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See the majestic sport of Dragon Boat Racing at the Hope Chest’s annual Buffalo Niagara Dragon Boat FestivalSM. Join us for a day of dragon boat racing and fun-filled activities for the whole family.

Please be advised that all volunteers or paddlers must be at least 14 years old.

For those unfamiliar with the sport, dragon boating is a boat of 20 paddlers, a drummer and a steer person. It is a team sport that requires power, speed, synchronization and endurance. Dragon boat participant skills will range from novice to competitive though no experience is required. Teams will represent local Western New York corporations, breast cancer survivors, police forces, firemen, and other community organizations.

With its beginnings in Southern China, dragon boating today is the fastest growing international team water sport and soon to be an Olympic event. Race festivals are held year round at numerous locations around the world and now proudly in Buffalo New York.

Click the button below to place your race day food orders.

Details

Date:
June 17
Time:
7:45 am - 5:00 pm
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Website:
http://hopechestbuffalo.org/index.php/buffalo-niagara-dragon-boat/

Organizer

The Hope Chest
Phone:
716.930.3410
Email:
hopechestbuffalo@gmail.com
Website:
http://hopechestbuffalo.org/

Venue

Buffalo Riverworks
359 Ganson Street
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States
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Phone:
844.SIX.CANS
Website:
http://buffaloriverworks.com/

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Upcoming Events

 
  1. TOTALLY BUFFALO FESTIVAL

    May 27 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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    June 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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    June 10 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  4. QCRG: SIRENS VS HARLOTS

    June 11 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  5. BUFFALO NIAGARA DRAGON BOAT RACES

    June 17 @ 7:45 am - 5:00 pm

ABOUT RIVERWORKS

 

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Our Massive waterfront complex is a true destination for skating, hockey, curling & concerts with dining, bars & concessions.

Riverworks is Western New York's backyard and it's open year round.

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Phone: 844.SIX.CANS
Fax: 716.342.2310
Email: info@BuffaloRiverworks.com
Address: 359 Ganson Street, Buffalo NY

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