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Dragon Boat Festival

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Official Website:Dragon Boat Festival
Location:Western Avenue Bridge, Cambridge, MA
Dates:Saturday, June 13, 2015 - Sunday, June 14, 2015
Hours:Hours Vary see below
Ages:Toddlers, Kids, Teens, Adults
In/Outdoor:Outdoor
Cost:Free
Category:Fairs & Festivals

Dragon Boat FestivalCome celebrate the 35th Annual Boston Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival on Saturday June 14, 2015.

Brightly colored Hong Kong style dragon boats by paddlers of 50 teams from New England and other parts of North America race down the Charles River between JFK Street and Western Avenue. Cultural programs will begin at 12 Noon.

All programs are free and family friendly. They include Chinese dragon and lion dances, Martial Art, dance and music, traditional Japanese drumming, and more!

There will be hands-on-activities of Chinese arts and crafts by Greater Boston Cultural Association. Asian foods galore will line the Memorial Drive.

This one-day festival is a showcase of what Cambridge has to offer and visitors and community members alike with an array of arts, cultural, and community organizations’ activities that happen year-round throughout the city.

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Saturday June 13, 2015 - Races Only

MIT Pierce Boathouse (Boathouse Directions)

7:00AM – 2:00PM Dragon Boat Races - Time Trials

Sunday June 14, 2015 - Races and Cultural Festival

Along Charles River Near Harvard (Festival Directions)

Boston Side - Docks
7:00AM – 5:00PM Dragon Boat Races - Finals

Cambridge Side - Along Memorial Drive
12:00PM – 5:00PM Asian Food

Cambridge Side - Main Tent
12:00PM – 5:00PM Arts and Crafts & Asian Cultural Performances


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Western Avenue Bridge, Cambridge, MA map

The race course runs from the Western Avenue Bridge to the Weeks footbridge on Memorial Drive near Harvard Square.

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