UPCOMING EVENTS

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!

MOUNT DORA PADDLEFEST, Mt. Dora, FL - June 3, 2017 MOUNT DORA PADDLEFEST, Mt. Dora, FL
June 3, 2017 - 9am to 3pm
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Paddle all weekend long in Mt. Dora! Stay at the quaint Lakeside Inn, and enjoy shopping, dining, and the history celebrated all around town! Both 20-paddler and 10-paddler boat entries are available.

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. THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT FOR 2017!

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.

BIG BLUE DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL, La Crosse, WI - July 14, 2017 BIG BLUE DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL, La Crosse, WI
July 14, 2017 to July 15, 2017 - 8am to 4pm
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The Big Blue Dragon Boat Festival not only raises funds to support breast cancer survivors through the Center for Breast Care at Mayo Clinic Health System – Franciscan Healthcare, it also provides a sisterhood of support and physical activity that promotes healing.

HALF MOON DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL, Eau Claire, WI - August 5, 2017 HALF MOON DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL, Eau Claire, WI
August 5, 2017 - 9am to 4pm
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Just as teamwork is important in dragon boat racing, a team is critical for providing whole body hospice care. The patient is at the center of the team surrounded by the loving support of his/her family and friends and health care staff. In it’s 3rd year, The Half Moon Dragon Boat Festival is a Wisconsin favorite!

MILWAUKEE DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL, Milwaukee, WI - August 12, 2017 MILWAUKEE DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL, Milwaukee, WI
August 12, 2017 - 8am to 5pm
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The Milwaukee Chinese Community Center is proud to present the 2017 Milwaukee Dragon Boat Festival continuing the tradition of ethnic and cultural festivals in Milwaukee. This unique festival offers an authentic Chinese experience and is to be enjoyed by the entire family. Our mission is to showcase a variety of Chinese culture and traditions.

MINOCQUA DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL, Minocqua, WI - August 19, 2017 MINOCQUA DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL, Minocqua, WI
August 19, 2017 - 8am to 5pm
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This inaugural Mincoqua Dragon Boat Festival on beautiful Lake Minocqua will play host to what has been called “the ultimate team sport”. Festival proceeds will benefit the Howard Young Foundation, helping to advance health care in the Northwoods for our community where we live, work and play. Team registration will be open until all spaces are full or June 1st, 2016.  Payment must be made at the time of registration . Final team rosters are due no later than August 1st, 2016.

LOUISVILLE DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL, Louisville, KY - September 9, 2017 LOUISVILLE DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL, Louisville, KY
September 9, 2017 - 8am to 4pm
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Get ready for the 4th Annual event! TEAMS WILL NOT WANT TO MISS A CHANCE TO WIN A CASH PRIZE! Louisville Third Century is a volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life across Metro Louisville through a wide variety of projects and programs focusing on educational, cultural, and economic development issues.

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.

GREATER TRIANGLE AREA DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL, Raleigh, NC - September 23, 2017 GREATER TRIANGLE AREA DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL, Raleigh, NC
September 23, 2017 - 9am to 430pm
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Celebrate Asian culture, diversity, ethnicity, roots and history. Asian offerings in food, stage performances, cultural exhibits and merchandise. Move to the beat of the drums! Participate in a team-building race or cheer on your favorite team during a full day of outdoor fun!