wa dragon boat festival

The Western Australian Dragon Boat Festival returns to Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour on Sunday February 25.

Join us for an unforgettable day of adrenaline-pumping dragon boat racing and non-stop fun the whole family will enjoy. Prepare to witness the power of teamwork as teams from all over Western Australia compete in this thrilling water sport.

You can expect a spectacular display of world class dragon boat athletes, led by Dragon Boating WA, in an atmosphere of pageantry, colour, high octane energy and centuries old Chinese culture and tradition in fast and furious racing along the waters of the harbour.

Whether you’re a participant or a spectator, this event promises excitement for everyone. There are boat loads of free activities and outstanding performances such as Dragon and Lion Dancing, real life mermaid ‘Kat’, a dragon bouncy slide and dragon crafts throughout the harbour.

The beating of the boat drums, the clash of gongs, and the cheers of the spectators will ensure an unforgettable experience! Click here to view the event program.

book a table or beach lounge at with us and make the most out of your sunday at bathers.