Celebrate the height of summer in the Inner Harbour!

Festival Visitor Info

Plan your weekend at the Canada Dry Victoria Dragon Boat Festival presented by Fairway Market. Enjoy dragon boat races on the Inner Harbour, the sizzle of the food trucks, and the beats from the Main Stage for free all weekend long!

Canada Dry Victoria Dragon Boat Festival presented by Fairway Market

August 9-10, 2024   |   FREE ADMISSION!

Location: Inner Harbour and Ship’s Point, Victoria

PLEASE NOTE: Information on this page may still reference our 2023 event. We’re in the process of planning our 2024 event, and we’ll be updating our site over the coming months; stay tuned for info! For 2024, races will be held on Saturday August 10 only in the Inner Harbour. For assistance, email info@victoriadragonboatfestival.com.

Click here for the 2023 Festival Schedule!

Click below for the 2023 Festival site map!

Festival Activities

Enjoy dragon boat races, local live music, cultural activities, family events, special ceremonies, local food trucks and vendors, and more- all in the heart of Victoria!

2023 programming schedules are available here. Race schedules will be published approximately 1 week prior to the Festival.

Get to the Festival

Coming down to the Festival? Find out how to get to Victoria’s Inner Harbour and the Festival site.

Race in Victoria

Join us in Victoria and race in the Inner Harbour this year.