About the Festival

Over the last 20 years, the festival has grown to include over 1,200 participants, 15,000 attendees, 200 volunteers and a host of vendors, food, and entertainment

What to Expect


Friday: 5:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Saturday: 11:00 AM – 10:30 PM

Sunday: 11:00 AM – 5:45 PM

Kid Zone

Saturday: 10 AM – 4 PM

Sunday 10 AM – 3 PM

Managed by Family Ties and Sponsored by ATB Financial


Friday: 5 – 7:30 PM

Saturday 8:00 AM – 5:15 PM

Sunday 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Beer Gardens

Friday: 4:00 – 11:00 PM

Saturday: 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM


11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Vendors and Food

Available throuout the Festival

50/50 Fundraising Raffle

Our 50/50 fundraising raffle is live and just waiting for you to help support initiatives in Lethbridge and the surrounding area!

The draw will be taking place during the closing ceremony of the Festival on June 26th so get your $10 tickets now as there is a limited number available:

Winnings up to $10,000 Dollars!!

Thanks to the Rotary Club of Lethbridge Sunrise for organizing the raffle and for all the work you do in our community!


Every year we hear that parking is a struggle and we completely understand. 10,000+ people (and vehicles) are trying to park around a small portion of the city.

Handicap parking is available but limited. Send us a note on our Contact Us page for details.

The parking lots in the park area along Parkside Drive are reserved for festival operations. We know your gear is heavy, but so are truckloads of beer, band equipment, etc!

Large vehicles (RVs, busses, etc) can pick up and drop off passengers on Parkside Drive, but must park at Exhibition Park.

Carpool to the lake if you can, to reduce traffic volumes… it makes a huge difference! Think about it, we could cut vehicle traffic in HALF by hopping in with a friend or teammate.

Do not park in the back alleys in the residential zone. This is a bylaw, safety, and security issue. Theft from vehicles is higher in back alleys because of the reduced visibility. We have volunteers and barricades to help you stay out of alleys. Please be kind to our volunteers, it’s not their fault.

If you must park in the residential zone, please be courteous to the residents and local traffic, and be cognisant of safe distances between your vehicle and driveways, intersections, crosswalks, fire hydrants, etc.

Lethbridge Police Service and Lethbridge Bylaw Enforcement officers will be ticketing and towing vehicles in violation of parking bylaws.

Parking is available and FREE at the Exhibition North Lot (South Lot on Saturday Morning)

Don’t want to find parking? Ride a bike instead!

The BikeBridge Cycling Association is once again providing safe bicycle storage at the festival, meaning you can ride your bike to the festival trusting that it’ll be safe and accessible in a central location when you need it!

BikeBridge Purpose

To inspire, facilitate, and celebrate cycling as a means of transportation in Lethbridge

Check them out on Twitter and their website

The ATB Financial Lethbridge Rotary Dragon Boat Festival is a proud member of Dragon Boat Canada. For more information, go to http://dragonboat.ca

This festival would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors.
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