Saturday and Sunday are looking a little damp in Ottawa, but it's not going to stop thousands of people from attending this weekend's festivals.
Prepare for your commute to take longer as the city closes major roads for the events. But on the bright side, there are dozens of activities in Ottawa this weekend.
Here's a list of what roads are closed.
- Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway: Closed Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for Bikedays.
- Bank, O'Connor and Metcalfe streets: Ribfest means delicious meat, but also reduced lanes and parking in the downtown core. Roads go back to normal on Monday.
- Preston Street, Colonel By, Queen Elizabeth Drive and Prince of Wales Drive: All the main roads around the canal will be closed from Friday to Sunday for the Ottawa International Triathlon. Access gets reopened after 5:30 p.m.
- Bank Street: Glow Fair is closing down Bank Street from Gloucester Street to Somerset Street West. The section closes at 1 p.m. on Friday and reopens at 6 a.m. on Monday.
- Preston Street: The Italian Week parade and bike race will close multiple sections of Preston Street from Friday to Sunday.
- Trim Road: Get your beach groove on at Carivibe, just don't plan on driving. Trim Road is closed between Jeanne d'Arc Boulevard and the bridge to Petrie Island. Other sections of Orléans Boulevard will also not be open all day Saturday.
- Carling Avenue: Carling is completely closed from Champagne Avenue South to Preston Street. A Ferrari demonstration will be hitting the popular road.
A full list of the road closures is available here.