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Charleston Dragon Boat Festival

Date & Time

Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 8:30am


Brittlebank Park

Event Details

During this energetic celebration, teams of 21 race their dragon boats along the Ashley River to the sound of beating drums. Dragon Boat Charleston—a 150-some-member club that seeks to promote physical and mental wellness among cancer survivors and their community—organizes the annual festival, full of colorfully decorated tents, crazy costumes, food and drinks (including a margarita station!), and entertainment such as a performance by the Taiko Charleston drummers. Brittlebank Park, 0 Lockwood Blvd. Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Free for spectator; donations encouraged.