Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival


Beyond the Pale Brewing Company is thrilled to announce that we are partnering with Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival as their "Official Beer".

The festival returns to in-person competition with fantastic free concerts, roaring crowds and a mouth-watering range of culinary delights and thirst quenching beverages from Beyond The Pale, perfect for a summer day at the beach.

“Our community of participants and attendees love their beer,” said Antony Cooper, festival Director of Operations. “We are so happy to partner with such a great local brewery in Beyond The Pale. Offering their delicious premium quality local craft beer to our attendees adds even more to a first-class festival experience.”

Beyond The Pale will be available everywhere alcohol is sold throughout the 2022 Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival. The 29th edition of the Festival which will be held from June 24-26, 2022 at beautiful Mooney’s Bay Park, Ottawa with free all ages concerts from headliners The Strumbellas and Serena Ryder. The all Canadian lineup includes performances from special guests Frown Line, Stoby, Rebelle and Steve Neville.

2022 Line Up

Highlights will also include performances from Success Dragon Lion Dance, Chinese Canadian Children’s Choir of Canada, RCAF Pipes and Drums, 100th Regiment of Foot, paintings from local artists Debbie Ratcliffe and Coblou and a miniature festival from LEGO artist Matthew Ready.

Spectators can enjoy non-stop dragon boat racing, the festival’s popular multi-sport paddling event, Ottawa Wa’a, featuring OC1’s, SUP’s, SurfSki’s, 1X’s, C-1’s, and K-1’s and the showcase of a two-person dragon boat called the DragonFly in a first ever exhibition race.

We are looking forward to this new relationship with the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival and to see you all at Mooney’s Bay beach this summer!

Ottawa Dragon Boat 2022

*Photo Credit: Vincent Ronan Mesa (Ottawa Dragon Boat Race 2019)