Summer Kayaking Events Round-Up: Canada

With summer upon us, there is no better time to get out on the water with your kayak. We’ve scoured the Internet to find the best kayaking events happening this summer across North America. We found a wide range of events, everything from serious races to family friendly festivals. Here’s a breakdown of what’s going on in this summer in Canada. Interested in events in other regions? Check out these other posts: Northeastern US, Southeastern US, Midwestern US, Western US.

Photo by Benson Kua from Flickr

If you know of any other Canadian Kayak Happenings this summer, drop us a line in the comments and we’ll update this listing!


Date Where What
Jun 9-10
Jun 9-10
Foresters Falls, ON
Toronto, ON
OWL Rafting Voyageur Heritage Weekend
MEC Paddlefest- Toronto
Jun 17
Jun 19
Halifax, NS
Yukon, YK
MEC Paddlefest- Halifax
Kayak For A Cure- Yukon
Jun 19-24 Vernon, BC Kalamalka Classic
Jun 21-24 Rossport, ON Rossport Sea Kayak Symposium
Jun 23
Jun 23
Jun 23
Jun 24
Jun 24
Calgary, AB
Barrie, ON
Montreal, QC
Edmonton, AB
Burlington, ON
MEC Paddlefest- Calgary
MEC Paddlefest- Barrie

5th Annual Soulanges Canal Kayak Race
MEC Paddlefest- Edmonton
MEC Paddlefest- Burlington
Jun 30
Jun 30- Jul 1
Victoria, BC
Ottawa, ON
MEC Paddlefest- Victoria
Canada Day Regatta
Jul 7
Jul 7
Jul 7
Jul 16
Vancouver, BC
Quebec City, QC
Montreal, QC
Whitehorse, YK
MEC Paddlefest- Vancouver
MEC Paddlefest- Quebec
MEC Paddlefest- Montreal
Yukon 1000
Jul 28-29 Toronto, ON Toronto International Outrigger Challenge
Aug 10 Canoe Meadows, AL Kananaskis Whitewater Festival
Aug 18-20 Whitehorse, YK Yukon 360
Aug 28 Vancouver, BC Kayak For A Cure- Vancouver

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