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What to do while you're here

Make sure to check out some of our sponsors and supporters while you're visiting. Learn more about our featured partners below.

Island Hideaway

This restaurant in Solomons has an excellent menu with a water view. For every order of their Dragonfruit Lemonade, SMCR receives a portion of the proceeds for our members with special needs.

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Holiday Inn Solomons

The Holiday Inn is situated on the water and is accessible by boat. The hotel is graciously providing a discounted rate for festival goers and provides lodging for our dragon boat hosts.

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Lotus Kitchen
Lotus Kitchen

Situated right in the middle of the island, Lotus Kitchen & Kim's Key Lime Pies promises fresh summer food and refreshing drinks. The restaurant will offer a "Sleepy Dragon Martini" with cucumber vodka, ginger liqueur, lime juice and chamomile infused honey. A portion of the proceeds benefits the festival.

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Solomons Victorian Inn
Solomons Victorian Inn

Visit Solomons Victorian Inn and be romanced by the Chesapeake on beautiful Solomons Island. The historic Chesapeake Bay Bed & Breakfast Inn is situated on the tip of the island with magnificent views of the harbor from every room. It is an easy walk to watch the races.

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Dragon Drinks at Local Venues

Make sure to check out these awesome dragon-themed drinks at our partner restaurants. Each of these drinks donates a portion of the proceeds to the Solomons Dragon Boat Festival. Be sure to tell them that you heard about the drink here on our site!

Dragonfruit Lemonade

Bacardi Dragonberry rum, freshly squeezed lemon juice, lemonade, and a splash of cranberry 

Visit the Island Hideaway to try this drink!



Sleepy Dragon Martini

Effen cucumber vodka, ginger liqueur, lime juice, and chamomile honey

Visit Lotus Kitchen to try this drink! Available in single cocktail or carryout pint.



The Sneaky Dragon

Dragonberry liquor, Bacardi Malibu, banana liquor pineapple juice, a splash of orange juice and a splash of grenadine

Visit Vera's White Sands to try this drink!



Solomons Island, Maryland

Solomons Dragon Boat Festival
Saturday, August 13, 2022

Join us as the island comes alive for the races! We'll have dragon boats, food and artisan vendors, live entertainment, a children's play area and much more.

Thanks to our many partners in Southern Maryland!