As Calgary’s premier water sport festival, the Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival draws +1850 competitors, +4000 spectators and an abundance of excitement and cultural experiences. Every year, the Calgary Dragon Boat Society (CDBS) organizes Dragon Boat Race & Festival at North Glenmore Park to showcase culture and dragon boat racing in a family-friendly environment.

The Calgary Dragon Boat Society will enter the 31th year of Dragon Boating in the community and today is one of Calgary’s “best family friendly outdoor festivals around”!!!

Check out: Dragon Boat Camp – May 27-29, 2022

Recent NEWS

RESCHEDULED: Town Hall Meeting – May 25, 2022

Paddles up YYC!!! In support of the NHL playoffs and consideration for our members who wish to watch the first matchup of The Battle of Alberta, we are cancelling the ...
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Town Hall Meeting – May 18, 2022

Paddles up YYC!!! Join us at this month's Town Hall to learn about how to interact with us on Social Media during the season to share your club's paddling experience ...
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Dragon Boat Festival Banquet & AGM 2022

Please join us on Wednesday, June 8th, 2022 to celebrate a 2000 year old Chinese cultural tradition called the "Dragon Boat Festival". The Banquet presented by Title Sinopec, will be ...
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Launch of the Dragon Boats!

It was a gorgeous Saturday morning to launch our fleet of dragonboats down at the Heritage Park Marina. A huge thanks to all our members from various clubs who came ...
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Recording: Town Hall Meeting – April 27, 2022 (COVID-19 update)

Special discussion about Status of COVID-19 for Dragon Boat in Calgary, with Dr. Franco Rizzuti, B.Sc. MD, Public Health & Preventive Medicine Resident Physician, AHS Below you will find the ...
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Photos speak a thousand words, but videos will speak more than a thousand words and will show you the raw emotion of the comradery, sportsmanship, dedication, team spirit, and why Dragon Boating is so attractive. 

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Calgary Dragon Boat 2015, Charity race featuring Government Boat
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Gov team @ Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival 2011
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The Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival is geared towards creating an unforgettable experience. The dragon boat competition illustrates comradery, teamwork and inspiration. Stemmed by a 2000-year-old Chinese legend, Dragon Boat Racing is still very active and remains a tradition to this day.


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Aerial Photo of the Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival on August 22, 2015
Source: Google Earth