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Dragon Boat Festival

Where in Northwest Ohio can you find children's activities, live entertainment, festival food and competitive boat races without paying admission? Look no further than International Park in Downtown Toledo on Saturday, July 19th for the 13th Annual Partners In Education Dragon Boat Festival.

Over 40 teams are scheduled to participate in the festival this year. The 40-foot- long Hong Kong-style Dragon Boats complete with dragon head and tail will be racing up and down the Maumee River from 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. Each team is comprised of twenty crew members, plus a steersman and a drummer.

Each team races a 500- meter course in four boat heats. Each team will participate in three races during the day, with first round times determining the second and championship round placement in races. Trophies will be awarded for various categories such as industries ranging from media to banking. Special awards such as most organized, most team spirit, and best tent as also given out.

Event date:

Saturday July 19, 2014

Category:

Sporting Events, Fairs & Festivals, Outdoor Recreation, Community Events, Kids & Family

Hours:

8:00am - 5:00pm

Location:

International Park
East Bank of the Maumee River
(Across river from downtown Toledo)
Toledo, OH 43605
Get Driving Directions

Phone:

419-242-2122

Contact email:

info@partnerstoledo.org

Website:

www.partnerstoledo.org