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 PMFestival grounds
2Tannis Food Tent opens, Laurier optical marketplace opens, Gabriel Pizza midway opens, ks on the keys beirut lounge opens4:00 PMFestival Grounds
3Admission Fee starts - $25:00 PMMillenium Limousine Services Entrance Gate
4DNG LAW Saj Tent Opens5:00 DNG Law Saj Tent
5Church Tours Commence & Great Vespers6:00 PMSt. Elias Antiochian Cathedral
6Official Opening Ceremony with special performances from the Lebanese Cedar Festival Dancers8:00 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
7Stars of Lebanon8:45 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
8Sami Wehbi9:30 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
#EVENT TimeVenue
1Divine Liturgy (Feast of St. Elias) 10:00 AMSt. Elias Cathedral
2Festival grounds open - free admission until 5PM courtesy of Millennium Limousine Services4:00 PM Festival Grounds
3Tannis Food Tent opens, Laurier optical marketplace opens, Gabriel Pizza midway opens, ks on the keys beirut lounge opens4:00 PMFestival grounds
4Admission Fee - $55:00 PMMillenium Limousine Services Festival Entrance gates
5Church Tours Commence6:00 PMSt. Elias Antiochian Cathedral
6Dabke dance lessons6:30 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
7The lebanese cedar festival dancers7:00 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
8SOL Band7:15 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
9Adel Kassib8:00 pmMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
10Lebanese cedar festival dancers9:00 pmMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
11Matthew noutros - david obeigie9:10 pmMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
12Karl Wolf10:00 pmmendes toyota stage (main stage)
#EVENT TimeVenue
1Festival grounds open. Free admission until 5 PM courtesy of millennium limousine11:00 AMFestival Grounds
2Tannis Food Tent opens, Marketplace opens, Gabriel Pizza Midway opens, Robbie’s Dessert Pavilion, Adonis Patio opens11:00 AMFestival Grounds
3Gabriel Pizza Midway opens1:30 PMGabriel Pizza Midway
4Dabke Dance Lesson2:00 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
5Church Tours Commence2:00 pmSt. Elias Antiochian 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 - Vespers6:00 PMSt. Elias Antiochian Cathedral
13Dabke 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)
17Dabkeh Group9:20 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
18Andre Ibrahim9:40 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
19Festival Grounds Close11:00 PM
#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, 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 Cathedral
7Dabke 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)
10Dabkeh 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 Limousine4:00 PMFestival Grounds
2Tannis Food Tent opens, Adonis Marketplace opens, Gabriel Pizza Midway opens, KS on the Keys Beirut Lounge opens, Adonis Patio opens5:00 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 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 Cathedral
9Adel Kassab8:00 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
10Dabkeh Group 8:45 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)
11Chrissy Spratt, David Obegi, Karl Wolf9:00 PMMendes Toyota Stage (Main Stage)

Our Event Sponsors

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Robbie’s
Scotia Bank
mccabepro
adonis
Mendes toyota
Tannis
gabe pizza
KS
limo
CazaSaikley
Pepsi
Magic 100
CTV
Chin