Calgary Dragon Boat Festival

August 7, 2020

August 9, 2020

Free

North Glenmore Park, 7305 Crowchild Trail SW, Calgary

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Events Description

Stemmed by a 2000-year-old Chinese legend, Dragon Boat Racing is still very active and remains a tradition to this day. As Calgary’s premier sports festivals, the Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival draws +1850 competitors, +4000 spectators and an abundance of excitement and cultural experiences.

The dragon boat competition illustrates comradery, teamwork, and inspiration. FREE Admission, with kids zone, multi-cultural entertainment, live band, food trucks, merchants, beer gardens and dragon boat racing too. On Saturday, a Breast Cancer Race & Ceremony and on Sunday, Dragon Boat Charity Race to raise awareness & funds for Give a Mile.
Who is it for?

All ages – Family

FREE Admission

WHEN & WHERE

Date & Time:

Cancelled

Friday, August 7 | 1:00 PM to 10:00 PM

1:00 PM: Exhibition Races & Practices

5:30 PM: Paddler’s Kickoff Party

Saturday, August 8 | 9:00 AM(site opens at 07:00 AM) to 06:00 PM

9:00 AM: Racing Starts

11:45 AM: Opening Ceremonies

12:30 PM: Multi-cultural Performances by Global Fest

4:00 PM: Wushu Performance by Calgary Tai Chi & Martial Arts College
4:30 PM : Multi-cultural Performances by Global Fest

Sunday, August 9 | 9:00 AM(site opens at 07:00 AM) to 06:00 PM

9:00 AM: Racing Starts

12:30 PM: Multi-cultural Performances by Global Fest

Venue & Address :

North Glenmore Park, 7305 Crowchild Trail SW, Calgary

VERY Limited Parking onsite – which is first come first served basis.

FREE festival parking at Mount Royal University – Parking at Mount Royal University – Lot A & B

Shuttle Buses run from 6:30am to 7:00pm (Saturday & Sunday)

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