The Upper Ottawa River Race and Paddle Festival is a three-day event celebrating active outdoor lifestyles and the Ottawa River. The festival kicks off at 7:00 pm on Friday August 7 with the Reel Paddling Film Festival at Festival Hall in Pembroke, Ontario.
The events continue on Saturday August 8 with a day of races on the river at Petawawa Point Beach in Petawawa and Riverside Park in Pembroke. The festival wraps up on Sunday August 9 with the second installment of Stand Up For CHEO. A leisurely paddle on the Ottawa River, all for a good cause.