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KAP at The Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in New York

We will meet between 9am-10am at the circular pavilion building pictured below at the North end of Fresh Meadow Lake. The best parking is underneath the Van Wych Expressway north east of this location.

What: I did The Dragon Boat Festival last year with Tomasz and had a lot fun and I think you will too. There will be so many photographic opportunities even if you don't get to KAP.

Where: Flushing Meadow Park

Time: Saturday @ 9:00am, Sunday @ 9am

Date: Saturday 8/9/14, Sunday 8/10/14

More Info: http://www.hkdbf-ny.org/index.php


DIRECTIONS Parking permit is NOT available to the general public. Please park at CitiField and take the special event bus there. You can purchase a round-trip MetroCard upstairs in the station.

HOW DO I GET THERE? BY CAR
Take the Long Island Expressway to Van Wyck Expressway south, exit at Exit 11, then stay on service road to the Park. There will be NO Parking in the usual Parking Lot unless a Parking Pass is Presented.

BY SUBWAY #7 train to Mets-Willets Point Station: transfer to the special event bus. E, F, R trains to Jackson Heights/ Roosevelt Avenue: transfer to the Flushing bound #7 train to Mets-Willets Point Station. BY BUSES



Q48 on Roosevelt Avenue to Mets-Willets Point Station: transfer to the special event bus. Special buses will operate between the Shea Stadium subway station and the Flushing Meadow Park festival site from 8:00am to 6:00pm. The Shea Stadium subway station is nearby to Shea Stadium parking lots.

A MetroCard is required to transfer between the park and the subway station.

When leaving the Park, be sure you have a MetroCard in order to board the bus. Passengers without a MetroCard must pay full fare on the bus in exact coins. The fare is $2.25 per ride.


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  • Nancy Hoehn W.

    Yes, It was a fun day. Glad to see you all again!

    August 12, 2014

  • Stan_Goldstein

    All in all it was a great day! (But yes, the wind it was not there . . . .)

    August 11, 2014

  • Edward L.

    Lack of wind kept some of us grounded but the weather and the crowds added to a fun time.

    August 11, 2014

  • Nestor Rivera J.

    Very light winds but, was successful KAPing with my Fled and Gopro Hero 3

    August 9, 2014

  • Tomasz S.

    I believe it's two day event. Unfortunately I would not be able to be there.

    July 1, 2014

  • Edward L.

    Hi all! Looking foward to meeting you and using my "new" larger kite bought from the last event at Govenors Island! Ed

    August 4, 2014

  • Darryl H.

    Can this be attended on Sunday also?

    June 27, 2014

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