Dragon boat and Asian festival
Region - posted Aug, 07 2013
REGION - On Aug. 17 and 18, Riverfront Recapture is presenting the 13th annual Riverfront Dragon Boat and Asian Festival, a free two-day festival being held at Mortensen Riverfront Plaza in downtown Hartford. This family friendly event offers a unique celebration of Asian culture featuring the exciting sport of dragon boat racing. Festival highlights include authentic Asian music and dance performances, food and merchandise vendors, Asian beer garden, martial arts expo, arts and crafts for kids and more. Festival hours are Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; dragon boat racing runs Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit www.riverfront.org for more information.