2017 Long Beach Dragon Boat Festival

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The Long Beach Dragon Boat Festival is held at Marine Stadium in Long Beach, California.

Practice Site

The practice site is called Marine Park, or Mother's Beach.
The street number is 5839 Appian Way and is just below Second St. The phone number is 562-570-3232.

Competition Site

The Competition site (Marine Stadium) is also located on Appian Way, just past the bridge and further down, between Second St. and Colorado. The address is 5225 East Paoli Way, Long Beach CA 90803 and the phone number is 562-570-3215.

Directions, site map and course map (Powerpoint presentation 95k)


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Parking Map for Festival

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What is Dragon Boating?

Dragon boat racing is an amateur watersport which has its roots in an ancient folk ritual held over the past 2000 years throughout southern China. While 'competition' has taken place annually for more than 20 centuries as part of religious ceremonies and folk customs, dragon boat racing has emerged in modern times as an international sport.

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