GiroPreFesta at Brookstreet Hotel

Be sure to join us Thursday July 18th at Brookstreet Hotel for a Four Course gourmet dinner prepared by Executive Chef Lyness and his team. The evening begins at 6PM with cocktails in the gallery/lobby area on the second floor where you can mingle with our special guest speakers and fellow cyclists to be followed by dinner at 7PM. The dinner has an Italiano theme beginning with anti pasto (baguette, cheese, olives), then green salad w/balsamic and olive oil then a choice of pasta w/meatballs or veggetarian lasagne, followed by gelato + tea/coffee and includes 2 bottles of wine per table (additional bottle choices) The dinner is followed by an open-forum panel discussion featuring a special guest speaker and a trio of an Olympian, pro cyclist and an NHL veteran The cost of the dinner is $75.00 + HST (including service) with proceeds to benefit charity. To help get you further into cycling mode GranFondoOttawa style, your dinner includes our ride clinic [CorsaCinicaSpeziale] on Friday at Noon with pro cyclist lead-out and a yoga/stretch session after the ride. As part of the dinner we will do a Live Auction and feature local artists in a gallery format with proceeds to the charities.

FondoFesta & FestaMusica

Whether you're a cyclist or not.... as we're more than just another ride..... to further enhance your overall GranFondoOttawa experience, we've added the Devin Cuddy Band to our stellar line-up of live music as the feature act so be sure to mark your calendars and help spread the word....
The Ottawa area is a hotbed for outdoor music & festivals and no one is more popular than Blue Rodeo/Jim Cuddy so you won't want to miss out on Devin's performance as he brings his own unique flair to the music scene and our event.
For those not registered riders, the FondoFesta/FestaMusica entry fee is $15.00 which includes access to food & beer vendors on the grounds adjacent to our host venue, Brookstreet
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The bands begin at 2PM, more details to follow.

Please note: Registrations made after June 11th, fall inside 6-week Euro delivery window. We will do our best to accommodate however jersey/rider bag are not guaranteed for day of event. Additional surcharges to cover shipping/handling may apply.