Schedule of Events

Tentative Schedule for 2017 Barrie Dragon Boat Festival

Festival Day Activities

Saturday August 26, 2017

6:30AM Registration Opens (Registration Tent)
7:00AM Awakening the Dragon Ceremonies
7:20AM Team Captain Meeting (Gazebo)
Vendor Village Opens
7:45AM First Heat Begins
10:00AM Children’s Activities Begin (Kids Zone)
10:30AM Festival Welcome
Memory Moment  (Heritage Park Pond)
Modern Dragon Dance – Wushu Project Performance
11:00AM Spirit of the Dragon Concert Series Begins *schedule pending  
(Main Tent, Dragon’s Lair)
Second Heat Begins * subject to change
11:00AM Beer Tent Opens
4:45PM Races Finish *subject to change 
5:00PM Closing and Awards Ceremony Begins
6:00PM Festival Ends 
Beer Garden Closes 


Spirit Of The Dragon Concert Series

11:00AM – 11:45AM – Joe Garissi
Noon – 12:45PM – Adrian Robitaille
1:00 – 1:45PM – Blaze & The Rhythm Machine
2:15 – 3:15PM – The Sons of Dublin
3:30 – 4:00PM – Neema Children’s Choir Uganda