What's on in the Outaouais, August 31-Septembre 6

Published on August 30 2018

This coming long weekend might be the last one this summer, but we plan to savour every minute of it! Let’s head outside, with friends and family, to enjoy the last days of summer to the max.

Festivals and events!

Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival

The region’s must-attend event is back for its 31st edition! The Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival is the festive place to be this summer, with over 300 concerts for everyone, hot air ballon tours, glowing balloons at night, rides and much more!

Where

La Baie Park—988 Saint-Louis Street, Gatineau.

When

From Thursday, August 30, to Monday, September 3.

Cost

Adult: between $30 and $102, depending on the package chosen. | Child: free for children 10 and under.

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Outdoor projection of “Andy Irons: Kissed by God”—OuiSurf

The OuiSurf team is coming to the Des Cèdres Park for their first time in Outaouais! In addition to seeing a movie under the stars, visitors can enjoy Boréale beer, a live musical performance and food truck grub and even try paddle boarding.

Where

Des Cèdres Park—1 Principale Street, Aylmer.

When

Saturday, September 1, starting at 4 p.m.

Cost

Free.

Good to know

In case of rain, the event will be postponed to the next day, September 2.

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Chez Julie Tea House

Experience life the way the Papineaus did as you sip tea in the Estate’s beautiful gardens on the shores of the Ottawa River. After your visit of the Estate, savour exclusive teas prepared for our national historic sites, along with delicious treats baked by Fairmont Le Château Montebello.

Where

Manoir Papineau — 500 Notre-Dame Street, Montebello.

When

Until September 3.

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Weekend Corrid’Art — Mosaïculture Gatineau 2018

28 local artists will let their creativity run wild as they create new art pieces in the beautiful setting of the Mosaïcultures Gatineau 2018. Interact with the artists and learn about their creative process as you take in the majestic floral masterpieces that surround you.

Where

Jacques-Cartier Park—164 Laurier Street, Gatineau.

When

Saturday, September 1, to Monday, September 3.

Cost

Entry fee for the Mosaïcultures exhibit. Adult (12 and over): $17.40 | Child (6 to 11): $4.35. | Free for children 5 and under.

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Labour Day at the Mackenzie-King Estate

The Mackenzie-King Estate welcomes you throughout the long weekend. Learn about the Algonquin culture through a variety of activities, including art workshops, samplings of Algonquin food, dance demonstrations, songs and more! It is also the perfect occasion to visit the Estate’s museum cottages.

Where

Mackenzie-King Estate—Mackenzie-King Road, Chelsea.

When

From Saturday, September 1, to Monday, September 3.

Cost

Activities are free, but regular vehicle access fees apply.

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Now playing !

30
August

Music

David Thibault

Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival

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30
August

Music

Charlotte Cardin

Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival

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30
August

Music

Space—The best of Pink Floyd Show

Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival

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31
August

Comedy

Yelo Molo

Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival

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31
August

Comedy

Hubert Lenoir

Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival

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31
August

Comedy

Comedy Gala

Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival

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01
September

Music

Concert on the patio—Tribute to Jean Leloup, by Les Scélérats

Aux 4 Jeudis

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01
September

Music

Geneviève Roberge-Bouchard

Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival

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01
September

Music

Marie-Élaine Thibert

Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival

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01
September

Music

Tribute to Maurane, France Gall and Johnny Hallyday

Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival

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01
September

Music

Gerry, 30 ans de rendez-vous doux !

Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival

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02
September

Music

Kaïn and La Chicane

Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival

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