News

The Ottawa Dragon Boat Foundation Announces 2016 Charities And Introduces Its Community Fund

04 | February 2016

The Ottawa Dragon Boat Foundation is pleased to announce its support of the Youth Services Bureau and the Tim Horton Children’s Foundation in 2016. “It’s a great honour for YSB to be the top-tier charity of the Dragon Boat Festival,” said Joanne Lowe, Executive Director of YSB. “As the largest ...

Read more...
Ottawa Citizen: Dragon Boat Foundation to create 'community fund' for charities

04 | February 2016

The Ottawa Dragon Boat Foundation has created a new Community Fund that will mean groups can apply year ’round to receive up to $10,000 in grants for special projects, new equipment, innovative ideas or for crisis needs. Read more

Read more...
Things Couldn't Get Cooler With Waterloo And Seagram Partnering With The Festival For The Next 3 Years

03 | February 2016

The Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival today announced an exciting partnership with Brick Brewing Co. Limited and its Waterloo Brewing Co. and Seagram brands as the official beer, cooler and cider provider of the festival.  The sponsorship grants Waterloo Brewing Co. and Seagram exclusive rights in the ...

Read more...
Festival Signs A New Three Year Title Sponsorship Agreement With Tim Hortons!

28 | January 2016

The Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival is pleased to announce a new three-year agreement naming Tim Hortons as the festival’s title sponsor through 2018.  The three years covered in the agreement are each going to be very special for their own unique reasons. 2016 is the 10th anniversary of Tim Horton ...

Read more...
Festival Signs Multi Year Agreement With TOERSA Security

19 | January 2016

The Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival is happy to announce a three-year agreement with TOERSA Security Inc. This agreement includes the 23rd annual edition which will be held from June 23-26, 2016 at Mooney’s Bay Park, Ottawa. The agreement also includes the 2017 edition when the Festival ...

Read more...
Just Announced! Foundation Donates $225,000 To Five Local Charities

03 | December 2015

(L-R, Back Row - Children At Risk, Heartwood House, Helping With Furniture, Shepherds of Good Hope, Youth Services Bureau, L-R, Front Row – Founder Warren Creates, Honorary Chair Chief Charles Bordeleau, CEO John Brooman, Chair Craig Stewart) The Ottawa Dragon Boat Foundation and Chief Bordelea ...

Read more...
Attention: 2016 Registration Open!

21 | October 2015

The 23rd Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival will take place June 23rd - 26th, 2016 at Mooney's Bay Park. Racing takes place June 25th and 26th. Registration is now open! Register 2016 Registration Fees:Early Bird Rate: $1300 (+HST = $1469) - Available to the first 50 teams to register and p ...

Read more...
Amy Sturgeon Photography: Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival

29 | June 2015

This weekend was the annual ‘Tim Horton’s Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival’ at Mooney’s Bay. If you live in Ottawa, you’ve likely been to this event, known someone who has participated in this tournament, or at the very least you’ve heard of it’s grandeur. Celebrated as the largest dragon boat festiv ...

Read more...
Metro News: Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival breathes fire into five local charities

28 | June 2015

A few raindrops Sunday morning along the Rideau didn’t seem to put much of a damper on the final day of the 22nd annual Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival at Mooney’s Bay. “It’s been an amazing weekend,” said Shelley Freake, the festival’s director of fundraising and teams. “We’ve surpassed ...

Read more...
Ottawa Citizen: Dragon boat festival fills Mooney's Bay with team spirit

28 | June 2015

In the summer time, Ottawa has a multitude of festivals. Big, small, loud, quiet — you’re sure to find one that floats your boat. In some cases, literally. The 22nd annual Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival saw a great turnout Saturday, buoyed by good weather and some close, entertaining ra ...

Read more...
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 ...

Read more...
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 ...

Read more...
Stay In Touch
Sign up for our newsletter and stay up to date with the latest information about the festival.

Sign Up Now!