9th Annual Habitat Dragon Boat Festival
Please note, this event has expired.
Exhilarating dragon boat races on Coosa River to benefit Gadsden-Etowah Habitat for Humanity.
With origins dating back 2,300 years, dragon boat racing is the most fun, unique cultural event featuring adrenaline-pumping action. Teams race in colorful 46-foot long Chinese dragon boats adorned with decorative dragonheads and tails, with 20 paddlers, a drummer and steerer navigating a racecourse at speeds of 10-15 mph. Dragon boat racing is the 8th fastest growing sport in the world that’s enjoyed by more than 50 million people in 64 countries!
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