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Dragon Boat Festival Scheduled for May 5

The time to watch dragons fly through the water of Buffalo Bayou is upon us again! The 12th Annual Houston Dragon Boat Festival will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at Allen's Landing, 1001 Commerce St., in downtown Houston.

Watch boating teams compete in 500-meter races every 12 minutes and dancers perform traditional Asian dances for attendees. There will also be food and other activities for families. Admission is free.

For more information, contact Eve Marie Ruhlman at