KAYAK CHALLENGE FINALIST FOR TOP FESTIVALS

April 24, 2017 – The City of Timmins is relying on its residents’ support to help The Great Canadian Kayak Challenge & Festival gain bragging rights as the Top Festival and Event in Attractions Ontario’s 2017 Ontario’s Choice Awards.

The Great Canadian Kayak Challenge & Festival is amongst seven Top Festivals and Events selected in the final list, with the winners being announced on October 5, 2017.

Last year the festival came in second place, and the City of Timmins is relying on the support of its residents and all those who have attended the festival to help bring it to the top for 2017 by casting their vote here: http://attractionsontario.ca/top-festival-and-event

Voting takes place from April 24, 2017 until October 5, 2017, and people can vote every day.

Gaining this recognition from Attractions Ontario would be an honour, not only for the city as a whole, but also for every individual who has dedicated countless hours to make this annual event a huge success.

“This non-gated event – The Great Canadian Kayak Challenge & Festival is a showcase of kayak and stand up paddleboard challenges, seminars and workshops, arts and culture exhibitors and vendors, live performing arts which include free admission to live concerts both Friday and Saturday night, an interactive Aboriginal village, fireworks and children’s activities. www.thegreatcanadiankayakchallenge.com

The 9th Annual Great Canadian Kayak Challenge & Festival is scheduled for August 25-27, 2017 and continues to grow in popularity every year.

 

 

Media Contact: Heather Duhn, Corporate Communications Coordinator

705-360-2600, ext. 2212     heather.duhn@timmins.ca