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Dragon Boat Festival London Tickets

29 June 2014
at London Regatta Centre
29

Jun

Event Information

See the teams compete for glory at the Chinese themed boat race

See the teams compete for glory at the Dragon Boat Festival London event and enjoy all the on shore entertainment at the London Regatta Centre by Royal Albert Docks. Chinese tradition Second only to Chinese New Year in the Chinese festival calendar, the Dragon Boat Festival marks the beginning of the rainy season and the summer solstice. Celebrated for the 19th year, the Dragon Boat Festival London event joins other celebrations across the world for this ancient and revered tradition. Boat race The centrepiece of the Dragon Boat Festival London event is the boat race between around 40 vessels, each around 30 foot long. Expect plenty of colour and rousing noise as the decorated Dragon Boats race through the water, each with 16 rowers and a drummer on board. Family fun As well as the chance to watch the race, the Dragon Boat Festival London event also features plenty of on shore entertainment that is bound to be popular with kids and adults alike. See the kung-fu demonstrations and lion dance and sample Chinese food and drinks at the London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival and celebrate the new season in style. The Dragon Boat Festival London event takes place from 10am - 6m, Sunday 29th June 2014. Free Summer Festivals in London Outdoor Film Events Hyper Japan London Festival Summer Festival at Museum of Childhood


Ticket Prices

Free