The Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival

June 20, 2019

June 23, 2019


Mooney's Bay Park, Riverside Drive, Ottawa


Events Description

Established in 1994, The Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival is North America’s largest dragon boat festival. The Festival, currently boasts 200 teams in competitive, corporate and community categories, and is one of the hottest sporting and entertainment events in the Nation’s Capital. The four day celebration offers free admission to concerts, amusement attractions, sports demonstrations, a variety of artisans, exhibitors, delicious culinary treats, children’s area and non-stop racing.

2019 EVENTS:

2019 lineup presented by the Rideau Carleton Casino: Headliners for the four-day festival are Half Moon Run (20th), Alan Doyle (21st), Jess Moskaluke (22nd), and USS (23rd).

Joining the headliners will be Jacquie Neville and Vile Bodies (20th); Jane’s Party and Basic White (21st); Sacha and The Dill (22nd); and Dubé and Trails (23rd).

Every year, both public and participants enjoy the free all age shows in addition to a variety of activities including Chinese Lion Dancers, RCAF Pipes and Drums, fantastic obstacle course from OCR Acadamy, axe throwing from BATL Grounds, volleyball, tai chi, OC (Outrigger Canoe) and SUP (Stand Up Paddle Boarding) races and demonstrations, and so much more including a massive play ground (North America’s largest) for the young and young at heart.


Free for spectators.

Dragon Boat Team registration – Here


June 20th to 23rd, 2019

2019 LINEUP: Rideau Carleton Casino Hillside Stage
Thursday, June 20

9:30 Half Moon Run

8:00 Jacquie Neville

6:30 Vile Bodies

Friday, June 21
9:30 Alan Doyle

8:00 Jane’s Party

6:30 Basic White

Saturday, June 22

9:30 Jess Moskaluke

8:00 Sacha

6:30 The Dill

Sunday, June 23

8:30 USS

7:00 Dubé

5:30 Trails


Venue: Mooney’s Bay Park on Riverside Drive, Ottawa

Mooney’s Bay Park is located 1 1/2 km south of Riverside Drive and Heron Road intersection. The Park is 1/2 km north of Riverside Drive and Walkley Road intersection. Riverside Drive is accessible directly from the Queensway (Highway 417). Look for the Riverside South exit.

Free parking will be available at Canada Post Headquarters on Riverside Drive during festival hours.

Public Transit Accessible

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