Dragon Boat Festival

dragon boatThousands of spectators converge at the Olympia waterfront to watch Dragon Boats race along Budd Inlet while enjoying cultural performances, food and fun. Now in its 10th year, the festival draws teams from community groups, high schools, colleges and government agencies for a celebration of spirited races and traditional Chinese visual and performing arts. The event takes place along Port Plaza on Budd Inlet, immediately north of Percival Landing at 701 Columbia Street NW. For more information, including ways to support the festival or organize a team, visit www.stmartin.edu/dragonboat