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Dragon Boat Festival Vancouver 2011

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DH Vancouver Staff May 18, 2011 9:45 am

On June 11 and 12 The 23rd Annual Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival and races will take place in False Creek. The annual Vancouver festival is North America’s biggest and best attracting well over 100,000 people and close to 180 dragon boat teams from across the Lower Mainland and around the world.

The event is FREE to attend so hope it’s a sun filled day and head on over to False Creek and cheer on the participants.

Saturday, June 11

  • 8am Races start
  • 10am Site activities open
  • 11am World Beat Stage entertainment begins
  • 6pm Festival Site closed

Sunday, June 12

  • 8am Races start
  • 10am Site activities open
  • 11am World Beat Stage entertainment begins
  • 12pm Championship races begin (time approximate)
  • 1:30pm Welcome Remarks from World Beat Stage
  • 6pm Dragon Boat Festival entertainment ends and Site is closed to the general public
  • 6pm Paddler’s Party begins

Located at Concord Place, Creekside Community Centre and the waters of False Creek, near Science World. Nearest SkyTrain Station is Science World. Intersection of Quebec Street and Terminal Avenue in Vancouver.


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DH Vancouver Staff
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