AAPI Heritage & Dragon Boat Festival

Thank you

The 1st Annual AAPI Heritage & Dragon Boat festival was an amazing success, with an estimated 7,000 attendees we are grateful to all teams, sponsors, artists, small business owners, volunteers, and attendees for making this inaugural event, unforgettable.

Mark your calendars for Sunday, May 18, 2025!


The City of Dallas and National Association of Asian American Professionals present the 1st Annual AAPI Heritage & Dragon Boat Festival.  Join us for this family-friendly event, with live performances, hands-on workshops, art, food, vendors, and watch or paddle along with the Dragon Boat race.  In honor of Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the festival will celebrate the rich diversity of the AAPI Community in North Texas.  


The Bath House Cultural Center at White Rock Lake

521 E. Lawther Drive

Dallas, TX 75218


Sunday, May 19th, 2024

10:00am to 4:00pm

For Event Details, Main Stage Schedule, Maps and MORE click the link below

1st Annual AAPI Heritage & Dragon Boat Festival Program


Free Admission

Food and Merchandise for Purchase

For Dragon Boat race registration information, see details below.

Parking is free but limited.  Please park in public lots surrounding White Rock Lake, carpool, or bike to the festival.  Be respectful of neighborhoods nearby, and do not park on residential streets.  

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Volunteers Needed

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Bhuvana Venkatraman

Indian Cultural Heritage Foundation

Selepak Khmer Angkor

Lee’s White Leopard Kung Fu

Indonesian Pendet Dance with Ms. Lina Berryhill

Ms. International Texas

Golden Tiger Taekwondo

Keolas Hula Halao

Maharlika Dancers

International Culture Dancing by SG

Dance E Motion

Navillera Korean Fan Dance

Edwin Jabillo Band

XJ Dance

Ryukyu Damashii DFW


Gowa Borzigin

Susan DeCorey

Alfred Lawson

Bruce Jones

Year of the Dragon - Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsor