Dragon Boat Races

Participating Teams


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

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!

2017 Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival June 23-25

2017 Feature Races Included:

Friday, June 23

Survivor Showdown – Abreast In A Boat vs. Butts In A Boat – 6:30PM
A challenge between prostate and breast cancer survivors.  Cheer on these two amazing teams as they race and help build awareness for their causes.

Saturday, June 24

Concord Pacific Champions Race Series – 12:30 to 1:30PM

On Saturday, stop by the Dragon Boat Festival to watch elite athletes make waves on the water. From 12:30 to 1:30, the Concord Pacific Champions Race Series will highlight some of the best races the weekend has to offer.

Concord Pacific International Cup:
Cheer on our local premier teams as the take on challengers from Hong Kong, China and the United States in a series of three knockout races where the slowest team of each heat will be eliminated.

Grand Dragons Cup

Don’t let the name of this race fool you. These teams have been around the world and have the medals and experience to prove it.

U24 Cup

These up and coming athletes are the future of the sport.  Many of these athletes are currently training to compete on the national and global level.

Breast Cancer Survivor Race

A symbol of hope and display of strength on the water.  These teams continue to raise awareness for their cause while competing across the globe.

Featured Race

Guts & Glory (Women) – 5:00PM

This 2km endurance race adds a staggered start, boat turns and the occasional collision to the race. It’s definitely a race that lives up to the title

Sunday, June 25

Championship Races – 12:00 onwards (all day)
The Championship races for the festival.  Watch teams as they leave everything on the water and compete for medals in their respective divisions.

Featured Race

Concord Pacific Guts & Glory – Mixed – 5:00PM
This 2km endurance race adds a staggered start, boat turns and the occasional collision to the race. Bragging rights are definitely on the line.


© 2017 Canadian International Dragon Boat Festival Society