15th Annual Asian Festival & 9th Annual Dragon Boat Races


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15th Annual Asian Festival & 9th Annual Dragon Boat Races


  • 18441 Nantz Road
    Cornelius NC 28031


The 15th Annual Charlotte Asian Festival is an annual family-oriented event for the Asian and non-Asian community in and around Mecklenburg County and throughout the Carolinas. The festival celebrates Asian cultures, diversity, ethnicity, roots and history. The 9th Annual Charlotte Dragon Boat Festival Race is an exciting team competition. An important part of the Chinese traditional calendar, dragon boat racing originated over 2,300 years ago on the life-sustaining rivers of southern China. The Charlotte race is an open competition to anyone 15 years of age or older. Heats for the dragon boat race begin at 9:00 a.m. with over 40 boat teams entered to compete. Races will continue throughout the day.

Admission: Free for spectators

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35° 27' 51.8394" / Longitude: -80° 54' 3.5994"


18441 Nantz Road Cornelius NC 28031

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Located near I-77’s exit 28. Parking is available at the Rubbermaid Medical Solutions on 16905 Northcross Drive in Huntersville

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