Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival


Hong Kong has taken an ancient, colorful, mid-summer Chinese tradition and turned it into a modern sport and international party. This weekend in Queens is New York’s 24th Annual “Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival,” the largest multi-cultural festival the city offers!   There is a full schedule of events for Saturday and Sunday to celebrate the “Year of the Rabbit.” 197 boat teams from around the world will be competing; 400,000 spectators are expected.  They will enjoy amazing live performances, martial arts demonstrations, Chinese crafts, and delicious ethnic food.