IWA Canalway Cavalcade - 5-7 May 2018

IWA Canalway Cavalcade is London's biggest, brightest and best waterways festival.  This unique waterway boat gathering is organised by IWA volunteers, and has been taking place at Little Venice since 1983.

Boat Bookings for 2018

There are a very limited number of moorings left for boats at IWA Canalway Cavalcade. Please email mike.moore@waterways.org.uk (the Waterspace manager) for more details.

Join us over the early May Bank Holiday weekend. There will be activities for all the family with a boaters’ gathering, a pageant of boats, trade shows and stalls, live music, kids’ activities, competitions, Morris Dancers, a real ale bar, a wide variety of snacks and food. Admission is Free.

IWA Canalway Cavalcade 2016


IWA Canalway Cavalcade is organised and run by volunteers.  Join our friendly team and help us put on this popular event. Find out more about ways to volunteer.

Illuminated Boats

Take a look at the fantastic display of boats in 2017.

Contact Information

Tel:07774 890750
email: christine.smith@waterways.org.uk

General enquiries:
Tel: 07774 890750
email: canalway.cavalcade@waterways.org.uk

Trade show:
Tel: 07788 204442
email: exhibition@waterways.org.uk

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Event Programme

Take a look at the 2017 festival programme online or download a PDF (4.9MB)

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