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INSIDER'S GUIDE TO THE 2016 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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BLOG: PADDLER FASHION & GEAR

20 | June 2016

When you're cutting through the water like a hot knife through butter, the last thing on your mind should be about ruining your clothes or getting soaked. All your focus should be on you, your team and working together to get the best time possible. Or if you're less competitive, just try not to ...

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BLOG: FOOD AND DRINK PAIRING FROM A FESTIVAL 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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BLOG: 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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Festival 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 ...

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The Dragons Are Coming!

25 | May 2016

The dragon boats are arriving for the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival The Media is invited as the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival welcomes this year’s fleet of dragon boats to Mooney’s Bay on Thursday, May 26 at the Mooney’s Bay marina gravel lot off of the South side of Hog’s Ba ...

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BLOG: 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.         ...

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FESTIVAL IN THE NEWS 2016

09 | May 2016

    WILDWORKS.CA: THE OTTAWA DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL AND FOUNDATION LAUNCH PARTY - S11E23 Posted: May 09, 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 ...

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