Event Location

Enjoy a summer day at the riverfront and take part in the family fun both on and off the water. Cheer on teams racing all day, enjoy something to eat from our onsite food vendors, children’s activities, on stage entertainment!

Race on the River is a one-and-a-half-day festival. Friday night will start with the ceremonial Awakening of the Dragon followed a little later with an old fashioned NS kitchen party at the outdoor theatre of Glasgow Square.

Location: The Riverfront in New Glasgow provides the perfect setting for this event. Just one block from the quaint down town area, all races will take place on the tranquil East River. Spectators can enjoy the views from the George Street Bridge or the popular riverside walking path, the Samson Trail. Day-long activities will entertain spectators and participants all along the Riverfront.