Dragon Boat Regatta in Sandaoyan Town
2018.06.16 - 2018.06.18
Sandaoyan Town
The 65th Sandaoyan Dragon Boat Regatta & 5th Water-Splashing Festival will be held June 16-18 in Sandaoyan Town, northwestern Chengdu's Pidu District. During the event, visitors can enjoy different types of entertainment, including water splashing, dragon boat regatta and cormorant fishing show.
Sandaoyan is an ancient town in western Sichuan with a history of more than 1,000 years. The tradition of dragon boat race in the town can be traced back to the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911).
Opening Ceremony
Time: 09:00-11:30, June 18
Venue: Shuixiang Wenhua Plaza
Water Splashing
Time: 10:00-11:30 & 14:00-16:30, June 16, 17 & 18
Venue: Leshui Park
Dragon Boat Race
Time: 09:30-12:00, June 18
Venue: Xuyan River along Luojia Bridge
Duck Grabbing
Time: 09:30-11:00, June 18
Venue: Baitiao River along Yongding Bridge
Cormorant Fishing Show
Time: 09:30-11:30 & 14:00-16:00, June 18
Venue: Beside the Yong'an Bridge at Huili Ancient Town
How to get there
By metro and bus
Metro Line 2—Exit B, Xipu Station—walk to the Xipu Railway Station to take Bus No. P22—Sandaoyan
By self-drive
Downtown Chengdu—Shaxi Highway—Shuyuan Ave.—Sandaoyan