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Port Jefferson Dragon Boat Race Festival
September 16, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Port Jefferson Dragon Boat Race Festival –www.portjeffdragonracefest.com
September 16th, 8am-6pm
Harborfront Park & Port Jefferson Inner Harbor
6 dragon boats with up to 33 teams competing in a 250 meter race course. Each team is made-up of 20 ‘paddlers’, one steersman and 1 drummer. Heats will run all day with a culmination of an awards ceremony late afternoon.
The festival will have Asian performing arts to include, Lion Dance, Taiko & Korean Drum performances, Asian singing and instrumentals. There will be Asian cultural and educational vendors and food. Asian delicacies- pot stickers, sushi, stir fried noodles, bubble tea and spring rolls and other ethic food. Activities for