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Boston Dragon Boat Festival 2023

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Dates:Sunday, June 11, 2023 - Sunday, June 11, 2023
Hours:Hours Vary see below
Ages:Toddlers, Kids, Teens, Adults
Category:Fairs & Festivals
boston dragon boat festival 2023 photoCome celebrate the Annual Boston Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival. Brightly colored Hong Kong style dragon boats by paddlers of 50 teams from New England and other parts of North America race down the Charles River between JFK Street and Western Avenue.

Cultural programs will begin at 12 Noon. Performances. Arts and crafts demonstrations. Tasty Asian foods. Join us for North America's longest running Dragon Boat Festival!

All programs are free and family friendly. They include Chinese dragon and lion dances, Martial Art, dance and music, traditional Japanese drumming, and more! View the Entertainment Schedule

If any child ages 14-18 would like to participate in Paddling on the Boats, please contact Ann Cruz at [email protected] for rules and info...† Youth Teams need more Participants!
Practices start Today through early June in order to qualify to participate in the Races!

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Fridays and possible weekends for the Teens

Registration Deadline May 23, 2023 for the Teens

Three mandatory one hour practices needed to Participate in the Races

There will be hands-on-activities of Chinese arts and crafts by Greater Boston Cultural Association. Asian foods galore will line the Memorial Drive.

This one-day festival is a showcase of what Cambridge has to offer and visitors and community members alike with an array of arts, cultural, and community organizationsí activities that happen year-round throughout the city.

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Saturday all day Qualification Heats 8a-5p
Sunday all day Race Day 7a-5p



406 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA map
Phone: 781/817-5055

The race course runs from the Western Avenue Bridge to the Weeks footbridge on Memorial Drive near Harvard Square.

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