A FREE all-day event full of exciting races and cultural entertainment along the waterfront!







Our biggest races in quite some time!


Head to Pawtucket this Saturday where 30 dragon boat teams from around New England will be racing for a chance at large cash prizes!


Plus, enjoy a day filled with traditional Taiwanese entertainment under the big tent, the Narragansett Beer Garden, interactive games and activities, family-friendly arts & crafts, cruises on The Explorer to get closer to the action, our popular Chinese Dumpling Eating Contest, and...new for 2018...a Jump Rope Contest!!!


And that's not all...come for a great selection of

food trucks & vendors!

Bugg’d Out BBQ

Buddha Belly

Chinese Christian Church

Crepe Corner

Jean & Lee Kitchen

Kona Ice

Mimi + Pop’s Ice Cream Shop

Thai Hut


AT & T Mobile Entertainment

Bank of America

Candie Balloons

China Airlines

Citizens Bank's PhotoBuddy Picture Booth

Eva Airlines


Neighborhood Health Plan of RI

Pawtucket Arts Festival





19th Annual Rhode Island Chinese Dragon Boat Races

Saturday, September 8th

Festival Pier, Pawtucket, RI

9 AM - 4 PM




Parking & Shuttle at the Blackstone Valley Visitor Center

175 Main St. Pawtucket

Lot entrance in rear off of Roosevelt Avenue.









Thank you to this year's sponsors:
































Stearns/McGee ReMax


Pawtucket Credit Union










Blackstone Valley Tourism Council | 175 Main Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860








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