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Montana Dragon Boat Festival | Bigfork, Montana

Festival Event

Paddlers from the U.S. and Canada will race Montana Dragon Boat Festival in 46-foot dragon boats at Bigfork Bay on Flathead Lake, the largest natural, fresh-water lake in the west. Each of the Hong Kong-style boats - with a dragon head at the bow and a dragon tail at the stern - holds a team of 20 paddlers, a drummer and a steerer.

Gravity Shots

Paddles are up at The Montana Dragon Boat Festival

For more information about the Montana Dragon Boat Festival, visit

Driving Directions

Bigfork is located on Highway 35.


Admission is free for spectators.


  • Universally Accessible
  • Family-Friendly