Festival Schedule

It's much too early to have an accurate schedule for the 2024 Lake Champlain Dragon Boat Festival. The schedule listed below is from 2023, but it will give you a sense of how the day unfolds. We are not aware of any major changes for 2024 as of yet.

2023 Lake Champlain Dragon Boat Festival Schedule

7:30am

Coffee and bagels for sale at DHVT Breakfast Bar

 

Community Team Check-in begins at Registration Tent

8:00am

Welcome. National Anthem sung by Dean King. Acknowledgement of sponsors.

 

Pick Your Prize Raffle opens. Team Photo Booth opens.

8:00am

Zumba Crew warms up racers - get ready to dance

~ 8:30am

First Round races begin for BCS, Sport, and Community Teams

10:00am

Food Court Opens

 ~10:45am

Community Quarter Final Races begin

11:00am

50-50 Raffle Closes - Winner announced before Flower Ceremony

 

BCS Final Round Races

11:15am

Breast Cancer Survivor Flower Ceremony with vocal tribute by Bonnie Jean Aharonian 

11:30am

Splash for Cash Dash Victory Paddle

11:40am

Spirit Awards announcement

~11:45am

Community Team Racing Resumes

12:00pm

Main Tent Opens for Refreshments (valid ID required).

12:15am

Second round of Sport Teams begin

1:00pm

Live Entertainment by Zach Rhoads under the Main Tent

~1:15pm

Community Semi Final Round begins

~1:45pm

Sport Division Final Races begin

~ 2:30pm

Community Final Round begins--ending with the Champ Cup Race at about 3:00pm

~ 3:15pm

Award Ceremonies