International Dragon Boat Festival

On July 10th head to Ithaca for the Finger Lakes International Dragon Boat Festival at Cass Park. Sponsored by the Ithaca Asian American Association (IAAA), the festival is a fun filled day of cultural celebration, boat racing, family activities and entertainment.

What you’ll find:

Competitive 250m and 500m boat races with teams from the USA and Canada.

Fun for the kids including face painting, balloon art & puppet making.

Chinese music and dance groups.

Food and craft vendors.

Wellness and alternative medicine tents with information about yoga, acupuncture and much more!

Watch this video describing the traditions associated with the Dragon Boat Festival.

To learn more about attending, participating in the races or volunteering at the event. Visit their official website here.

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