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Barrie Dragon Boat Festival


Barrie Dragon Boat Festival

Join us for our 15th annual Barrie Dragon Boat Festival at Heritage Park on Saturday, August 26. 

The festival is for more than just paddlers - it's a free, fun day for the whole family!

  • Kids crafts and activities start at 10:00 a.m. in the Kids Zone
  • Catch live entertainment from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • The beer garden is open from 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • The first race beings at 7:45 a.m. and they continue throughout the day until around 4:45 p.m.  
  • Awards and closing ceremonies follow

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