Come to Stratford early and stay late! Construction delays may be significant in summer 2019 so be sure not to miss out on any fun!

Hwy 6 to Embro/401: Replacement of large culvert Aug-Nov

Expect delays but road will not be closed. Hwy 7 detour is suggested as above, if there is an overlap.

Hwy 8 between Stratford and Shakespeare: In progress

Beginning in early June, stretches of this road between the west end of Shakespeare and the east end of Stratford will be reduced on weekdays to a single lane, with flag people controlling traffic in both directions. Delays may be lengthy, so please allow additional time for your trip. (Both lanes are expected to be open on evenings and weekends.)


Rotary Dragon Boat Festival

Event Date: Saturday Sep. 14th, 2019

Event Time: 8:30 am - 6 pm

Host: The Rotary Club of Stratford

Contact: 519-272-0169


Rotary Dragon Boat Festival

Join us on September 14th when we will host our 24th annual Dragon Boat Festival.

Held on Lake Victoria in Stratford, the one day festival will have over forty teams participate in the recreational Hong Kong style races, including a 2000 meter finale featuring the top 8 teams. The Grand Champion and Community Division Champions are honoured with trophies at the closing ceremonies.

Over 2,000 will attend to watch the races and enjoy the food, refreshments, entertainment and Kid’s Tent.

Proceeds from the event support Rotary community activities with over $800,000 raised to date!

Please check out our Sponsorship page and also follow us on twitter and Facebook;

Twitter @rotarydragonbt 


This event is wheelchair accessible.

Cost: Free to audience (Team Entry $875) (Community Team $675)

Location: Lower Queens Park, Lake Victoria, Stratford,


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