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MAY
21
Capital City Dragon Boat Race
Date:
Sunday, 21 May 2017
Time:
8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location:
Hawk Island Park
Department:
Asian Studies Center
Event Details:

The annual Capital City Dragon Boat Race will provide not only a 'stay-cation' for Mid-Michigan communities, but will also become a destination event, attraction both traveling Dragon Boat Racing teams and visitors seeking a unique weekend experience. 

Races will begin at 8:30 a.m. and starting at 10:00 a.m., Hawk Island will have various activities for kids throughout the day. Activities include performances provided by various Confucius Institutes from Mid-Michigan colleges and arts and crafts booths. 

Dragon Boats have been used for spiritual and competitive purposes for over 2,000 years in China. Come learn about the history of Dragon Boating, Chinese culture, and to celebrate the Chinese National Holiday!

Admissions to this event is free.