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2020 Rose Festival Postponed

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2020 Dragon Boat Race

The Rose Festival is proud to host the Portland Rose Festival Dragon Boat Races, an event that has been bringing an exciting Chinese tradition to Portland for more than two decades, beginning in 1989.

Held on the Willamette River near the Hawthorne Bridge, the races feature exciting four-team heats held every nine minutes. More than 60 different teams – local, national and international – compete in boats graciously provided through the Portland-Kaohsiung Sister City Association.

This event is FREE to the public.

June 6 – June 7, 2020
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

More information, including registration forms, is available at the Portland-Kaohsiung Sister City Association website.

Contact the Portland-Kaohsiung Sister City Association

Email: moc.l1586336223iamto1586336223h@rot1586336223cerid1586336223ecara1586336223cskp1586336223
Mailing Address:
PKSCA Race Director
PO Box 80404
Portland, OR 97280