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14th Annual Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival

August 3 @ 9:30 am- 11:59 pm CDT

Paddles Up! 14th Annual Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival featuring fun for the entire family. It’s not just about Dragon Boat racing: festival activities include great food, music, kid’s activities, a parade of teams, cultural performances, camaraderie and much more all along the shores of beautiful Lake Bemidji. Dragon Boat racing is fun, fast-paced and engaging for spectators.

It’s currently the fastest growing water sport in the nation!

Registration opens 4/1/2019. Click here to Register a Dragonboat Race Team.

Saturday Activities:

8:00 a.m. 5k Run/Walk
8:00-10:00 a.m. Race Day Pancake Breakfast in the Dragon’s Den
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.* ROUND 1 HEATS: Dragon Boat Races
10:00 a.m – 9:00 p.m. Food Court Open
Morning Kids Scavenger Hunt
10:00 a.m.- Midnight Dragon’s Den open
1:30 – 4:15 p.m.* ROUND 2 HEATS: Dragon Boat Races
1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Kids Activities
4:30 – 5:15 p.m. *FINALS: Dragon Boat Races
 6:00 p.m. – Midnight Dragon’s Den Entertainment
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August 3
9:30 am- 11:59 pm


Lake Bemidji Waterfront
300 Bemidji Ave
Bemidji,MN56601United States
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