What You Need to Know: Victoria Dragon Boat Festival

 The Victoria Dragon Boat Festival is taking place from Friday, August 12 -  Sunday, August 14.

This three-day celebration of culture and sports in Victoria’s Inner Harbour will include Dragon boat racing, local vendors, food trucks, a licensed beverage area and entertainment from local bands.  The event raises funds for the BC Cancer Foundation.

Where: Ship Point, 814 and 900 Wharf, Inner Harbour.

Getting there: Visitors are encouraged to walk, cycle or take transit. Please expect some traffic delays in the area. The parking lots at 814 and 900 Wharf Street will be closed for the event.

If you’re biking downtown take advantage of the new Victoria Bike Valet at City Hall- a free, secure valet for bikes, e-bikes, cargo bikes, strollers and more. 7 days a week. Learn more about the new Bike Valet service.