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Experience the Concord Pacific Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival as a VIP (CONTEST)

DH Vancouver Staff Jun 15, 2016 11:33 am

The world’s best dragon boaters are coming to city, racing in the 28th annual  Concord Pacific Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival from June 17 to 19.

The highly anticipated event promises to attract a large crowd with its free admission and fun events. The first day will start with a colourful eye dotting ceremony and an opening concert in the evening, setting the tone for another two days of celebrations.

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Attendees can expect non-stop entertainment on the World Beat Stage, fabulous food, children’s activities, art installations, interactive circus performances, shopping, and, of course, dragon boat racing of the highest caliber.

If you’re ready to get your feet wet then you can sign up to paddle in the festival, choosing from a variety of different options. If you’d like to do even more than enjoy the festival’s entertainment options, then you can consider volunteering too.

Dragon boat racers sprinting down False Creek for the Dragon Boat Festival (Dragon Boat Festival)

Image: Dragon Boat Festival


  • Four week Introduction to Dragon Boating for two (value $180, expires September 20)
  • Two VIP passes to the Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival (value $400, includes food and drinks)
  • Two festival T-shirts (value $60)
  • $100 gift card for
  • $50 Granville Island Brewing Gift Pack

Total prize pack valued at $790.


To enter for your chance to win this prize, do at least one of the following:

1. Like the Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival on Facebook. Leave a comment below telling us once you have. (1 entry)

2. Follow the Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival on Twitter. Leave a comment below telling us once you have. (1 entry)

3. Tweet the following on Twitter: (1 entry)

  • Win a $790 exclusive VIP prize pack to the 28th @DragonBoatBC Festival via @VancityBuzz RT to enter!

Contest entries will be accepted from time and date of publishing until 12:00 pm PST on June 17, 2016. One winner will be chosen at random and contacted through the platform they used to enter.

28th Annual Concord Pacific Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival

When: June 17 to 19

Where: Concord Pacific Place, Creekside Park, and the waters of False Creek

Price: Free admission, read the full schedule to learn more


Daily Hive Vancouver is a proud media sponsor of Dragon Boat BC.

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