The 9th Habitat Dragon Boat Festival will take place Saturday, August 20, 2022 !

TEAM REGISTRATION is OPEN! See forms on this website…or

Contact the office: 256-543-1898 or 


Paddling together makes for great results!

  • All proceeds benefit Gadsden-Etowah Habitat for Humanity’s mission to build simple, decent, affordable housing for partnership families.
  • As a Christian ministry, Habitat works toward this vision by building strength, stability and self-reliance in partnership with families in need.
  • Houses are built with local volunteer labor.
  • The houses are sold to each family at no profit and with no interest.
  • We are grateful for generous community support and ask for your volunteer help!

Teams registered for  Sat. Aug. 20, 2022! Is YOUR team in?

  • Exchange Bank of Alabama

  • Koch Foods of Gadsden

  • Riverview Regional Medical Center

  • OnCentive

  • St. James Catholic Church

  • Gadsden Parks & Recreation

  • Northeast Alabama Association of REALTORS

  • Peterson Industrial, Inc.

2022 Major Sponsors



2022 Festival Partners


2022 Festival Friends

2022 Supporters

Alley’s Carpet
Back Forty Beer Co.
Buffalo Rock
Buck’s Island Marina
Chili’s Restaurant
Cothran’s Bakery
Etowah County Sheriff’s Department
GadRock Microgym
Gadsden Budweiser Distributing Co.
Gadsden EMA
Greater Gadsden Tourism
Greer Building Contractors
Johnson’s Giant Food
Marine Corp League
Publix Super Market
Reddy Ice
Rivertown Cafe
Simmons Signs
Titan Ambassadors
Trim It Up
Union Jack’s Café
Walmart Superstore

1st Place Competitive Division 2019

Vulcan Value Partners

2nd Place Competitive Division 2019

Exchange Bank of Alabama

3rd Place Competitive Division 2019

Gadsden Parks & Recreation

1st Place Recreational Division 2019

Peterson Industrial

2nd Place Recreational Division 2019

Riverview Regional Medical Center

3rd Place Recreational Division 2019

Etowah-Cherokee Association of Realtors

2019 Dragon Boat Festival Photos