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Oriental Dragon Boat Festival Aug 13

The Oriental Dragon Boat Festival is August 13, 2022 at River Dunes.

It is free to attend. Bring a non-perishable canned good to add to the collection for Pamlico County Fishes and Loaves – the local food pantry.

Races begin around 10a Saturday with the last race ending about 3p. It happens in Grace Harbor at River Dunes.

Dragonboat Racing has been called “the ultimate team sport” because of its ability to accommodate a wide spectrum of ages and skill levels. Crews vary in makeup, style, intensity, experience, age and purpose. This festival has had racers from 12 to 87. There are Military Men and Women’s Teams, Cancer Survivor Teams, Senior Teams. Youth Teams, Club Teams, NonProfit Teams, Community Teams and Corporate Teams.

For those not in the boats, there’s food vendors, live music, kid’s activities, a parade of teams and more.

For additional info, or if you’d like to participate on one of the teams, contact organizers at 252-675-9424 or email: info@orientaldragonboat.com.


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