Massive, free festival taking place in Vancouver this weekend with concerts, circus acts and BC’s biggest outdoor patio!

Dragon Boat Festival 2019

Image from Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival

With a weekend of non-stop entertainment, performances by major musical acts, BC’s biggest outdoor patio, and more, you would expect the 2019 Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival to be a pretty pricey ticket. But – this epic summer festival is 100% free to attend!

That means, for exactly $0 you can have access to live music concerts from headliners K-OS, Yukon Blonde, and Jill Barber, along with family-friendly activities including circus workshops, face painting, arts & crafts projects, and a whole lot more. Plus, you’ll also get the chance to see world-class Dragon Boat racers showcase the pinnacle of the sport in action-packed races.

The Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival will be taking place from June 21 – 23, 2019 in False Creek near Science World and is free to get in.

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Massive, free festival taking place in Vancouver this weekend with concerts, circus acts and BC’s biggest outdoor patio!

Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: June 22, 2017

The first weekend of summer is full of colour, music, and art! The Vancouver International Jazz festival has begun, bringing music to venues across the city, and out in the streets and plazas. The Dragon Boat festival will be rustling the still waters of False Creek and the Kanata Festival will be amplifying indigenous voices downtown.  New shows are opening in the Vancouver Art Gallery and the Museum of Vancouver, and if you prefer a bit more interaction, there are graffiti art workshops at the Museum of Anthropology.

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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: June 22, 2017

Concord Pacific Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival – June 17-19

boat with splashing

An exciting, annual summer festival for the past 28 years, if you’ve never checked it out before, this time it’s a must. So much family-friendly fun, with loads of action, food, music on the World Beat stage, and art – and it’s free! Continue reading:
Concord Pacific Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival – June 17-19

Here Be Dragons: North America’s Biggest Dragon Boat Fest Comes to Vancouver, June 19-21

Photo credit: Rikki / Julius Reque | Flickr

Photo credit: Rikki / Julius Reque | Flickr

Dragon boat racers: Start your paddling.

North America’s biggest dragon boat fest is coming to Vancouver, June 19-June 21. Now in its 27th year, the Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival sees some 200 teams of paddlers face off in Vancouver’s False Creek over the course of one action-packed weekend. More than 100,000 fans turn out to watch the boats churn through the water and to take in the festival atmosphere, complete with food, live music and shopping.

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Here Be Dragons: North America’s Biggest Dragon Boat Fest Comes to Vancouver, June 19-21

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

From jazz and Shakespeare to dance and dragon boats, there’s bound to be something for everyone in our beautiful city this Friday through Sunday.  Read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this weekend!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend