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FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2019 CHAMPIONSHIP LINEUP

23 | April 2019

TIM HORTONS OTTAWA DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL UNVEILS CHAMPIONSHIP LINEUP OF FREE CONCERTS FEATURING HEADLINERS HALF MOON RUN, ALAN DOYLE, JESS MOSKALUKE, AND USS Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival, running June 20th to 23rd, is proud to announce the 2019 lineup presented by the Rideau Carleton ...

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THE VOLUNTEER PARADOX: IN GIVING, WE RECEIVE

23 | April 2019

At long last, the sun is out and Ottawans can trust that summer is on its way. Atop the list of the relieved are undoubtedly the festival fiends that flood the nation’s capital every year. But long before the attendee’s plans are made, the festival organizers are already hard at work to reali ...

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FROM DRAGON BOATS TO BOBSLEDS

11 | March 2019

It is no strange occurrence that athletes participate in several different sports and events, but it is still always impressive when they train towards the Olympics. Former World Champion dragon boat racers from the Philippines are doing just that. From dragon boats to bobsleds, these athletes a ...

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OTTAWA DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL NAMED AMONG FLIGHTNETWORK'S 40 OF THE BEST ARTS AND CULTURAL FESTIVALS IN NORTH AMERICA IN 2018

12 | June 2018

June 12, 2018 | We are excited to share that the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival was named among FlightNetwork’s “40 of the Best Arts and Cultural Festivals in North America in 2018”. It’s even more exciting to be the first Canadian festival named on the list! “Each year, events across all of the U ...

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THE INSIDER'S GUIDE TO THE TIM HORTONS OTTAWA DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL

12 | June 2018

GENERAL THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY   Join us as we celebrate our 25th Summer, June 21-24 at Mooney’s Bay Park, for four days of racin’, Dragon Boat riding, gift buying, snack-eating, rockin’ n’ rollin’ summer time fun! Admission to the festival is free and, with something for everyone, will ...

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THE EMBASSY OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA IN CANADA SENDS BEST WISHES!

08 | June 2018

The Dragon Boat Tradition, which originated in China over 2000 years ago, is now going global and full of vigor today. Spectacular for both participants and spectators alike, the Dragon Boat Race is a much loved cultural and sport event that reflects the spirit of competitiveness, inclusivene ...

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FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2018 PARTNERSHIP WITH THE EMBASSY OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA IN CANADA!

08 | June 2018

The Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival announces 2018 partnership with The Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Canada reflecting the ongoing history and relationship between our two Nations, and more importantly, our capitals. In 1970 Canada became the first western country to reopen diplom ...

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Homegrown Artists At The 2018 Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival

01 | June 2018

The Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival has a long and growing history of showcasing many artists from the National Capital Region including: A Tribe Called Red, Half Moon Run, The Balconies, Jeremy Fisher, and Jim Bryson who have all stepped foot on the Festival's main stage. In celebration ...

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THERE'S SOME REAL JUNO POWER BEHIND THIS YEAR'S TIM HORTONS OTTAWA DRAGON BOAT 2018 CONCERT LINEUP

23 | March 2018

Broken Social Scene, nominated for Group of the Year at this Sunday's Juno Awards. With the Juno Awards set to recognize achievement in Canadian music this weekend, we here at the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival thought we’d look into the festival’s connections to the annual awards sh ...

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FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2019 CHAMPIONSHIP LINEUP

TIM HORTONS OTTAWA DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL UNVEILS CHAMPIONSHIP LINEUP OF FREE CONCERTS FEATURING ...

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THE VOLUNTEER PARADOX: IN GIVING, WE RECEIVE

At long last, the sun is out and Ottawans can trust that summer is on its way. Atop the list ...

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