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ODBF Survival Kit

14 | June 2016

When you come to the Tim Horton’s Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival, you need to be prepared for a grueling day of excellent food and free entertainment. And then a night of free concerts! All that can wear you down, so make sure you bring these essentials to make sure your day goes flawlessly.   Pho ...

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ODBF Announces 2016 Beach Stage Lineup

13 | June 2016

The Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival is proud to announce their 2016 beach stage FREE concert lineup. With performances by Kennedy Cult, The Lionyls, DJ NOYPI, DJ Ashley Gauthier and more! The Beach Stage will be a great place to enjoy a more intimate performance, right off the water with ...

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Mayor Jim Watson Proclaims Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival Days

06 | June 2016

Mayor Jim Watson met with Festival and Foundation CEO John Brooman today to proclaim June 23rd to the 26th to be "Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival Days".   North America's largest dragon boat festival the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival hits Mooney's Bay Park from June 23-26 with 200 teams a ...

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Scotiabank Toonie Drive

30 | May 2016

Scotiabank will be holding a Toonie Drive at all their Ottawa branches from May 30th to June 4th! All proceeds go to the Ottawa Dragon Boat Foundation in support of local charities.

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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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Whats new at the festival
Exclaim: "stellar lineup of free concerts in store"

The Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival is once again returning to Canada's capital to kick ...

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Soundcheck Entertainment: The Sheepdogs, Dear Rouge and Half Moon Run to headline 2017

Annually marking the first weekend of summer, the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival brings ...

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