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Join over 7,000 visitors at Paducah’s annual Dragon
Boat Festival and cheer on teams as they pilot colorful, elaborately designed
dragon boats – 41-foot-long boats, each carrying up to 16 paddlers and a
drummer – in races along the Ohio River.
Chinese history of “dragon boats” dates back more than 2,000 years, but this
modern event is held as a fundraiser for Paducah’s River Discovery Center,
which is dedicated to preserving the history and heritage of America’s river