Paddling Film Festival

$16 Advance tickets ($13 for ByTowne members) now available on Eventbrite!

Since 2006, the Paddling Film Festival World Tour has been showcasing the very best films on canoeing, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, and white water rafting. The Paddling Film Festival screens in more than 120 cities around the world.

Poster for the Paddling Film FestivalThis year, the programme was selected from a record number of submissions, and will take you to white water in Pakistan and Greenland, sea kayaking in Alaska, pack rafting in northern BC and -- closer to home -- paddling the Rideau. All types of paddling are covered, from traditional birch-bark canoes to stand-up paddleboards. You'll be inspired to explore far horizons while expanding yours.

Tickets $16 • Members $13
Available at the door or at

Note: Eventbrite sales end at Noon on the day of the show, but tickets will still be available at the door.

Door Prizes!
Fill out a ballot for your chance to win terrific prizes during our intermission draw.

Grand Prize is an art-glass paddle by local artist Jennifer Anne Kelly, valued at $400!
See more of Jennifer's work at

Jennifer Anne Kelly's art-glass paddle




We're also giving away a white-water rafting trip for two courtesy of Owl Rafting (worth $280!), a copy of Roy McGregor's book Original Highways: Travelling the Great Rivers of Canada courtesy of Books On Beechwood, and other great prizes!

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