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Mayor’s 19th Annual Christmas Celebration
December 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Celebrate the season in the outdoors by roasting marshmallows around a campfire and visiting the eccentric baker in the Gingerbread Bakery on Marion Dewar Plaza.
Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus who will arrive from the North Pole and be housed in their very own outdoor cabin.
Come ice skate on the Sens Rink of Dreams, take a horse-drawn wagon ride around City Hall, then indulge in delicious BeaverTails for only $2, with all proceeds raised going directly to the Ottawa Food Bank.
The fun continues inside in Andrew S. Haydon Hall with a magic show, live science experiments, and a performance from the dynamic Monkey Rock Music!
Then don’t forget to stop by the café in Jean Pigott Place to enjoy hot chocolate, assorted juices, cookies, and fresh fruit before making your own craft in Santa’s Workshop.
To help those in need and to share in the spirit of the holiday season, admission to this sponsored event is a donation to the Ottawa Food Bank.
OC Transpo will offer free bus and O-Train rides to and from City Hall from 1:30 to 6:30 pm to children 11 years and under when accompanied by a fare-paying adult. At fare gates, ask OC Transpo staff to let children through the gate, or use video-chat at one of the ticket machines.
Free underground parking available at City Hall.