 9am-5pm (45 minutes south of Ottawa)
Ferme l’Artisan: Friday to Sunday 10 am to 6 pm (45 minutes east of Ottawa)
Ferme Dagenais: Monday to Friday 10-5pm, Saturday 10-3 (45 minutes from Ottawa)

BUSL Cider

This spot isn’t an apple orchard but an awesome cidery. You’ll find it an hour and a half away. 
Enjoy one of their cider flights with a beautiful lookout over their orchard. It’s near 1000 
Islands so make it into a road trip and find other activities to add to your day trip.