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Dragon Boat Festival ’11

A huge annual free festival with dragon boat racing & cultural performances | Sept 17 & 18
By - posted 9/14/2011 No Comment

Head to Treasure Island for a free weekend of world-class dragon boat racing, spectacular 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 live dance and music performances, the Dragon Land children’s activity pavilion, and a variety of food, arts & crafts, and other vendors.

San Francisco Int’l Dragon Boat Festival
Saturday & Sunday, September 17 & 18, 2011
California Avenue & Avenue D, Treasure Island

– Free Admission
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!