Dragon Boat Festival
The Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival is a not for profit founded in 1993. The organization held it’s inaugural festival in 1994 with the assistance of the Hong Kong Canada Business Association. 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.
Recognized as North America`s largest dragon boating festival, 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.
The Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival is made possible by the continued support of Canadian Heritage’s Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage, Celebrate Ontario and the City of Ottawa Partnership Program.
Organization's Volunteer Opportunties
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Volunteers Needed for the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival
Every June thousands of paddlers and spectators visit Mooney`s Bay to experience this multi-day festival full of music, artisans, delicious food, children`s activities, and non-stop racing! As a volunteer, you help make it an experience they won`t forget!
Whether you want to be in the middle of the action or behind the scenes, and with over 15 different positions and shifts from morning to evening, there is something to fit your interests and availability.
Some of the available positions are:
- Team Staging
- Dock Attendant
- Bike Parking
- Bar Services
- Silent Auction
To learn about the different volunteer positions and what it is like to volunteer with the festival, visit our Volunteer page.
To register to volunteer visit our Volunteer Registration site.Learn More