[Dragon Boat Festival] Find Dragon Boats around GZ

Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

Dragon Boat Festival is a traditional festival on the fifth day of the fifth month of the lunar calendar, which falls on June 20 this year. Dragon boat races and cruises are popular ways for celebrating the festival.


Dragon Boat Festival is a traditional festival on the fifth day of the fifth month of the lunar calendar, which falls on June 20 this year. Dragon boat races and cruises are popular ways for celebrating the festival. More than 600 dragon boats will be racing at over 120 locations around Guangzhou.

If you are interested in watching a dragon boat race this week, here are some recommendations: 

June 17, . 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. 

Xiaozhou Village, Haizhu District 

How to get there: Buses No. 45, 252 

More than 80 Dragon boats from brother villages will travel to Xiaozhou Village as a traditional custom. You might also have chance to see a "Dragon Boat" queue waiting in front of the water gate near the village. 


June 18, 8 a.m. 

Chepi Village, Tianhe District 

Hot to get there: Metro Line 4/5 Chebei Nan Station 

Every year, one of the largest “Dragon Boat Views" is staged in Chepi Village. More than 150 boats can be seen there. Boats from brother villages travel via the rivers and canals, along with beating drums and waving flags. 


June 20, 8 a.m. 

Liede Village, Tianhe District 

Hot to get there: Metro line 5 Liede or Zhujiang New Town station, Buses to Liede station 

On the day of Dragon Boat Festival, you can enjoy the best “Dragon Boat Views" in Liede Village. The traditional ancestral temple in Liede Village is also worth visiting. 


June 20, 9 a.m. – 12 a.m. 

Yangji village, Yuexiu District 

Hot to get there: Metro line 5 Wuyangcun station Exit B, buses to Wuyang Xincun station 


June 20, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

Lizhiwan, Liwan District 

Hot to get there: Metro line 5 Zhongshan 8 Lu station, buses to Pantang station or Zhongshan 8 Lu station






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