UPCOMING EVENTS

MIRABAY DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL, Apollo Beach, FL - March 4, 2017 MIRABAY DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL, Apollo Beach, FL
March 4, 2017 - 9am to 3pm
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This is a spacious venue and the folks from Newland Communities do a great job hosting the paddlers! The local Mira Bay Dragon Boat and Leviathans encourage paddlers from all over the state to join them for some friendly competition!

Dragon Boat Miami-SOS 10th Anniversary, Miami, FL - April 8, 2017 Dragon Boat Miami-SOS 10th Anniversary, Miami, FL
April 8, 2017 - 8am to 4pm
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Join in the celebration and enjoy the warmth and sunshine in Miami, Florida! All teams are welcome and encouraged to participate in this anniversary event! Great hotel accommodations and pricing for those traveling regionally and nationally.

TAMPA BAY INTERNATIONAL DRAGON BOAT RACES Tampa, FL - April 29, 2017 TAMPA BAY INTERNATIONAL DRAGON BOAT RACES Tampa, FL
April 29, 2017 - Saturday 8am to 5pm  
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Race at the preferred Florida racing venue in Garrison Channel, Tampa Bay, recent home to the College Football Championships, Gasparilla, awesome waterways and so much more! Tampa Bay’s Garrison Channel from the mouth of the Hillsborough River. With continued development and upgrades, this venue is hard to beat. This protected waterway allows for ideal racing […]

New Beginnings Waterfront Festival, Clermont, FL - May 6, 2017 New Beginnings Waterfront Festival, Clermont, FL
May 6, 2017 - 8am to 4pm
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New Beginnings, a 501(c)(3) not for profit, was founded in June 2007 by concerned community leaders who saw far too few services available in Central Florida for those losing their jobs and homes. There are few homeless resources in Lake County. Today, New Beginnings is providing those services, in many Central Florida communities, with over 1,000 volunteers to help meet these needs. New Beginnings has 6 transitional houses to serve 30 former homeless people including single men, moms with children, and families who want to recover from their homeless situation.

CHARLOTTE DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL, Charlotte, NC - May 13, 2017 CHARLOTTE DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL, Charlotte, NC
May 13, 2017 - 9am to 4pm
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The 18th Annual Charlotte Asian Festival and the 12th Annual Charlotte Dragon Boat Festival Race promise to be the best yet, so save the date! The event is held at Ramsey Creek Park on Lake Norman in Cornelius, NC. Heats for the dragon boat race begin at 9:00 a.m. Races will continue throughout the day. The Asian Festival opens at 11:00 a.m. and runs until 4:00 p.m. Please note that there is no public parking for the Asian Festival at Ramsey Creek Park. Parking is available at 8900 North Pointe Executive Park, Huntersville, NC 28078 with complimentary shuttle service to the festival site.

DUNCAN-WILLIAMS INC./ST.JUDE DRAGON BOAT RACES, Memphis, TN - May 13, 2017 DUNCAN-WILLIAMS INC./ST.JUDE DRAGON BOAT RACES, Memphis, TN
May 13, 2017 - 830am to 5pm
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Help St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital change the way the world treats childhood cancer and other deadly diseases.
Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood survival rate from 20 percent when the hospital opened in 1962 to more than 80 percent today. Thanks to committed fundraisers and donors like you, no family ever pays St. Jude for anything.

SUNCOAST INTERNATIONAL DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL, Sarasota, FL - June 3, 2017 SUNCOAST INTERNATIONAL DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL, Sarasota, FL
June 3, 2017 - 8am - 5pm
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Six divisions will round out this 2nd annual event benefiting IN THE PINK, a non-profit serving women, men and children with cancer in Sarasota, Florida. Divisions include Club Mixed, Women’s, BCS, Seniors, Corporate and Community. Special entries include the 2017 Southeastern Regional Dragon Boat Association Championships to compete for a berth in the 11th IDBF 2018 Club Crew World Championships in Szeged, Hungary!

Southeastern Regional Dragon Boat Association Championships, Sarasota, FL - June 3, 2017 Southeastern Regional Dragon Boat Association Championships, Sarasota, FL
June 3, 2017
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SRDBA Championships are returning to Sarasota with an almost completed venue compound with high quality features for not only racing but also ancillary features of the park. Compete with other club teams for a chance of winning a berth for the 2018 IDBF Club Crew World Championships in Hungary!

PADDLE FOR PINK, West Windsor, NJ - June 10, 2017 PADDLE FOR PINK, West Windsor, NJ
June 10, 2017 - 8am to 4pm
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Join us for the 11th Annual Paddle for Pink Dragon Boat Festival on Saturday, June 10, 2017. The Machestic Dragons are thrilled to once again offer you an exciting day of dragon boat racing on Mercer Lake in central New Jersey. This annual charity event raises awareness of breast cancer and proceeds are donated to the Breast Cancer Resource Center (BCRC) and other local programs that support breast cancer survivors and their families. EARLY BIRD SPECIAL IS GOOD UNTIL FEB. 15TH!

HOPE CHEST Buffalo-Niagara DB Festival - June 17, 2017 HOPE CHEST Buffalo-Niagara DB Festival
June 17, 2017 - 8am to 5pm
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The 2017 Hope Chest Buffalo Niagara Dragon Boat Festival will take place at Buffalo RiverWorks. Buffalo RiverWorks, the city’s newest premier waterfront, boating, sports, music and entertainment destination located along the banks of the Buffalo River, is the ideal location for this exciting summer event. The venue has spectacular waterfront views and many amenities that create a dynamic and beautiful environment for our coveted annual race and festival. Spectators and teams will be equally impressed with the abundant viewing areas, vendors, and large concession area.

MAGNOLIA CIRCLE DRAGON BOAT RACES, Norfolk, VA - September 16, 2017 MAGNOLIA CIRCLE DRAGON BOAT RACES, Norfolk, VA
September 16, 2017 - 730am to 3pm
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Magnolia Circle is a volunteer group in support of the Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD). We invite you to join us for this premier fundraising event on the Elizabeth River at Nauticus Pier, in downtown Norfolk.