The Regina Dragon Boat Festival Welcomes You!
The Annual Regina Dragon Boat Festival has been a long time tradition for paddlers, residents and visitors from across Canada. Our city and dedicated volunteers welcome you to Regina’s beautiful Wascana Park for a summer experience of festival excitement and camaraderie second to none.
Don’t miss out! The Regina Dragon Boat Festival is able to host a maximum of 75 dragon boat teams so be sure to register early to secure your spot. The Festival is an official IDBF qualifying event and the Regina Hotel Association or Stay in Regina.com offer some great accommodations for out of town paddlers. Our host hotel the THE ATLAS HOTEL offers a wide range of amenities & discounted rates to all registered paddlers and their families.
To register a team, visit the Teams & Paddlers area to manage your roster, sign waivers, and more. All team members, including the manager, must read and sign the waiver form. Register early and take advantage of the great early bird discounts.
Come celebrate this unique and special Chinese tradition, dragon boating and the spirit of FUN and friendly competition at the Regina Dragon Boat Festival!
Regina’s Annual Dragon Boat Festival
In 1992, the International Ching Chung Taoist Church presented a Dragon Boat to Regina’s Festival, the same year the organization was established.
Regina’s festival has become a full 3 day event with boat racing events for the 1st time novice to the experienced dragon boater.
There’s Something for everyone at the RDBF!
Cultural Trade Market Village. Children’s Events. Cultural entertainment daily. Beer garden with Live Entertainment. Something for the entire Family.
Plan now to be a part of the Regina Dragon Boat Festival in Wascana Park. There truly is something for everyone.
Our Vision, Mission & Values
To become an international venue and attraction through the growth and development of dragon boating locally and in support of Dragon Boat Canada nationally.
The Regina Dragon Boat Festival Inc. is a non-profit organization that promotes and balances understanding, development, appreciation and awareness of community and Asian culture, the culturally diverse heritage within Regina and further promotes dragon boating as the driving pillar of this multicultural celebration and healthy lifestyle.
Develop: we strive to develop programs and services that promote, and grow dragon boating as a sport, for fun and recreation.
Respect: we respect the multi-cultural diversity of our city, province and peoples and invite all nationalities to participate in the festival and its sharing of cultures.
Accept: we provide a venue for paddlers of all skill levels to participate, learn, and enhance their dragon boat experience, develop intercultural connections through different perspectives, and build relationships through understanding and respect.
Give: we recognize and appreciate the many volunteer hours given by individuals to make the festival a success and work towards ensuring the festival also gives back to them and the community.
Opportunity: we provide an environment of harmony, friendship, and peace that welcomes, encourages, and partners with people of various cultures, backgrounds, history and life experiences to participate.
Network: we work to build the dragon boat network through partnerships with local businesses, other festivals, and participation on national working committees.