Regina Dragon Boat Festival

When & Where:

August 25-27, 2023

Wascana Centre



Looking for a unique and thrilling event in Regina? Look no further than the Dragon Boat Festival! This festival is a perfect combination of athleticism, culture, and fun.

The sight of dragon boats gliding through the water of Wascana Lake, with paddlers furiously rowing to the beat of drums, is nothing short of breathtaking. But the festival is more than just races – it’s also a vibrant celebration of music, food, and entertainment. With food trucks, live music, and cultural performances, there is never a dull moment at the Regina Dragon Boat Festival.

Friday evening is the beginning of the RDB Festival dragon boat racing with the 200-meter qualifying races. There are Dragon Boat races all day Saturday from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm. Teams compete in 48-foot dragon boats in multiple recreation divisions. Lastly, Saturday showcases the Island Trade Market featuring vendors with a wide variety of merchandise for sale.

Whether you’re a participant or spectator, this festival is an exhilarating and unforgettable experience that you won’t want to miss!


Tips on Event:

  • Find out more about the event here:
  • Bring your own shopping bag when you’re coming by the Island Trade Market on Saturday.
  • Bike Regina encourages you to ride your bike to the event and use the free and secure bike parking service. Their volunteers will hang your bike on a rack in a fenced area and watch it for the duration of your stay!


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Aug 25 - 27 2023

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