What To Do Labour Day 2016 Weekend in Ottawa

What To Do Labour Day 2016 Weekend in Ottawa

Even though you probably worked all summer long, Labour Day weekend still feels like the last kick at summer. It is the perfect excuse to get together with friends and family and have some fun; maybe even party like you have class on Tuesday.

Check out some of the events happening Labour Day weekend 2016 in Ottawa.

###Northern Lights: Sound & Light Show

What: A free bilingual show presented nightly throughout the summer on Parliament Hill. This experience of sound and light is a thrilling thematic journey through Canada’s history. Combining bold digital technology with the architectural splendor of the Parliament Buildings, the show illuminates Canadian stories of nation-building, partnership, discovery, valour, pride and vision at the heart of our country.

When: Saturday, July 9 to Saturday, September 10, 2016; show times in July at 10 pm, in August at 9:30 pm, in September at 9 pm

Where: Parliament Hill – Wellington St., Ottawa

How: Free admission

###Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival

What: Canada’s largest balloon festival, where hot air balloons fill the Gatineau sky and a number of exciting shows take place.

When: Thursday, September 1 t0 Monday, September 5, 2016

Where: Baie Park, Gatineau, Quebec

How: One-day wrist band $27; five-day wrist band $50-$70

###Star Trek’s Starfleet Academy Experience

What: A world premiere for Star Trek fans; discover the science behind the science fiction as you learn about Star Trek technologies like tricorders, warp drive, phasers and teleporters. On Two Can Trek Tuesday, two can Trek for the price of one from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Your admission also includes FREE admission to the Canada Aviation and Space Museum and 50% admission at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

When: Now until Monday, September 5, 2016

Where: Canada Aviation and Space Museum, 11 Aviation Parkway (Aviation and Rockcliffe Parkways), Ottawa, Ontario

How: General admission $12 - $18