Dutchess Dragon Boat Race and Festival



Dutchess Dragon Boat Race and Festival

July 5, 2014

HRRA Community Boathouse, Poughkeepsie, NY


Here is your chance to be a part of a new and exciting recreational activity for the Hudson Valley- the only Dragon Boat race currently happening on the Hudson River! This event offers participants, sponsors, and spectators a fun day of recreational racing, food, music, and views of our magnificent river. Men and women, teenagers, beginners, and spectators of all ages can enjoy a day of friendly competition with some easy exercise, a chance to be with your friends, paddling together; and a visit to the day-long Asian Cultural Festival on the waterfront- which will include games for the children, food and drink, souvenirs, dancing, and a chance to experience something new, colorful, and different!

Opening Ceremony: 9:00am, First Race: 9:30am

All proceeds after expenses benefit two local non-profits: Arts Mid-Hudson and Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation.


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