Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival Schedule
August 7, 8, 9, 2020

Presented By Sinopec

updated: December 6, 2019

Friday, August 7, 2020

Time Docks Big Tent
5:00pm Dragon Boat Charity Race Participant Practice  
5:30pm  

Festival Kickoff & Paddler’s Welcome Party
Free Admission, everyone welcome!
Silent Auction

by Sistership Dragonboat Assoc.

Live DJs from KISS Productions

6:30pm  

Opening Remarks

Multi-cultural Performances by Global Fest
– Caribbean Steel Drummer
– Japan (Dance)

7:00pm Team Captains Meeting
@ Calgary Canoe Club
 
8:00pm   Door Prize Draws
10:00pm   Festival Site Closes

Saturday, August 8, 2020

FREE festival parking (at Mount Royal University), FREE SHUTTLES!!! See details…

Time Docks Big Tent
7:00am Festival Site Opens Breakfast Services
8:00am Dragon Boat “Eye Dotting” Ceremony  
9:00am Racing Starts (see race grid…)  
11:10am Breast Cancer Race & Pink Flower Ceremony
– by Sistership Dragon Boat Association
(see more info)
 
11:45am   Opening Ceremonies
-Official Welcome Remarks
-Chinese Lion Dance

12:30pm

  Live DJs from KISS Productions
Multi-cultural Performances by Global Fest

– Mexico (Dance)
– Blackfoot Crossing (Dance)
– Spain (Guitarist & Dance)

1:00pm Racing Resumes  
3:00pm Open Challenge Race  
3:20pm Racing completed for the day.  
4:00pm   Wushu Performance
by Calgary Tai Chi & Martial Arts College
4:30pm   Multi-cultural Performances by Global Fest

– Philippines (Singer)
– Caribbean Steel Drummer

10:00pm Festival Site Closes

Sunday, August 9, 2020

FREE festival parking (at Mount Royal University), FREE SHUTTLES!!! See details…

Time Docks Big Tent
7:00am Festival Site Opens Breakfast Services
9:00am Racing Starts (see race grid…)  
11:00am Sinopec Dragon Boat Charity Race
(see more info…)
 
11:10am Corporate Cup Challenge  
12:30pm   Live DJs from KISS Productions
Multi-cultural Performances by Global Fest

– Thailand (Dance)
– Japan (Taiko Drums)
– Philippines (Singer)
– Brasil (Dance)
– Caribbean Steel Drummer

12:40pm Racing Resumes  
3:00pm Racing completed for the day.  
3:30pm   Dragon Boat Awards Presentation
– Chinese Lion Dance
– Race Cup & Metal Presentations
– Festival Closing Remarks
10:00pm 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.


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