2018 Gulf Coast Dragon Boat Festival


Dragons are coming to the Coast, so join us April 21st, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at The Dock Bar & Grill for the 2018 Gulf Coast Dragon Boat Festival presented by Keesler Federal Credit Union!  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!

2018 Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Jade Sponsors

Garden Park Medical Center

Hancock-Whitney Bank

Home2 Suites Gulfport

Mississippi Power Company

Sun Herald

Topship, L.L.C

Yates Construction

Event Sponsors

The First, A National Banking Association

Patron Siren Sponsors

Gulf Coast Community Federal Credit Union

SouthGroup Insurance

2018 Available Sponsorships Packet

2017 Gulf Coast Dragon  Boat Festival Photo Album

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 to find out!

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