Thank you to all who participated in the 2017 races. The event was a great success!!
The Milwaukee Chinese Community Center is proud to present the 2017 Milwaukee Dragon Boat Festival continuing the tradition of ethnic and cultural festivals in Milwaukee.
Schedule At A Glance
7:00am – 9:00am Team Registration
8:00am – 10:30am Round 1 Race
10:30am – 11:00am Opening Ceremony/Lion Dance
11:00am – 12:00pm Performances
11:00am –1:30pm Round 2 Semi-Final Race
1:30pm – 2:00pm Zumba/Square Dance
1:45pm – 4:15pm Round 3 Final/Championship Race
3:00pm – 4:30pm Award Ceremony
Our mission is to showcase a variety of Chinese culture and traditions. Throughout the festival, there will be performances in traditional dance, Chinese folk music, and Martial Arts. There will be hands-on opportunities for the young and young-at-heart to make opera masks and lanterns, play traditional games, participate in a dragon parade, and even learning to speak and write Chinese.
To compete in the dragon boat races, the team captain must register by June 30th, 2017. Please start by clicking on 'Race Information>Register As Team Captain Using Google Docs' and enter your information. To complete your registration after entering your information, please click on 'Race Information>Complete Your Registration Here'.
Thank you to our valued sponsor the Milwaukee Chinese Community Center:
The Co-Sponsors of this event are the OCA Wisconsin Chapter and the National Association of Asian American Professionals Milwaukee: