Penticton Dragon Boat Festival 2023

Event Dates:
  • Sat September 9, 2023 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sun September 10, 2023 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Event Cost: Free for Spectators
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Held over two days on the second weekend in September, the racing happens on Skaha Lake in beautiful, sunny, Penticton, British Columbia, Canada.

Our vendors market, food trucks and beverage garden will be back. Plus the best festival site in BC — a sandy beach and a race that’s visible for the entire race course — and a large grassy area under the trees for team tents.

Come to Penticton and Train!
Out of town teams registered before the Early Bird Deadline for the PDBF are invited to come up and train for free using our boats and equipment any weekend throughout the Summer.
For more information Email: to book.

Race Fees & Deadlines


  • Deadline: July 31, 2023
  • Fees: $1310.00+Tax


  • Deadline: August 27, 2023
  • Fees: $1455.00+Tax

Late Registration: Subject to available space. Contact us to be placed on our waiting list.

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