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Dragon Roots

  • Lake Merritt Boating Center 568 Bellevue Avenue Oakland, CA, 94610 United States (map)

Join Friends of Roots at the 23rd Annual Northern California International Dragon Boat Festival

Come watch speeding dragon boats take to the water at Lake Merritt, Oakland! Cheer on the Dragon Roots team in their colorful 40-foot dragon boat as they race to the beat of Chinese drums on Saturday, September 15, 2018.

This admission-free festival brings a weekend of world-class dragon boat racing, spectacular cultural performances, delicious food, a variety of clothes and crafts vendors, and kid-friendly activities in Dragon Land where games and arts & crafts await.

 Dragon Roots 2017- second place winners!

Dragon Roots 2017- second place winners!

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