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Paddles Up!

DRAGON BOAT RACES

A SUMMERTIME TRADITION

FOUR DAYS OF FUN!

The Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival offers something for everyone, including: great food, music, kid’s activities, a parade of teams, cultural performances, 5k race/kids fun run and much more all along the shores of beautiful Lake Bemidji.

Pre-Paddling Party

Join us on Monday, June 14th from 5-6:30 at the Keg N’ Cork. Learn more about this years festival, have any questions answered, and you’ll be put in a drawing to win some great door prizes including the grand prize, 1/2 off your Dragon Boat team registration! It’s free to attend. Can’t attend in person? watch it live on our Facebook page.

Races


Friday & Saturday Races

Great Food


Taco feed, pancake breakfast & food vendors

5K & Kids Fun Run


5K run/walk and 1/2K kids fun run


Cornhole


Annual Cornhole Tournament

Merchandise


Merchandise is available online & at the event

Entertainment

Corey Medina

Nightly entertainment in the Dragon’s Den


Sponsors

Festival Founders

Title Sponsor

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