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Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival Schedule
August 10-12, 2018
presented by Sinopec Canada

Updated: May 7th, 2018

Friday, August 10, 2018

Time North Glenmore Park - Docks Main Stage - Big Tent
1:00pm
to
8:00pm
Exhibition Races & Practices  
5:00pm Dragon Boat Charity Race Participant Practice  
7:00pm Team Captains Meeting
@ Calgary Canoe Club
 

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Time North Glenmore Park - Docks Main Stage - Big Tent
7:00am Festival Site Opens
7:30am Dragon Boat "Eye Dotting" Ceremony  
9:00am Racing Starts  
11:10am Breast Cancer Race & Pink Flower Ceremony
- Sistership Dragon Boat Association
(see more info)
 
11:45am   Opening Ceremonies
-Official Welcome Remarks
-Chinese Lion Dance
12:30pm   Multi-cultural Performances by Global Fest
1:00pm Racing Resumes
2:30pm Live Entertainment
3:00pm Open Challenge Race
3:20pm Racing completed for the day.
6:00pm Festival Site Closes

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Time North Glenmore Park - Docks Main Stage - Big Tent
7:00am Festival Site Opens
9:00am Racing Starts  
11:10am Corporate Cup Challenge  
11:30am Sinopec Dragon Boat Charity Race
(see more info...)
 
12:30pm   Multi-cultural Performances by Global Fest
12:40pm Racing Resumes
2:30pm Live Entertainment
2:40pm Racing completed for the day.  
3:15pm   Dragon Boat Awards Presentation
- Chinese Lion Dance
- Race Cup & Metal Presentations
- Festival Closing Remarks
6:00pm Festival Site Closes

Please note that event schedule is subjected to change without notice. Just be assured that this schedule is the official schedule of the Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival and that this information on this page is the most up to date schedule by the Calgary Dragon Boat Society.

Festival Parking Information
(where to park?)

Park your vehicle at Grey Eagle Resort & Casino ride the FREE shuttle bus to the festival entrance way..."

We highly advise that you take advantage of FREE Festival parking located at Grey Eagle Resort & Casino as parking at North Glenmore Park is very limited and restricted in most areas.

Shuttle Buses run from 7:00am to 6:00pm (Saturday & Sunday)

Directions to parking...

Festival Location & Site Map

How to get to the Calgary Dragon Boat Festival and what is on site?
Read more...

Bicycle Parking Onsite

Thanks to our friends from Alberta Bike Swap, "keeping you riding, keeping this event green!", they have loaned the festival bike racks for those who are planning ride bikes to attend, you now have a place to park!!!

Kids Zone - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Face Painting - Saturday is 9:30am-1:30pm and Sunday is 10:00am-2:00pm
Bouncy Castle - Supervised is 10:00am - 3:00pm both days
Trampoline 10:00am - 3:00pm both days


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