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2017 Northern California International Dragon Boat Festival

  • Lake Merritt Boulevard Oakland, CA United States (map)

Come on out and join us for a weekend of good, hard racing during the 22nd Annual Northern California International Dragon Boat Festival (NCIDBF) on September 23 & 24, 2017. This will be our second year at the festival’s new home at sunny Lake Merritt, Oakland, CA. If you missed out on joining us last year, here is some aerial footage of the Festival by Sky High Oakland at

This international dragon boat festival hosts teams from all around the world and features vendors and performers all weekend long. Check out more information at the festival's website:

What: Two days of 500m races, in mixed, women's and open divisions
When: Saturday, September 23 & Sunday, September 25
Where: Lake Merritt, Oakland
Who: YOU!

Earlier Event: August 26
Ripple Effect Homecoming Day