Yokohama's Dragon Boat Races

Exciting entertainment at Yamashita Park

Venue: Yamashita Park, Yokohama When: Early Jun 2020

For the past 22 years, dragon boat teams have been invited to Yokohama for four days of racing. This year over 4,000 participants on 200 teams competed in this special event held just off of Yamashita Park beside Asia's largest Chinatown.

Usually scheduled for the last weekend of May & the first of June, the event is free and easy to watch for anyone visiting the area.

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Sandra Isaka

Sandra Isaka @sandra.isaka

As an intercultural consultant & Japan travel specialist with 20+ years in Japan, I love sharing my favorite places with others.

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Lester Goh 4 years ago
Ahhhhh, missed it by a bit! From what I know, dragon boating is a really loud and intense affair with the drummer setting the pace with powerful drum beats!!! That must be amazing.
Mandy Bartok 4 years ago
Thanks for highlighting this event, Sandra! It's going on my list for next year.