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Dragon Boat Festival


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The Washington DC Dragon Boat Festival, now in its 17th year, is a two-day festival held along the Potomac River complete with cultural exhibitions, hands-on activities, arts and crafts, craft demonstrations, and of course…dragon boat racing!

This unique event, May 19-20, 2018 June 16-17, 2018, serves to promote Chinese culture to the Washington, DC area through the sport of dragon boat racing. The festival aspect of the event includes eye dotting ceremonies, lion dances, and other cultural demonstrations.

The festival takes place at the Thompsons Boat Center, located at 2900 Virginia Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20037.

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