Ottawa Tourism designed a clever and fun plan to boost the economy for our hard-hit independent retail, hospitality, and restaurant sectors. We thought we’d come up with an experience to suggest for Apt613 readers.
CRAFT Beer Market
We’ve arrived at yet another pandemic-style holiday weekend and things are…weird, to put it bluntly. While we may still be required to stay at home this Valentine’s/Family Day long weekend, there is plenty to do while staying safely away from others. Also, let’s not get too excited, but it would appear that the lockdown measures in Ottawa are reaching their end and the slow reopening of non-essential services is just around the corner, so that’s another thing to celebrate, along with an extra day off work.
There’s a lot of good food in Ottawa.
These were the best new restaurants, cafés and bars of a decade: 2009–2019.
Anyone got a time machine? You’ll need it to fit in all the great events this weekend, featuring a jammed packed Saturday!
The Society of Beer Drinking Ladies is bringing their extremely popular Bevy beer event here to Ottawa on April 14th at the Allsaints Event Space.
Alright Ottawa, time to get ready for Canada Day! This year is going to be bigger and better than ever before as we celebrate 150 years since confederation. With so much going on, we decided to share some of our picks for your best bets this long weekend! So don your red and white and go celebrate!
For your local New Year’s Eve party consideration: CRAFT Beer Market is capping off 2016 with a four-course beer and meal pairing.
On November 29, Mealshare, a Canadian social enterprise with the goal of ending youth hunger, celebrated reaching its “millionth meal” milestone nation-wide.
Wentsi Yeung on first trying kombucha: “It was love at first sip and I felt like it was something I needed to share with everyone.”
The last Tuesday of every month, Craft Beer Market hosts a fixed-price dinner with beer pairings. Productivity in Ottawa, on the last Wednesday of every month, is expected to suffer.
Food insecurity is a growing concern, both nationally and internationally. According to the 2014 Hunger Report, roughly 35% of all annual food bank use across Ontario was by youth under the age of 18. According to the Hunger Count 2015, 54% of food banks across Canada reported an increase in food bank use over 2014. […]