THE 28TH ANNUAL OTTAWA
LEBANESE FESTIVAL

July 18 to July 22, 2018. - St. Elias Cathedral

Ahla w sahla. ترحيب Welcome

Ottawa Lebanese Festival

Celebrating 28 years in the region, the Ottawa Lebanese Festival brings the rich diversity of the Ottawa-Lebanese community with five days of marvelous food, Middle Eastern entertainment and heritage.

Beginning Wednesday July 18th and running through to July 22nd, the grounds of the St. Elias Cathedral showcase a variety of savory goods and Lebanese culture.

Location

St. Elias Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral,

750 Ridgewood Ave, Ottawa, ON K1V 6N1

Attractions

Our world famous Middle Eastern food can be found right here at the festival. With the help of hundreds of hard-working volunteers, our cuisine is authentically and freshly made on-site. We welcome and encourage you to experience the unique crafts, Lebanese entertainment and fun over the course of five exciting days.

Middle Eastern Delicacies

Music & Dance

Excitement and Fun

Event Schedules

#EVENT TimeVenue
1Festival Grounds Open: Free Admission until 5PM Courtesy of Millennium Limousine4:00 pm Festival grounds
2Tannis Food Tent opens, Adonis Marketplace opens, Gabriel Pizza Midway opens, KS on the Keys Beirut Lounge opens4:00 pmFestival grounds
3Admission fee - $25:00 pmMillenium Limousine Services Entrance Gate
4CazaSaikaley Saj Tent Opens5:00 pmCazaSaikaley Trail Lawyers Saj Tent Opens
5Official Opening Ceremony 8:00 pm Mendes Toyota Stage
6Stars Of Lebanon Band8:45 pmMendes Toyota Stage
7Firas Asmar9:30 pm Mendes Toyota Stage
8The Unveiling of the Gibran Khalil Gibran Monument 7:00 pmSt. Elias Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral
9Festival Grounds Close11:00 pm
#EVENT TimeVenue
1Festival Grounds open - Free admission until 5 PM courtesy of Millennium Limousine4:00 PMFestival Grounds
2Tannis Food Tent opens, Adonis Marketplace opens, Gabriel Pizza Midway opens, KS on the Keys Beirut Lounge opens, Adonis Patio opens4:00 PMTannis Food Tent
3General Admission Starts- $55:00 PMMillennium Limousine Service Entrance
4CazaSaikaley Saj Tent Opens5:00 PMCazaSaikaley Trial Lawyers Saj Tent
5Church Services - Vesperal Liturgy (Feast of Prophet Elias) 6:00 PMSt. Elias Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral
6Dabke Lessons6:00 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
7S.O.L Band7:00 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
8Church Tours Commence7:30 PMSt. Elias Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral
9Adel Kassab8:00 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
10Al Arz Dance Group 8:45 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
11Matthew Boutros followed by Krista Jane9:00 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
12Karl Wolf9:45 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
13Festival Grounds Close11:00 PMFestival Grounds
#EVENT TimeVenue
1Tannis Food Tent Lunch11:30 AM- 1:30 PMTannis Food Tent
2Festival Grounds Open: Free Admission until 5PM - courtesy of Millennium Limousine4:00 PMFestival Grounds
3Tannis Food Tent opens, Adonis Marketplace opens, Gabriel Pizza Midway opens, KS on the Keys Beirut Lounge opens, Robbie’s Dessert Pavilion, Adonis Patio opens4:00 PMFestival Grounds
4General Admission starts - $2 5:00 PMMillennium Limousine Services Entrance
5CazaSaikaley Saj Tent Opens5:00 PMCazaSaikaley Trial Lawyers Saj Tent
6Church Tours Commence6:00 PMSt. Elias Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral
7Al Arz Dance Group7:00 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
8S.O.L Band7:15 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
9George Dib8:35 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
10Al Arz Dance Group 8:50 PM Mendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
11Ziad Imaz9:55 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
12Rami Badr9:55 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
13Festival Grounds Close11:00 PMFestival Grounds
#EVENT TimeVenue
1Festival grounds open. Free admission until 5 PM courtesy of millennium limousine11:00 AMFestival Grounds
2Tannis Food Tent opens, Adonis Marketplace opens, Gabriel Pizza Midway opens, Robbie’s Dessert Pavilion, Adonis Patio opens11:00 AMFestival Grounds
3Gabriel Pizza Midway opens11:00 PMGabriel Pizza Midway
4Dabke Dance Lesson2:00 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
5Church Tours Commence2:00 pmSt. Elias Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral
6Water Drinking Competition2:00 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
7Joe Nachef3:00 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
8KS on the Keys Beirut Lounge opens4:00 PMKS on the Keys Beirut Lounge
9General Admission starts - $25:00 PMMillennium Limousine Services Entrance
10CazaSaikaley Saj Tent opens5:00 PMCazaSaikaley Trial Lawyers SajTent
11Children's Dabke Show5:30 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
12Church Service - Vespers5:00 PMSt. Elias Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral
13Al Arz Dance Group7:00 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
14S.O.L Band7:15 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
15Pierre Nasa8:00 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
16Mireille Zahab8:30 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
17Al Arz Dance Group9:20 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
18Andre Ibrahim9:40 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
19Festival Grounds Close11:00 PM
#EVENT TimeVenue
1Church Services - Matins & Divine Liturgy8:45 AMSt. Elias Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral
2Festival Grounds Open: Free Admission until 5PM - courtesy of Millennium Limousine11:00 AMFestival Grounds
3Tannis Food Tent opens, Adonis Marketplace opens, Gabriel Pizza Midway opens, Robbie’s Dessert Pavilion, Adonis Patio opens11:00 AMFestival Grounds
4Gabriel Pizza Midway opens11:00 PMGabriel Pizza Midway
5Lunch Show with Joe & Andre1:30 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
6Church Tours Commence 2:00 PMSt. Elias Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral
7Dabke Dance Lessons2:45 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
8Water Drinking & Watermelon Eating Competition3:00 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
9KS on the Keys Beirut Lounge opens4:00 PMKS on the Keys Beirut Lounge
10General Admission starts - $25:00 PMMillennium Limousine Services Entrance
11CazaSaikaley Saj Tent opens5:00 PMCazaSaikaley Trial Lawyers Saj Tent
12Children’s Dabke Show5:00 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
13Al Arz Dance Group7:00 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
14S.O.L. Band7:15 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
15Bassem Dib7:55 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
16Chaddy Naddaf8:45 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
17Jad Rahme9:40 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
18Ottawa Lebanese Festival Scotiabank Raffle Draw and official closing ceremonies10:45 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
19Festival Grounds Close11:00 PMFestival Grounds

Our Event Sponsors

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Tannis
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Scotia Bank
Robbie’s
CazaSaikley
Pepsi
Magic 100
CTV
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