Be a Part of The Dragon Boat Race This Fall


Posted: July 30, 2018

Looking for a fun way to get your family, friends or co-workers together for a fun and challenging adventure? Sign up for the 2018 Dragon Boat Race in Worcester on September 22, 2018 on Lake Quinsigamond. This unique race will be an unforgettable experience for all ages and levels of experience.

Now in its 2nd year, the annual Dragon Boat Festival will race through Lake Quinsigamond on September 22.

Lake Quinsigamond is an ideal rowing lake located on the Worcester and Shrewsbury line. Starting at Regatta Point, you and your team will load into the dragon boats and set off while spectators watch the action from the shores.

Put together your crew, get free training, and represent your team in style! No experience needed!

Anyone 15 and older is able to participate in a dragon boat race, all you need to do is put together a team of 21 members. These teams can be academic teams, club teams, professional teams, corporate teams and so on. Your team is guaranteed to have at least two races and all equipment is provided for your team. Each racer will receive a t-shirt and team photo. No experience is needed to race in the dragon boat race; training sessions will be help on the days prior to the race!

Or be a spectator and enjoy performances, food, music and more.

You don't have to race to be a part of this community event. Spectators will be able to attend the cultural festival for free from 9 AM - 4 PM. You'll find plenty to do for the whole family from food to live entertainment, music, contests and giveaways. All ages are welcome and encouraged to attend to celebrate the diversity in our community.

Don't forget to visit Discover Central Massachusetts! 

Want to learn more about what's happening in Central Massachusetts? Talk to one of our region representatives, pick up a visitor guide, and learn more about how you can stay up to date on the region's best and latest things to do and places to see. 


All photos courtesy of BreLee Photography