Free Admission Both Days
All Festival Events Are Accessible
SMCR, Inc. presents the 3rd Annual Solomons Island Dragon Boat Festival at Solomons Island, Maryland!
Cheer on the fleet of colorful 40-foot dragon boats as they race to the beat of Chinese drums on Saturday, August 18, 2018.
Watch the excitement mount as teams compete for Best Time, Best Tent Decorations, Best Team Costumes, and the highly coveted award, Most Funds Raised. Proceeds go directly to SMCR, Inc. for the development and support of programs and events for people with special needs in Southern Md. Visit www.somdcr.org to find out more.
This admission-free festival brings to Solomons an exciting day of dragon boat racing,
a spectacular variety of entertainment, delicious food, a unique selection of crafts vendors,
and kid-friendly activities where games, arts & crafts await.
OUR HEARLTFELT THANKS TO
First Place Team in FUNDRAISING for last year -2017!
Times and event schedules are subject to change.
On the lawn of Our Lady Star of the Sea Historic Church
7:15pm: Opening Ceremony & Blessing of the Boats
9:00pm: NEW - "Wish and a Prayer" Celebration
On the Solomon's Island Riverwalk- IT'S RACE DAY!
Food & craft vendors on the lawn of Our Lady Star of the Sea Historic Church
8:30am: National Anthem & Color Guard
9:00am: First Race Starts
Click the image below to view last year's Dragon Boat Festival video
Solomons Island Dragon Boat Festival
PO Box 560
Solomons, MD 20688