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Enter the fun on Lanier with Dragon Boat Festival
Annual event brings culture, competition to Olympic venue
Paddlers on one of the Dragon Boats dig into the water during last year's Atlanta Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival at Clarks Bridge Park. - photo by Tom Reed
The 17th annual Atlanta Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival is set for Saturday at the Lake Lanier Olympic venue on Clarks Bridge Road. Competitive dragon boat racing originated in Hong Kong and is captivating athletes and audiences around the world, making it one of the fastest growing water sports, especially here in Hall County. Atlanta Dragon Boat Festival has grown substantially over the years.