Great news for bears everywhere!

The Mr Ottawa Bear 2020 competition (January 24-27) is now part of a full-weekend Bear Run with tons of activities all weekend long including Sweet Bear Desserts, Meet the Meat, Bear Brunch, Bear Swim, Board Games, Skating on the Canal and of course the MOB competition itself which will feature some amazing live entertainment from local artists, silent auctions and a cash bar with all profits going to an amazing charity: Capital Rainbow Refuge.

This year we are selling a VIP package that will include all the paid events for the weekend as well as an MOB 2020 bear run shirt!

Consult the Schedule page for full details on all events taking place during the Mr Ottawa Bear weekend and purchase your VIP ticket via Eventbrite.

Buy Your Tickets Now

Host Hotel

We have negotiated a special rate and reserved a room block at the Courtyard Marriott hotel in the Byward Market.

This hotel is walking distance to most events during the Mr Ottawa Bear weekend but we have a limited number of rooms so reserve yours now and be in the middle of all the action!

Come warm up with the Ottawa Bears in Ottawa’s winter wonderland!



These companies, groups and associations have been instrumental in helping us host a truly world-class event. Please be sure to thank them with your patronage.


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