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Concord Pacific Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival

Join us at the Concord Pacific Fan Zone to watch all of the races throughout the weekend. This seated area offers a great view of the finish line and is conveniently located close to the beverage garden and food truck area. You can find the Concord Pacific Fan Zone in the North East corner of False Creek. Come and cheer on your favourite teams!

Team Uniforms

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Visiting Teams Welcome Party

Out of town teams and their hosts are invited to attend this special event that coincides with the Friday night opening Festival Kickoff. Invited paddlers enjoy free food and a drink with their teammates and new friends. The festival and welcoming begins at 5:00 PM with performances by Kutapira and the BC World Music Collective. Find the complete festival entertainment line up at Main Stage

Food is going to be provided by: Fresh Slice


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Drinks will be provided by: Granville Island Brewing, Berefoot Wineries, Wards Cider and Pure Life Tea.

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Teams can RSVP with Racers Services for the Visiting Team Welcome.


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