2018 Gulf Coast Dragon Boat Festival


Dragons are coming to the Coast, so join us April 21, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at The Dock Bar & Grill for the 2018 Gulf Coast Dragon Boat Festival!  You and your team of 20 paddlers and one drummer will be racing against groups from all over the Gulf Coast for this year's bragging rights.  If you're interested in being a part of this exciting new event, please contact Director of Marketing & Communications Sam Evans at sevans@unitedwaysm.org for more information.  We're fired up to have you on board!

2017 Sponsors

Showcase Sponsors 


Mississippi Power Company

Supporting Sponsors

Coca-Cola Bottling Company Gulf Coast

Garden Park Medical Center

Hancock Bank

IP Casino Resort Spa

Yates Construction

Event Sponsors

Balch & Bingham L.L.P.

Home 2 Suites Gulfport

Page, Mannino, Peresich & McDermott, P.L.L.C.

The Dermatology Clinic

The First Bank

Patron Siren Sponsors

All Out Bail Bonds

Gulf Coast Community Federal Credit Union

2017 Available Sponsorships Packet

2016 Gulf Coast Dragon Boat Festival Photo Album



Not sure what a Dragon Boat Festival is?  Watch this video that Mississippi Power Company put together from last year's event to find out!

Fired up to volunteer at the event?  Click Here for more information!