at Flushing Meadows–Corona Park (111th Street to Van Wyck Expressway, Queens)
The Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival is an annual sporting and multicultural event held in August on Meadow Lake in Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens, New York to celebrate the fifth moon (or the fifth month) of the lunar calendar. In addition to providing audiences with traditional Chinese foods and performances, the festival hosts over 120 dragon boat teams from across North America, making it one of the largest dragon boat festivals in the United States. Depending on the competitive division, teams compete for cash prizes, trophies and other prizes.
For more information, visit www.hkdbf-ny.org.