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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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2016 Race Schedule Now Ready
With a week to go, we are happy to share with your Race Schedule for Qualifying Heat #1. Please let Bruce know if you have any questions.  We are not able to accommodate any change requests at this time.  You can find the schedule here:  http://barriedragonboatfestival.ca/race-layout/ See everyone on Saturday, August 27.
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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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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
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Barrie Dragon Boat FestivalSeptember 27th, 2016 at 2:52pm
Have you seen our Storify yet? It highlights all the awesome photos, stories, tweets, Instagram photos and Facebook posts that YOU all took at this year's Barrie Dragon Boat Festival!

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