Upper Ottawa River Race
August 9 @ 8:00 am - August 11 @ 5:00 pm
Upper Ottawa River Race and Paddle Festival is about bringing people and communities together through paddling and the Ottawa River.
Join us each year the weekend following the Civic Holiday in August for Friday through Sunday events, entertainment, food and camaraderie.
Sign up for our races (44-km, 13-km, 4-km and kids’), kayak fishing derby, Heritage Paddle or Raise Your Paddle event (in support of the Canadian Cancer Society). Events are available for all sorts of vessels including SUP, canoe and kayak. Take in some clinics, yoga or live entertainment as well!
Hosted by the City of Pembroke and the Town of Petawawa, in partnership with the Ottawa Valley Tourist Association, come join us and explore the river and all its beauty.