The eighth annual Steveston Dragon Boat Festival
The eighth annual Steveston Dragon Boat Festival takes place on Saturday, August 26.
With an estimated 15,000 spectators on the shores of the Fraser River, this year’s festival will be bigger and better than ever with 2000 athletes competing.
The Steveston Dragon Boat Festival promises to be a great day of fun, entertainment and paddling. The event begins at 8am with dragon boat racing beginning and then food, activities and vendor booths open at 9am. By 11am a great mix of entertainment on the main stage begins to celebrate a sizzling summer.
All programs presented by the Steveston Dragon Boat Festival promote diversity and inclusiveness while also paying homage to the ancient activity of dragon boating which has its roots in Chinese culture.