Jamday is an initiative of the Jamaican (Ottawa) Community Association Inc.(JOCA) to celebrate a blend of Jamaican food, culture and diversity. Originally launched on August 10, 1970, Jamday is a wonderful opportunity to experience the rich culture of Jamaica through reggae music, folk dances, songs, stories, delicious Jamaican cuisine, games and much
This one of a kind event will be packed with fun and enjoyment for the whole family. This year's celebration will be
held on Saturday August 12, 2017 at Mooney's Bay Park from noon to 10:00pm.
This popular event, hosted by the Jamaican (Ottawa) Community Association brings together all people to
celebrate the contribution Jamaicans have made to the Canadian Mosaic. World-class artists live from Jamaica and local artists will be featured.
Jamaicans have joined with the local community in exploring, learning and sharing their cultures.
Date: Saturday August 12, 2017
Venue: Mooney's Bay Park - 2960 Riverside Drive (OC Transpo Bus - 87, exit at Riverside / Ridgewood)
Time: 12:00PM - 10:00PM
- Regular Ticket: $25.00
- Entrance (Gate): $30.00
- Youth wristbands: $15.00 (* MUST BE AGED 13 - 18 YRS TO PURCHASE A YOUTH WRISTBAND.
EACH TICKET PURCHASER MUST PRESENT VALID ID UPON ARRIVAL TO VERIFY THEIR YOUTH AGE.)
- 12 years old and under: FREE
Note: Jamday 2017 is a part of Ottawa Festivals.