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Dragon Boat Festival

Huge two-day waterfront competition with lion dancing, live music & races | Sat & Sun
By - posted 9/14/2012 No Comment

The 17th Annual San Francisco International Dragon Boat Festival is a free weekend of world-class dragon boat racing, cultural performances, and fun-filled activities for the whole family at the largest competitive dragon boat festival in the United States.

>> The festival features upwards of 110 dragon boat teams and 3,500 dragon boat paddlers racing 500 and 300 meter courses.

In addition to the exciting dragon boat racing, the Festival typically features many fun cultural activities: an entertainment stage with lion dances, taiko drumming, martial arts, yo-yo stunts, live music, the Dragon Land children’s activity pavilion, and a variety of food, arts & crafts, and other vendors.

San Francisco Int’l Dragon Boat Festival 2012
Saturday & Sunday, September 15 & 16, 2012
Festival hours: 10a-5p
Racing hours: 8a-5p
California Avenue & Avenue D, Treasure Island
– Free Admission
– Free Parking

Free Shuttles from SF
Shuttles will run from 4th and Mission (outside the SF Marriott Marquis and near the Powell Street BART / MUNI Station) and from San Francisco Chinatown (Kearny Street near Sacramento Street).

Shuttles will run about every 15-20 minutes between the hours of 9:30 am and 4:30 pm. Look for the Dragon Boat Festival Shuttle Signs and enjoy the ride!