The Springfield Dragon Boat Festival will be held at North Riverfront Park on June 24, 2017. Hosted by the Pioneer Valley Riverfront Club, this family friendly festival features the exciting sport of dragon boat racing and will include music, performances, food, vendors, activity for kids, and more.
Come watch the dragon boat races and stay for a day of fun along the riverfront!
There are community and club racing categories. The Springfield Dragon Boat Festival is the perfect event for businesses and organizations looking for a new team building opportunity. The community races provide financial support for Pioneer Valley Riverfront Club as we grow and strengthen our presence in Springfield and the Pioneer Valley. A team practice and all paddling equipment will be provided. On race day, community teams will participate in three 200 meter races. No prior experience required.
There are also club races for teams that regularly practice together and participate in competitions throughout New England and beyong.
A highlight of the festival is the flower ceremony, involving Breast Cancer Survivors and their supporters.
The Festival also includes Asian food and festivities throughout the day.