Nanaimo Events – 14th Annual Nanaimo Dragon Boat Festival

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Nanaimo Events-14th Annual Nanaimo Dragon Boat Festival

It’s wet, it’s wild, it’s a jam-packed weekend of fun for the whole family! The Annual Dragon Boat Festival presented by Save on Foods returns to Nanaimo at Maffeo Sutton Park, now in its 14th year!

Dragon boat racing is one of the most highly anticipated sports to witness in the famous Harbour City. Come on down to the park and cheer on the 70+ racing teams taking part! Stick around for the Shriner’s Pancake Breakfast, Nanaimo Farmer’s Market, Longwood Brewery beer garden, candle and carnation ceremonies, and so much more.

The staff at this event are always looking for anyone exceptional and willing to join the team. Sponsors, vendors, volunteers, all-around help…you name it, they’ll have a spot for you. Check out the official website for more details.

Come and help get this party started!

Event Name: 14th Annual Nanaimo Dragon Boat Festival

Date: Friday, July 7 to Sunday, July 9, 2017

Time: Friday 4pm. Sat-Sun. 8am to 5pm.

Location: Maffeo Sutton Park, 50 Arena Street, downtown Nanaimo

Contact: Nanaimo Dragon Boat Festival

Official website:

Cost: free.

Featured image credit: “Nanaimo Dragon Boat Festival 202” by Ken McVay, Licensed by

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