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Governor General's Winter Celebration
Join us for an afternoon of FREE family activities!
Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston invite members of the public to get active and come experience various sports and traditions during the Winter Celebration at Rideau Hall.
Enjoy horse-wagon rides and other winter traditions.
Explore the Embassy Village and taste seasonal treats from many countries.
Make it a giving moment by bringing non-perishable food items for the Ottawa Food Bank and Moisson Outaouais or winter clothing for the Snowsuit Fund.
Families and sports enthusiasts have the opportunity to try a variety of free outdoor activities, including skating on the outdoor rink, snowshoeing, and cross country skiing, just to name a few.