Look to the skies, Ottawa! The Sound of Light Festival is on now. Get ready for five nights of the best in fireworks, featuring teams from around the world. The Panoramic Properties blog team is here to help you make most of it.
Five Nights of Fireworks
Sound of Light Festival is a performance competition featuring some of the best pyrotechnic companies from around the world. The Festival is underway now, but you still have time to see Australia’s entry on August 17th — and it all culminates with the Grand Finale on Saturday August 20th.The closing fireworks finale begins at 9:15pm on the 20th after the winning country is announced. Check it out at the Canadian Museum of History.
Dinner and a light show
If you want to make this year’s Sound of Light Festival unforgettable, opt for a special dinner package. Treat yourself to an awe inspiring evening in an intimate setting. Enjoy a meal at Bistro Boreal with a special menu inspired by the featured country’s culture. Grab tables of 2 or 4 people for $94 dollars per person. The restaurant is located on the second floor of The Canadian Museum of History (a 20 minute drive from Baseline Court Apartments at 1785-1815 Baseline Road, Ottawa)
Dine in the Grand Hall
National Bank Gourmet Evenings are an opportunity to dine in the Canadian Museum of History’s Grand Hall. Enjoy a delicious meal before watching the dazzling display in the sky. Tickets are $104 per person and are available for individuals or tables of up to 10 people. This is a great option to make the evening a more memorable experience, especially if you have an odd number people in your party.
There are many ways to enjoy the beauty and artistry of the Sound of Light festival. General admission tickets are $10 and children 11 and under are free. If you’d rather not have to find your own spot to sit, reserved seating is available for $25 per show in the National Bank Garden. For more information on Panoramic Properties for rent in Ottawa, please visit our website.