What's on in the Outaouais, July 27-August 2

Published on July 26 2018

Country music fan? History buff? Bicycle enthusiast? Avid kayaker? This week in the Outaouais, we have activities for all tastes, for the whole family and in all sectors. It’s the perfect opportunity to discover new activities!

Festivals and Events!

PPJ Cyclopark 2018 Jamboree

Want to discover the Pontiac? Explore it by bicycle during the three-day PPJ Cyclopark 2018 Jamboree tours organized by the Friends of the PPJ Cyclopark. The Jamboree features routes for all skill levels, lots of activities (including a contest for the best-decorated bike), and various accommodation options.

Where

602 Route 301, Campbell’s Bay.

When

Friday, July 27 to Sunday, July 29, 2018.

Cost

Free | There is a fee for camping ($15 to $20).

Good to know

Online registration required.

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2018 Gatineau RiverFest

With summer in full swing, it’s the perfect time to celebrate the waterway that flows into the Ottawa River—by participating in the Gatineau RiverFest! In addition to enjoying entertainment and activities for the whole family, you can sign up for the Flotilla from Wakefield to Farm Point, and paddle or float down the river aboard your non-motorized watercraft!

Where

Farm Point Park and Community Centre – 331 River Road, Chelsea.

When

Saturday, July 28, 2018 from 2 to 9 p.m.

Cost

Free | $10 registration fee for the Flotilla

Good to know

Advance online registration required for the Flotilla.

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Festival country du Grand Gatineau

Dust off your cowboy hat and boots for the Festival country du grand Gatineau, which takes place under the big top at the Casino du Lac-Leamy. With performances by country music stars such as Renée Martel and Paul Daraîche, the western atmosphere will be at its height!

Where

Casino du Lac-Leamy parking lot – 1 Du Casino Boulevard, Gatineau.

When

Friday, July 27 to Sunday, August 5, 2018.

Cost

Admission varies from day to day. Five-day pass available (July 29–August 5). Day pass: Adults $5–$40 | Children 10 and under $2.50–$15.

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Vieux-Hull à Cheval

Travel back in time aboard a horse-drawn carriage as you discover the best-kept stories and secrets of Old Hull! This year, learn more about the great fire of 1900 as Mrs. Robinson (portrayed by an actress from Théâtre Dérives Urbaines) tells us all about it, with humour and deep feeling.

Where

Depart from Les Brasseurs du Temps – 170 Montcalm Street, Gatineau.

When

Sundays until August 26, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost

Adults $20 plus tax | Children $10 plus tax.

Good to know

The guided tour lasts about an hour. You can reserve your tour and buy tickets online.

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Twilight Paddle

What could be more magical than a moonlight paddle on the Lièvre River? Aboard your canoe, kayak or stand-up paddleboard (watercraft provided), admire stunning views of the river at dusk, and enjoy snacks created by Fine et Fûtés and a little something to drink, accompanied by a live singer.

Where

Centre nautique de la Lièvre – 255 De Buckingham Avenue, Gatineau.

When

Friday, July 27 from 8 to 10 p.m.

Cost

$25 per person.

Good to know

For adults only. Online registration required.

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Now playing!

27
July

Other

Luc Langevin

Salle Odyssée (Maison de la culture de Gatineau)

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27
July

Music

Les vendredis funky à Jy

Aux 4 Jeudis

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28
July

Family

Outdoor movie – Coco

Place de la Cité

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28
July

Music

Pierre Kwenders – presented in partnership with Festival Kafé Karamel

Aux 4 Jeudis

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29
July

Other

Concert videos: Justin Timberlake + Imagine Dragons

Aux 4 Jeudis

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30
July

Other

Cinéterrasse 36th edition – La passion de Van Gogh

Aux 4 Jeudis

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31
July

Music

Musical Tuesdays – St. Stephen Band

Chelsea


01
August

Music

Live show on the patio – Alexander Brown and the Hepcats

Aux 4 Jeudis

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01
August

Other

Concert videos: Eminem + Gorillaz

Aux 4 Jeudis

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01
August

Theatre

Les revenants du Petit Chicago

Théâtre Dérives Urbaines

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02
August

Family

Knights at Night – outdoor films: Les visiteurs (in French)

Canadian War Museum

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