Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club * Winn Dixie * Holidaze Boat Rentals* Elizabeth Fornoro: Grande Cleaning * De Vine Salon & Spa * Byrski Estate & Elder Law * Isles Yacht Club

Publix * Amberg Insurance * Associates in Orthopedics * R. Boyd Gilldland, D.D.S., P.A. * Creative Window Treatments * Don Gasgarth's Charlotte County Ford 

The Joy FM * Punta Gorda Downtown Merchants Association * Kengo CMA Karate & Jujitsu * Gregg's Automotive * Dragon Dragons * Susan Ion Hogan, D.D.S., P.A.

                                                                                     

​     Festival Sponsors

All That Jazz Quintet * James P. Gordon, Merrill Lynch * Florida Weekly * Peace River Distributing * Fat Point Brewing * Patricia A. Scott, D.D.S. * The Parrot  Charlotte Harbor Youth Sailing * Landsberg Bennett Private Wealth Management * Office Depot/Office Max * Millennium Physician Group * * Waste Management

2016 Sponsors

    Major Sponsors

2015 Sponsors

    Major Sponsors

T-Shirt Sponsor

​     Festival Sponsors

Tamina Aratari, Allison James Estates & Homes * Burnt Store Pizzeria * Florida Weekly * Peace River Distributing * De Vine Salon & Spa * Signs-R-Us * James P. Gordon

Charlotte Harbor Youth Sailing * Centennial Bank * Ingman Marine * R. Boyd Gilldland, DDS, PA * American Auto Body * All That Jazz Quintet * Waste Management

Jeri Fine Schaller, Keller Williams * Millennium Physician Group * Pier One Yacht Sales * Dr. Jeffrey Joffe, DMD * GetMoreOffers.com * Charlie's Shoe Repair 

Festival Sponsors

 in partnership with                             and

​     Patron Sponsors

Gold Dragon Sponsor

 www.all-that-jazz.us

T-Shirt Sponsor

Silver Dragon Sponsor

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Patron Sponsors

Festival T-Shirts

​​​Thank you to our Sponsors!

​​                                          Be a Volunteer
Please join us at the event as a volunteer on Saturday, October 28th! There are many fun and exciting positions that are available to people of all ages (well, 14+) and abilities.  Download an application form here.




On Friday, Oct. 27th, we need a Set Up Crew to set up banners, set out trash bins, put out directional signs, etc., and a Utility Boat and Captain.  On Race Day, Oct 28th, we are looking for Dock Marshals to work on the docks, helping the paddlers to load and unload the dragon boats and Boat Marshaling Assistants to help the marshaling area to ensure that all paddlers have wristbands on and PFDs before loading the dragon boats. We also need Results Runners to take race results from the finish line officials and record them on the official scoreboard, Team Registration Assistants, several Festival Village Marshals, Volunteer and Team Check-in & Coordination Assistants, T-Shirt & Water sales persons, an Awards Ceremony Assistant, a Clean-Up Crew.  On the water, we need a Pontoon Boat & Captainto serve as a start boat, three (3) Chase Boats & Captains (one serving also as a Utility Boat to take down the race course a day's end).  There's lots to do, and you'll have great fun, too!