Who? River Cities Dragon Boat Festival directly benefits the Children’s Protection Center in Little Rock, AR. 100% of proceeds go to the center
What? Dragon boats are roughly about 45 feet long and can fit up to about 20 paddlers. Each race last about 1-2 minutes long. The key is to work as a team to row in sync to the finish line! This is also a festival and family friendly atmosphere including food, music, kid’s area, tailgating and picnicking.
When? The festival and racing event begins Saturday May 16th at 9am and will continue through the afternoon until all competitions are complete. Estimated end time is normally around 4:00pm. However team members arrive early on Friday May 15th for practice, socializing, and team meetings.
Where? This year’s event will be held at Lake Willastein in Maumelle, AR.
Why? This event is an avenue to raise funds and awareness on behalf of the Children’s Protection Center in Little Rock, AR. If you would like to learn more about the center, feel free to follow the link below:
Children's Protection center: