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1. HALLOWEEN DANCE
Events and Festivals >> Holiday Celebrations
HALLOWEEN DANCE Hosted by the Rotary Club of Petawawa Saturday October 31, 2015 8PM - 1AM Petawawa Civic Center - Main Hall tickets $10/person Music by RetroCity DJ Raffle for 100 Level Suite Hockey Tickets Prizes for best costumes! Tickets available at The Country Cupboard on...
2. Petawawa Civic Centre Days and Rib Fest
Events and Festivals >> Festivals
 The Petawawa Civic Centre Days and Rib Fest will have vendors, the Midway, and a FMX Stunt Show. Festival bracelets are $5 ( children 6 and under are free). 
3. YARD SALE hosted by Rotary Club of Petawawa
Events and Festivals >> Community Days and Events
The ROTARY CLUB OF PETAWAWA will be hosting a YARD SALE on Saturday August 29th starting at 7AM at 497 Murphy Road, Petawawa. All proceeds from this yard sale will be donated back into our community! We will be accepting donations for pick-up or drop by calling Yvon at 613-687-7396 or emailing...
4. Christmas Craft Show Petawawa
Events and Festivals >> Art Shows and Exhibitions
The Petawawa Civic Centre is the place for the Christmas Craft show.  One day only, December 4, 2014 in the main hall of the Petawawa Civic Centre.
5. Petawawa heritage Village Hosts - - Voyageur Landing at Petawawa Point
Events and Festivals >> Community Days and Events
 The David Thompson Brigade will trave through Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manatoba and Northwestern Ontario befor they arrive on the shores of Petawawa.  During their journey they will cover 3600 kilometers.  If you would like to take part in the paddle then contact Bob Mackenzie at...
6. Petawawa
Info Centre >> Ottawa Valley Visitor Information Centres
How to get there: From Highway 17: Exit at Doran Road and follow into the Town of Petawawa. At the stop sign at Doran and Murphy Roads, turn right onto Murphy Road towards the Petawawa Civic Centre. Cross Petawawa Blvd. onto Civic Centre Road take the first left (Volunteer Way) and follow to the...
7. PEDAL FORWARD PETAWAWA
Events and Festivals >> Community Days and Events
 Friday, May 8th at 4:30 (ride starts at 5:00pm)at the Petawawa Public Library. In the spirit of Clara's Big Ride, PEDAL FORWARD PETAWAWA! is an all ages family bike ride in support of mental health awareness. Free family BBQ at 6:00pm at the library Visit cyclepetawawa.com for route map and...
8. Petawawa Spring Showcase
Events and Festivals >> Trade Shows
This annual showcase which takes place at the Petawawa Civic Centre is a FREE public exhibition of local vendors in all industries from the homegrown to the larger area businesses. A great opportunity to get information or meet up with friends. There is always some special activities for the kids....
9. Petawawa Showcase
Events and Festivals >> Art Shows and Exhibitions
The 2012 Petawawa Showcase will be held at the Petawawa Civic Center. This year features over 120 exhibitors, horse back rides, a rock climbing wall and hands on workshops. Visit www.showcaseinpetawawa.ca
10. New Year's Eve Countdown
Events and Festivals >> Community Days and Events
December 31st, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Celebrate the New Year's Eve countdown at the Petawawa Civic Centre. A free event for the whole family includes: free skating, face painting, a magic show and a family dance to count in the New Year. For more information contact the Parks and...
11. Celebrate Canada's Birthday on the Green -The Petawawa Heritage Society Charity Golf Tournamet
Events and Festivals >> Sporting Events and Tournaments
The Petawawa Heritage Society will hold its  annual golf tournament at the Roanoke Golf Club Petawawa.   This tournament is a 4 ball best ball.   In honor of Canad's birthday we ask that you wear something Red.     Lots of great prizes and food - featuring  (BBQ...
12. Christmas in the Valley Craft and Vendor Show
Events and Festivals >> Holiday Celebrations
Visit Petawawa's Christmas in the Valley Craft & Vendor Show on Saturday, November 14 at the Petawawa Civic Centre from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Admission is free. Donations to the Food Bank would be appreciated.
13. Petawawa Millennium Trail (Valley Explore)
Valley Explore >> Walk >> Ottawa River and Algonquin Park
Information This 4.4 km trail there and back offers a pleasant walk along the shore of the turbulent Petawawa River, which is a white-water boating mecca. The first part of the walk is along the Millennium Trail, a 1.2 km riverside path for walking, jogging, cycling and skiing along the south...
14. Canada Day Celebrations 2012 Petawawa
Events and Festivals >> Holiday Celebrations
Celebrate and show your Canadian pride in Petawawa. Live music, interactive games for kids of all ages. At the Millennium Trail.
15. Maplefest at the Petawawa Research Forest
Events and Festivals >> Community Days and Events
Enjoy fresh maple syrup, pancakes, sausage and a hike in the beautiful Petawawa Forestry Sugarbush! Time: 10 am - 1pm Cost: $6/person
16. Petawawa Heritage Society and Village AGM Meeting
Media and Communications >> Press Releases (OVTA Members)
If you have wondered about our organization and would like to know more about what we do and how we manage to accomplish so much as a totally run volunteer organization. Open to the public come and join us. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer this is your opportunity. Petawawa Civic...
17. School Day Trips- - Petawawa heritage Village
Events and Festivals >> Events for Children
Come and explore the past at the Petawawa heritage Village.  Learn about life at the turn of the Century through hands on educational programming. Experience class in a one room school house.  Learn daily trades and skills laundry, carding wool, blacksmith, hit and miss engines, logging,...
18. Hot Turkey Supper
Events and Festivals >> Community and Parish Dinners
Hot Turkey Supper Anglican Parish of Petawawa Lions Hall Victoria Street Sunday September 28, 2014 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Everyone Welcome Adults $12.00 Under 5 Free Under 13 $5.00 Take Out Available Sponsors: All Saints Anglican Church Petawawa St George's Church South Alice
19. New Neighbour Storytime
Events and Festivals >> Events for Children
Monday July 27th 1-2 pm NEW NEIGHBOUR STORYTIME at the Petawawa Public Library. All Ages, Drop-in. New to the area? Just posted to Petawawa Come join us for our New Neighbours Storytime! Meet new friends and enjoy stories, crafts and other activities, as well as a tour of the library! Call...
20. Boys will be Boys
Events and Festivals >> Events for Children
The Petawawa Public Library and Petawawa Civic Centre present "Boys will be Boys" for those 13 years and under on Sunday, Jan. 19th from 12-2 p.m.! Enjoy an afternoon of magic, slime, science, Lego, and more! Includes another amazing performance by professional magician Steven Anthony...
21. Petawawa Public Library Festival of Trees
Events and Festivals >> Holiday Celebrations
For the month of December take a walk through the Petawawa Library's Festival of Trees Celebration hallway. Businesses and organizations in the area will decorate Christmas trees which the community can view in the entrance hallway to the Library. As you walk through the winter wonderland stop and...
22. Petawawa's Wellness and Craft Show
Events and Festivals >> Community Days and Events
Healing in the Valley is thrilled to be returning to the Petawawa Civic Centre to host Petawawa's Wellness &Craft Show! There is 36 vendors specializing in Health, Wellness, Direct Sales and Crafters excited to serve you. It's the perfect opportunity to take advantage of the spring weather,...
23. Celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday
Events and Festivals >> Community Days and Events
Dominion of  Canada 18671 Cleebrate Canada's 150  Anniversary Petawawa Heritage Village.  We wil have the best birthday with music, by Tom & Jerry, Military Wives Choir, Gillan Rutz and Ken Ramsden,  dancing, fun for the whole family, as Trappers, carpenters, blacksmiths,...
24. Pancake Breakfast at the Pembroke and Petawawa Lions Club
Events and Festivals >> Community and Parish Dinners
Pancake Breakfasts are held the second Saturday of every month at the Pembroke and Petawawa Lions Hall.    8:00am to Noon.  $7 per adult, $3 per child, Free for children 0-3.
25. Petawawa Legion Fish n Chips Nights
Events and Festivals >> Community and Parish Dinners
 The Petawawa Legion hosts a fish and chip dinner (they have recently added wings) every Friday starting at 4:30 - 6:30.  They often have additional musical entertainment as part of the evening activities.
26. Lumberjack Dinner
Events and Festivals >> Community and Parish Dinners
The Petawawa Legion, Branch 517, will be holding a "Lumberjack Dinner" of ham, baked beans, scalloped potatoes, coleslaw, buns and dessert on Sunday, March 18th, from 4:30pm until 6:30pm. Please come out and enjoy some food!
27. FALL SHOWCASE IN PETAWAWA
Events and Festivals >> Trade Shows
FALL SHOWCASE IN PETAWAWA will be a family event featuring a range of Exhibitors that will appeal to every member of the family. See last years Exhibitor list on the website to get an idea of the types of Exhibitors and Entertainment we feature at the show. The SHOWCASE starts on Friday at noon...
28. CFB Petawawa Military Museums
Things to Do >> Attractions and Museums
Discover the mysteries and the stories of the Units and Regiments of Garrison Petawawa.  From the steps of European explorers and settlers to the military might of Canada’s Armed Forces, the area we know as Petawawa has witnessed the breath of history.   Explore the history of the...
29. 2014 FALL SHOWCASE IN PETAWAWA
Events and Festivals >> Trade Shows
FALL SHOWCASE IN PETAWAWA takes place every September in Petawawa. It offers the best opportunity for area businesses and service agencies to meet all of the new people who have moved into the area and make the newcomers aware of their products and services. We always feature major attractions...
30. ST PADDY S DAY DANCE
Events and Festivals >> Community Days and Events
3rd ANNUAL ST. PADDY'S DAY DANCE When: Saturday, March 12, 2016 Where: Petawawa Civic Center FEATURING: THE GHOST TOWN CRYERS Come on out and have a great night of fun and dancing with the Ghost Town Cryers and Women Walking for Hope to help raise funds for WHEELS OF HOPE...
31. Grand Opening of Petawawa Visitor Information Centre
Media and Communications >> Press Releases (OVTA Members)
Petawawa, ON - The Town of Petawawa is inviting press and public to attend the Grand Opening of the Visitor Information Centre in Petawawa on Friday June 7th at 3pm. This new service is located at 16 Civic Centre Rd. in the corridor between the Parks and Recreation offices and the Public...
32. Heritage Society Launches Green Solar Energy Project
Media and Communications >> Press Releases (OVTA Members)
  Petawawa – The Petawawa Heritage Society, in the Town of Petawawa, is setting up to begin installation of the solar lighting at the Petawawa Heritage Village thanks to a $16,600 grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF).  John Yakabuski, MPP for Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke,...
33. Heritage Society Launches Green Solar Energy Project
Media and Communications >> Press Releases (OVTA Members)
  Petawawa – The Petawawa Heritage Society, in the Town of Petawawa, is setting up to begin installation of the solar lighting at the Petawawa Heritage Village thanks to a $16,600 grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF).  John Yakabuski, MPP for Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke,...
34. Heritage Society Launches Green Solar Energy Project
Media and Communications >> Press Releases (OVTA Members)
  Petawawa – The Petawawa Heritage Society, in the Town of Petawawa, is setting up to begin installation of the solar lighting at the Petawawa Heritage Village thanks to a $16,600 grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF).  John Yakabuski, MPP for Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke,...
35. Petawawa Legion Halloween Party
Events and Festivals >> Holiday Celebrations
Ghost and ghouls are invited to the Petawawa Legion Halloween Party,Saturday, October 27. 9pm to 1 am. Prizes for best costume, late lunch and more. This is an age of majority event. $5 at the door.
36. Kelsey's Petawawa
Dining >> Dining
Kelsey's Petawawa is a favorite eatery that offers a wonderful selection of tantalizing and tasty dishes.  This franchise resturant constantly adds new variety of dishes to thier menus and improves on traditional favorites.
37. Pioneer Church Fundraising Event
Events and Festivals >> Community Days and Events
Petawawa Heritage Village Pioneer Church Fundraising Event Hosted by: Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Church September 21, 2014 at 6:30 pm Gospel Choral presentation by the "Intermittents" under the direction of Bill Collins Join us at Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints...
38. Petawawa Research Forest (Valley Explore)
Valley Explore >> XC Ski >> Cross-Country Skiing Guide
Information Petawawa Research Forest, established in 1917, is a 100 sq km tract of forested land. This public resource has been an area for research studies and demonstrations, as well as logging activities. The forest lies on the edge of the vast Canadian Shield and within the Great Lakes - St....
39. Relay For Life in Petawawa
Events and Festivals >> Community Days and Events
Relay For Life is a 12 hour, overnight non-competitive walk that raises both awareness about cancer and money for life-saving cancer research and local support services. Sign up a team for Relay For Life and join thousands of Canadians making a difference for people living with cancer and their...
40. Craft and Vendor Show
Events and Festivals >> Trade Shows
On December 11, come check out a great selection of vendors and crafters at the Petawawa Legion and help support your friends and neighbours. Finish your Christmas shopping or buy something special for yourself.
41. Fall Harvest Day
Events and Festivals >> Farmers Markets
Come out to the Petawawa Heritage Village and purchase garden produce grown in the heritage garden, baked goods, and hand-crafted items. This year will be our 3rd annual Bake sale (cookie baking at the outdoor oven). Come early it doesn't last long!  We'll also have demonstrations on site:...
42. Petawawa Heritage Village Annual Breakfast & Trunk Sale
Events and Festivals >> Community Days and Events
This is a wonderful way to begin your  Spring day and share in a breakfast at the Heritage Village. The food is outstanding with pancakes, sausage, home fries, beans, scrambled eggs, toast coffee or tea.   The cost  for breakfast is a donation. ( $5.00 min.per person) We will have...
43. Ultimate Snow Fort
Events and Festivals >> Winter Events
Petawawa Inclusion Project will be hosting a Cabin Fever activity at the Civic Centre Saturday January 30 12:00pm-4:00pm. Families are invited to help us construct the ultimate snow fort. PLASTIC CONTAINERS NEEDED for the Petawawa Inclusion Project's Cabin Fever snow fort building activity to be held on January 30. Old Tupperware, Rubbermaid or food containers but no milk jugs please. Donations can be dropped off at the Civic Centre Recreation Office during business hours before January 27..
44. Petawawa (Town of)
Communities >> Communities
Welcome to Petawawa! Nestled in the beauty of the Ottawa Valley, where the Petawawa River joins the mighty Ottawa River, lies the friendly and DYNAMIC Town of Petawawa. Founded on the strength of its natural resources and strategic military role, Petawawa residents today realize the benefits of...
45. CHILDRENS Time Traveller Camp
Events and Festivals >> Events for Children
TIME TRAVELLER CAMP 2015 Opens May 2nd 2015 - Oct 24th 2015 Friday to Sunday only. Cost per child: $25.00 from Friday afternoon till Sunday at noon $15.00 Saturday noon till Sunday noon. Registration form and payment prior to arrival. Checks must be made payable to "Petawawa Heritage...
46. Upper Ottawa River Race and Paddle Festival
Events and Festivals >> Sporting Events and Tournaments
FRIDAY - Reel Paddling Film Festival at Festival Hall. Only $8 admission SATURDAY - Canoe, Kayak, SUP or Outrigger Race 13km from Petawawa to Pembroke or 4km and 1km loops at Pembroke Riverside park. Games, Live music, Kids Area, Kids Races, Food and Fun! SUNDAY - Stand Up Paddle Fundraiser -...
47. 17th ANNUAL CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT
Events and Festivals >> Sporting Events and Tournaments
PETAWAWA ROTARY PRESENTS 17th Annual Charity Golf Tournament ~ charity of choice ~ Colby Audette, local teen battling Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, to assist with medical expenses Where: Roanoke Golf Club When: Sunday, July 19, 2015 starting at 11:30 AM 4 Ball Scramble $85/individual (includes...
48. 1st Annual Jason Blaine Celebrity Charity Golf Classic
Events and Festivals >> Sporting Events and Tournaments
Local county musician Jason Blaine and some celebrity friends will be hosting a celebrity charity golf classic to raise funds for local Pembroke and Petawawa causes.
49. myFM Radio 104.9 Pembroke-Petawawa
Media and Communications >> Media
50. Petawawa Post
Local Media >> Local Newspapers
51. Petawawa Research Forest (Valley Explore)
Valley Explore >> Bike >> Ottawa River and Algonquin Park
Information Petawawa Research Forest, established in 1917, is a 100 sq km tract of forested land. This public resource has been an area for research studies and demonstrations, as well as logging activities. The forest lies on the edge of the vast Canadian Shield and within the Great Lakes - St....
52. Petawawa Terrace Provincial Nature Reserve (Valley Explore)
Valley Explore >> Walk >> Ottawa River and Algonquin Park
Information The Petawawa Terrace Provincial Park is a 215 ha natural environment class park, which was the location of the former Petawawa Fish Hatchery. The Terrace itself, a 146 metre high sand ridge, was formed when the glacial Lake Algonquin drained down the Ottawa River to the Champlain Sea...
53. Black and White Gala 2014
Events and Festivals >> Community Days and Events
The Pembroke Regional Hospital Foundation is proud to present their 9th Annual Black and White Gala at Garrison Petawawa's Normandy Officer's Mess on October 18th, 2014 at 6 p.m. 
54. Petawawa Heritage SocietyVillage
Things to Do >> Attractions and Museums
Welcome to the Petawawa Heritage Village, where we celebrate the settlement era and immigrant story of early Canada. We focus on the stories of the German founding families, and stretch back thousands of years to the traditions and teachings of the First Nations people. The PetawawaHeritage...
55. Skydive Petawawa
Shopping and Services >> Transportation
Offering tandem jumps, first jump courses and fun jumps (for experienced skydivers). Sightseeing tours also available for a more laid back experience.
56. Skydive Petawawa
Things to Do >> Outfitters and Recreation
Offering tandem jumps, first jump courses and fun jumps (for experienced skydivers). Sightseeing tours also available for a more laid back experience.
57. Road Construction: July 9 - 13, 2012
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
Ongoing Projects   County Road 28 (Barron Canyon Road) – Town of Petawawa and Township of Laurentian Valley   Construction on County Road 28 (Barron Canyon Road) will continue until late August between Smith Lane and the County Road 28 limit. Construction will include the...
58. Stand Up For CHEO
Events and Festivals >> Community Days and Events
  Join in this great event on the Ottawa River in Petawawa and help to make a difference for the kids of CHEO.   Stand Up For CHEO (SUFC) is a non-profit event sponsored by Trailhead Paddle Shack. All proceeds are donated to the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO). Now...
59. Petawawa Bass Masters Annual Bass Tournament
Events and Festivals >> Sporting Events and Tournaments
At Kamaniskeg Lake from Barry's Bay dock at 7:00am, goes until 4:00pm.
60. Petawawa Research Forest Visitor Centre
Things to Do >> Attractions and Museums
61. Fundraiser for CHEO
Events and Festivals >> Concerts and Performing Arts
 The Silver Threads Seniors Club of Petawawa will be hosting a fundraiser for CHEO on Friday, May 8, 2015 from 1pm to 2pm.  Tea, Coffee and sweets will be served.  The vocal group, known as the, "Intermittents" will perform a muscial concert.  Everyone is welcome and a...
62. Kitchen Creations for Kids
Events and Festivals >> Events for Children
Bring your little ones to the Petawawa Public Library and learn how to make a delicious summer treat together. Free event. Ages 2-5. Registration required by calling 613-687-2227 ext. 2203.
63. Unique Christmas Business Booster Partnership Formed
Media and Communications >> Press Releases (OVTA Staff)
(Pembroke, Ontario) - Believing that 5 heads are better than one, and just in time for Christmas and the holiday shopping season, representatives from the Ottawa Valley Tourist Association, the Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce, the City of Pembroke, the Pembroke Downtown Development...
64. 4TH ANNUAL ST PADDYS DAY DANCE
Events and Festivals >> Dances
4th Annual ST PADDY'S DAY PARTY! Women Walking for Hope are back again this year to raise funds and awareness for Wheels of Hope Renfrew County! Friday, March 17, 2017 8PM-1AM Petawawa Civic Center presenting SIDEWINDER for your dancing enjoyment Joe's Family Pizzeria for your eating...
65. Petawawa River Inn and Suites
Accommodations >> Hotels and Motels
Offers a variety of rooms with 2 queen beds or one king. Full kitchen suites for those who may require a longer stay.  All rooms are equipped with pillow top beds, sitting area,  flat screen TV and DVD, fridge, microwave and coffee machine. Breakfast, parking and high speed internet are...
66. Storywalk
Events and Festivals >> Events for Children
Meet the Petawawa Public Library at Centennial Park at 2pm for an interactive storywalk. We will walk through pages of the story together, and finish it off with a refreshing treat at the end. Registration required, call 613-687-2227 ext. 2203 for more information.
67. Giant Book Sale (Part of Civic Centre Days)
Events and Festivals >> Community Days and Events
Giant Book Sale! at the Petawawa Public Library Thursday June 13th - 1:00 - 8:00 PM Friday June 14th - 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Saturday June 15th - 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Don’t miss out on our biggest book sale of the year! This three day sale will take place throughout the main hall...
68. Thanksgiving Bake Sale
Events and Festivals >> Farmers Markets
Support programs at the Petawawa Public Library by stopping by for our Thanksgiving Bake Sale Fundraiser- just in time for the holiday weekend! Purchase by donation.
69. Annual Pembroke Hospital Black and White Gala
Events and Festivals >> Dances
Join us at the Pembroke Regional Hospital Foundation’s Annual Black and White Gala Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at the picturesque Normandy Officers’ Mess at CFB Petawawa for an evening of tantalizing cuisine and captivating entertainment, in Support of Regional Health...
70. Storytime in the Park
Events and Festivals >> Events for Children
For children of all ages, visit the Petawawa Public Library at the Civic Centre Park for fun summer stories, songs, and rhymes, topped off with bubbles and parachute games! Every Wednesday at 2pm, July-August.
71. Road Construction: July 2 - 6, 2012
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
New Projects   County Road 28 (Barron Canyon Road) – Town of Petawawa and Township of Laurentian Valley   Construction on County Road 28 (Barron Canyon Road) will continue until late August between Smith Lane and the County Road 28 limit. Construction will include the...
72. The Country Cupboard
Shopping and Services >> Shopping
The Country Cupboard is more than a country store...it is a destination. We're serious about providing our customers with the best brands and quality products found in the gift industry today.  3221 Petawawa Blvd, Petawawa, ON   Tel: 613.687.4729 Web:...
73. Haunted Stacks FunHouse
Events and Festivals >> Holiday Celebrations
Visit the Petawawa Public Library transformed into a Haunted House from 9-10 pm on Saturday and support our annual scary fundraiser! Sunday is our child-friendly night from 6-8 pm, so it's fun and scary for all ages! 3.00 admission per person, 2.00 for a haunting-scary picture in front of our green screen!
74. Starry Night Family Storytime
Events and Festivals >> Events for Children
Join us at the Petawawa Public Library from 6:45-7:15 pm. for a family storytime. Kids can wear their pyjamas and bring their favourite stuffed animal to enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, movement activities and make playdough- all before bedtime! Ages 2-6, Drop-in.
75. Parrot Partners!
Events and Festivals >> Events for Children
PARROT PARTNER is visiting the Petawawa Public Library in the afternoon All Ages, Registration required. Some of the best parties are parrot parties! Come out to interact with beautiful parrots- from feeding them to having them sit on your head! Cost 4.00/person/show. For more information or to register, phone 613-687-2227 ext. 2203.
76. Road Construction: June 25 - 29, 2012
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
  Upcoming Projects   County Structure B203 (Petawawa River Bridge) – Town of Petawawa   The rehabilitation of the Petawawa River including watermain twinning will commence early July. Construction will result in lane restrictions and may require weekend road...
77. Stand-Up Social Paddle
Events and Festivals >> Sporting Events and Tournaments
Must call or go to the Parks & Rec office to reserve your equipment, but all equipment, including safety, is provided free of charge!
78. Renfrew County United Ways 22nd Annual 24-Hour Ball Marathon
Events and Festivals >> Sporting Events and Tournaments
Renfrew County United Way’s 22nd Annual 24–Hour Ball Marathon It will take place August 10th and 11th at Petawawa Civic Centre. Entrance fee is a minimum of $250 per team in pledges or straight fee.  Camping is free.  Register your team now! Interested volunteers...
79. Petawawa Showcase
Events and Festivals >> Community Days and Events
Free admission. Enjoy more than 180  local and out of town exhibitors such as Little Ray's Reptiles, horse and pony rides with Hope Reins, Hydro One's Electricity Discovery Centre and RY-J's Climbing Adventures.  
80. Road Construction: July 23 - 27, 2012
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
  Upcoming Projects   County Road 29 (Drive-In Road) - Township of Laurentian Valley   The rehabilitation of Drive-In Road from Highway 148 to Clearview Crescent will commence July 26, 2012. Construction is expected to last approximately 2 weeks. The road will remain...
81. Open Water Dive Course
Events and Festivals >> Sporting Events and Tournaments
Learn the proper way to get deep in some open water along the Ottawa River.
82. Hell or High Water 8
Events and Festivals >> Sporting Events and Tournaments
The rivers of the Ottawa Valley are incredible resources. In celebration of the rivers and the recreational opportunities they provide to residents, the HOHW organizers with the support of our sponsors are actively working to minimize the cost of participation. We want to see people outside,...
83. Petawawa 150th Anniversary
Events and Festivals >> Community Days and Events
A FREE weekend full of live entertainment, shows, military displays, Skyhawk jumps, historical re-enactments, kidzone, vendors, parade, fireworks and so much more! Events kick off noon on Friday and run until 5:00 on Sunday. Free fun for the whole family! Come help us celebrate 150 years as a...
84. Survivor Challenge!
Events and Festivals >> Events for Children
Monday August 24th SURVIVOR CHALLNGE! At the Petawawa Public Library: 1-3 pm. Ages 11-15. Registration required. A SPECIAL EVENT you won’t want to miss! Join us for a survivor challenge and spend the afternoon battling another tribe in special events! For more information or to register call...
85. Service Salute to Soldiers Ride
Events and Festivals >> Sporting Events and Tournaments
Service Salute to Soldiers Ride - Combine fitness and a healthy lifestyle with the SSS Ride to support Paramedics, Police, Firefighters and Soldiers. The event will donate all funds to Wounded Warriors Canada, a non-profit that helps Canadian Forces members, and raise awareness about PTSD through...
86. Early Literacy Workshop
Events and Festivals >> Events for Children
Join early literacy specialist Angela Kuehl at the Petawawa Public Library from 1-2:30 for a workshop to help parents learn to support their child's literacy development. Registration required, for parents of children grades K-2.
87. Divine Divas presents Mystical Masquerade
Events and Festivals >> Dances
Petawawa Military Family Resource Centre's Annual Divine Divas June 7th, 2014 for ALL women MYSTICAL MASQUERADE a land of Mist, Mirrors and Magic Tickets are only $35, and will be available for purchase April 7th at the South Side Community Centre, 1578 Wolfe Ave. or the North Side...
88. Road Construction: July 30 - August 3, 2012
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
  New Projects   County Structure C264 (Hopeberg Culvert) – Township of Brudenll, Lyndoch & Raglan   Replacement of County Structure C264 (Hopeberg Culvert) located on Jewellville Road will commence July 30, 2012. Jewellville Road will be closed to all through...
89. OVTA Announces Board of Directors for 2015-2016
Media and Communications >> Press Releases (OVTA Staff)
(Pembroke, ON) – The Ottawa Valley Tourist Association (OVTA) is pleased to announce its Board of Directors for 2015 – 2016.   The Board of Directors, which is comprised of membership representatives from various sectors of the local tourism industry, was elected at the Annual...
90. Junkyard Symphony
Events and Festivals >> Events for Children
Thursday August 13th JUNKYARD SYMPHONY at the Petawawa Public Library: in the afternoon. All Ages, Registration required. We’re excited to welcome the Junkyard Symphony to the library for an afternoon of awesome antics, clownish comedy, terrific tricks, magnificent magic and tons of talent! Cost...
91. Road Construction Report: October 8 - 12, 2012
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
  New Projects   County Road 34 (Norton Road) – Township of Greater Madawaksa   The rehabilitation of County Road 34 (Norton Road) from 4.5 km north of County Road 508 (Calabogie Road) northerly 1.2 km will commence the week of October 9, 2012. The work will include...
92. Postponed Cabin Fever Events
Events and Festivals >> Sporting Events and Tournaments
Open to ALL skiers and snowboarders. Compete on your own, or as a family. Adults 18 and over are eligible to run the World's Shortest Downhill race -- IF YOU DARE! Everyone wins a medal! Admission: $5 Cabin Fever bracelet for children 7 years old and up. Mt Molson Tow Pass ($7) or Seasons Pass required. Mt Molson, Petawawa Snow Drag Races $5.00 Bracelet required for entrance for racers and spectators
93. Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour
Events and Festivals >> Winter Events
 Join hosts Tara Slone and Ron MacLean as we celebrate hockey!  Interative displays, games, entertainment, contests and a live broadcast of the Sens vs Caps game on Sunday!  And a special appearance by Don Cherry! Family skating, fireworks, tons of FREE fun for the whole family!
94. Petawawa Grannies Gran-African Dinner Fundraiser
Events and Festivals >> Community Days and Events
Entertainment by the Wulas, Helen Lavric, and Barbara Clarke. Starts at 6pm. $20.              Silent Auction with all proceeds going to the Stephen Lewis Foundation.
95. Womens Aboriginal Drumming Circle
Events and Festivals >> Community Days and Events
Share the experience of a women's aboriginal drumming circle celebrating First Nations teachings and traditions. Women gather at the birchbark wigwam. Audience:   Adult Women Availability:  May 15 thru October 16 Time:  6:39 pm to 8:00 pm Fee:...
96. BORCA Spring Chicken
Events and Festivals >> Sporting Events and Tournaments
May 13th - Beachburg Off Road Cycling Association (BORCA) 8th annual fundraiser, the Spring Chicken MTN Bike Race. Over 250 competitors from all over the region and beyond. Mtn Bike or trail run 27km or 60km or BORCA's famous singletrack trails. Sponsored by MEC Ottawa, Gear Heads...
97. Road Construction: September 17 - 21, 2012
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
Important Updates  County Structure B203 (Petawawa River Bridge) – Town of Petawawa   The rehabilitation of the Petawawa River including watermain twinning will continue until October 2012. Construction will result in lane restrictions and will require road closures as...
98. Introduction to Packaging (Packaging Workshop 1 of 3)
Events and Festivals >> Workshops and Courses
The Ottawa Valley Tourist Association (OVTA), in partnership with the Ontario's Highlands Tourism Organization (OHTO) and the Town of Petawawa, is pleased to offer An Introduction to Packaging Workshop. This is the first workshop of a series of three which will help you...
99. UNMASK The night UNMASK the TRUTH
Events and Festivals >> Concerts and Performing Arts
You're invited to this spectacular fund-raising event March 28th with proceeds to the Robbie Dean Family Centre and Got You In Mind! This SEMI-FORMAL MASQUERADE BALL will feature a LIVE and SILENT AUCTION, HORS DEURVES, LATE LUNCH provided by Joe's Family Pizzeria, and more----including music with THE GHOST TOWN CRYERS, SPOT PRIZES, and plenty of fun! MASKS are required-------get your tickets TODAY! SATURDAY March 28th at the Petawawa Golf Club! Go to the unmaskthenight2015 facebook page for details.
100. Ottawa River 400 Boat Flotilla Marks Samuel de Champlains 1613 Landing at Morrison Island near Pembroke Ontario
Media and Communications >> Press Releases (OVTA Members)
The City of Pembroke and the Municipality of Allumette Island’s Tourism Committee are getting ready to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Samuel de Champlain’s 1613 landing at Morrison Island, on the Ottawa River just east of Pembroke.   On Sunday, June 16th the public is invited...
101. Road Construction: October 1 - 5, 2012
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
Important Updates   County Structure B203 (Petawawa River Bridge) – Town of Petawawa   The rehabilitation of the Petawawa River including watermain twinning will continue until October 2012. Construction will result in lane restrictions and will require road closures as...
102. Developing Experiences (Packaging Workshop 2 of 3)
Events and Festivals >> Workshops and Courses
The Ottawa Valley Tourist Association, in partnership with the Ontario's Highlands Tourism Organization (OHTO) and the Town of Petawawa, is pleased to offer the Enrich your Tourism Product by Developing Experiences Workshop. This half-day workshop will cover the...
103. Road Construction: September 24 - 28, 2012
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
Important Updates   County Structure B203 (Petawawa River Bridge) – Town of Petawawa   The rehabilitation of the Petawawa River including watermain twinning will continue until October 2012. Construction will result in lane restrictions and will require road closures as...
104. Antique Car & Truck Show
Events and Festivals >> Community Days and Events
 If you have a passion for antique automobiles, you will not want to miss this event.  Show casing from 1920 -1970. We will have music, an MC, 50/50 draw/ games/ Prize valued at $100 for "Peoples Choice Car or Truck".  plus additional prizes.  Free soup and Sandwich...
105. myFM Radio
Info Centre >> Corporate Sponsors and Partners
myFM Radio is an Ontario based broadcaster currently operating a group of radio stations throughout the province, including three in the Ottawa Valley. myFM is dedicated to delivering superior customer service and exceeding the expectations of its' customers, while providing...
106. Relay Reveal
Events and Festivals >> Community Days and Events
Relay Reveal will take place from 7pm-9pm on Wednesday February 17 at Algonquin College's Waterfront Campus. Register yourself and your team and help us kick off the 2016 Relay For Life season. Everyone who registers that night will receive a free 2016 Relay tshirt (you must be present to...
107. Christmas in the Valley Craft and Vendor Show
Events and Festivals >> Community Days and Events
This show is the 2nd Annual! Last year we had approximately 2,000 people attend the show, it was a great success. This year we will have Santa present to take photos with the children at a cost of $5 each and the money raised will go to the Renfrew County Food Bank. Elves will be present...
108. Ottawa Valley Leukemia and Llymphoma FUNdRUN
Events and Festivals >> Sporting Events and Tournaments
The 1st Annual Ottawa Valley FUNdRUN is the sporting event must-do! Aside from a fabulous route that takes participants along the beach, you'll get an awesome swag bag, the first 100 to sign up in the 5k, 15k and 21.1k events will receive a custom-designed buff donated by Buffs Canada, there are...
109. Road Construction Report: August 18 - 22nd 2014
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
The County of Renfrew Public Works and Engineering Department is providing weekly updates on active construction projects within the County of Renfrew.  This information can be communicated to the public via announcements, etc. in order to keep them informed of road and bridge closures as well...
110. Come on in... the water is fine! Ottawa Valley home to plenty of clean, sandy beaches!
Media and Communications >> Press Releases (OVTA Staff)
The Ottawa Valley boasts an abundant amount of clean, welcoming water. Cradled between the Ottawa River and Algonquin Park, the Valley is home to over 900 lakes and 4 major river systems. Beaches offer plenty of affordable recreation opportunities, from swimming to friendly sand castle competitions...
111. Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce Annual Golf Tournament 2014
Events and Festivals >> Sporting Events and Tournaments
18 holes, golf cart and casual BBQ dinner.  A great way to support your local Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce. Full details provided in the poster.
112. The BIGGEST TOURISM Networking Event in Renfrew County
Media and Communications >> Press Releases (OVTA Staff)
(Pembroke, ON) – Excitement is building for the 2011 Ottawa Valley Tourism Conference. The Conference, an annual event hosted by the Ottawa Valley Tourist Association (OVTA), is being held April 28 at Twin Rivers Golf Course located on the Canadian Forces Base in Petawawa. This year’s...
113. Laurentian Valley (Township of)
Communities >> Communities
The former Townships of Stafford-Pembroke and the Township of Alice and Fraser amalgamated on January 1, 2000 to create the Township of Laurentian Valley.   Laurentian Valley surrounds the City of Pembroke and is located south of the Town of Petawawa.  It comprises a vast geographical...
114. Concert: Christmas with the Classics
Events and Festivals >> Concerts and Performing Arts
Hallelujah! Begin the Christmas season with beautiful choral music presented by the Pembroke Community Choir. Our 80-voice choir performs “Christmas with the Classics” on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016 at 7 p.m. at Calvin United Church, Pembroke. Advance tickets $15 or $18 at the door; children 13 and...
115. OktoberFEAST
Events and Festivals >> Festivals
The Canadian Cancer Society presents OktoberFEAST a craft beer, drink, and food festival that is sure to satisfy every craving. Featuring craft beer vendors such as Whitewater Brewing Co. and Calabogie Brewing Company, and food vendors such as Ulrich's, Kitchen Catering Company, Westwinds and...
116. 1st Annual Jason Blaine Celebrity Golf Tournament Night of Stars Event
Events and Festivals >> Concerts and Performing Arts
 Night with the Stars will take place on Tuesday June 17, 2014 at the Pembroke memorial Centre starting at 7pm. This is the kick off to the 1st annual Jason Blaine celebrity golf tournament which will raise funds for local Pembroke and Petawawa charities and is spearheaded by our local...
117. Ottawa Valley Beaches
Things to Do >> Swimming
  The Ottawa Valley boasts an abundant amount of clean, welcoming water. Cradled between the Ottawa River and Algonquin Park, the Valley is home to over 900 lakes and 4 major river systems. Beaches offer plenty of affordable recreation opportunities, from swimming to friendly sand castle...
118. Festival of Trees and Snowflake Gala
Events and Festivals >> Holiday Celebrations
Festival of Trees Snowflake Gala - A magical evening. Enjoy a delicious dinner catered by Ullrich's and dance the night away! Saturday, November 21st at the Petawawa Civic Centre. Bid on live and silent auctions, view beautifully decorated trees & wreaths, all proceeds will support local...
119. Pembroke to Broadway - Pembroke Community Choir Tribute to New York City
Events and Festivals >> Concerts and Performing Arts
The choir's special tribute to New York City includes medleys of popular Broadway shows such as Beauty and the Beast, Annie, Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera, Oklahoma and West Side Story, plus several songs about New York City from bygone to modern times. Tickets available from choir...
120. Turkey and Ham Fall Supper
Events and Festivals >> Community and Parish Dinners
Turkey and Ham Fall Supper WHERE Lion’s Club Hall WHEN Saturday, September 22, 2012 TIME 4 - 6PM All Saints and St. George’s 16th Annual Turkey and Ham Fall Supper. Saturday...
121. Divine Divas "Looking Through the Glass"
Events and Festivals >> Dances
 10th anniversary theme, “Through the Looking Glass” a place like no other, filled with suspense and wonder. Our theme is inspired by the popular 2010 film Alice in Wonderland. Entertrainment by Carnival Diable, Jade London and In Touch Media. Tickets are $45....
122. Divine Divas "Looking Through the Glass"
Events and Festivals >> Dances
 10th anniversary theme, “Through the Looking Glass” a place like no other, filled with suspense and wonder. Our theme is inspired by the popular 2010 film Alice in Wonderland. Entertrainment by Carnival Diable, Jade London and In Touch Media. Tickets are $45....
123. Cross Country Skiing
Things to Do >> Winter Adventures
Winter sport enthusiasts must experience the groomed and scenic cross-country ski trails winding through our meadows and forests. For a list of cross-country ski trails, including trail maps and directions, visit the Ottawa Valley's on-line trail guide - Valley Explore. ...
124. Canada 150: Celebrate in Song!
Events and Festivals >> Concerts and Performing Arts
COME CELEBRATE CANADA IN SONG It's Canada's 150th anniversary! The Pembroke Community Choir invites you to their spring concert of songs celebrating Canada from coast to coast to coast. A variety of songs about the west, the east coast, prospecting, fishing, logging and even...
125. Ottawa Valley Motorcycle FAM Tour a 'Revving' Success
Media and Communications >> Press Releases (OVTA Staff)
(Pembroke, ON) – The Ottawa Valley Tourist Association (OVTA) is proud to report that the recent Motorcycle Media Familiarization (FAM) Tour was a great success. The 8 participating moto-journalists had a wonderful time and the positive editorial coverage of the area is starting to pour...
126. Eganville Farmers' Market
Shopping and Services >> Farmers Markets
Local vendors offer homegrown or homemade products:- everything you expect at a farmers market and much more! Rain or shine. Open Fridays, 2-6 pm, until Thanksgiving. Special Events: July 1 - Canada Day market with Rotary Breakfast July 29th  - Junior Vendors Day (vendors aged 18 &...
127. Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding
Things to Do >> Winter Adventures
Our tree-lined slopes, challenging vertical drops (including the highest in Eastern Ontario) and gentle runs make the Ottawa Valley a great alpine skiing and snowboarding destination. Most hills offer state-of-the-art snowmaking and grooming equipment, which means plenty of good skiing and...
128. OVTA Announces Board of Directors
Media and Communications >> Press Releases (OVTA Staff)
The Ottawa Valley Tourist Association (OVTA) is pleased to announce its Board of Directors for 2013 – 2016.   The Board of Directors, which is comprised of membership representatives from various sectors of the local tourism industry, was elected at the Annual General Meeting held on...
129. General Lake Public School Gift and Craft Show
Events and Festivals >> Holiday Celebrations
GENERAL LAKE GIFT & CRAFT SHOW When: Saturday, November 17th 2012 Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Location: General Lake Public School 1900 Borden Avenue, Petawawa Admission: $1.00/Adult (Children Free) Door Prizes to be won. Prizes generously donated by local vendors. Santa...
130. Road Construction Report: August 19 - 23, 2013
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
 Advisory   County Structure C049 (Rook Culvert) – Township of Admaston/Bromley Rook Culvert located on Burwell Road is currently closed indefinitely, pending culvert replacement.  Detours are posted.     New Projects   County Road 10 (Baskin Drive...
131. Ottawa Valley Adventure Information Centres Open for 2013 Season
Media and Communications >> Press Releases (OVTA Staff)
Renfrew County Adventure Information Centres, previously known as Visitor Information Centres, are now open and ready to welcome visitors to the Ottawa Valley.   In preparation for the opening of the centres, the Adventure Information Centre (AIC) staff, also known as Tourism Ambassadors,...
132. And the Ottawa Valley Tourism Awards go to
Media and Communications >> Press Releases (OVTA Staff)
(Pembroke, ON) – The Ottawa Valley Tourist Association (OVTA) announced the nominees and recipients of the inaugural Ottawa Valley Tourism Awards at their recent tourism conference held at the Calabogie Highlands Golf Resort. The recipient of the Marilyn Alexander Tourism Champion Award was...
133. Algonquin Bound (Madawaska)
Things to Do >> Outfitters and Recreation
Algonquin Bound is your one stop Algonquin Park and area canoe rental and outfitting store. They service from the West Gate to the quieter East Gate and also all Sand Lake Gate/Barron Canyon access points. Algonquin Bound's specialty is canoe access point delivery and shuttle service; especially if...
134. Olympic Torch Coming to the Ottawa Valley
Media and Communications >> Press Releases (OVTA Members)
On Sunday, December 13, the Ottawa Valley will have the rare opportunity to host the Official Olympic Torch as it passes through a number of communities in Renfrew County before arriving in Vancouver and Whistler for the start of the Olympics. The Torch will complete its journey that day...
135. Road Construction: August 5 - 9, 2013
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
Advisory   County Structure C049 (Rook Culvert) – Township of Admaston/Bromley   Rook Culvert located on Burwell Road is currently closed indefinitely, pending culvert replacement.  Detours are posted.   New Projects   County Road 16 (Victoria Street) –...
136. Autumn Adventures in the Ottawa Valley: Rural Ramble events taking place until October 31st
Media and Communications >> Press Releases (OVTA Staff)
Amp up your autumn adventures with the 2013 Rural Ramble in the Ottawa Valley. The annual fall touring festival showcases events, including the two final Tastes of the Valley, taking place right up to October 31st!     Organized by the Ottawa Valley Tourist Association (OVTA), the Rural...
137. Algonquin Bound (Barron Canyon)
Things to Do >> Outfitters and Recreation
Algonquin Bound is your one stop Algonquin Park and area canoe rental and outfitting store. They service from the West Gate to the quieter East Gate and also all Sand Lake Gate/Barron Canyon access points. Algonquin Bound's specialty is canoe access point delivery and shuttle service; especially if...
138. Construction Report – Week of September 22 to September 26, 2014
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
 Ongoing Projects County Road 6 (Gillan Road/Lochwinnoch Road) – Town of Renfrew and Township of Horton The rehabilitation of County Road 6 (Gillan Road/Lochwinnoch Road) from Highway 60 to Whitton Road and from Highway 17 to Goshen Road will continue until mid-October.  During...
139. Quality Inn and Suites - Petawawa
Accommodations >> Hotels and Motels
The warm, comfortable and smoke free Quality Inn & Suites has modern amenities and a welcoming atmosphere. Wake up refreshed every morning to a complimentary full breakfast in our cozy breakfast area, take a dip in our  pool or relax in the hot tub after a workout in the exercise room....
140. Road Construction: Nov 5 - 9, 2012
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
Ongoing Projects   County Road 34 (Norton Road) – Township of Greater Madawaksa   The rehabilitation of County Road 34 (Norton Road) from 4.5 km north of County Road 508 (Calabogie Road) northerly 1.2 km will continue until mid-November. The work includes road realignment,...
141. Road Construction: Nov 12 - 16, 2012
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
Ongoing Projects   County Road 34 (Norton Road) – Township of Greater Madawaksa   The rehabilitation of County Road 34 (Norton Road) from 4.5 km north of County Road 508 (Calabogie Road) northerly 1.2 km will continue until mid-November. The work includes road realignment,...
142. Summermusic 2014
Events and Festivals >> Events for Children
SUMMERMUSIC is a two-week day-camp located in Deep River, Ontario. We have been in operation every July since 1993; more than a thousand young musicians have experienced this wonderful opportunity for music making over the past twenty years. SUMMERMUSIC 2014 runs from July 14 to 25. Campers aged...
143. Road Construction Week of September 15 to September 19, 2014
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
Construction Update – Week of September 15 to September 19, 2014 The County of Renfrew Public Works and Engineering Department is providing weekly updates on active construction projects within the County of Renfrew in order to keep the public informed of road and bridge closures as well as...
144. Road Construction - September 8 to September 12, 2014
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
Construction Update – Week of September 8 to September 12, 2014 The County of Renfrew Public Works and Engineering Department is providing weekly updates on active construction projects within the County of Renfrew  for road and bridge closures as well as road...
145. Road Construction Report: September 15 - 19th 2014
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
The County of Renfrew Public Works and Engineering Department is providing weekly updates on active construction projects within the County of Renfrew.  This information can be communicated to the public via announcements, etc. in order to keep them informed of road and bridge closures as well...
146. OVTA Celebrates Tourism Awards and 60th Anniversary
Media and Communications >> Press Releases (OVTA Staff)
SOUTH ALGONQUIN – On Tuesday April 25, 2017, the Ottawa Valley Tourist Association (OVTA) held its 2017 Ottawa Valley Tourism Conference & AGM at beautiful Spectacle Lake Lodge near Barry’s Bay, Ontario. 60 members, guest and dignitaries were treated to a full day event which...
147. Plenty of Rural Ramble activities left to enjoy!
Media and Communications >> Press Releases (OVTA Staff)
Plenty of Rural Ramble activities left to enjoy! (Pembroke) – We are two weeks into our annual Rural Ramble and many great activities remain to be discovered; in fact, there are events taking place right up until October 31st for Ramblers to enjoy.   Organized by the Ottawa Valley...
148. Ottawa Valley Motorcycle FAM Tour
Media and Communications >> Press Releases (OVTA Staff)
(Pembroke, ON) – The Ottawa Valley Tourist Association (OVTA) is excited to announce a very special motorcycle familiarization (FAM) tour, taking place May 31 – June 4th, 2011. The upcoming media FAM tour will result in invaluable editorial coverage featuring motorcycle riding in the...
149. Skating
Things to Do >> Winter Adventures
What could be more exilerating than taking the family out into the cool, crisp air, slapping on a pair of skates and gliding the day away on one of our well-maintained municipal rinks. Our skating season is generally from December through to March (weather inclement). ...
150. 2010 Rural Ramble Marketing Campaign Announced
Media and Communications >> Press Releases (OVTA Staff)
Pembroke, ON) - The marketing campaign for the 2010 Rural Ramble was finalized at the Ottawa Valley Tourist Association’s (OVTA) April marketing committee meeting, and it will be big! The marketing campaign for the 2010 Rural Ramble will include the insertion of 20,000 full-colour Rural...
151. Wilderness Skills for Outdoor Enthusiasts
Events and Festivals >> Workshops and Courses
This course is being offered as a community service, with 100% of the donations received being used to support operations at the Shaw Woods Outdoor Education Centre. A charitable tax receipt will be issued. Fred Blackstein has taught more than 1,000 people, including police officers, paramedics...
152. Road Construction: June 18 - 22, 2012
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
  Ongoing Projects   County Road 16 (Victoria Street) – Town of Petawawa   The reconstruction of Victoria Street from Wolfe Avenue to Laurentian Drive will begin June 18, 2012 and will continue until late October. The construction will include sewer installation,...
153. Road Construction Report
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
 Construction Update – Week of November 11 to November 15, 2013   The County of Renfrew Public Works and Engineering Department is providing weekly updates on active construction projects within the County of Renfrew.  This information can be communicated to the public via...
154. Road Construction Report
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
 Construction Update – Week of November 11 to November 15, 2013   The County of Renfrew Public Works and Engineering Department is providing weekly updates on active construction projects within the County of Renfrew.  This information can be communicated to the public via...
155. Road Construction Report
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
 Construction Update – Week of November 11 to November 15, 2013   The County of Renfrew Public Works and Engineering Department is providing weekly updates on active construction projects within the County of Renfrew.  This information can be communicated to the public via...
156. Winter Workshop Opportunities
Media and Communications >> Events and Conferences
  The Ottawa Valley Tourist Association (OVTA) is excited to announce the following winter workshop opportunities for local tourism businesses.  Introduction to Packaging (Packaging Workshop 1 of 3) Developing Experiences  (Packaging Workshop 2 of 3) Package...
157. Road Construction Report: November 11 - 15th, 2013
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
 Construction Update – Week of November 11 to November 15, 2013   The County of Renfrew Public Works and Engineering Department is providing weekly updates on active construction projects within the County of Renfrew.  This information can be communicated to the public via...
158. Summer Evensong Services at the Champlain Trail Museum
Media and Communications >> Press Releases (OVTA Members)
Press Release for immediate release June 23, 2009   Starting Thursday June 25th, the Museum will be holding Interdenominational church services in the Micksburg Church.  These services will run every Thursday evening starting at 7 pm.  Everyone is welcome!  The following...
159. Feelings for Retail and Service
Events and Festivals >> Workshops and Courses
The Ottawa Valley Tourist Association (OVTA), together with the Township of Whitewater Region and the Ontario's Highlands Tourism Organization (OHTO) are pleased to invite tourism businesses to attend a full-day workshop on Feelings for Retail & Service Facilitated by The Delfi Group, this...
160. Visitor Information Centres open across Renfrew County to welcome and share tourism information with visitors
Media and Communications >> Press Releases (OVTA Staff)
In preparation for the opening of the regions' Visitor Information Centres (VIC's), the VIC staff recently participated in the inaugural Frontline Tourism Trade Show, Customer Service Excellence Training for VIC's and a one day familiarization (FAM) tour focusing on core experiences in the Ottawa...
161. Renfrew County Road Construction Report - May 26-30, 2014
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
Construction Update – Week of May 26 to May 30, 2014   The County of Renfrew Public Works and Engineering Department is providing weekly updates on active construction projects within the County of Renfrew.  This information can be communicated to the public via announcements,...
162. Ottawa Valley Visitor Information Centres Open for 2011 Season
Media and Communications >> Press Releases (OVTA Staff)
(Pembroke) - The Visitor Information Centres in Renfrew County are now open to welcome visitors to the Ottawa Valley.   In preparation of the opening of the centres, the Visitor Information Centre (VIC) staff, also known as Tourism Ambassadors, recently participated in a 3-day...
163. Up the Mighty Ottawa (Valley Explore)
Valley Explore >> Drive >> Driving Tour Guide
Trace the shoreline of this historic waterway up-river, as it skirts the edge of the picturesque Laurentian Mountains. Itinerary Approximate Distance: 310km (192mi)   Depart White Lake White Lake to Arnprior Arnprior to...
164. Champlain Trail Museum Open for 2009 Season
Media and Communications >> Press Releases (OVTA Members)
Media Release May 30, 2009 For Immediate Release     The Champlain Trail Museum and Pioneer Village is now open for tours!  The Museum is open for tours from Tuesday to Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm.  In July and August the Museum will be open Monday to Saturday from 10 am to...
165. Road Construction Report: June 2 - 6, 2014
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
The County of Renfrew Public Works and Engineering Department is providing weekly updates on active construction projects within the County of Renfrew.  This information can be communicated to the public via announcements, etc. in order to keep them informed of road and bridge closures as well...
166. TD Canada Trust and Algonquin College Host the annual Girls Night Out
Events and Festivals >> Community Days and Events
Girls Night Out - An Evening of Fun, Conversation, Laughter & Networking in Celebration of Women. Prepare to meet old and new friends, relax and laugh a lot! Enjoy these special features: - Celebrity Male Servers  - A Special Signature Beverage - An Array of Delicious Hors...
167. Ramble the Ottawa Valley - Rural Ramble 2014
Media and Communications >> Press Releases (OVTA Staff)
Ramble the Ottawa Valley : Rural Ramble events taking place until October 31st! (Pembroke) – There are many autumn adventures and memories to create as you participate in the offerings of the 2014 Rural Ramble in the Ottawa Valley. This annual fall touring festival showcases events and...
168. Road Construction: October 14 - 18, 2013
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
Ongoing Projects    County Structure C049 (Rook Culvert) – Township of Admaston/Bromley The contract for the replacement of the Rook Culverts is underway.  Burwell Road will remain closed during the culvert replacement.  Detours are posted.   County Road 62...
169. OVTA Announces 2011-2012 Board of Directors
Media and Communications >> Press Releases (OVTA Staff)
(Pembroke, ON) – The Ottawa Valley Tourist Association (OVTA) is pleased to announce its Board of Directors for 2011 – 2012. The Board of Directors, which is comprised of membership representatives from various sectors of the local tourism industry, was elected at the Annual General...
170. Road Construction Report: October 7 - 11, 2013
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
Ongoing Projects   County Structure C049 (Rook Culvert) – Township of Admaston/Bromley The contract for the replacement of the Rook Culverts is underway.  Burwell Road will remain closed during the culvert replacement.  Detours are posted.   County Road 8 (Cobden...
171. Road Construction: September 30 - October 4, 2013
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
Ongoing Projects    County Structure C049 (Rook Culvert) – Township of Admaston/Bromley The contract for the replacement of the Rook Culverts is underway.  Burwell Road will remain closed during the culvert replacement.  Detours are posted.   County Road 8...
172. Ottawa Valley Travel Specials for the Canadian Forces
Media and Communications >> Press Releases (OVTA Staff)
Media Release for immediate release June 19, 2009   Ottawa Valley Travel Specials for the Canadian Forces   (Pembroke, ON) – Members of the Ottawa Valley Tourist Association (OVTA) are showing their support to the brave men and women of the Canadian Forces by offering a variety...
173. Road Construction: September 9 - 13, 2013
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
Advisory   County Structure B096 (Centennial Lake Bridge) – Township of Greater Madawaska   Construction on County Structure B096 (Centennial Lake Bridge) located on County Road 65 (Centennial Lake Road) will continue.  Due to critical construction activities, motorists are...
174. Road Construction: September 23 - 27, 2013
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
Ongoing Projects   County Structure C049 (Rook Culvert) – Township of Admaston/Bromley   The contract for the replacement of the Rook Culverts is underway.  Burwell Road will remain closed during the culvert replacement.  Detours are posted.   County Road 8...
175. Road Construction Report: September 3 - 6, 2013
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
  Advisory   County Structure C049 (Rook Culvert) – Township of Admaston/Bromley   Rook Culvert located on Burwell Road is currently closed pending culvert replacement. Detours are posted.   New Projects   County Road 8 (Cobden Road) – Township of...
176. Construction Update – Week of October 3 to October 7, 2016
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
 New Projects   County Road 26 (Doran Road) – Town of Petawawa   The County of Renfrew is replacing a culvert on County Road 26 (Doran Road) approximately 0.5 kilometers north of Airport Road. The road will be open to traffic however, may be reduced to a single lane at...
177. Road Construction: September 16 - 20, 2013
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
New Projects   B150 Dam Lake Bridge   The replacement of Dam Lake Bridge is now underway. Martin Recoskie Road will be closed at the bridge on Thursday, September 19, 2013 between the hours of 7 am and 5 pm.  County staff will be able to escort persons through the work area while...
178. Road Construction Report: August 26 - 30, 2013
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
Advisory   County Structure C049 (Rook Culvert) – Township of Admaston/Bromley Rook Culvert located on Burwell Road is currently closed pending culvert replacement.  Detours are posted.   New Projects   County Road 63 (Flat Rapids Road) – Township of...
179. Construction Update – Week of October 11 to October 14, 2016
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
 Upcoming Projects   County Road 511 (Lanark Road) – Township of Greater Madawaska   The County of Renfrew will be undertaking storm sewer repairs on County Road 511 (Lanark Road) at Parnell Street commencing the week of October 17, 2016. The road will remain open to...
180. Construction Update – Week of September 26 to September 30, 2016
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
 New Projects   County Road 49 (Lapasse Road) – Township of Whitewater Region   The County of Renfrew is replacing a culvert on County Road 49 (Lapasse Road) approximately 100 metres north of County Road 21 (Beachburg Road). The road will remain open to traffic however;...
181. Road Construction: July 22 - 26, 2013
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
Advisory   County Structure C049 (Rook Culvert) – Township of Admaston/Bromley   Rook Culvert located on Burwell Road is currently closed indefinitely, pending culvert replacement.  Detours are posted.   Ongoing Projects   County Road 68 (Rockingham Road) and...
182. A Spark for Tourism in Ontario Highlands
Media and Communications >> Press Releases (OVTA Staff)
A group of tourism operators from the Ottawa Valley recently travelled together to explore the current success and future potential of experiential tourism during IGNITE Ottawa Valley, an interactive, three day workshop hosted by Ontario’s Highlands Tourism Organization (OHTO). A total of 19...
183. The Ottawa Valley Tourist Association announces a Frontline Tourism Trade Show
Media and Communications >> Press Releases (OVTA Staff)
In celebration of Ontario’s Tourism Week, the OVTA is pleased to invite you to participate in the inaugural Frontline Tourism Trade Show. The Trade Show is a single day forum where tourism operators will showcase their products and services to frontline industry and visitor information...
184. Road Construction: July 15 - 19, 2013
Media and Communications >> County of Renfrew Road Construction Report
Advisory   County Road 22 (Grattan Road) – Township of Bonnechere Valley   Please be advised that the County of Renfrew will be undertaking repairs to County Road 22 (Grattan Road) from Highway 41 to Perrault Road commencing at 7:00 a.m. July 22, 2013 until approximately 5:00...
185. The General Racing - Valley DocFest II
Media and Communications >> Press Releases (OVTA Members)
How many retired army Generals in the world,  race F1600 Formula Ford cars in their seventies?   Answer; One. Maj. General Lew MacKenzie (Ret’d - Canadian Forces).  The General Racing. A one of a kind documentary. On thursday, September 25th, 7:30...
186. Valleylicious
Events and Festivals >> Winter Events
VALLEYLICIOUS has been created to promote restaurants and dining experiences throughout the Ottawa Valley as an added bonus to our winter tourism season. From March 1 to 31, 2013, diners will have an opportunity to experience fare at Valley restaurants through fixed-price...
187. "Ride the Valley" - 2011 Ottawa Valley Motorcycle FAM tour
Media and Communications >> Events and Conferences
The Ottawa Valley Tourist Association (OVTA) is excited to announce a very special motorcycle familiarization (FAM) tour, taking place May 31 – June 4th, 2011. The upcoming media FAM tour will result in invaluable editorial coverage featuring motorcycle riding in the Ottawa...
188. Snowmobiling
Things to Do >> Winter Adventures
Winter in the Ottawa Valley means lots of snow and crisp temperatures – perfect snowmobiling weather for sledding enthusiasts! By mid-December, when a blanket of snow covers the land, a quarter-century of trail building opens the landscape and makes the wilderness even more accessible. The...