Previous Events: Gatineau Riverfest 2019

September 7, 2019  (2-9pm)


Join the Friends of the Gatineau River (FOG) in celebrating our beautiful river! There will be a host of summer activities for the whole family:

– Flotilla down the Gatineau River from Wakefield to Farm Point
– Live music,  drumming circle, paddling demonstrations
– Kids Zone games and crafts, bonfire
– Eco fair and market including a variety of food and drinks

Schedule of events:

12:30 – 14:00   Vessel drop off in Wakefield, parking, shuttle and registration

14:00 – 15:30   Flotilla  (registration required)

15:30 – 17:00   The Log Drivers (musical cover band)

16:00 – 16:20   Canoe Ballet with Becky Mason

17:00 – 18:00   African drumming circle with Derek Debeer

18:00 – 20:00   The Rotators (reggae party)

20:00 – 21:00   Bon fire with music jam

Registration for the Flotilla
is required and can be done in advance online  (recommended, price = $11.17/person) at:   or between 12:30pm and 1:30pm at the event (price = $15/person).

Document with event information and maps (parking, shuttle pick-up and drop off points).

Don’t have a water craft?
1) Jump into one of the dragon boats by adding this option in the registration

2) We have partnered with Exp√©ditions Wakefield so that you may rent a canoe, kayak or paddle board You may reserve online at  or by phone at 819-459-2225.

See you soon!

This is a fundraiser for FOG. Help us by getting involved in the event ? Contact us at:

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