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The Balconies play the Beach Stage!

20 | June 2016

THE BALCONIES are a Ottawa alt-pop group started in2008 by Jacquie Neville and Liam Jaeger. Their influencesinclude Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Duran Duran, & New Order. Theundeniable energy and artistic stage presence has been finelyhoned over the last seven years, touring relentlessly inCanada, the ...

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The Insider's Guide To The Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival

20 | June 2016

The Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival, the largest dragon boat festival in North America, is celebrating its biggest year ever from June 23 – 26 at Mooney’s Bay Park. Here’s an insider’s guide to take advantage of all of the festival fun.  The party begins on Thursday, June 23 at 6:30pm wh ...

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Food and Drink Pairing From A Festival Food Connoisseur

15 | June 2016

Oh, hello there. You may be wondering what makes a man a Festival Food Connoisseur? What elevates him above the usual riff-raff to be an expert, nay, master of the fine delicacies that a festival provides? Well, it comes with experience, and a palate so refined that I could give you the age and ...

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

Broken Social Scene, nominated for Group of the Year at this Sunday's Juno Awards. With the J ...

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