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

23 | March 2018

Broken Social Scene, nominated for Group of the Year at this Sunday's Juno Awards. With the Juno Awards set to recognize achievement in Canadian music this weekend, we here at the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival thought we’d look into the festival’s connections to the annual awards sh ...

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FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2018 LINEUP FEATURING HEADLINERS SAM ROBERTS BAND (21ST), BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE (22ND), WINTERSLEEP AND HOLLERADO (23RD), AND MATT MAYS (24TH)

19 | March 2018

  The Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival returns June 21 to 24 for its 25th Anniversary. Highlighting this milestone are free concerts from Sam Roberts Band (21st), Broken Social Scene (22nd), Wintersleep and Hollerado (23rd), and Matt Mays (24th) playing at Mooney's Bay on the Rideau Ca ...

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SUMMER SESSIONS FEATURING SAID THE WHALE, THE ZOLAS, THE ELWINS & MORE!

09 | August 2017

      THE ZOLAS - THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING // DRAGON BOAT SESSIONS The Zolas took to the hillside in between sound checks to play something from their newest album for us at the 2017 Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival. Posted: August 9, 2017           KASADOR- TALK ABOUT IT // ...

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OTTAWA DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL, OFFICIALLY JOINED INTERNATIONAL DRAGON BOAT PROFESSIONAL LEAGUE

06 | July 2017

Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival, officially joined IDBP (International Dragon Boat Professional League) and became the first Canadian site of this series tournament. Champion, a water sports company which was founded in 2002 in China. They have been developing as an integrated company through exp ...

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THIS IS SERIOUS! - LETS TALK ABOUT OVERDOSE PREVENTION

21 | June 2017

Alright everyone, we need to get serious, we won’t have any jokes, there will be no memes or gifs, no Beyoncé Reviews, no movie or TV references, and more importantly no judgment, just some very important information to keep you safe and possibly even save your life. In an ideal world we wouldn’ ...

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INSIDER'S GUIDE TO THE 2017 TIM HORTONS OTTAWA DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL

20 | June 2017

GENERAL CONCERTS THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY   Kickoff Canada’s 150th Birthday Summer celebrations right by joining us at Mooney’s Bay Park, June 22-25, for four days of racin’, fundraisin’, Dragon Boat riding, gift buying, snack-eating, rockin’ n’ rollin’ summer time fun! Admission to the f ...

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BLOG: DRINKS! EDITION

06 | June 2017

Booster Juice Man, it’s a hot one, like seven inches from the mid-day sun. Well, you hear the whisper and the words melt everyone, how do you stay so cool? Not since the summer of ’99 when Santana teamed up with Matchbox Twenty’s Rob Thomas has there been a mixture so smooth as the Smoothies f ...

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Local Artists At The 2017 Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival

01 | June 2017

The Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival has a long history of supporting local talent, in previous years such nationally renowned bands and artists as: A Tribe Called Red, Hollerado, The Balconies, Jeremy Fisher, and Jim Bryson have all graced the Time Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival sta ...

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BLOG: FOOD EDITION

26 | May 2017

  Beaver Tails Invented by Samuel Champlain, or was it John Cabot? It was definitely an early explorer; of this I am certain. Trust me I have a Bachelor’s Degree in History. I’m not allowed to say from where because they have asked me to stop name dropping them, do with this information what yo ...

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BLOG: FESTIVAL SURVIVAL KIT

26 | May 2017

There are a lot of celebrations going on this summer so in keeping with celebrating milestones this year marks the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival’s 2-4 anniversary. With that in mind let’s take a look at some must have festival items, but we’re going to show you them through the lens of ...

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FESTIVAL UPDATE & ODBF PLEDGE CHALLENGE

We hope this email finds you, your family and loved ones, safe and healthy. After much considera ...

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COVID-19: STATEMENT FROM THE FESTIVAL AND FOUNDATION CHAIRPERSON

Dear Valued Partners, Supporters, Sponsors,  Suppliers, and most of all, our Paddlers, The ...

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