Upcoming Paddling Festivals

Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival


June 15th & 16th, 2024

From the humble beginning of only 27 teams participating in the first festival back in 1989, the Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival has evolved to a much bigger operation over the past two decades. Organized by the Toronto Chinese Business Association in collaboration with GWN Dragon Boat, the Festival will once again welcome teams to Center Island, Toronto Islands. 

Alkame Festival Series

Christie Lake Dragon Boat Festival

September 28th, 2024

Proudly hosted and provided by Alkame Dragon Boat Services in the Christie Lake Conservation Area.

Established in 2007, Alkame Dragon Boat Services is one of the largest dragon boat service providers in the world.