Prepare for the ultimate two-day water adventure and celebration at our third annual Global Water Fest!
Presented by Downtown Grand Rapids INC.
July 29-30 Canal Park - Free attend, OPEN TO ALL.
July 29 Schedule:
8 am to 9 am: Community river clean-up open invitation (everyone is welcome)
9:30 am: Grand opening ceremony - Awakening the dragon
10 am: Dragon boat races begin
10 am to 3 pm: Dragon boat races, live entertainment, storytelling, cultural and contemporary performances
3:15 pm: Final Race - Top 4 teams compete for placement
4 pm to 5:30 pm: Paddle board lessons, yoga, open community dragon boat rides, photo opportunity
5:30 pm: Awards ceremony
5:30 pm to 7 pm: Community Luau Party (everyone is welcome)
July 30 Schedule:
11 am to 12 pm: Community river clean-up invitation
12 pm to 5 pm: Youth races, open community dragon boat rides, community games, and live entertainment.