December 29, 2011  
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Hope everyone had a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

The festive spirit will continue at the Alight at Night Festival in Upper Canada Village! Every night until January 7th, over a half-a-million lights will cover Upper Canada Village creating a true winter wonderland!

Not only will there be lights sparkling at Upper Canada Village, but Parliament Hill will continue to sparkle as well, with over 300,000 lights illuminating the capital every evening until January 7th.

Ring in the New Year with style at the hottest New Year's Eve Bashes in Ottawa! Check out our New Year's Eve Guide for how to spend this December 31st, 2011. Remember to be smart and don't drink and drive!

January 1st, kick off 2012 with The Great Canadian Chill at Britannia Beach. This a series of nationwide polar bear dips which raise money for a National pediatric cancer research initiative and the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO). Fun for the entire family, friends and great team building. Live music, costume contest & prizing! Be there on the 1st to take the plunge and Stop Kids Cancer Cold.

Ottawa's Premier Bridal show is coming up soon at the Ottawa Convention Centre! The Wedding Palace Bridal Show delivers the most unique and creative bridal shows that the Ottawa region Brides, Grooms and Exhibitors will ever experience. They feature bridal fashions, expert keynote speakers and a vast array bridal merchants waiting to serve you, not to mention the fabulous door prizes! Let us help you plan the wedding you've always dreamed of.

Don't forget Ottawa is hosting the NHL All Star weekend January 26th-29th! Our ALL-STAR players include: Daniel Alfredsson, Sergei Gonachar, Erik Karlsson, Milan Michalek and Jason Spezza! We need to make sure they are on the ice, so please VOTE VOTE VOTE! You can vote up to 30 times on each voting platform until January 4th, 2012!

More upcoming events and contests can be found on our site.

Have a safe and Happy New Year!

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http://www.ottawakiosk.comAlight at Night - Ottawa

Alight at Night  
Date: Until January 7th, 2012 | Location: 13740 County Road 2, Morrisburg Ontario K0C 1X0

More than 250,000 lights adorn this historic site: horse-drawn wagon rides, shop at the Village Store, and dine at the Harvest Barn. (Closed December 24 & 25, 2011)Open 4:30 - 9:00 pm (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comNew Year's Eve: I Love NY Party! - Ottawa

New Year's Eve: I Love NY Party!  
Date: December 31st, 2011 | Location: Marriott Hotel, 100 Kent Street, Ottawa Ontario

What are you doing this New Year's Eve? Party for a cause at the 4th annual STARFISH Events - New Year's Eve Party in support of MusiCounts! (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comNew Year's Eve Dancing In The Stars 2011 - Ottawa

New Year's Eve Dancing In The Stars 2011  
Date: December 31st, 2011 | Location: 55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa Ontario K1N 9J2

Ottawa's biggest and best New Year's Eve Bash will be at the brand new Ottawa Convention Centre! (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comThe Great Canadian Chill - Ottawa

The Great Canadian Chill  
Date: January 1st, 2012 | Location: Britannia Beach, Britannia Rd, Ottawa Ontario

This a series of nationwide polar bear dips which raise money for a National pediatric cancer research initiative and the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO). (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comWedding Palace Bridal Show - Ottawa

Wedding Palace Bridal Show  
Date: Jan 7 - Jan 8th,, 2012 | Location: 55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa Ontario K1N 9J2

The Wedding Palace Bridal Show delivers the most unique and creative bridal show that Ottawa region Brides, Grooms and Exhibitors will ever experience. (more info)

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The Ottawa International Motorcycle Show   
Date: Until Jan 13 - Jan 15th, 2012 | Location: Capital Exhibition Centre, 4899 Uplands Drive, Ottawa, Ontario,

Feel the Power! 2012 Ottawa International Motorcycle Show proudly presents Eastern Ontario Western Quebec's 3rd annual motorcycle extravaganza to be held at the new Capital Exhibition Centre (more info)

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http://www.ottawakiosk.comChristmas Lights Across Canada - Ottawa

Christmas Lights Across Canada  
Date: Until January 7th, 2012 | Location: Parliament Hill, Ottawa Ontario

More than 300,000 lights will illuminate Parliament Hill and many prominent landmarks located along Confederation Boulevard, Canada's discovery route circling the heart of the Capital Region. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comKwanzaa Festival - Ottawa

Kwanzaa Festival  
Date: December 30th, 2011 | Location: 100 Laurier Street, Gatineau Quebec

The celebration offers an opportunity to experience the sights, sounds and taste of Africa through dancing, drumming, singing, poetry, storytelling and cuisine. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comNew Year's Eve at Stella Osteria! - Ottawa

New Year's Eve at Stella Osteria!  
Date: December 31st, 2011 | Location: 81-B Clarence Street, Ottawa Ontario

Come celebrate New Year's Eve with us! Enjoy great dining, DJ's, dancing, champagne, NYE hats whistles and more! (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comNew Year's Eve at Luxe Bistro - Ottawa

New Year's Eve at Luxe Bistro  
Date: December 31st, 2011 | Location: 47 York Street, Ottawa Ontario

Come celebrate New Year's Eve with us! Enjoy great dining, DJ's, dancing, champagne, NYE hats & whistles and more! (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comRed Carpet vs. Party Rock NYE Bash 2012 - Ottawa

Red Carpet vs. Party Rock NYE Bash 2012  
Date: December 31st, 2011 | Location: 130 York Street, Ottawa Ontario

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http://www.ottawakiosk.comNew Year's Eve at Blue Cactus - Ottawa

New Year's Eve at Blue Cactus  
Date: December 31st, 2011 | Location: 2 ByWard Market, Ottawa Ontario

Come celebrate New Year's Eve with us! Enjoy great dining, DJ's, dancing, champagne, NYE hats & whistles and more! (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comNew Year's Eve at Empire Grill - Ottawa

New Year's Eve at Empire Grill  
Date: December 31st, 2011 | Location: 47 Clarence Street, Ottawa Ontario

New Year's Eve at Empire Grill (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comNew Year's Eve at Metropolitain - Ottawa

New Year's Eve at Metropolitain  
Date: December 31st, 2011 | Location: 700 Sussex Dr., Ottawa Ontario

Join us New Year's Eve for great food, great music and great company! Stop in for an early dinner before heading to the fireworks, or come by later and ring in the New Year! Book your reservations today! (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comMy Condo's NYE 2012 Penthouse Party - Ottawa

My Condo's NYE 2012 Penthouse Party  
Date: December 31st, 2011 | Location: 34 Clarence Street, Ottawa Ontario

Spend your New Years Eve in Luxury at Ottawa's most gorgeous nightclub lounge. Style Code in Effect (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comJohn Deere New Year's Eve 2012 - Ottawa

John Deere New Year's Eve 2012  
Date: December 31st, 2011 | Location: 95 York Street, Ottawa Ontario

All dressed down and nowhere to go? Show off your redneck pride and come celebrate at The Great Canadian Cabin's "John Deere New Years Eve 2012"! This year, trade in your suit for overalls and exchange your updo for a straw hat, and ring in the New Year the way Cabin does best! (more info)

New Years Eve with Disco Inferno  
Date: December 31st, 2011 | Location: 900 Greenbank Road Unit 12, Ottawa Ontario

Come party with us at Greenfield's this new years and start the year off right. Drinks, diner and a show with party favours!! Ticket price is 100 per person (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comNew Years 101 House Party - Ottawa

New Years 101 House Party  
Date: December 31st, 2011 | Location: 101 York Street, Ottawa Ontario

Celebrate New Year's Eve 2012 at Pub 101! Advance tickets are $12. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comCelebrate New Year's Eve In Style - Ottawa

Celebrate New Year's Eve In Style  
Date: December 31st, 2011 | Location: 53 Elgin Street, Ottawa Ontario

Five-Course Festive Menu, Price includes live band and dancing in Main Foyer at 11:00pm & sparkling wine toast and countdown to 2012! (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comNeed a Last Minute Gift? How About a Piece of Parliament! - Ottawa

Need a Last Minute Gift? How About a Piece of Parliament!  
Date: Until January 1st, 2012 | Location: Ottawa, Ottawa Ontario

Your purchase will help Ottawa families in need through the Christmas Exchange Program, which provides food hampers or gift-vouchers. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comTwelfth Night - Ottawa

Twelfth Night  
Date: January 5th, 2012 | Location: National Arts Centre, 53 Elgin Street, Ottawa Ontario

Come join the Fools for an evening of fun,fundraising and the launch of a new Fool-ish year! TWELFTH NIGHT CELEBRATION. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comFelicity Falls - Ottawa

Felicity Falls  
Date: Until January 22nd, 2012 | Location: 245 Centrum Boulevard, Ottawa Ontario

Funny family stories about pioneer animals somewhere in the Ottawa valley. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comHoliday Programming: Animals under the Snow and Ice - Ottawa

Holiday Programming: Animals under the Snow and Ice  
Date: Until January 8th, 2012 | Location: 240 McLeod Street, Ottawa Ontario

Join in a collective snowflake art collage creation. Find the nine little reindeer hiding in our exhibitions in a special holiday scavenger hunt and more! (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comChristmas Trees - Second Annual Christmas Tree Decorating Challenge - Ottawa

Christmas Trees - Second Annual Christmas Tree Decorating Challenge  
Date: Until January 8th, 2012 | Location: 100 Laurier Street, Gatineau Quebec

Just in time for the holidays, the Canadian Museum of Civilization's Christmas Tree Decorating Challenge features a stunning display of lavishly decorated trees created by local community organizations. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comTeam In Training Summer 2012 Information Meeting - Ottawa

Team In Training Summer 2012 Information Meeting  
Date: January 12th, 2012 | Location: 1665 Apeldoorn Avenue, Ottawa Ontario

With world class coaches, you can achieve your goal of crossing the finish line at a half or full marathon. TNT will set your training regimen, advice you on nutrition, injury prevention and more. (more info)

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