Festivals & Fairs Miami Beach

11th Annual South Florida Dragon Boat Festival

11th Annual South Florida Dragon Boat FestivalSaturday, October 5, 10am-4pm – Haulover Park, 10800 Collins Avenue,  Miami Beach

The United Chinese Association of Florida (UCAF) will present the 11th Annual South Florida Dragon Boat Festival at beautiful Haulover Park, on Saturday, October 5th. UCAF would like to invite everyone to join together in bringing this festive, colorful, cultural experience to life. For those unfamiliar with dragonboat racing, a dragonboat is a large human powered boat with a minimum 18 paddlers, a drummer and a steers person paddling to cross the finish faster than their competition. It’s a team sport in its purest form that encompasses power, speed, synchronization and endurance. The roots of dragon boat racing go back over 2,000 years to the southern provinces of China. Free, accessible and fun for all ages, the event draws thousands of visitors and residents together to celebrate a legend that dates back over 2,000 years. Haulover Park’s parking fee is $6 per vehicle. The event is free. To be a vendor, please call 954-604-1515. To be a sponsor, please call UCAF at 305-345-8489, or email at UCAF@bellsouth.net