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Experience the Thrill: Heritage Dragon Boat Festival 2024!

June 15 - June 16

Event Announcement: Heritage Dragon Boat Festival 2024

Join the excitement as Toronto gears up for the 33rd annual Heritage Dragon Boat Festival, set to be one of the most thrilling summer events of the year! With over 5,000 athletes, 80+ local artists, artisans, and heritage performers, and 200+ enthusiastic volunteers, this two-day festival promises an unforgettable experience for all.

Date:  June 15 & 16, 2024

Location: Centre Island, Toronto Islands

About the Festival: The Heritage Dragon Boat Festival isn’t just about the exhilarating dragon boat races – it’s a celebration of culture, heritage, and community. From competitive races suitable for all ages and abilities to captivating entertainment and cultural showcases, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Plus, with tourism enhancement activities, it’s a fantastic opportunity to explore and celebrate Toronto’s rich cultural tapestry.

International Appeal: Drawing participants and spectators from across Canada and around the globe, this festival has become a beacon of cultural exchange and camaraderie. Teams and visitors from every province in Canada, the U.S., the Caribbean Islands, Europe, and Asia converge in Toronto for this spectacular event.

Admission: Entry to the Heritage Dragon Boat Festival is free for all spectators. So, gather your friends and family, and come experience the magic of this iconic Toronto tradition!

Mark your calendars and get ready to be part of something truly special. See you at the Heritage Dragon Boat Festival 2024!


June 15
June 16
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Centre Island
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