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Steveston Dragon Boat Festival, Aug.25


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The 2012 Steveston Dragon Boat Festival will be held on August 25th!

A perfect summer day in Steveston is when the sun is shining, the sky is blue, the birds are singing … and the dragon boats are ripping up the river.

Please visit the 3nd Annual Steveston Dragon Boat Festival on August 25th, 2012 for a fabulous sunny day of fun. Entertainment, kid’s arts and crafts, great vendors, food, and of course, exciting dragon boat races.  Cheer your favourite team on to victory!

Donations of non-perishable food or cash cheerfully accepted for the Richmond Food Bank.

Steveston Dragon Boat Festival

The Steveston Dragon Boat Festival promises to be a great day of fun, entertainment and paddling. The event begins at 9am with dragon boat racing beginning and food, activities and vendor booths opening.  By 11am great entertainment on the main stage begins to celebrate a sizzling summer day.

Steveston Dragon Boat Festival Schedule of Activities

  • 7:30am – Race Registrar opens
  • 9:00am- Dragon Boat Racing Begins & food, activity and vendor booths open
  • 10am – Children’s Arts and Craft tent opens
  • 11am – Entertainment on the main stage begins
  • 5pm – Racers awards party and BBQ begins

The Steveston Dragon Boat Festival present by River Rock Casino Resort wishes to thank the following sponsors and partners: River Rock Casino Resort, 24 Hours Vancouver, AM1320, Kintec Footlabs, Dragon Boat BC, the Richmond Foodbank and the City of Richmond.

World Beat Stage Schedule

12:00 noon The Tropitonics Steel Drum Band
1:15 pm Fiddle Stix – Wild mix of Celtic, Metis, Swing and Pop music
2:30 pm Karen Flamenco – Flamenco music and dance
3:45 pm The Pat Chessell Band – Celtic Folk Fusion
5:00 pm DJ followed by Medal Awards

visit website for complete details

Steveston Dragon Boat Festival

Sat, August 25, 9am – 10am

WhereBritannia Heritage Shipyard Park, 12451 Trites Road, Richmond, BC (map)



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