Carolina Beach Dragon Boat Regatta and Festival

216 Canal Drive
Carolina Beach, NC 28428
Location: Carolina Beach Yacht Basin and Marina
Call: 910 599-2879

Come celebrate sports, health, wellness and the arts with Carolina Beach!  The Carolina Beach Dragon Boat Regatta and Festival will have many activities one of which is the famous Dragon Boat Race.  Enjoy being afloat on a colorful 45 foot long watercraft with your friends, neighbors, customers, family or co-workers and form a team for this heart racing event. Each boat will be manned by 20 people plus a steersman and a drummer for the full effect.

On Friday evening, enjoy a kickoff party complete with a parade and introduction of all competing teams, live music provided by Machine Gun with refreshments (available for purchase).

Saturday, get ready to race with the first event starting at 9:00 am!  Teams will be competing for trophies with awards for the Fastest time, Slowest time, Most Spirited team, Best Costumes, Match Race Winners and more.  The Awards Ceremony and Celebration Party will begin at 4 pm on Saturday evening and feature 30 vendors serving their best fare at the Marina.



Friday: 5:00pm, Saturday: 8:30am




Festivals, Sports

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Address:216 Canal Drive Carolina Beach, NC 28428