Merivale Road Dairy Queen: a little out of season.
We've had a couple of mild late winter days in Ottawa where some of the snow is melting, but summer is still quite a long ways aways, so the Dairy Queen will still be displaying the "Closed: Please Call Again" sign for many weeks to come.
Odeon Qeensway Drive In. Queensway and Montreal Road. It opened in 1964 closed 1986. We went to the drive-in quite often on Saturday nights with the kids. In 1985 a projectionist was stabbed in the abdomen, because he asked some kids to turn off their loud music. A 25 year old man was charged with 1st degree murder.
Central Canada Exhibition at Landsdown Park, on Bank St. It was held every month of August. On the first night, the people would be waiting at the gate for the parade to arrived, and the entry was also free on this first night.