25th annual Tim Horton's Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival
This action packed weekend for the whole family features non-stop boat racing, free concerts with great performers, a children’s activity area and great food, drinks and vendors.
This annual celebration of the historic dragon boat tradition takes place at Mooney’s Bay, just south of downtown Ottawa along the Rideau River. More than 200 teams compete in North America’s largest dragon boat event, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2018! In addition to the colourful boats and exciting races, you’ll find a variety of exhibitors and artisans, food and drink, a Children’s Area with fun activities, plus world-class entertainment. The 2018 Dragon Boat Festival lineup includes the Sam Roberts Band, Broken Social Scene, Wintersleep, Hollerado, Matt Mays and much more. Admission is FREE!