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VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT: RAVI PHILAR

01 | April 2022

For the past 10 years, Ravi Philar has been an integral member of the festival’s volunteer team. Overseeing the festival’s bars, he works hard to ensure that whether you’re getting a drink or not, everyone feels safe and welcomed! We spoke with Ravi to learn more about his experience volunteeri ...

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ONE OF OTTAWA’S MOST EXCITING SUMMERTIME EVENTS IS BACK!

01 | March 2022

REGISTRATION IS OPEN AND FILLING UP FAST FOR THE TIM HORTONS OTTAWA DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL! The excitement is mounting as registration for the 2022 Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival is now open and spaces are filling up fast!  44 teams have already pre-registered to return in 2022 and gener ...

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THE VOLUNTEER PARADOX: IN GIVING, WE RECEIVE

01 | March 2022

At long last, spring is on its way. Atop the list of the relieved are undoubtedly the festival fiends that flood the nation’s capital every year. But long before the attendee’s plans are made, the festival organizers are already hard at work to realize those expectations of summer joy. There ...

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RIDEAU CROSSFIT

01 | March 2022

  Rideau CrossFit has teamed up with the Tim Horton’s Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival to provide a warm-up area for athletes competing on the water. Rideau CrossFit will have KayakPro Dragonboat Ergometers set-up on site next to staging. Stop by the tent and give the ergs a try!

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TIM HORTONS OTTAWA DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL IS BACK ON THE WATER THIS SUMMER

17 | February 2022

DRAGONS RETURN TO BATTLE IN THE BAY! The Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival returns June 23-26, 2022.  Registration for the event opens Tuesday, March 1 at 12:00 PM ET. The 29th edition of the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival is a Dragon Boat Canada Race Series Event and is held on ...

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TIM HORTONS OTTAWA DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL VIRTUAL EDITION ANNOUNCES 2021 PROGRAMMINGMING

01 | July 2021

The Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival is proud to present its 2021 programming from March 20 - September 6 on dragonboat.net and its social media. That’s right, the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival goes virtual for 2021, meaning you can access all the exciting programming whereve ...

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C5 FREE VIRTUAL CONCERT

01 | July 2021

C5 | PRESENTED BY THE TIM HORTONS OTTAWA DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL Organizers of the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival are so happy to present a free virtual concert with C5. This internationally recognized award-winning choir is comprised of singers aged 5-16; its mission is to nurture an ap ...

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ELIJAH WOODS FREE VIRTUAL CONCERT

01 | July 2021

ELIJAH WOODS | PRESENTED BY THE TIM HORTONS OTTAWA DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL Organizers of the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival are so happy to present a free virtual concert with Elijah Woods. Dual Canadian/Australian citizen Elijah Woods has amassed countless accolades and marquee awards, ...

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INDIGENOUS EXPERIENCES FREE VIRTUAL SPECIAL PRESENTATION

01 | July 2021

INDIGENOUS EXPERIENCES | PRESENTED BY THE TIM HORTONS OTTAWA DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL Organizers of the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival are proud to share a special presentation featuring Indigenous Experiences. Indigenous Experiences has been presenting Indigenous Peoples culture, history ...

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JAMIE FINE FREE VIRTUAL CONCERT

01 | July 2021

JAMIE FINE | PRESENTED BY THE TIM HORTONS OTTAWA DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL Organizers of the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival are so happy to present a free virtual concert with Jamie Fine. Multi-Platinum, 4 X Juno Award nominee Jamie Fine has spent immeasurable time in the studio tirelessly ...

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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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