The Calgary Dragon Boat Society is excited to invite you to our upcoming Town Hall Meeting, where we will share the latest news and information about the upcoming Dragon Boat season. This meeting is open to all attendees, including paddlers, volunteers, partners, and anyone who is curious about the sport.

Sinopec Dragon Boat Festival Banquet – June 12, 2024

Official Launch of the Dragon Boat Season…

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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”!!!


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