Just because the heat wave is over doesn't mean you need to turn on hibernation mode. We found a bunch of sensational things to do in Ottawa this weekend.\nThe holiday magic returns, as The Magic Of Lights is back. Instead of freezing outside, you can drive-thru in your car to see the jaw-dropping tunnel of lights and festive displays.\nMeanwhile, if you have a sweet tooth, you'll want to check out Rideau, Bayshore or St. Laurent shopping centre. There are brand new vending machines that will give you give you a slice of cake with the push of a button.\nIt is time to make some plans, as there is so much to see and do.\nEditor's Choice: 14 Adult Advent Calendars That You Will Actually Want This Winter\nEnjoy The Views On A Boardwalk\nPrice: Free\nAddress: Mer Bleue Bog, Ridge Rd, Ottawa, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: You'll enjoy this stunning boardwalk trail that doesn't take long to complete.\n View this post on Instagram A post shared by Megan McAllister (@megs.mcall) on Dec 27, 2017 at 4:29pm PST\nWebsite\nGet A Hole In One\nPrice: $17.95+\nAddress: 379 Preston St., Ottawa, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: This incredible mini-putt course has fun Canadian themes like iconic Ottawa landmarks and even a mini hockey rink.\n View this post on Instagram A post shared by Par-Tee Putt Ottawa (@parteeputtottawa) on Oct 4, 2020 at 6:02am PDT\nWebsite\nEat Cake At Carlo's Bake Shop\nPrice: $9.99\nAddress: 100 Bayshore Dr., 50 Rideau St., & 1200 St. Laurent Blvd., Ottawa, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: The Cake Boss bakery just arrived in Ottawa, and you'll be able to try his famous desserts at St. Laurent Shopping Centre, Bayshore Shopping Centre or Rideau Centre.\n View this post on Instagram Carlo’s Bakery Vending Machine Red Velvet Slice Also recommend the carrot cake and chocolate cake. Sadly rainbow was sold out at this location. A post shared by K + E (@ladores.foodies) on Nov 8, 2019 at 1:41pm PST\n\nWebsite\nFill Up On Cheesy Corn Dogs\nPrice: $8.50\nAddress: 105 Rue Clarence St., Ottawa, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: You can head to the ByWard Market to try Korean-style corn dogs loaded with cheese.\n View this post on Instagram A post shared by Foodie Adventure Queen (@babbydollbrina) on Oct 25, 2020 at 6:08pm PDT\nWebsite\nDrive-Thru A Tunnel Of Lights\nPrice: $20.00 per car\nWhen: Friday, November 13, 2020, to Saturday, January 9, 2021\nAddress: 411 Corkstown Dr., Nepean, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: You can see over one million twinkling lights from inside your car at The Magic Of Lights.\n View this post on Instagram This view never gets old! 🤩 See it for yourself by visiting us at @themagicoflights, open from 5pm - 10pm every night until January 5th (including holidays!) Benefitting the @ottawasenatorsfoundation, visit magicoflights.com for tickets & information #TheParks #MagicofLightsOttawa ❄️ . . . . #lightshow #holidaylights #happyholidays #christmaslights #christmaslights #holidaytradition #familyactivity #Ottawa A post shared by Wesley Clover Parks (@thewcparks) on Dec 19, 2018 at 12:37pm PST\n\nWebsite\nMeet Your BFF On The Patio\nPrice: $8.00+\nAddress: 428 Preston St., Ottawa, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: Mati has a gorgeous outdoor patio, which is a fantastic spot to brunch on the weekends.\n View this post on Instagram Huge fan of Sunday brunch. A post shared by Carter E (@carterrelliott) on Oct 18, 2020 at 1:05pm PDT\n\nWebsite\nVisit A Christmas Market\nPrice: Free admission\nWhen: Saturday, November 14, 2020\nAddress: 3790 Carp Rd., Carp, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: You can get in the holiday spirit and start shopping for gifts and decor at the Carp Christmas Market.\n View this post on Instagram While I’ve enjoyed buying gifts for people in my life, I’ve really been appreciating the quality time with people around me leading up to Christmas. From shopping trips with friends, Christmas Markets, winter date nights and Christmas movie nights, it’s been so fun! ✨ I want to encourage you to give more of your time as a gift, as I believe (especially in today’s age) that your time is one of the best gifts you can give someone ♥️ A post shared by Chelsea (@chelseamproulx) on Dec 10, 2019 at 8:11am PST\n\nWebsite\nTry Detroit-Style Pizza\nPrice: $18.00+\nAddress: 360 Elgin St., Ottawa, O\nWhy You Need To Go: Ottawa has a new pizza shop that specializes in Detroit-style square pizzas.\n View this post on Instagram A post shared by STAY GOLD PIZZA (@pizza_staygold) on Nov 2, 2020 at 11:50am PST\nWebsite\nBefore you get going, check our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and most of all, be respectful on your trip.