The Third Annual Castaic Lake Dragon Boat Festival will be held Saturday, June 4 starting at 8 a.m. at the Castaic Lake State Recreation Area, Lower Lake, in Castaic.
In 2019 the festival had about 500 paddlers in attendance, both youth and adults.
The family-friendly festival’s theme is “A Celebration of Cultures.”
Dragon Boat racing is a water sports activity suitable for all ages and all abilities. Teams compete in Dragon Boats, which are large canoe-like vessels fitted with ornately carved dragon’s heads and tails. Crews of up to 16 people sit in pairs and paddle to compete in races.
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First race starts at 8 a.m.
Castaic Lake State Recreation Area
32132 Castaic Lake Drive,
Castaic, CA 91384
After paying the $12 parking fee at the entrance turn left and watch for the first right turn. Turn right, then right again into parking lots 6 and 7. There is no additional fee to attend the event.
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