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Festival de bateau dragon de Shawinigan Festivals and events


COVID-19 - Event canceled for 2021

2020 marks the 15th edition of the Festival du bateau dragon de Shawinigan (competition, community and amateur categories)

Provincial-level competition for dragon boat rowers in the mixed, women and open categories. Participants come from the regions of the National Capital, Eastern Townships, Centre-du-Québec, Mauricie, Lanaudière, Montréal and South-West.

The races are held over distances of 100 m, 200 m and 500 m on the certified course composed of 10 lanes and located in the arm of the St-Maurice river along the Avenue Capitaine-Veilleux.

Statistics: 1,500 participants, 75 teams, 2,000 spectators.

Note: Area closed to traffic, from the intersection of Avenue Capitaine-Veilleux and Chemin de la Berge to the intersection of Avenue Capitaine-Veilleux and Avenue Ozias-Leduc, Sector Shawinigan-Sud.

Admission is free, everyone is welcome!

Services on site

  • Public bathrooms
  • Free on-site parking
  • On-site food services
  • Free WiFi

Activities on site

  • Bicycle path
  • Kayak
  • Canoeing
  • Entertainment by trappers, singers, storytellers, Aboriginal persons, etc.

Contact Information

Avenue du Capitaine-Veilleux, Shawinigan
G9P 5J6

Phone: 819 692-1254

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