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Boston Dragon Boat Festival is an annual event on the 2nd Sunday of June on the Charles River at John Weeks Foot Bridge. Founded in 1979 by the Asian Program staff at Boston Children’s Museum, it has inspired hundreds of dragon boat races and festivals throughout North America. It is the largest Asian cultural festival in New England.
Besides dragon boat races with teams from the US and Canada, the festival also features Asian cultural performances, demonstrations, arts and crafts as well as Asian food vendors. It is a great event celebrating Asian cultures for the whole family.