What’s On in the Outaouais, July 13–19

Published on July 12 2018

This week in the Outaouais, we’re enjoying summer to the max! A water festival and water sports, professional tennis, outdoor movies and shows, and ice cream are all on tap for a super fun week!

Festivals and events!

La dérive – Festival de Maniwaki

La dérive is Maniwaki’s family-friendly summer festival. During the two-day event, visitors of all ages can enjoy water fun, live shows and games. On Saturday, July 14, you can attend performances by Mara Tremblay and Yann Perreau.

Where

118 Laurier Street, Maniwaki.

When

Friday, July 13 and Saturday, July 14.

Cost

Free.

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Gatineau National Bank Challenger

From July 14 to 22, come cheer on top international tennis players as well as rising Quebec and Canadian stars! The tournament takes place at Parc de l’Île in Gatineau. It’s a great opportunity to watch world-class matches in a festive atmosphere!

On Saturday, July 14 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., you’re invited to celebrate the National Bank Challenger’s 5th anniversary with free activities for the whole family.

Where

255 Saint-Rédempteur Street, Gatineau.

When

Saturday, July 14 to Sunday, July 22.

Cost

Varies depending on day and age. | Children: Day pass $0 to $15, full-tournament passport $30. | Adults: Day pass $10 to $30, full-tournament passport $60.

Good to know

On-site catering service.

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Ciné-quartier

Watching a movie is fun, but watching a movie outdoors is extra special! Rouge FM’s Ciné-quartier neighbourhood movie nights are back this summer, for family entertainment under the stars. Don’t forget your lawn chair and blanket!

Where

Des Cèdres Park – 1 Principale Street, Aylmer.

When

Saturday, July 14 from 7 to 11:30 p.m.

Cost

Free.

Good to know

The movie will be Jumanji: Bienvenue dans la jungle (in French only). | Visit the website for the full summer schedule.

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Ice Cream Festival

Summertime is cool treats time! This Sunday, July 15, you’re invited to the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum to learn about the different stages of ice cream making. Among other activities, you can help make ice cream with an old-fashioned manual ice cream maker, and then sample the fruits of your labour!

Where

901 Prince of Wales Drive, Ottawa.

When

Sunday, July 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost

Included in museum admission.

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Musical Tuesdays in Chelsea

The Musical Tuesdays series of free outdoor concerts has become a highlight of Chelsea’s summer entertainment schedule. On Tuesday, July 17, attend a performance by pop-rock group Double Magnum, with opening act Charly Dowling.

Where

Biscotti & Cie – 6 Scott Road, Chelsea.

When

Tuesday, July 17 at 7 p.m.

Cost

Free.

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Northern Lights

Once again this summer, discover Canada’s history in a unique way! Until September 3, let yourself be transported by the beauty of this multimedia sound and light show against the stunning architectural backdrop of the Parliament Buildings.

Where

Parliament Hill – 111 Wellington Street, Ottawa.

When

Nightly until September 3. July at 10 p.m., August at 9:30 p.m., and September at 9 p.m.

Cost

Free.

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Now playing!

13
July

Theatre

Fais-toi une belle vie

Salle Odyssée (Maison de la culture de Gatineau)

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13
July

Music

Britishow

Théâtre du Casino

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13
July

Other

Les vendredis funky à Jy

Aux 4 Jeudis

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14
July

Theatre

Fais-toi une belle vie

Salle Odyssée (Maison de la culture de Gatineau)

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14
July

Music

Britishow

Théâtre du Casino

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14
July

Music

Eldorado and Machines géantes at the Minotaure

Minotaure

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14
July

Music

Latin Caribbean Roots (Cuban night)

British Hotel

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15
July

Other

Vernissage – Danielle Dumas

Galerie Old Chelsea

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15
July

Other

Concert videos – Bob Marley and the Wailers + Dave Matthews Band

Aux 4 Jeudis

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16
July

Theatre

Michael – À contresens

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16
July

Other

Cinéterrasse outdoor movie night – Nous sommes les autres

Aux 4 Jeudis

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18
July

Music

Live outdoor show – Jokko

Aux 4 Jeudis

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