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Dragon Boat Festival

June 10 at 7:00 am - 6:00 pm EDT

people in large row boats, rowing for an event in a lake

Del Crary Park

2 George Street
Peterborough, ON K9J 3H1 Canada
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Peterborough’s Dragon Boat Festival

Presented by platinum sponsor Kawartha Credit Union and hosted by Survivors Abreast Dragon Boat Team

Dragon Boat Races, Artisan and Food Vendors, Family Fun Zone, Beer Garden and much more!  

Peterborough’s Dragon Boat Festival is a vital fundraiser for the Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC) Foundation, supporting world-class cancer and breast cancer screening

Cheer on your friends, family, and neighbours, participate in the moving breast cancer flower ceremony, come shopping, play games, or enjoy some time at the Thirsty Dragon beer garden.


This vital fundraiser for the Peterborough Regional Health Centre Foundation (PRHC Foundation) supports world-class breast and other cancer screening, diagnosis and treatment, and has raised over $3.9 million so far.

Learn more about our event here

7:00 AM – Road closures in effect, barricades close

7:45 AM – Team Captains meeting by the Volunteer Tent

8:00 AM – Awakening the Dragon/Opening Ceremonies

8:30 AM – First Race Heats begin

9:00 AM – Vendors Village Market opens

9:00 AM – Family Fun Zone opens

11:00 AM – The Thirsty Dragon Beer Garden opens

11:30 AM – McKenzie Cup Race followed by the Flower Ceremony

12:00 to 12:30 PM – Lunch break

12:30 PM – Second Race Heats begin

3:10 PM – Divisional Finals begin

4:00 PM – Raffle winners announcements

4:00 PM – Last shuttle bus leaves Del Crary Park

4:50 PM – Awards Ceremony – Race Trophies Top Individual Fundraisers – At the bleachers

5:45 PM – The Thirsty Dragon Beer Garden closes