Lake Andrea Dragonfest

University of Wisconsin-Parkside Team Picture

Dragon boating is back in the area with the 2nd Annual Lake Andrea Dragonfest which will be held at Prairie Springs Park on Lake Andrea in Pleasant Prairie.  


Dragonfest will be held on August 22, 2020 from 9am-4pm, with racer registration starting at 7am.  Help make our event a success by sponsoring a boat, volunteering or coming to see the races!

Join Us

Are you looking for an amazing team building event?  Are you and your friends competitive and like to learn new things?  Sign up to form a team to race now.  Early bird pricing is available until January 31, 2020.  We are looking for teams of 22 people each age 12 or older that have a willingness to learn something new and BE AMAZED by what 20 novice paddlers can do together!

Each team will race in 3 heats.  NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!  Practice, including the basics of paddling, racing and fun, is available and strongly encouraged.

Community Team Racing

Do you want to participate, but don't want to race?  Sign up to be a volunteer.  Help corral racers and get them in and out of the boats, help direct traffic, or assist with registration.  Sign up now! 

Interested in sponsoring?  Click here to learn about our sponsorship levels.  Click here to complete a sponsorship form.  

  DeKalb Team Sign

About the event

The Dragon Boat Races will be held at Lake Andrea at Prairie Springs Park in Pleasant Prairie.  This is the perfect site to hold a dragon boat event with great water, ample space for teams and visitors to awesome viewing of the races.  This is one of the best technical bodies of water in the Midwest with up to 1,000m of deep, clean, spring fed, protected water to ensure safe and fair competition.  With easy access right off I-94, Pleasant Prairie is proximal to either Chicago-O'Hare or Milwaukee airports, each less than an hour from the race venue.

Google Map to Lake Andrea

Lake Andrea