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STOBY FREE CONCERT FRIDAY JUNE 24 6:30 PM

24 | May 2022

Stoby is the female fronted bilingual culmination of members from across Ontario and Quebec. Playing indie fuzz-pop with sparkly hooks and drum-fills that will fill your heart with joy. Stoby are busy working on what will be their third EP.       CHECK OUT THE SUMMER SESSIONS!

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C5, 7:00 PM FRIDAY JUNE 24, 2022

24 | May 2022

Organizers of the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival are so happy to welcome C5 to the sing the National Anthem at the 2022 Opening Ceremony. This internationally recognized award-winning choir is comprised of singers aged 5-16; its mission is to nurture an appreciation of music for explo ...

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REBELLE FREE CONCERT SATURDAY JUNE 25 8:00 PM

24 | May 2022

Based out of the small town of Wakefield, Quebec, up and coming alt-rockers Rebelle are busy coming out of the pandemic in a big way. Once described as “filthy with a beat” this four-piece draws inspiration from bands like Muse, Demob Happy, The Vines, Band of Skulls, Blur, Oasis, Black Sabbat ...

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SUCCESS DRAGON LION DANCE, 6:50 PM, FRIDAY JUNE 24

24 | May 2022

The Success Dragon Lion Dance will kick-off the 2022 Opening Ceremony of the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival with a special presentation of this 3000-year-old tradition that symbolizes prosperity, luck and happiness. The Success Dragon Lion Dance troupe has been performing locally in t ...

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STEVE NEVILLE FREE CONCERT SATURDAY JUNE 25 6:30 PM

24 | May 2022

Singer-songwriter Steve Neville is a cancer survivor and Métis musician. He resides with his family in Guelph, Ontario on the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation of the Anishinabeek Peoples. Born in Ottawa, he belongs to the historic Georgian Bay Métis and Envi ...

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"DISCO DANCING DRAGON" A PAINTING BY DEBBIE RATCLIFFE

24 | May 2022

Local artist Debbie Ratcliffe joins us from BEING Stuidos with "Disco Dancing Dragon". Debbie's wonderful dragon is also being featured on the 2022 Volunteer Shirts. ARTIST BIO We want a new vision. We want to amp it up. Colours of the world. Hear our roar. We are the queens and kings. Come an ...

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"LEGOTTAWA DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL" A PASSION PROJECT BY LEGO ARTIST MATTHEW READY

24 | May 2022

Come to Mooneys Bay to witness all the fun both big and small when you watch the races and take in the grandeur of a miniature festival from LEGO artist Matthew Ready. The mini-festival will be on display June 24-26 in Paddlers Paradise on the beach. Before the pandemic Matt Ready had been a p ...

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PARK OFFERINGS SCAVENGER HUNT FROM LOCAL FRANCOPHONE MULTI-DISCIPLINARY ARTIST COBLOU

24 | May 2022

All festival long, you will get the chance to find one-of-a-kind art offerings on the festival site at Mooney's Bay Park! The Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival has partnered with local francophone multi-disciplinary artist CoBlou to encourage you to explore the natural setting of the fes ...

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VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR SPOTLIGHT: JAMES MCKINNON-BURROWS

09 | May 2022

James is an incredible member of the dragon boat family and is a valued leader of our on site Volunteer Services Team. James has worked with both the festival's summer and winter volunteer teams mentoring our volunteers and leading them with his calm, happy demeanor. We recently sat down with J ...

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REFER A FRIEND

02 | May 2022

GOOD TIMES WITH FRIENDS AND FAMILY MAKE MEMORIES YOU NEVER FORGET! There are many fascinating facts about volunteering with the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival. One of the most interesting is that 1 in 4 volunteers learn about the opportunity through their friends or family. Imagine th ...

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Whats new at the festival
TIM HORTONS OTTAWA DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL UNVEILS 2022 LINEUP FEATURING HEADLINERS THE STRUMBELLAS AND SERENA RYDER

The Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival returns June 24-26 with free all ages concerts fro ...

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BEYOND THE PALE BECOMES THE OFFICIAL BEER OF THE TIM HORTONS OTTAWA DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL

The Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival is thrilled to announce an exciting partnership wit ...

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