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Dragon Boat Races and More at Fun Events in Boston like the Dragon Boat Festival.

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Dragon Boat Festival
June 8th, 2013 to June 9th, 2013
Charles River
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Boston
MA
 

The Dragon Boat Festival in Boston is a sight to see when you're wondering What to do in Boston. With teams of synchronized paddlers propelling boats decorated with dragonheads and tails, Events in Boston like the Dragon Boat Festival are sure to be fun for everyone who attends.

Events in Boston like the Dragon Boat Races feature races who race 1,640 feet, in hopes of winning and going to the National Championships. Spectators enjoy food, drinks, and culture on shore.

Wondering What to do in Boston? The Dragon Boat Festival takes place annually on the banks of the Charles River in Boston and Cambridge. Since 1979, the Boston Dragon Boat Festival has grown from a small neighborhood event commemorating the death in 200 B.C. of the beloved Chinese poet-patriot Qu Yuan to the largest Asian-American cultural event in New England, drawing more than 20,000 participants and spectators.

Each year, 30 to 40 teams from the United States and Canada compete on a 500-meter course, in an energetic race to the finish line. The teams practice in the spring to prepare for June races, paddling in sleek, colorful 39-foot Hong-Kong-style dragon boats.

Along with the dragon boat races, the festival also presents performances from various cultures, Asian food, and arts and crafts representing traditions of this ancient Chinese celebration.

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The Boston Dragon Boat Festival fosters learning and exploration of diverse, multi-cultural heritage, especially that of the Asian-American heritage in New England. The goal of the festival is to provide a common setting through which citizens of diverse backgrounds can share goodwill. The short-term impact is a day of friendship, and the long-term impact is bonds forged with people of diverse backgrounds.

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