Join the excitement at the Edmonton Dragon Boat Festival! Cheer on the teams of paddlers competing for the glory! The event kicks off with the traditional blessing of the boats on Friday, August 17, 2018 at 6:30 pm. Races begin Friday evening and continue Saturday morning before the Festival’s Cultural Opening ceremony, which happens at Noon on Saturday. Races continue through the afternoon, and the day wraps up with the Paddler Party in the evening (minors welcome). Sunday’s races conclude with an awards ceremony.
Note for 2018 – The festival is being held at Telford Lake in Leduc, due to construction at Louise McKinney Park. Admission is Free and everyone is welcome!