2014 Hartford, CT, Dragon Boat Festival Coming Up

2014 Hartford, CT, Dragon Boat Festival Coming Up
Photos/Riverfront Dragon Boat & Asian Festival

The 14th annual Riverfront Dragon Boat and Asian Festival will be held in Hartford, CT, on August 16 and 17, 2014. The event is a free, family-friendly event offering a unique celebration of Asian culture highlighted by the exciting sport of dragon boat racing.

2014 Hartford, CT, Dragon Boat Festival Coming UpFestival highlights include authentic Asian music and dance performances, food and merchandise vendors, an Asian beer garden, martial arts expo, arts and crafts for the kids and more.

Last year the festival hosted a record 93 teams and more than 2,300 athletes from local community organizations and throughout the Northeast. In addition to dragon boat racing, the expanded 2-day festival offers a variety of live Asian entertainment, abundant ethnic food, martial arts demonstrations, and authentic cultural programming.

Admission to the Asian Festival is free. Participation in the dragon boat races is fee-based.

Hours

  • Festival: Saturday and Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Racing: Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Vendors: Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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For more information go to the Festival website here.

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