In the spirit of Throwback Thursday, we’re giving you a front row seat — the drummer’s view — of a community race at the Rainier Dragon Boat Festival! Thank you to Metro Parks Tacoma for providing this awesome video! Well done, Ship Rec’d!
The Rainier Dragon Boat Festival was held on May 19 in Tacoma, WA. Thank you again to all the teams for racing with us! See you at upcoming dragon boat races and at next year’s Rainier Cup!
We hope to see you on Saturday, May 19 for a fun day of dragon boat races at the Rainier Dragon Boat Festival! Here’s some important information about parking and the shuttle service.
Parking at Thea’s Park (the event venue) will be reserved for vendors and people with disabilities. Please see the information below about paid parking lots on Dock St. and free parking and shuttle from the Tacoma Dome Transit Center.
Paid parking lots on Dock St.
There is a paid parking lot next to the Dock St. building and the Rock the Dock Pub ($10 for the day), and two paid lots next to the Fish Peddler Restaurant (East 15th and Dock St).
Free parking and shuttle at Tacoma Dome Transit Center
Free parking is available at the Tacoma Dome Transit Center (434 East 25th St) with a free shuttle service to Thea’s Park. Shuttle service will run from the transit center at East G Street (at G St. and 25th St.) to Thea’s Park, starting at 7 a.m. about every 15 minutes.
The Rainier Dragon Boat Festival is just a few days away — May 19 at Thea’s Park in Tacoma! Here is the tentative race day schedule (the grid). This schedule includes races for community teams, women’s teams and mixed teams (combined women and men).