Ottawa Walking Tours

Historical Highlights Walking Tours – 2-2.5 Hours

Canada’s bilingual capital, Ottawa, is best explored on foot! Your knowledgeable, passionate and professional guide will lead you on a leisurely walk around Ottawa’s most famous monuments and locations that explain the city’s colourful history, its larger than life political characters and graceful architecture. During the tour we will walk around Parliament Hill, the National War Memorial, Sparks Street, Major’s Hill Park, The Chateau Laurier, The UNESCO Rideau Canal, The Prime Minister’s Offices, The ByWard Market and of course all the tulips in Ottawa ’s downtown core. This tour is the perfect opportunity to get to know Ottawa’s past, present, and future with an entertaining and educational experience.

Art & Culture in Public Spaces – 2-2.5 hours

Join us for a fascinating tour of the major works of public art in downtown Ottawa. Learn about the art and the artists who made them, the role of public art in the 21st Century, the history of the work, and the materials used. Led by Julie Hodgson, former curator at the National Gallery of Canada, be caught up in her passion for public art and her stories of the works presented including Dancing Bear by Inuit artist Pauta Saila, The Giant Spider (Maman), The National War Memorial, Samuel de Champlain & Anishnaabe Scout by Hamilton MacCarthy, Jetée by Steven Beites and Hundred Foot Line by Roxy Paine to name just a few. Please contact us at to schedule this tour.

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Liberation75 Tulip Bulbs

$15.00 CAD

The Liberation75 tulip is a early/mid blooming tulip in orange with beautiful pointed petals. They are coming directly from Holland and will arrive for distribution in late August. Shipments will start going out in early September.

Your Mission
To plant 1.1 million Liberation 75 tulips across the country, in honour of the 1.1 million Canadians who served during WWII.

Your Reward
1$ of Every Bag Purchased goes to the Royal Canadian Legion, supporting all those who have served our Country. The remainder of the funds raised will support the Canadian Tulip Festival in its ongoing mission to commemorate the role Canada played in the Second World War and more specifically in the liberation of the Netherlands.

Your Grand Prize
With every purchase of 15 Liberation75 Bulbs you will be entered to WIN 2 Tickets to Amsterdam from KLM Royal Dutch Airlines PLUS $2000 Cash!

Extra Chances to WIN!
Share your planting images on Facebook or Instagram using hashtag #PlantingLib75 and you receive another entry to WIN our Grand Prize. Share you blooming images using hashtag #BloomingLib75 for a total of 3 ENTRIES to WIN!