To Do Canada  announces the schedule for the inaugural Ottawa Ice Dragon Boat Festival to be held on February 17 & 18, 2017 at Dows Lake.  This will be a first for North America and is presented in conjunction with the International Ice Dragon Boat Federation – Series (IIDBF).  The NCC, Heritage Canada and the IIDBF are partners for this exciting new sport debuting at Winterlude 2017.

Registration for teams of dragon boat paddlers is sold out but The event is free for spectators!

Friday, February 17 
12 PM Demonstration, Development & Practices
6 PM Shiver & Giver Fundraising Races
7 PM After Party in Polar Pavilion

Saturday, February 18 
10 AM Official Eye Dotting, Ribbon Cutting, National Anthem & Races
4 PM Awards Ceremony
7 PM After Party in the Polar Pavilion

Sunday, February 19 
Rain Date would replicate Saturday Schedule

Venue – Rideau Canal Skateway at Dow’s Lake, Ottawa

See more at

« »