We’re excited to have you join us at the 15th Annual Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival – July 29 – August 1, 2020! From the exceptional viewing area, energizing races, extraordinary team villages, excellent kids activities and evening entertainment, we have something exciting for the whole family. The festival is located along the shores of beautiful Lake Bemidji (on Bemidji Avenue/Hwy 197 – to the left of the Paul & Babe statues).

Schedule is subject to change, please check back often.

TUESDAYJULY 28TH, 2020

5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Practice Sessions – Everyone is welcome to watch!

WEDNESDAYJULY 29TH, 2020

11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Beverages available in the Dragon’s Den
5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Practice Sessions – Everyone is welcome to watch!
5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Entertainment in the Dragon’s Den featuring: Rhonda & Orlando

THURSDAYJULY 30TH, 2020

4:00 – 8:00 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

FRIDAYJULY 31ST, 2020

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 – 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: Fun Pianos – Dueling Piano Show

SATURDAYAUGUST 1ST, 2020

8:00 a.m.
7th 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
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.