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Chinese New Year Dragon Boat Festival

16th & 17th of Feb

Dragon Boat Victoria in association with CNY United (CNYU) presents the Chinese New Year Dragon Boat Festival (墨爾本春節龍舟賽) at Victoria Harbour, Docklands over the weekend 16-17 February 2019.
Starting each day with an unique eye dotting ceremony to awaken the dragons and the blessing of the boats and water to ensure safe racing, the festival is a blend of tradition and heart-stopping action as the spectacular dragon boats race along Victoria Harbour to the beat of the drums. These experiences bond team member together for years to come. While thousands of people cheer on paddlers, others come to enjoy cultural performance, lion dance, dragon boat tug of war and and food trucks.
Join us and celebrate this special Chinese tradition, dragon boating and the spirit of friendly competition at this inaugural Dragon Boat Festival!

Yarra River / $Free / 09:00 - 17:00