Frequently Asked Questions
Q: When is the festival this year?
A: July 5-7, 2013
Q: Where will the festival be held this year?
A: Downtown Nanaimo @ Swa-A-Lana Lagoon
Q: What time does the festival start?
A: Racing begins at 8AM – 4PM Saturday & Sunday. Food and performances are from 10AM – 5 PM.
Q: Is there any admission?
A: The festival is admission free and open to the public.
Q: What is the festival about?
A: The festival is to celebrate and promote the sport of dragon boating to the public.
Q: What is dragon boating?
A: On the navigation bar please select: About>The Sport of Dragon Boating
Q: Are there any other activities at the festival other than racing?
A: There are activities for all ages, food vendors to suit all palates and performance acts throughout the festival hours.
For details please view submenus within Festival Information on the navigation bar.
DIRECTIONS, TRANSPORTATION & PARKING
Q: What is the festival’s site address to map driving directions?
A: Swa-A-lana Lagoon Nanaimo, BC - Click here for a Google Map
Q: Is there parking available and are there any charges for parking?
A: Parking lots are available and there is no charge for parking.
Q: How do I obtain the location of the loading/unloading area at the festival site?
A: There will be traffic coordinators to guide you to the correct parking and loading and unloading areas.