Cake Cutting Ceremony - 12:30pm
Come and watch the official cake cutting ceremony to kick off GrapeFest. Rub elbows with the Mayor of Ottawa and the Ottawa Fire Fighters Band.

Meet the Merchants
Come out to see the localrestauranteurs and shop keepers who are setting up all along Preston Street.

Fire House
Come and watch The Ottawa Fire Service give a demonstration of their skills.

Farmer’s Market
Venture over to browse the fresh fruits and vegetables made available at the Preston Street Farmer‘s Market.

Grape Stompin’
Roll up your pants and get to work at our grape stompin‘ stations from Somerset to Carling.

Horse Drawn Wagons
Hop in a horse drawn wagon and take a ride along Preston, from Somerset to Carling.

Live Entertainment
Have some fun with live entertainment at Preston/Louisa.


The Pomodoro on Preston
Please note that due to the rain, the tomato battle has been postponed until September 28th 2013 at 2:00PM We apologize for any inconvenience and please keep an eye on this space for more details!

We would also like to thank SunTech Tomatoes for generously donating hundreds of pounds of fresh tomatoes for your Pomodoro Ammunition needs! Please visit them at

Children’s Zone and Game Area
Swing by Plouffe Park and the Plant Recreation Centre with your kids and watch them have a blast at the Children’s Zone and game area.

Classic Cars and Ferraris
While they’re parked along Preston St., come and admire the variety of exquisite cars from local car club organizations.

Fireworks - 9:45pm
Finish off the day with a bang, and come out to the closing ceremonies at the Adult High School.





Allegro Ristorante

DiVino Wine Studio & Bar

The Heart & Crown

Pub Italia

Stoneface Dolly’s

Gelatini Gelato

La Favorita

Simply Biscotti

Sala San Marco

Preston St. Hardware


Mia Bridal Co.t t

Escalara Hair Salon


Peloso Cleaners

Industrial Cleaning Suppliers Inc.

Sanguiccio Deli-Cafe

Broadway Bar & Grill

The Upkeep Shoppe

Darrell Thomas Textiles


Casa Nicastro

Il Primo

The Gladstone



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