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Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in New York

August 3 - August 4


Dive into the vibrant and exhilarating world of the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in New York, an annual event that brings the excitement of this ancient Chinese tradition to the picturesque Meadow Lake in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. This two-day festival, filled with high-energy dragon boat races, showcases the skill and teamwork of paddlers from all over the globe as they compete in elaborately decorated boats. With the rhythmic beating of drums and the splash of paddles, the atmosphere is electric, offering a thrilling experience for participants and spectators alike.

But the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival is more than just a sporting event; it’s a cultural celebration that invites everyone to enjoy the rich traditions and vibrant spirit of Chinese heritage. Alongside the races, you’ll find a lively array of performances, from traditional lion dances and martial arts demonstrations to contemporary music and dance. The festival also features a variety of food vendors serving delicious Asian cuisine, as well as arts and crafts booths where you can explore and shop for unique souvenirs. Bring your family and friends for a weekend filled with fun, culture, and unforgettable moments at one of New York’s most dynamic summer events.

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Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Grand Central Pkwy Van Wyck Exp
Flushing, NY 11354 United States
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