Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival
August 5, 6, 7, 2022
North Glenmore Park
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 this 2 Day Dragon Boat Race & Festival at North Glenmore Park to show case culture and dragon boat racing.
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.
Festival operating hours, open to public starting 7:00am and closing 10:00pm.
FREE Admission, with Family Fun Zone, multi-cultural entertainment, beer gardens & live DJ music, food trucks, market area, and dragon boat racing too.
On Saturday, a Breast Cancer Race & Ceremony and on Sunday, a Dragon Boat Charity Race to raise awareness & funds for a local non-profit organization.