Festival Schedule

The 2018 Boston Dragon Boat Festival will be held on June 9-10, 2018. 

Saturday June 9, 2018 - Races Only

MIT Pierce Boathouse (Boathouse Directions)

7:00AM – 2:00PM  Dragon Boat Races - Time Trials

Sunday June 10, 2018 - Races and Cultural Festival

Along Charles River Near Harvard (Festival Directions)

Boston Side - Docks
7:00AM – 5:00PM
  Dragon Boat Races - Finals

Cambridge Side - Along Memorial Drive
12:00PM – 5:00PM
  Asian Food

Cambridge Side - Main Tent
12:00PM – 5:00PM
  Arts and Crafts & Asian Cultural Performances

Performances & Demonstrations

The performance schedule for 2018 is now available.  See below for details.

The schedule may be subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.

Last Updated: Thurs, Jun 7, 2018

Time Event Organization
12:00 PM Eye-dotting ceremony <Opening Ceremony>  Boston Dragon Boat Festival
  Chinese Waist Drum Dance (Inside Performance Tent) GBCCA
12:15 PM Dragon Dance  Wahlum Kungfu Academy
12:45 PM Opening Ceremony Boston Dragon Boat Festival
1:00 PM Chinese Tradional Music and Chinese Yoyo GBCCA
1:30 PM Asian Folk Song Ms. Lili Feng
1:35 PM Taekwon-do Demonstration Jae Hun Kim Taekwon-do Institute
2:05 PM Chinese Dance

Bright Peal Art School

2:25 PM Beijing Opera

Boston Beijing Opera Association

2:55 PM Chinese Martial Arts Demonstration Wahlum Kungfu Academy
3:25 PM Chinese Yoyo CCCC
3:30 PM Beijing Opera

Boston Beijing Opera Association

4:00 PM Bhangra & Bollywood Dance Shaila School of Dance
4:30 PM Japanese Taiko Drumming Odaiko New England
5:00 PM Award Ceremony for Winning Teams Boston Dragon Boat Festival