Mimi the Angels

Mimi's Tips

Family Summer Fun Ideas

(If you have events that you would like to list in our summer fun calendar, email them to us at events@mimitheangel.ca. We welcome events from around the world!)

Bring the family out for some great local events this summer.

The following are events taking place in the Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and the surrounding areas.

June 30-July 22

FIFA U-20 World Cup Ottawa
Lansdowne Park.
Come and see the most talented, under age 20 Soccer Players in the world.
Ottawa Matches:
June 30: Panama vs Korea
June 30: Argentina vs. Czech Rep.
July 3: Czech Rep. vs. Korea
July 6: Brazil vs. USA
You can purchase tickets via www.FIFA.com or at 866-662-3452


June 23 and 24th, 2007

Nortel Ottawa Dragon Boat Race Festival
www.dragonboat.net


July 1, 2007

Canada Day
Parliament Hill
http://www.parliamenthill.gc.ca/text/hillcam_e.html
www.canadascapital.gc.ca


July 5, 2007

CHEO Teddy Bear Picnic
Rideau Hall
Celebrity Pancake Breakfast.
$3/Adults, $2/Kids.
www.Cheofoundation.com


July 7-16, 2007

Bluesfest
Canada’s biggest outdoor Blues Festival.
This years line-up includes Van Morrison, Sarah Harmer, Amanda Rheaume, The Steve Miller Band, Kanye West.
www.ottawa-bluesfest.ca


July 14, 2007

HOPE Volleyball
Mooney’s Bay Beach
The world’s largest beach volleyball tournament with funds raised for local charities.
www.hopehelps.com


July 18-22

Lebanese Fun Festival
St. Elias Cathedral
Showcasing Lebanese culture and food
www.steliascathedral.com


July 21-Sept 4, 2007

Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival
250 Top Chamber musicians form Canada and around the world
Adult pass $50
www.chamberfest.com


July 28-Aug 11, 2007

Casino du Lac-Leamy Sound of Light
Gatineau, QC
Sound and light show
www.feux.qc.ca


August 9-19, 2007

Ottawa Greek Summer Festival
Hellenic Community Centre
Live music, traditional dancing, Greek food and more
www.ottawagreekfest.com


August 11th, 2007

Ottawa Lumière Festival
New Edinburgh/Stanley Park
Lanterns, dancers, musicians, storytellers and more
www.lumiereottawa.com


August 11-12, 2007

Puppets Up!
Almonte
International festival of puppets
www.puppetsup.ca


August 16-19, 2007

CKCU Ottawa Folk Festival
150 performers on six stages
www.ottawafolk.org


August 16-19, 2007

St. Albert Curd Festival
Celebrating all things curd, as well as a BBQ, bingo and concerts
www.curdfestival.com


August 16-26, 2007

Ottawa SuperEX
Lansdowne Park
119th year!


August 17-18, 2007

Capital Magic Festival
www.ottawasuperex.com


August 31-September 3, 2007

Hot Air Balloon Festival
Gatineau
All kinds of balloon shapes
www.montgolfieresgatineau.com


September 19-23, 2007

Ottawa International Animation Festival
Arts Court
Over 1,000 animators from around the world
www.awn.com