Bicentennial Park | 233 Civic Center Dr. Columbus, OH 43215

May 17, 2020 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Bicentennial Park

233 Civic Center Dr. Columbus, OH 43215

May 17, 2020 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Asian Festival Managed Areas (Purple)

  • Road closure of Washington Blvd.
  • Belle St. open only to selected visitors
  • Loading and unloading lanes
  • Restrooms and waste collection
  • Asian Festival and Dragon Boat Race organizer’s and volunteer’s tents

Event Areas (Yellow, Sky Blue)

  • Food trucks
  • Marketplace vendors
  • Performance area and stage

Team/Partner’s Area (Green, Dark Blue, Orange)

  • Team tents and resting areas
  • Great White North tent
  • Honda (event sponsor)
  • Competition assembly and boat docks
  • Competition water lanes

Public Parking

The Dragon Boat Race occurs on the Scioto River right alongside COSI. On the day of the event, public parking is available in the area. Metered parking near COSI are free.

Here is an interactive map for parking in the Downtown district; alternatively, here is another useful one.


Hopper Carts

Hopper Carts is an eco-friendly, 100% electric transportation option that operates seven days a week in the downtown Columbus area. It is excited to offer FREE RIDES to the Dragon Boat Race. They are offering rides to and from the parking spots near the event. Please be on the lookout for Hopper Carts. They will be offering free rides between 10:30am to 5:00pm on race day.

Please head to the Hopper Carts website to grab the app for requesting a ride.


CoGo Bike Share

The bike sharing service CoGo has several stations on both sides of the Scioto River. The one right by COSI is at the corner of W. Broad and Washington Blvd.



The Columbus Ohio Transportation Authority (COTA) runs several bus routes near the race.

The Downtown Circulator bus, or #Catch the CBUS, offers FREE RIDES from one end of High St. at the Brewery District to the other end near the Italian Village. Visitors can get off at the intersection of High St. and Broad at the Ohio State House and cross the bridge westward towards COSI.

The following map shows the stops of other COTA routes. The nearest bus stands are at:


  • West Broad and Marconi Boulevard
  • West Broad and Belle St.

05/17/2020 (8:00 AM)








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