Texarkana Dragon Boat Festival Happens June 11 at Bringle Lake


The Texarkana Dragon Boat Race Festival is back for 2022! This event is so much fun for participants and spectators and is a huge fundraiser for Hands-on Texarkana. The festival kicks off Saturday, June 11 at Bringle Lake beginning at 9:00 am.

Dragon Boat Races have been around for centuries, our Texarkana event will take place on Bringle Lake and teams are being formed now. Everything is provided for teams, boats, paddles, life vests, a drum, and a steersperson/coach.  Find yourself 20 co-workers, friends, and/or family members to join you at this exciting event!

The Texarkana Dragon Boat Festival will be a family-friendly, all-day event that will include local and regional teams coming together to race against each other in a series of heats.

Get more information or register to participate at TexarkanaDragonBoat.com.

From TexarkanaDragonBoat.com:

Our 2022 festival will be held on Saturday, June 11th at Bringle Lake Park! 

It’s time to get your team together and prepare for a full day of unique fun. 

We will follow ADH and CDC guidelines to help keep everyone safe.

Even if  you are not competing this year, come out and enjoy great summer weather, selected food vendors and a new race every ten minutes! All proceeds benefit the programs of HandsOn Texarkana, which provides volunteer services in the greater Texarkana area.


1. Become a sponsor

2. Gather a team

3. Make a pledge to your favorite team or paddler

4. Make a donation directly to HandsOn Texarkana 

5. Come out and cheer on your favorite team

Email: HandsOnTxk@aol.com for more information or call 903-798-3211


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