June 26


5 Things to Know About the Port of Dover Regatta

  1. Dragon Boat Racing Takes Center Stage: This year’s Port of Dover Regatta is all about dragon boat racing. Get ready to unleash your competitive spirit and feel the adrenaline rush as you paddle your way to victory with your team. It’s an exciting water sport that guarantees a thrilling experience for participants and spectators alike.
  2. Entertainment for the Whole Family: The Regatta offers more than just dragon boat racing. Live music at Clocktower will keep you grooving throughout the day, while various family entertainment options, stalls, and demonstrations will ensure everyone has a fantastic time. You can also indulge in delicious food and drinks from local vendors, making it a truly enjoyable day out for the entire family.
  3. Experience Dover’s Gleaming Waterfront: With the new Marina now open, the Port of Dover offers a stunning waterfront experience. Take in the breathtaking views, relax, and soak up the coastal ambiance. The Marina is surrounded by pop-up stalls showcasing Kent’s best local produce, providing the perfect opportunity to explore and appreciate the region’s offerings.
  4. Supporting Local Charities: The Port of Dover Regatta goes beyond just fun and games. It’s also a chance to contribute to the community. This year, the event is raising funds for important local charities, including Dover Food Bank, South Kent Mind, Dover RNLI, and the Big Blue Foundation. By participating, you’ll be supporting these organizations and making a positive impact.
  5. Connect with Local Clubs and Organizations: The Regatta offers a unique opportunity to connect with local clubs, groups, and organizations. From St John’s Ambulance to the Dover Road Runners, you’ll have a chance to meet and interact with various community members. Children can admire the mesmerizing mermaid display, and marine shows are sure to captivate the entire family, creating lasting memories.

The Port of Dover Regatta is set to be a memorable event, combining exhilarating dragon boat racing, live music, family entertainment, and support for local charities. Don’t miss out on this exciting day by the coast. Join in the fun and festivities at Dover’s waterfront this Saturday, July 1st.