TAGWÀGI [AUTUMN] FESTIVAL
October 16-24, 2021
Celebrate Tagwàgi (Autumn) at Tagwàgi Festival, the first in a series of seasonal events that will take place at Mādahòkì (to share land) Farm, the National Capital Region's new Indigenous attraction and gathering place centrally located in Ottawa's Greenbelt at 4420 W Hunt Club Road.
Everyone is invited to reconnect with the land while learning about Indigenous traditions during this beautiful change of season. Enjoy authentic Indigenous programming and an Indigenous Makers and Farmers Market, interactive creative workshops, culinary delights and meet the rare Ojibwe Spirit Ponies - fun for young and old.
FREE ADMISSION - FREE ON-SITE PARKING
- Visitors must register in advance
- Staggered entry in 30-minute arrival windows
- For a complete experience, plan to spend 2- 3 hours onsite
- Proof of double vaccination required
- Weekdays (Oct 18-22): Reserved for group bookings of 15+ ( a small per person fee applies)
- Weekends (Oct 16-17 & Oct 23-24): FREE public admission (with reservation)
TAGWÀGI FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS
- Make and take Creative Workshops
- Meet the rare and endangered Ojibwe Spirit Horses
- Shop the Indigenous Makers and Farmers Market
- Walk the Legacy Trail and gain traditional knowledge about the seasons, plants, moons and wildlife important to Indigenous culture
- Visit the Reconciliation Rock Station to personalize a rock to leave along the trail (or take home)
- Savour traditional smoked and harvest meals
- Play on the Farm, meet our small farm animals and enjoy climbing, sliding. There's a teeter-totter, corn and tractor play stations, colouring activities and more.
- Enjoy live cultural performances and storytelling on the Celebration Stage