Festival mourns loss of long-time volunteer, Agnes Kalbfleisch

We are saddened and heartbroken to announce the passing of one of our longest standing volunteers, Agnes Kalbfleich.  This loss leaves a hole in the heart of our team of volunteers and our community.  Agnes was a joy to be around, always smiling and sharing her endearing spirit with everyone who attended the Victoria Dragon…

Volunteer of the Week

  Volunteer of the Week As we near the 20th Anniversary of the Victoria Dragon Boat Festival we are taking time to reflect upon one of the most important aspects of our festival – the people. Without the thousands of volunteers, paddlers, and spectators that come year after year to our event, it wouldn’t be…

Pre-Festival Fun at the Fairway Gorge Paddling Club

Although fast approaching, there are still 69 days until the 2014 Canada Dry Victoria Dragon Boat Festival, and what better way to enjoy this beautiful summer weather than to spend those days on the water. The Fairway Gorge Paddling Club has plenty of ways for you, family, friends, and co-workers to get out and enjoy the waters this…

Volunteer Registration is Open!

Are you interested in being part of the team that makes this event run like clock work? Registration is now officially open for our 20th Anniversary Year and positions are filling up fast so you don’t want to miss the chance to register as a volunteer at this year’s festival, August 15th-17th. Volunteering at the…

Volunteer Committee Openings!

The Victoria Dragon Boat Festival Society has immediate openings on some of our year-round committees!  Sponsorship, Communications, Race, and Paddlers Experience are all recruiting. Be part of the team that brings the most spectacular summer festival to Victoria’s Inner Harbour.  Time commitments vary by committee; email Glenys at manager@victoriadragonboat.com or call our office at 250-704-2500…