produced by JIM REIS, Coordinating Producer, Shaw Multicultural Channel
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”!!!
Festival Team Registrations
Festival Team Registration inquiries:
Dragon Boat Race Grid for 2023 and Team Listings will be released August 3rd, 2023
Early bird prices ended on June 11th, 2023.
Festival Team Registrations deadline on July 23, 2023
Please stay tuned to our social media channels when we announce the race grid.
Dragon Boat Festival Teams 2019
July 28, 2019 - News
Welcome all "out of town" and Calgary teams!!! Here's your official list of registered dragon boat teams competing in this year's festival.Good luck to all paddlers and teams!!! Paddles UP!!! Team...
Breakfast Menu by Redplate
July 27, 2019 - News
Calgary Flames and Calgary Dragon Boat Society are please to provide "breakfast service" for Saturday and Sunday at the Big Tent with the following menu options. Breakfast Menu Menu Option 1...
Come meet the newest members of our fleet!!!
July 27, 2019 - News
We will be launching our new Dragon Boats Sunday, August 4th @ 9:30am from the Heritage Docks and could use some help getting them in the water.A big thank you to...
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.
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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