GAINESVILLE, Ga. — Gainesville and Hall County will soon hold the single distinction of hosting the first ever International Canoe Federation Dragon Boat World Championships, in the Americas.
The four days of competition will kick-off at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12 with the official opening ceremony at Lake Lanier Olympic Park, 3105 Clarksbridge Road.
The event is free of charge, and food and beverage is available for purchase.
The headliner for the opening ceremony is Craig A. Meyer. Meyer captures the music, costumes and charisma of Sir Elton John.
Other happenings throughout the evening will include ceremonial elements such as the Parade of Athletes, Pan-Asian dances and a variety of thrilling entertainment.
To learn more call 770-535-0397 or visit LanierDragonBoat2018.com