image for Outdoor Event item typeDragon Boat Festival at Roberts Park

Outdoor Event, Fri 5 - Sun 7 May 2017, £12

Dragon Boat Festival

Dragon Boat Festival


The Dragon Boat Festival takes place on the River Aire at Roberts Park in Saltaire. Friday 5th May will be a Youth day - aimed at secondary schools and youth clubs. This will be the first of its kind in the UK and is fully supported by the British Dragonboat Association (BDA). Saturday 6th May will remain a whole community charity day as in previous years. Sunday 7th May is a Corporate Dragonboat Day. This targets large corporate businesses both within Bradford District but mainly from outside from all across the UK.

There will be some 30 teams taking part in the colourful event and each will consist of up to 17 people – 16 paddlers and one drummer, who will beat the time and a dragon boat instructor who will steer.

Money raised will go to the appeal is going to and the Lord Mayor’s initiative.

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 5 - Sun 7 May 2017



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Map reference: SE 138383  Lat: 53.84088 Long: -1.79145