Thursday, June 17, 2010

Peachtree City Dragon Boat Races and International Festival slated for September 25

The Rotary Club of Peachtree City and Peachtree City Tourism are joining forces this fall to present a bigger and better festival for all to enjoy on September 25 at Drake Field. This will be the 4th annual Dragon Boat Races and International Fest and its’ unique flavor and appeal has resulted in dramatic growth in popularity each year.

This year Peachtree City Tourism promises to present an expanded food court, kids corner and more international displays and exhibits, as well as artisans specializing in international crafts. According to Executive Director Nancy Price, “We are looking for food and craft vendors with an international flair”. Applications for the International Fest can be obtained at the Visitors Center on McIntosh Trail, or by calling 678-216-0282.

The main stage for the festival will feature entertainment from around the world, and Peachtree City Tourism is currently searching for acts that will fit the bill. Contact the Visitors’ Center if you are interested or email .

The Rotary Club of Peachtree City is bringing back the popular Dragon Boat Races again this year and expects to sell out the limited number of team spots. Applications for the races are available online at, at the Peachtree City Visitors Center located at 201 McIntosh Trail or you may also obtain an application by contacting Phil Jones at or by calling 678-642-3239.

Sponsorship opportunities for the races are also available and information is available by contacting Donna Turner at 770-363-2537. Proceeds from the Dragon Boat Races go to benefit local charities with the community.

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