We’re excited to have you join us at the 12th Annual Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival – August 2-5, 2017! From the exceptional viewing area, energizing races, extraordinary team villages, excellent kids activities and evening entertainment, we have something exciting for the whole family.

MONDAYJULY 31ST 2017

5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Practice Sessions – Everyone is welcome to watch!

TUESDAYAUGUST 1ST 2017

5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Practice Sessions – Everyone is welcome to watch!

WEDNESDAYAUGUST 2ND 2017

4:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Beverages available in the Dragon’s Den
5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Practice Sessions – Everyone is welcome to watch!
5:00-8:00 p.m.
Entertainment in the Dragon’s Den featuring: The Acoust Hicks

THURSDAYAUGUST 3RD 2017

5:00 p.m.
Food Court & Dragon’s Den open
5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Practice Sessions – Everyone is welcome to watch!
Evening
Sponsor Appreciation Night
6:30 p.m.
5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Entertainment: Mix 103.7Live from the Dragon’s Den

FRIDAYAUGUST 4TH 2017

10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Food Court Open
Noon – Midnight
Dragon’s Den open
Noon – 4:00 p.m.
Practice Sessions – Everyone is welcome to watch!
6:30 p.m.
Mandatory SPRINT CUP Team Managers Meeting
8:30 p.m.
Entertainment: Corey Medina & Brothers in the Dragon’s Den

SATURDAYAUGUST 5TH 2017

8:00 a.m. NEW TIME
4th Annual 5k Run/Walk
8:00-10:00 a.m.
Race Day Breakfast in the Dragon’s Den
8:45 a.m.
Mandatory ALL TEAM Managers Meeting
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.*
ROUND 1 HEATS: Dragon Boat Races
10:00 a.m – 9:00 p.m.
Food Court Open
10:00 a.m.- Midnight
Dragon’s Den open
1:30 – 4:15 p.m.*
ROUND 2 HEATS: Dragon Boat Races
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Kids Activities
4:30 – 5:15 p.m.*
6:00 p.m. – Midnight
Dragon’s Den Entertainment: A-List DJ & Lip Sync Battle!

*All Race Times are tentative. Official race start times will be determined and posted after team registration deadline in mid-July. Race Final start/end times are estimates and subject to race day circumstances. Please be aware they may start/end earlier or later than listed here.