Sunday, Jun 10, 2018 12:00p -
948 Memorial Dr
Cambridge, MA 02138
Festivals & Fairs, Sports & Active Life
The Boston Dragon Boat Festival takes place annually on the banks of the Charles River in Boston and Cambridge. Starting in 1979, Boston Dragon Boat Festival, the first and oldest such festival in North America, has grown from a small neighborhood event commemorating the death in 200 B.C. of the beloved Chinese poet-patriot Qu Yuan to the largest Asian-American cultural event in New England, drawing more than 20,000 participants and spectators.
The 2018 Boston Dragon Boat Festival will be held on June 9-10, 2018.
Saturday June 9, 2018 - Races Only
MIT Pierce Boathouse
7:00AM – 2:00PM Dragon Boat Races - Time Trials
Sunday June 10, 2018 - Races and Cultural Festival
Along Charles River Near Harvard
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. The schedule may be subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.