ABOUT DRAGON ON THE LAKE
Downtown Lake Orion comes alive during the Orion Art Center’s annual Dragon on the Lake Festival! The festival sprawls throughout Downtown and onto Lake Orion! On land, festival goers will experience an art show with over 100 vendors, a chalk art competition, Dragons Den filled with family fun, Dragon on the Run 5k, the Dragon Pub which features local music artists during the day and well-known party bands at night. On the lake, the festival kicks off with a lighted boat parade, led by a fire breathing dragon! Over the weekend teams of 22 compete in the dragon boat races rowing over 300 meters for the win! Dragon Boat Races are the ultimate team building event and is the fastest growing water sport in the world! Plus, Typhoon Tommy and team will wow crowds with their action-packed jet sky stunt show. It’s a community celebration with art, music, family fun, nightlife and so much more!
For over 36 years the Orion Art Center has worked to nurture artistic spirit, with classes, camps, scholarships, exhibits and special events. There are two things they love: infusing art into the community and connecting people with each other.