Welcome to the Western Australian Dragon Boat Festival 2024!
Join Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour for an unforgettable day of adrenaline-pumping dragon boat racing and non-stop fun. Get ready to witness the power and teamwork as teams from all over Western Australia compete in this thrilling water sport.
A cultural explosion that will celebrate the Year Of The Dragon, Chinese New Year and our Western Australian community. A time to come together to celebrate, share and value cultural diversity.
Whether you're a participant or a spectator, this event promises excitement for everyone. Feel the energy as the paddles hit the water and the boats glide through the waves. Cheer on your favorite teams as they battle it out to claim victory and bragging rights.
But it's not just about the races. Outstanding performances of Dragon and Lion Dancing as well as ancient drumming will signal the excitement of dragon boat racing, mesmerising and dazzling the spectators with their artistry. Throughout the day experience the colourful celebrations of the Chinese New Year at Mews Park and Bathers Beach with stunning lion dances and firecrackers that will enthral festival attendees.
Don't forget to capture those Instagram-worthy moments against the stunning backdrop of the harbor.
Attendees can enjoy the match races from the award winning Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour boardwalks, jetties and the harbour’s world class hospitality venues.
Mark your calendar for the Western Australian Dragon Boat Festival 2024. It's a weekend you won't want to miss. So gather your friends and family, bring your enthusiasm, and join us at the Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour for an unforgettable experience!
The Western Australian Dragon Boat Festival is proudly presented by Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour Traders Group and Nella Fitzgerald Events in association with Dragon Boating WA Inc.