August 12, 2017 through August 13, 2017
Meadow Lake at Flushing Meadows Corona Park
A colorful Hong Kong tradition returns to New York. This much anticipated world-class event will draw more than 200 teams competing from around the world, with 2,000 participants, as well as countless spectators, for a day of dragon boat racing on Meadow Lake, cultural performances, and a variety of ethnic food. See website for complete event schedule.
Features events for the entire family including the NY Championship Race on Saturday and the US Dragon Boat Open Championship Race on Sunday, an opening parade, and youth, women's, sponsors, media, and charity races.
An impressive arts and entertainment program will showcase some of the best multicultural artists in New York, including the Shaolin Temple Warrior Monks demonstrating Kung Fu, the Drum Spirit of China, and as well as other performers who will perform traditional music and dance from China, Mexico and Peru. Booths located around the main stage area will host folk art and craft demonstrations. And, of course, a food court will serve a culturally diverse menu.
Address: 53-51 111th St.
Flushing, NY 11368