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Monday, September 8, 2014

Folk Festival Ottawa and Wiggles Ticket Giveaway!!

Ottawa Folk Festival is back and it's more family friendly than ever!!! 

Ticketed Events
  • The Wiggles-Anthony (Blue), Simon (Red), Emma (Yellow) and Lachy (Purple) have really taken off! Along with their good friends, Dorothy the Dinosaur, Captain Feathersword, Wags the Dog and Henry the Octopus, The Wiggles will be touring for most of 2014 -- including a much-anticipated stop at this year's Ottawa Folk Festival -filming a new series of "Ready, Steady, Wiggle", and preparing for a new Wiggles feature film. All who register for  a Bluesfest School of Music and Art  Fall kids or family class (9 years and under) will be entered to win a meet and greet with The Wiggles at Friday's show. See contest details at
Would you like to win a family 4 pack of tickets to Friday, September 12th 
"The Wiggles" (we will provide up to 4 passes for adults and any children 10 and older as children 9 years and under get into the Ottawa Folk Festival for FREE when accompanied by an adult) 
Enter now!!
  • Weekend Sessions- free to the public featuring an eclectic line up of daytime artist panels, song circles, tutorials, Q & As and more on Saturday and Sunday.  Come get a unique glimpse of the musicians you love and discover some new ones as they perform, chat, educate and interact with other artists in these intimate Weekend Sessions.
  • Craft Beer House-Including FREE performances by Fred Penner and the Little Ditties. This is the spot to try some of Ottawa’s finest craft breweries.
  • Mural-Come and “ParticiPaint” with local artist Arthur II at our beautiful festival mural! An annual tradition since 2007, each year festival-goers are invited to leave their creative mark on the wall of canvases.  
  • Ottawa Folk Festival 50/50 Draw
  • The food truck rally will feature several local food trucks who will roll onto the site on Saturday and Sunday for all foodies to enjoy.
  • BSOMA KidZone- open all afternoon on Saturday and Sunday with activities and performances guaranteed to entertain kids of all ages.      

o  Performances in the nearby Craft Beer House (see schedule for times and artist bios) The Little Ditties &Fred Penner

o   Activities presented in association with GNAG in the Glebe (

§  Moustache painting
§  Zentangle art activity
§  Bracelet station
§  Colouring
§  Games with Paulie
§  Sportball
§  Circus demos
§  Assorted Crafts and games
§  Story time

o   Performances in the nearby Craft Beer House (see schedule for times and artist bios): The Little Ditties

o   Activities presented in association with Dovercourt Recreation Centre (

§  Dovercourt Maze
§  Lego and Gak Station
§  Instrument making workshop
§  Assorted Crafts and games
§  Story time