Flash Your Badge Program

The Flash Your Badge Program grants delegates and a guest access to discounts and special offers at participating attractions, tours, and restaurants. There is no registration required to utilize this program – delegates can simply present their badge at participating retailers to receive the advertised discount. Download the 2018 Flash Your Badge Program brochure. 

*Reservations may be required

MUSEUMS

National Gallery of Canada

Enjoy a two-for-one admission, or 50% off single adult admission. Valid only for the NGC collection. Not valid with any other discounts or promotions.
613.990.1985 • 380 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, ON K1N 9N4

Canadian Museum of Nature

Just minutes from Parliament Hill, the Museum features world class galleries representing Canada’s diverse nature. Enjoy a two-for-one admission, or 50% off single adult admission, to the Museum's permanent galleries.
613.566.4700 • 240 McLeod Street, Ottawa, ON K2P 2R1

Canadian Museum of History

$2 off adult admission. Cannot be combined with other offers. Print and present offer at the Museum's Box Office.
819.776.7000 • 100 Laurier Street, Gatineau, QC K1A 0M8

Canada Agriculture and Food Museum

Enjoy a two-for-one admission. This fresh-air experience will awaken your senses as you discover the fascinating world of agriculture and food. Not valid for special exhibitions. 613.991.3044 • 901 Prince of Wales Drive Ottawa, ON K2C 3K1

Bytown Museum

Enjoy 50% off admission for two.
613.234.4570 • 1 Canal Lane, Ottawa, ON K1P 5P6

Canada Aviation and Space Museum

Enjoy a two-for-one admission. Explore the history of aviation by touring one of the world’s finest collections of military and civilian aircraft. Not valid for special exhibitions. 613.993.2010 • 11 Aviation Parkway, Ottawa, ON, K1K 4R3

Canadian War Museum

$2 off adult admission. Cannot be combined with other offers. Print and present offer at the Museum's Box Office.
819.776.7000 • 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa, ON K1A 0M8

Diefenbunker Museum

$2 off general admission. Cannot be combined with other offers. 613.839.0007 • 3929 Carp Road, Carp, ON K0A 1L0

Canada Science and Technology Museum

Enjoy a two-for-one admission. The all-new Canada Science and Technology Museum provides a highly digital experience for the whole family – igniting visitors with a passion for science and inspiring the next generation of Canadian innovators. Not valid for special exhibitions. 613.993.2010 • 1867 St. Laurent Blvd, Ottawa, ON, K1G 5A3
 

GUIDED TOURS

Haunted Walks Inc.

Enjoy a 15% discount as you join our guides for a spine-tingling tour of Ottawa's ghost stories and darker past.
613.232.0344 • 46 1/2 Sparks Street, Ottawa, ON, K1P 5A8

Experience Food Tours

10% on any tour. Please contact us at admin@experiencefood.ca for more information.
613.897.2136 • 4-12 Electric Street #4 Ottawa, ON, K1M 1X4

Amphibus Lady Dive Inc.

Buy your ticket for a 1 day guided city tour with hop on & off services on our double decker buses and get the second at 50% off. Valid only if tickets are purchased at our kiosks and not valid on long weekends. Not valid in conjunction with any other offer or discount.
613.524.2221 • Corner of Sparks Street and Elgin Street, Ottawa, ON K1A 0R2

Grayline Ottawa

Buy your ticket for a 1 day guided city tour with hop on & off services on our double decker buses and get the second at 50% off. Valid only if tickets are purchased at our kiosks and not valid on long weekends. Visit our website for schedules and details. Not valid in conjunction with any other offer or discount.
613.562.9090 • Corner of Sparks Street and Elgin Street, Ottawa, ON K1A 0R2

C'est Bon Cooking

10% discount on the purchase of 2 tickets for our gourmet food tours. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
613.722.8687 • 208 Dalhousie Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 7C8

Rafting Momentum

Enjoy 50% off a rafting trip for two. 819.360.8247 • 1041 Rte. 148 Bryson, QC, J0X 1H0

Escape Bicycle Tours

10% off any of our sightseeing guided bicycle tours and bicycle rental.
613-608-7407 • 65 Sparks Street, Ottawa, ON K1P 5A5

Ottawa City Rafting

15% off an authentic Canadian adventure in the
heart of Ottawa. A 3 hour gentle rafting trip for ages 5-95. 1.844.688.7238 • 2704 Howe Street, Ottawa, ON K2B 6W7

Indigenous Walks

$15 each for up to two people. 613.290.8597 • 659 Chadburn Avenue, Ottawa, ON K1G 0Y6
 

OTHER MUSTS

Rideau Canal Cruises

Delegates and a guest have access to a discounted rate of $20.00 per person.
Season to start May 12th, 2018. 819.246.3855 • Street (Across the street from the Château Laurier Hotel)

Paul's Boat Lines

Delegates and a guest have access to a discounted rate of $20.00 per person.
Season to start May 12th, 2018. 819.246.3855 • 2 Rideau Street (Across the street from the Château Laurier Hotel)

Nordik Spa-Nature

15 % off on the Thermal experience (access to the Nordic baths and saunas)
Located in a beautiful natural setting next door to Gatineau Park, Nordik Spa-Nature is the largest wellness center in North America offering a range of Scandinavian-inspired relaxation techniques to help you unwind.  819.827.1111 • 16 Chemin Nordik, Chelsea, QC J9B 2P7

Escape Manor

20% off an Escape Experience for 2 (Monday to Friday). Not valid in conjunction with any other offers.613.695.1655 • 201 Queen Street, Ottawa, ON, K1P 5C9

Casino du Lac-Leamy

$15 in slot machine promotional gaming credits per person. Photo ID required. Open 24/7. Must be 18+ 819.772.2100 • 1 Boulevard du Casino, Gatineau, QC J8Y 6W3

Orange Art Gallery

Enjoy a 10% discount on any purchases.  613.761.1500 •  290 City Centre Ave, Ottawa, ON K1R 7R7

Calypso Waterpark
Calypso is the biggest waterpark in Canada! Enjoy a 15% discount on a full day admission ticket. ID  required. 613.443.9995 • 2015 Calypso Street, Limoges, ON K0A 2M0

Au feel de l'eau

Enjoy a ride on the electric Aqua-Taxi. Buy your ticket and get the second one at 50% off. 819.329.2413 • 545 Bretagne Street, Gatineau, QC J9H 3X2

Little Rays Nature Centre

2 for 1 admission. Special program tour is available upon request.819.329.2413 • 5305 Bank Street, Ottawa ON K1X 1H2

Holtz Spa

Enjoy 10% off all spa treatments, registered massage services and hair salon services.  613.241.7770 • 135 Rideau Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 5X4
 

 

RESTAURANTS

(Reservations may be required)

Courtyard Restaurant

Try our award-winning contemporary cuisine featuring local and sustainably sourced items. Situated in a gorgeous old-stone walled building, Courtyard Restaurant is the perfect mix of modern
sophistication and old-world charm. Enjoy 10% off of all food items for two guests. Reservations required. 613.241.1516 • 21 George Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 8W5

Zak’s Diner

Enjoy a 15% discount at Ottawa’s diner since 1986. All day breakfast, lunch & dinner. Burgers, shakes & poutine. 613.241.2401 • 14 ByWard Market, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7A1

Coasters Gourmet Grill

Enjoy 15% off food items only. Our quaint cozy Grill awaits your visit. Enjoy tasty cocktails, an extensive award winning wine list and an array of local and imported beers. 613.241.4954 •  54 York Street Ottawa, ON, K1N 5T1

The Fish Market

Enjoy 15% off food items only. The warm ambiance and cozy booths are enjoyed with a menu of fresh fish, Canadian lobster, mussels, shrimp, scallops and everything between. 613.241.3474 • 54 York Street Ottawa, ON K1N 5T1

Restaurant e18hteen

Receive a 15% discount off your next meal with us. Valid on food purchases only for conference delegate plus one guest. May not be combined with any other offer. Immerse yourself in both a memorable dining  experience. 613.244.1188 • 18 York Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 5T5

Kasbah Village Moroccan Restaurant

Enjoy a 15% discount. 613.232.3737 •  261 Laurier Ave W., Ottawa, ON K1P 5J9

Lone Star Texas Grill

15% off food Sunday - Thursday. Cannot be  combined with any other coupon, offer or discount. No cash value. 613.562.9865 •  128 George Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 9N9

Zak's Cantina

Enjoy a 20% discount. Tex-mex: tacos, burritos,  enchiladas, burgers.  Featuring a life size Mexican bus with booths inside!
613.422.9257 • 10 ByWard Market Ottawa, ON K1N 9B8
 


Free or Nearly Free Ottawa

Parliament Hill tours are free every day, but can be rescheduled due to the business of the House. You must pass through security similar to an airport.

Visit Fulton’s Pancake House and Sugar Bush in the spring. Take self-guided maple tours and learn all about maple syrup production. Enjoy three walking trails: the Children’s Trail (15 minutes), Barney’s Grave Trail (40 minutes) and the Nature Trail (30 minutes). Free admission. Restaurant, nature trails, gift shop, playground, wagon rides, music, group visits, team building programs.

Visit the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Musical Ride Centre. The Musical Ride, a world-renowned military pageant performed with 32 horses and riders, was first produced publicly in Regina in 1887. The RCMP invites visitors to tour the stables and Visitors’ Centre year-round (Tuesdays and Thursdays from September through April; daily from May through August). There is a possibility during a visit of seeing the Musical Ride horses and riders practise when they are not away on tour. 

Admission to the permanent collection at the National Gallery of Canada is free on Thursday nights from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Or, if you visit a special exhibition, you also get access to the permanent collection.

The newly renovated Canadian Museum of Nature offers free admission on Thursday nights from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Free or Nearly Free Ottawa

Visit the Royal Canadian Mint. Admission is $6 per adult ($4.50 on weekends); $3 per child 5-17 ($2.25 on weekends); $5 per senior 65 and over ($3.75 on weekends); $15 per family (2 adults, 4 children; $11.25 on weekends). Children 4 and under are free.

The Canada Aviation and Space Museum offers free admission between 4:00 and 5:00 p.m. each day.

The Canadian Museum of History and the Canadian War Museum offer free admission on Thursday nights from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

The Canada Science and Technology Museum offers free admission between 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. daily. 

The Bank of Canada Museum admission  is always free!

Rideau Hall grounds are open daily from 8:00 a.m. to one hour before sunset. Guided tours are offered daily in the high season and by reservation only in the winter.

The Supreme Court building is open daily (including weekends) from May 1 to August 31 for free tours from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and the rest of the year from Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for guided tours by appointment only.

The Canada Agriculture and Food Museum offers free admission between 4:00 and 5:00 p.m. each day. The adjacent Central Experimental Farm is a great place to cycle or run.

Museum Passport

It’s easier than ever for visitors to explore many national cultural institutions and attractions in Canada’s capital region —thanks to the Canada’s National Museums Passport. For just $35, the passport provides admission to 3 national museums, over 3 consecutive days. Each accompanying child (17 and under) receives a 30% discount on general admission. The passport is valid at these six participating museums:

  • Canadian Museum of History
  • Canadian War Museum
  • National Gallery of Canada
  • Canadian Museum of Nature
  • Canada Agriculture and Food Museum
  • Canada Aviation and Space Museum
  • The passport is available at the participating museums and the Capital Information Kiosk at 90 Wellington Street just south of Parliament Hill.

More RESTAURANTS

(Reservations may be required)

The Grand Pizzeria & Bar

Enjoy 15% off. Authentic Southern Italian restaurant which combines old world traditional recipes with a pleasant and comfortable ambiance.
613.244.9995 • 74 George Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 5W1

Fatboys Southern Smokehouse

Receive a 15% discount before tax on food and non-alcoholic beverages. Home to Ottawa's famous Memphis-style ribs, Southern hospitality, and good old fashioned low and slow BBQ.
613.695.5599 • 34 Murray Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 9M5

Metropolitain Brasserie

Enjoy a 15% discount. Authentic Parisian brasserie, serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, late supper & weekend brunch.
613.562.1160 • 700 Sussex Dr. Ottawa, Ontario K1N 1K4

Vineyards Wine Bar Bistro

Enjoy 20% off food items only. The casual, relaxed atmosphere of Vineyards invites guests to linger and unwind, to take the time to experience a new taste or to savour a new combination.
613.241.4270 • 54 York Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5T1

The Hintonburg Public House

Enjoy 10% off our food menu. Valid for two guests per badge shown.
613.421.5087• 1020 Wellington Street West, Ottawa, ON K1Y 2X9