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27th Annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in New York

Sunday, August 13, 2017

10:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.

This event repeats every day between 8/12/2017 and 8/13/2017.

Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.

This annual festival features two exciting days of dragon boat races, live music, dancing, storytelling,  arts and crafts, a food court, and more for the entire family. 

There will be an opening day parade at noon on Saturday, and the US Dragon Boat Open Championship will take place on Sunday. Dragon boat racing will take place on both days from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

For the full festival lineup, please visit the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival's website.

Location

Queens
Directions to this location

Location Details:
Special buses will operate between the Citi Field subway station and the Flushing Meadow Park festival site from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The Citi Field subway station is nearby to Citi Field parking lots. A MetroCard is required to transfer between the park and the subway station. assengers without a MetroCard must pay full fare on the bus in exact coins. The fare is $2.75 per ride.

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

The Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in New York, Inc.

Contact Number

(718) 767-1776

Categories

Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Best for Kids

Directions to Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 3 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

PlaygroundsPlayground

NYC Parks has removed slides in this park due to a manufacturer recall. The manufacture is currently working on an improved design and redesigned slides will be installed as soon as possible.


MarinasWorld's Fair Marina

Due to a major planned reconstruction project, Pier 1 at the World's Fair Marina is currently closed. Limited transient dockage is available for smaller recreational vessels - please contact the Dockmasters office at 718-478-0480 or VHF Ch71 for more information. There is no dockage available for larger vessels or commercial vessels, including passenger pick-up and drop-off. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please check back with the World's Fair Marina in the future for updates.
Anticipated Completion: Fall 2017

ParkFlushing Meadows Corona Park

Due to major ongoing construction, the northeast section of Meadow Lake is closed. This project will reduce flooding in this area. There will be access to the boathouse and Meadow Lake from the Van Wyck Expressway South Exit 11 and from Jewel Avenue. For more information about this project, please visit our Capital Project Tracker.

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