Lure of the Dragons - Dragon Boat Race & Festival
Lake Lure’s “Lure of the Dragons” race and festival combines fun festivities with team building and exciting competition! With drums pounding out stroke cadence, up to 34 corporate and community teams will paddle 250 meters down the Rocky Broad River in 30-foot long dragon boats dressed out in dragon heads, tails and scales! All competing for first place and all in the name of children's charities!
Exciting? You bet! The inaugural “Lure of the Dragons” festival attracted 22 teams, 264 paddlers, and 2000+ spectators. The 2012 festival will be the only race in the United States featuring exclusively the thirty-foot, 10 paddler, small boats
When: Saturday June 15, 2013, 8:30 am – 6:00 pm. Approximate start and end times.
Where: Morse Park, Lake Lure, N.C. (next to town hall)
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Lot’s of free parking right at the race venue. Come and enjoy one or more of our food vendors right onsite