Queens Outdoor Events- Dragon Boat Festival Dumpling Eating Contest & Jamaica Jams Festival

Posted on July 31, 2008. Filed under: Entertainment, Flushing/Corona, Off the beaten path, Outdoor Seating/Patio |

Experience the ethnicity of Queens with these outdoor cultural events!

Friday/Saturday Aug 1st-JAMS Under the Stars in Jamaica 6pm-10pm- King Park – 89th Ave. between 150th on 153rd Streets Featuring diverse live world music to kick off the JAMS festival going on all day Saturday Aug 2.

Saturday Aug. 2/3 Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival Flushing Meadows Park- 9am-6pm Take the 7 train to Willets Point Shea Stadium for a weekend of cultural enlightenment. This event includes live world music, traditional Chinese arts and crafts, martial arts demonstrations,  and more.  To learn more about the history of the event click here. Some of the schedule highlights includeSaturday 8/2 11:30am Dragon Dancing Team, 4pm Calpulli Mexican Dance Company. Sunday 8/3 highlights- 10:30am Traditional Chinese Orchestral music, 12pm Dumpling eating contest with cash prizes!

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