Don't Miss: August Events

by staff, 07/18/2012

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  • Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival 
    August 4–5
    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 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 more than 120 dragon boat teams from across North America, making it one of the largest dragon boat festivals in the United States. Depending on the division, teams compete for cash prizes, trophies and other prizes.

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