60 Fun Things To Do In Ottawa

Are you looking for things to do in Ottawa that don’t involve going to a bar? Or maybe you’re sick of dinner dates? That was me. I was trying to find things to do with my friends and my man that didn’t involve partying, or hanging at the bar. Not that I’m borring, but I am over 40 now and well, been there done that. I am looking for something fun to do, maybe physical. So, I started to put together things I wanted to do and came up with these.

60+ Fun things to do in Ottawa that are indoor or out.

Here’s a list of 52 things you can do that don’t involve food or drinks, unless you want them to.

  1. Archery
  2. Axe throwing
  3. Badminton
  4. Beer tasting
  5. Bingo
  6. Board Games
  7. Boxing fitness class
  8. Broom ball lesson
  9. Bowling
  10. Casino
  11. Basketball
  12. Fencing
  13. Go-Karting
  14. Gymnastics
  15. Hiking
  16. Walking outdoors
  17. Skating
  18. Karaoke
  19. Billiards
  20. Hockey game
  21. Horseback riding
  22. Race track to watch horse racing
  23. Eating Buffet at Hard Rock Casino
  24. Watch a play
  25. Try new restaurant – monthly theme
  26. Pot luck dinners
  27. Christmas Party
  28. Home Show
  29. Fashion Show
  30. Volleyball
  31. New Years Eve – party of dinner or
  32. Minute to win games night
  33. Ottawa Exhibition
  34. Go see a real Psychic – not the BS ones
  35. Comedy club
  36. Concerts
  37. Movie night – inside or at theatre
  38. Cooking classes
  39. Curling
  40. Dance lessons
  41. Darts
  42. Dinner theatre
  43. Dog sledding
  44. Flea markets
  45. Football game
  46. Improv – you can watch or take part
  47. Skiing – cross country
  48. Museums
  49. Paint ball
  50. Pickleball – learn to play or drop-in
  51. Ping pong – yes there is a place you can play
  52. Rock climbing
  53. Water slides indoor
  54. Wine making
  55. Wine tasting course
  56. Self defense class
  57. Shooting range
  58. Shopping spree
  59. Singing lessons
  60. Sleigh rides
  61. Tubing or tobogganing
  62. Take a ride on the O-train
  63. Learn a new skill, build something
  64. Intimacy workshop – yes they exist
  65. Fitness class
  66. …and more to come

If you have more ideas, please list them in the comments below. I would love to try new activities. If you want the link to the list of places, simply email me and I will send you my PDF

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    November 16, 2019 at 9:10 pm

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