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Itinerary

Below is the information from the 2017 Festival. Please check back often! 

We will be updating the information for the 2018 Festival closer to the festival date. 

Friday July 7, 2017

3:00 pm               Paddler’s Registration – Paddler’s Village

6:00 pm               Survivor’s Dinner – private, by invite only

7:00 pm               Registration closes

9:15 pm               Candle Ceremony – Swy-a-lana Lagoon – open to everyone

Saturday July 8, 2017

7:00 am               Shriners Pancake breakfast starts cooking

7:00 am               Late Registration opens – Paddler’s Village

7:45 am               Steers/Managers meeting

8:00 am               Registration closes

8:30 am               And the racing begins!

9:00 am               Vendors open and ready for business!

11:00 am             Shriners Pancake breakfast ends

NOON                 Opening Ceremony – Swy-a-Lana Lagoon

NOON                 Longwood Brewery Beer gardens starts pouring!

1:00 pm               Afternoon racing begins

4:00 pm               Racing completed for the day

5:00 pm               Beer Gardens closes

5:30 pm               All Paddler’s party begins – private, by invite only

Sunday July 9, 2017

7:00 am               Site opens

7:45 am               Steers/managers meeting

8:00 am               Shriners start cooking pancakes!

8:00 am               Dragon boat racing begins

9:00 am               Vendors open and ready to do business!

11:00 am             Shriners Pancake Breakfast ends

11:10 am             Breast Cancer Challenge races begin

NOON                 Dairyland Carnation Ceremony – Swy-a-lana Lagoon

NOON                 Beer garden starts pouring!

1:00 pm               Afternoon racing begins            

4:05 pm               Afternoon racing ends

4:00 pm               Panago Awards Ceremony -  Beer Garden

7:00 pm               Beer garden closes

Nanaimo Dragon Boat Festival Society: Box 575 STN A, Nanaimo, BC  V9R 5I5

Festival Location: July 6, 7 & 8, 2018,  Maffeo Sutton Park, 10 Comox Rd, Nanaimo, BC,

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