•  (Photo: Nina Stavlund/Can Geo Photo Club)

This summer, visitors and locals alike will be exploring Canada's capital as the country celebrates its 150th birthday.

But Ottawa has a lot more exciting activities on the docket than just Parliament Hill: from dining in a restaurant suspended over the city, wondering in awe at Chaudiere Falls or watching the outdoor NHL 100 Classic, the city has events planned all year long. Whether you're a sports fan or art lover or outdoor enthusiast, there’s something special happening in Ottawa for you in 2017.  

Explore the map below to find a few.