Mitchell's Place Dragon Boat Race & Festival is back!

We are so excited to be back for the 4th Annual Mitchell's Place Dragon Boat Race and Festival.

Last year 11 teams competed for the gold and we have room to grow the race in 2024.

Mitchell’s Place Dragon Boat Festival brings the most fun and unforgettable experience to the Birmingham area! See how well your team can compete against other local, corporate and community teams to raise awareness for early intervention and autism spectrum disorder.

Want to put together a team? Ask your co-workers, friends, spouses, church members, civic leaders, customers, neighbors, and others to fill your team boat of 20 paddlers (minimum of 8 females per team) plus 1 drummer. Dynamic Dragon Boat Racing company provides all dragon boats, gear and instruction (including paddles, life jackets, and coaches), plus an experienced steerer to help you along the way. 

There is only space for 25 teams so register today! HOW TO REGISTER: click on the COMPETE button to see the team/sponsorship opportunities. You may pay online with a credit card OR mail in your payment to: Mitchell's Place Office of Advancement, 4778 Overton Road, Birmingham, AL 35210.

This year’s festival is scheduled for Saturday, August 17, 2024 at East Lake Park . Please join us for a nice summer day, some friendly competition, a kids-zone, food trucks, autism information, merchant market, Bloody Mary contest, music, and more! 

Check out our volunteer opportunities!

Check out last year's event photo album!


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