Lake Hernando Dragon Boat Festival

November 9, 2019 @ 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Dragon Boat races are one of only a number of events planned over Veterans Day weekend at the race site. The site features an Arts and Crafts/Commercial Village, live music, a dragon drum and dance group, a food and drink court and a kids’ play area. Lots of fun for the Whole Family!

The weekend begins with a kick off party Friday evening at "The Lodge on the Lake, with a Million Dollar View" - musical entertainment to be announced. Special plans for Veterans Saturday & Sunday during the Festival. Our event includes local and regional teams coming together to race against each other in a series of heats in 11- or 21-person boats. A great team-building experience and great exercise for everyone 14 years and older. Get your business, community or school group together to race an 11 or 21 person boat! Minimum 3 races planned (Mother Nature permitting).

Novice teams are provided with instruction and all of the necessary equipment to race. Included in your team registration is a practice session where we will show you how to paddle and race. All the necessary equipment, including the boat, paddles, life vests, a drum and a professional steersman/coach is included for your practice session and for your races on the day of the event.

The 2019 beneficiary is once again the Citrus County Education Foundation.



Dragon Boat Race and Festival will take place at the beautiful Lake Hernando Beach and Park in Hernando, Florida. Teams are forming now and forming a team is easy! Included in your team registration...