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Arizona Dragon Boat Festival

  • Dragon Boat races on Tempe Town Lake
  • Ferocious Dragon Boat at Arizona Dragon Boat Festival
  • Arizona Dragon Boat Festival


  • The Arizona Dragon Boat Festival is held annually at Tempe Town Lake.
  • The event features both competitive and recreational dragon boat races with teams from around the U.S. and Canada.
  • Along with the races, the festival includes talented Asian inspired entertainment. 

Arizona Dragon Boat Festival


The annual Arizona Dragon Boat Festival is held each year on Tempe Town Lake. While dragon boat racing has been a part of Asian culture for over 20 centuries, the sport is now spreading throughout the world with competition in many major cities. The Tempe event features both recreational and professional races in colorful boats. 

Paddlers come from all over the U.S., Canada and from as far away as China and Taiwan. In addition to the boat races, visitors will find activities for children, Asian inspired entertainment and a wide array of food vendors. There is no admission fee for spectators and this is a wonderful event for all ages.

The 2020 Dragon Boat races are scheduled on March 28th and 29th. Come on out and enjoy this colorful event.

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Come visit us! Tempe Town Lake 550 E. Tempe Town Lake, Tempe, AZ - 85281,US

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