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Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival

Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival

Summer 2021, dates to be announced

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This free multi-day summer festival on the Rideau River—the largest event of its kind in North America—features racing, concerts, family fun, local food vendors and more.

Each June, you can watch exciting races and enjoy top-notch concerts at the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival for free! The fundraising festival takes place just south of downtown Ottawa at beautiful Mooney's Bay Park, with its sandy beach and large Giver 150 children's playground. Cheer on teams of 20 paddlers, each guided by a drummer and a steersperson, as they power large, colourful boats!

In between or after the races, browse for artisans' products and multicultural culinary treats, enjoy a drink at the beach bar, check out sports demonstrations, and kick back to great live music. Past performers have included The Sheepdogs, Alan Doyle, Jeff Healy, Arkell and Spirit of the West, as well as local stars such as MonkeyJunk, Lynn Miles and Jim Bryson.

And if you're visiting with kids, don't miss the vibrant children's area, which offers fun with crafts, music, science, puppets, clowns, games, animals and magic.

Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival

Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival

Mooney's Bay Park
Ottawa ON
Canada

Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival

Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival

Mooney's Bay Park
Ottawa ON
Canada

More Details

Address
Mooney's Bay Park Ottawa
Local
Accessibility: Entry
Partial
Accessibility: Washrooms
Partial
Dates & Hours of Operation
June 23, 2016 from 5pm-11pmJune 24, 2016 from 5pm-11pmJune 25, 2016 from 7am-11pmJune 26, 2016 from 7am-10pm
Distance to Shaw Centre (km)
9.5
Distance to Parliament Hill (km)
7.6
Distance to airport (km)
9.4
Student Friendly
Coach Parking
Within two blocks

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