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Friday, September 24, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm (Canada & the World Pavilion)

The picnic is everybody's favourite event at OIAF. On the afternoon of Friday, September 24, festival passholders board buses at the National Arts Centre and head to the Canada & the World Pavilion. Participants then enjoy a complimentary BBQ and booze while meeting animators from around the world. There are marshmallows to roast and, of course, there is the world famous pumpkin-carving contest.