We’re excited to have you join us at the 13th Annual Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival – August 1-4, 2018! From the exceptional viewing area, energizing races, extraordinary team villages, excellent kids activities and evening entertainment, we have something exciting for the whole family.

Schedule is subject to change, please check back often.

TUESDAYJULY 31ST 2018

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

WEDNESDAYAUGUST 1ST 2018

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 2ND 2018

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Veterans’ Luncheon
4:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Food Court open
5:00 – 11:00 p.m.
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 103.7 Live from the Dragon’s Den

FRIDAYAUGUST 3RD 2018

Noon – 9:00 p.m.
Food Court Open
2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Merchandise Tent open
4:00 p.m. – Midnight
Dragon’s Den open
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
MPR’s Classical Pop-Up Concert Truck by the Statues of Paul Bunyan and Babe The Blue Ox
2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Practice Sessions – Everyone is welcome to watch!
6:30 p.m.
Mandatory SPRINT CUP Team Managers Meeting
8:00 p.m.
Dragon’s Den Entertainment: DMS Entertainment

SATURDAYAUGUST 4TH 2018

8:00 a.m.
5th Annual 5k Run/Walk
8:00-10:00 a.m.
Race Day Breakfast in the Dragon’s Den
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Merchandise Tent open
8:45 a.m.
Mandatory ALL TEAM Managers Meeting
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.*
ROUND 1 HEATS: Dragon Boat Races
9:00 a.m.- Midnight
Dragon’s Den open
10:00 a.m – 9:00 p.m.
Food Court 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: Corey Medina & Brothers

*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.