Dragon Boat Festival
May 20 | 8:30am
May 21 | 9:45am
Free admission for spectators
Location: Lake Las Vegas
More than 30 teams paddle up for this competitive boat race! The festival will include cultural music and dance performances, children’s activities, and a Flyboard demonstration.
Hundreds of international athletes will make waves at Lake Las Vegas next month. Athletes from as far as Dubai will compete in a number of dragon boat races as part of the Nevada International Dragon Boat Festival. The event, which is hosted by the Dragonboat Racing Association Group of Nevada, is scheduled for May 20 and May 21. Admission for spectators is free.
This is the second year the nonprofit organization has hosted the event. The Nevada International Dragon Boat Festival is one of three dragon boat races held in Nevada. According to organizers, the number of race teams has doubled this year in comparison to its inaugural year. More than 30 teams, representing such states as Washington, Oregon and California and such international destinations as Canada and Dubai, will paddle in this year’s competitive, community and corporate dragon boat races.