MONTGOMERY DRAGON BOAT
race and festival information
rules and safety information
Montgomery Fire and Rescue are present at all team practices, as well as for the duration of the event, both on-the-water and in the Festival grounds.
If weather becomes inclement, the races will continue, but will be paused in the event of lightning until conditions improve. Festival staff may alter the race format to determine winners depending on how far the races have progressed. Announcements pertaining to weather issues and race changes will be made over the stage’s sound system.
Teams and Festival attendees should remember to stay hydrated! Water coolers will be set up in strategic locations for paddlers, and a variety of beverage vendors will also be available throughout the park.
In accordance with the State of Alabama ABC board and the City of Montgomery Special Events Department, no alcoholic beverages may be brought into the park for this event. Alcoholic drinks can be purchased from multiple locations in the Festival grounds.
Security will be on-hand during the event. Any disruptive or unsafe behavior will be immediately reported to security personnel. The Festival is a family-friendly event, and we want everyone to have a safe and enjoyable day at the Riverfront!