Concord Pacific Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival - 30th Annual

  • June 22, 2018 - June 24, 2018
  • Recurring daily
  • Location: False Creek
  • Address:
  • 1455 Quebec Street
  • Vancouver , BC
  • Admission: Free

Thursday, June 22 - Sunday, June 24, 2018

Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2018, the Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival is back on False Creek from June 22-24, 2018. Concord Pacific Place, Creekside Park, and the waters of False Creek come alive as an estimated 5,500 paddlers and 100,000 festival-goers converge for North America’s biggest, best, and most competitive racing festival at Vancouver’s #1 community event.

Blessed with a colourful Eye-dotting Ceremony, the festival begins with All Access Friday featuring the kick-off opening concert and opening races including the Barrier Free Canada Cup. The Festival continues on Saturday with International Saturday, featuring teams from around the world. Championship Sunday closes out the 30th anniversary of the Festival, featuring the pinnacle of the sport on False Creek. Three days of free, non-stop entertainment on the Main Stage, fabulous food, children’s activities, art installations, interactive circus performances, shopping, and of course, dragon boat racing of the highest caliber makes this the perfect way to kick off summer in Vancouver.

All Access Friday: Friday, June 22, 2018, 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
International Saturday: Saturday, June 23, 2018, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Championship Sunday: Sunday, June 24, 2018, 8:00 am to 7:00 pm

For more information including details about race times please visit

Concord Pacific Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival - 30th Annual
1455 Quebec Street