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.
In 2016, the Calgary Dragon Boat Society celebrated the 25th Anniversary of Dragon Boating in the community and today to is one of Calgary’s “best family friendly outdoor festivals around.
Festival & Practice Registration
- Paddling Camp 2019 a huge success!
- So, you are thinking about volunteering at the BEST festival in town this summer…
- Early Bird Sale ends tonight!
- LEARN TO STEER a Dragon Boat tomorrow!
- Happy Dragon Boat Festival!!!
Dragon Boat Festival Banquet & AGM
June 19th, 2019
Grand Prize: $500
Learn to Steer!!!
June 8th ,2019
July 13th, 2019
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.