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Backyard Axe Throwing & Beer Pong

Come and play with BATL, the original Backyard Axe Throwing League at the festival!  Their mission is to show people the power of being good to each other, using the axe as a tool to build community inspired by our backyard roots.  Plus it's super fun!!

Looking for other entertainment?  How about testing your skill at Beer Pong?  We will have some tables set up for you in our entertainment area.

We need you to Volunteer

Community festivals rely on committed and passionate volunteers who actively give of their time and energy to make these events a success, and Ottawa Beer Bourbon and BBQ Festival is no exception.  Why not have some fun and volunteer?  Join us.


Ottawa Newest Festival

End of Sept, the start of Autumn, what better time to get together with friends and enjoy some Craft Beers, Bourbon and BBQ.  

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  • 10 FREE Sample Tickets with Your Donation!!
  • Ottawa City Hall

10 FREE Sample Tickets with Your Donation!!

In light of the devasting events of the tornadoes that struck the Ottawa/Outaouais Region this past week, the festival will donate a portion of revenues to Tornado Disaster Relief as well as non-perishable donations to the Ottawa Food Bank. Can you help?  We will be collecting donations at the festival. Bring a donation and receive 10 FREE Sample Tickets!! (1 person with a donation of any amount can receive 10 sample tickets max). Come and support the disaster relief fund.

  • Entertainment
  • Ottawa City Hall


Friday Night: Donnie Leafloor, known as “The Rainman”, comes by his musical talents honestly. Saturday afternoon: Rejean Desjardins, Saturday night: BANG ON THE EAR, One of north America's premier Celtic Rock Groups, they will have you dancing all night long, an original & unique, this band live is out of this world"

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  • Craft Beers
  • Ottawa City Hall

Local Craft Beer

Canada is the capital of Craft Beer and Ottawa is the leader in Craft Beer Breweries. We will be hosting many of the popular Craft Beers at this years Ottawa Beer Bourbon and BBQ Festival.  Come on out and try them all!

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When and Where

Marion Dewar Plaza, Ottawa City HallSept 28 / 29, 2018

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