Weekend Festivals Continue in the Capital

If Friday and Saturday weren't enough, the fun continues Sunday, and beyond

There's still plenty of time to take in music, food, and local arts and culture, as a full slate of festivals in the Capital (and beyond) continue this weekend. Click on the links for more information.

Ottawa Ribfest is through to Sunday on Sparks Street, from Bay to Elgin, featuring BBQers from all over North America competing to bring you the best ribs, sauce and chicken.

The TD Ottawa Jazz Festival will continue until Canada Day. Catch smooth jazz at Confederation Park, featuring such acts as Aretha Franklin, Earth Wind & Fire, and Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers.

The Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragonboat Festival continues at Mooney's Bay until Sunday. More than 5000 paddlers are expected at North America's largest Dragonboat festival, plus live music, food and kids' activities.

The Ottawa Fringe Festival will be on until June 29th at venues across the downtown core. It's the city's largest theatre arts festival with over 400 performances.

The New Art Festival in Central Park in the Glebe last through to Sunday. It's an outdoor show featuring artists of all kinds from jewelers to entertainers and more.

The Summer Solstice is being celebrated at Vincent Massey Park until Sunday. Competitive dancers compete in a pow wow, and aboriginal arts and crafts, food and fashion can be found here.

Outside the city, The Maxville Fair is on until Sunday. A fair with 126 years of history features horse and holstein shows, and local entertainment and crafts.

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