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”!!!
February 20, 2019 - News
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS for the Merchant Market!!! The Calgary Dragon Boat Festival is one of Calgary’s premiere sporting events and family-friendly festivals. Taking place at North Glenmore Park, the event will...
February 6, 2019 - News
The Calgary Dragon Boat Society (CDBS) is looking to retain the services of an event planner to assist in the planning and execution of the 2019 Calgary Dragon Boat Festival (the...
January 7, 2019 - News
Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festivalwill be held on theAugust 9, 10, 11, 2019at the North Glenmore park.#paddlesupYYC Please see the Calgary Dragon Boat Society Calendar for scheduled upcoming events, camps...
Festival Team Registrations
Deadline for registration has arrived.
Festival Team Registration inquiries:
Dragon Boat Race Grid for 2022 and Team Listings will be released August 3rd, 2022
Early bird prices ended on June 11th, 2022.
Festival Team Registrations deadline on July 23, 2022
Please stay tuned to our social media channels when we announce the race grid.
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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