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The Dragons Are Coming!

25 | May 2016

  MEDIA ADVISORY/ PHOTO OPPORTUNITY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa, May 26, 2016   THE DRAGONS ARE COMING! The dragon boats are arriving for the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival   OTTAWA, May 26, 2016 – The Media is invited as the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival welcomes this year’s ...

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Festival Fashion For Guys

24 | May 2016

You always want to look good, but festival fashion can’t be all haut-couture. Your festival outfit is also your survival kit. If you think about what you're wearing once you're there, you aren’t doing it right. You don’t want to be focusing on your sore feet or how the sun is blinding you, you w ...

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Canada's Largest Playground to be Built at Mooney's Bay Park

17 | May 2016

The Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival is in discussion with our partners at the city to minimize the impact of construction on the event in 2016. The Festival will also work to create a spectacular new site in 2017 that will integrate the play structure for many years to come.         Arti ...

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Ottawa Community News: Tree work at Mooney’s Bay Park begins ahead of fitness park overhaul

12 | May 2016

City workers will soon be removing trees and shrubs at the north end of the beach at Mooney’s Bay Park, clearing the way for some major changes, including the construction of a brand new play structure.In a memo sent to residents May 9, River Coun. Riley Brockington said the city has been given ...

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Royal Oak Pubs New Dragon Inspired Limited Time Menu

09 | May 2016

The Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival is excited to announce that Royal Oak Pubs will be featuring a new limited time only, dragon-inspired menu from May 9th through June 26th! A portion of the proceeds from this delicious menu will go towards the Ottawa Dragon Boat Foundation which suppor ...

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Wildworks.ca: The Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival and Foundation Launch Party - S11E23

09 | May 2016

On Thursday night, the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival held a launch party at the Royal Oak on Centrepointe to celebrate the 23rd edition of the festival. The event will be held from June 23rd to the 26th. At the launch party, they had a menu using the dragon theme named. There were two ...

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More Fantastic Food Vendors at ODBF

06 | May 2016

This round of vendors features smoked meats and cool treats. From award winning gelato to authentic southern BBQ, we have everything covered to satisfy your sweet tooth and give you the meat sweats. It's not often all these vendors from around the city gather in one place, so be sure to check ou ...

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Festival Fashion

05 | May 2016

You always want to look good, but festival fashion can’t be all haut-couture. Your festival outfit is also your survival kit. If you think about what you're wearing once you're there, you aren’t doing it right. You don’t want to be focusing on your sore feet or how the sun is blinding you, you w ...

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Fantastic Food Vendors at ODBF

28 | April 2016

Whether you're paddling on the water, checking out the entertainment or enjoying our free concerts, you're going to be building up an appetite at the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival. This year we have an amazing assortment of food vendors from across Ottawa and Ontario bringing you Canad ...

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Juno winners and nominees who have performed at ODBF

01 | April 2016

The Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival isn’t all about the races. Our amazing free concerts have featured top-tier artists for the past several years, and the line-ups are only getting better! From this year’s Juno awards we have Ria Mae, nominated for Single of the Year for her song “Cloth ...

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Whats new at the festival
Mercer Report Features Ice Dragon Boat

Exciting news! Tonight the first ever Ice Dragon Boat Festival will be featured on the Rick Merc ...

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Borden Hum: In Memoriam (1959-2017)

As we complete the first ever ice dragon boat race festival in North America, we think of our fr ...

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