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Friday, July 21, 2017

Garden Party and Fireworks

GARDEN-PARTY - JULY 22 - 23, 2017

Canada's Biggest Garden Party - FREE Garden Tours, Family Fun, FIREWORKS & Special Surprises
Garden Party FireworksYou can't miss this. It's Dows Lake Garden-Party, July 22 from 10:00 am to 10:30 pm. FacepaintingFacepainting, glitter tattoos, plush pony rides and giant JENGA games. Enjoy the flowers along the Boardwalk, savour the Garden-Party menu specials and cocktails offered at the Dows Lake Pavilion restaurants.  Tour Commissioners park with NCC's Landscape Architect, Tina Liu. Follow that up with an exploration of the Dominion Arboretum with gardening guru Ed Lawrence. It's truly a Party and a Gardner's paradise. The day continues with FIREWORKS at 9:30 pm followed by a special secret surprise.

Something for everyone

Take a stroll along the boardwalk, there are flowers and gardens everywhere to entice the senses and deliver a sense of  peace as the sun sets. You can even partake the Garden-Party from the lake. Rent a paddle boat, kayak or canoe from Dows Lake Ottawa.

Garden-Party Restaurant Specials
  • Malone's Lake Side Grill (Dows Lake Pavilion): Chicken Brochette menu special, Malone's Strawberry Daquiris
  • Mexicali Rosa's (Dows Lake Pavilion): Chimichanga menu special, Garden-Party Tequila Cocktail
  • Social Restaurant, (Sussex Drive, Byward Market): 3-Course Garden-Party Table d'hote menu ($40) The Socialite-Blueberry Limonciello Cocktail
  • The Fish MarketVineyards Wine BarCoasters Seafood Grill (York Street, Byward Market): 3-Course Garden-Party Table d'hote Menu ($46) Top Shelf Vodka Tulip Julips
  • The Albion Rooms (Novotel Hotel, Downtown Rideau): Garden-Party Menu & Cocktail Specials
  • Tavern on the Hill (Major's Hill Park, Sussex Drive): Garden-Party Menu & Cocktail Specials
  • Mill Street Brew Pub (Wellington Street/Ottawa River Parkway): Gardenlicious sandwich and salad specials, Garden-Party Raspberry Limonada with Edible Flowers


What's a party without fireworks?  We've got a brilliant fireworks display at 9:30 that will light up Ottawa's sky over Dows Lake. Be sure to be there because there is a super, secret surprise in the evening!!


Fairy Garden Party

Garden-Party activities over the July 22-23rd weekend are also being held by participating Garden Promenade official gardens, restaurants and tour partners. There is a Fairy Garden Party taking place at Lansdowne Park from 1:00 to - 2:30. Check here for details.   

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