Changing of the Guard: Your calling in Ottawa this summer

Changing of the Guard – Parliament Hill

Tomorrow is the last day of the Changing of the Guard ceremony at Parliament Hill. If you haven’t seen it yet it’s your appointment for tomorrow morning.

Watch the guards dancing and marching

If you are looking for something to do this weekend whether with friends or in family, the Changing of the Guard ceremony at Parliament Hill is the place to be. It’s fun for all ages, right in the heart of downtown, very easy to commute, and it’s a great way to start a morning. Don’t miss out, tomorrow is the last day to experience this beautiful attraction. Here is the website of the events for more details.

The Changing of the Guard at Parliament Hill is a must-see attraction. Have you ever wished to watch the guards parade, enjoy fun military music, and have a good time downtown Ottawa? Then the Changing of Guard ceremony is your calling this summer. The event offers a great lens into some the works of the Canadian Forces tasks right in the Nation’s Capital, all the while being entertaining and free.

This summer many events are held throughout Ottawa to foster touristic activities and keep the city alive. There is a large range of activities to enjoy in family and with friends. The Changing of the Guard is certainly one of the top. For more info, visit the Ottawa Tourism page.

Some important info

  • Event is held from June 26 to August 21, 2016 from 10:00 in the morning with a short introduction at 9:45 am.
  • Parade begins at the Cartier Square Drill Hall.
  • Arrive early on the Hill to find a good spot to capture the dance of the guards as they are doing their daily routine.

Check out some pictures of the events that were captured on August 18th.

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Katia Ulysse Saint Vil

Mom, Political Communication professional, blogger, I am nonetheless just someone who likes to think, dig, analyze things, and share her findings with the world. I am also a true believer in the "better-world" philosophy, so I am trying to do my part towards this end.

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