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Stratford Dragon Boat Festival September 16

The 26th running of the Stratford Rotary Dragon Boat Festival, a major event for dragon boaters and the community.

Check the official site for the first heat race schedule

Schedule of the Day 2023

6:30am – 1st shuttle bus from Zehrs to race site (6:30-10:00am & 3:00-7:00pm)
7:15am – Registration tent opens
7:30am – Joe’s Diner breakfast & coffee begins
7:30am – Captain Meeting at the finish line
8:00am – First race of the day
11:00am – Opening – dotting of the eye & Breast Cancer Survivor ceremony
11:00am – Rest of food vendors open, beer tent opens
11:00am – Kid’s area open (parental supervision required)
11:45am – Semi final round begins
1:00pm – Gilly’s Stage – New Boyz Band (3 one-hour sets) with DJ between
2:12pm – 100m Sprint Challenges begin
2:45pm – Consolation & Championship Races begin
4:30pm – Championship 2000m Race
5:00pm – Closing Ceremonies & Awards
7:00pm – LAST shuttle bus to Zehrs
*Race times are approximate, please listen to announcements.

Joe’s Diner – breakfast, lunch, snacks
Ken’s French Fries – fries
New Orleans Pizza – pizza
Simple Dreams – ice cream

Regatta Sport – clothing and paddling accessories
Chinook Paddles – paddles

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