The 21st annual Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival, taking place at beautiful Mooney’s Bay Park on the Rideau River, June 25 – 28, 2015, released their main stage entertainment line-up and schedule this morning.
This year’s headliners are some of Canada’s biggest indie acts including: Newmarket’s Tokyo Police Club, British Columbia’s Yukon Blonde, Newfoundland’s Hey Rosetta! and Vancouver-based Dan Mangan + Blacksmith.
The full schedule is as follows:
Free Family Fun
Last month the festival also announced their family fun line-up for 2015.
The Children’s Area plays host to a wide assortment of music, science, puppets, games, animals and magic. There are interactive presentations and performances from the Chris Clark Bicycle Stunt Show where Chris speaks with the audience about harnessing their potential while performing breathtaking stunts. Favourites Little Ray’s Reptile Zoo, Radical Science, The Great Balanzo of Acme Circus, and Lil John the Clown will all be performing. “We have so many free, fun and fantastic things for children and families to enjoy over the four day event” said Antony Cooper the festival artistic director. “It’s going to be really exciting!”
The family fun continues with activities including a 27’ inflatable slide, an obstacle course, and a Smurf Bouncer. The ever popular bubbles bouncy castle will be there, as well as Magician Michael Bourada, a Birds of Prey Flight Show by Canadian Raptor Conservancy, and the Paddling Puppeteers who will tell the story of the First Nation’s history on beautiful Ottawa River.
Once again it is clear that the 2015 Dragon Boat festival is going to have fun for the whole family and is not to be missed. We’ll be there again this year so hopefully we’ll see you at Mooney’s Bay in June!
For more information on the event be sure to visit: www.dragonboat.net