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Barrie Dragon Boat Festival

Proudly Hosted By The Barrie Public Library

Since our 2003 inaugural year the Barrie Dragon Boat Festival has raised over $1.6 million for a variety of local charities including supporting Barrie Public Library. We are so proud of the Library’s role in bringing this bounty to our community. The coming together and support of our civic leaders, governments, businesses, sponsors, donors, volunteers and various organizations is imperative to the continued success of the Barrie Dragon Boat Festival. Paddling together in harmony enriches the quality of life for the citizens of Barrie.

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Barrie’s Heritage Park August 27, 2016

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We Have Hired Steers!
Thank you for your ongoing patience as we recruited qualified steers for the 2016 Barrie Dragon Boat Festival paddler practices. We are happy to share with you that as of July 4th, we will have four steers available; they are currently attending paddler clinics and eager to get you on the water. All practices that […]
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Job Opportunity!
Hello Dragon Boat Community and thank you for your patience while we get our bells and whistles on for this year’s event. We see there are some pending practices waiting to be confirmed. This will be completed as soon as possible. We’re in the process of hiring our summer steerspersons for this year’s summer practice […]
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Barrie Dragon Boat Festival

Fun and Excitement on Kempenfelt Bay: Registration is Open Join us as we Celebrate our 14th Annual Barrie Dragon Boat Festival on August 27th! We are proud once again to have “Tim Horton’s” as our presenting sponsor. Follow us on Twitter! https://twitter.com/BarrieDBFest
Barrie Dragon Boat Festival
Barrie Dragon Boat Festival added 30 new photos to the album: 2016 Barrie Dragon Boat Festival.August 28th, 2016 at 10:02pm
Our 14th annual Barrie Dragon Boat Festival takes place on Saturday, August 27. This community event has raised over $1.6 million for local charities since 2003. This year we have 55 teams and over 1,300 paddlers! Join us for a day of dragon boat racing, kids activities, live concerts, health and wellness activities and great food and beverage options. Free and fun for the whole family!
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