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2013 Taoyuan Longtan Dragon Boat Festival

June 3, 2013 -- Updated 16:21
The event has ended this year.
2013 Taoyuan Longtan Dragon Boat Festival is to be held on 2013/6/11 & 6/12 at Longtan Pond, comprised of various events such as Dragon Boat Championship, funfair, Lion Dance Contest, Hakka musical performances, and fireworks.
New Taipei City Dragon Boat Championship (photo: Proboss)

New Taipei City Dragon Boat Championship (photo: Proboss)

Event: 2013 Taoyuan Longtan Dragon Boat Festival
Place: Longtan Pond
Time: 2013/6/11 (09:00-17:00) – 6/12 (09:00-17:00)

The highlight of Taoyuan Longtan Dragon Boat Festival, Taoyuan Mayor Cup Dragon Boat will be held at the Longtan Pond on June 11th and 12th. It is the biggest dragon boat competition in northern Taiwan; there will be 78 teams join the contest. The competition will start at 9 o’clock in the morning on both days, and the championship game will be in the afternoon on the day of the Dragon Boat Festival. It draws tens of thousands of spectators to cheer for the team they support every year.

Longtan Pond (photo: Eva P.)

Longtan Pond (photo: Eva P.)

How to go to 2013 Hualien Summer Festival:
Take train to Hualien Railway Station -> take taxi to Hualien Guanghua LOHAS Creative Park (Hualien Railway Station is about 6.9km/18mins drive away from the event venue)

Before enjoying concerts at the 2013 Hualien Summer Festival, do not forget to visit 2013 Hualien Hot Air Balloon Festival, which is held at Danongdafu Forest Park from June 22nd until September 1st, 2013. Visitors may experience tethered hot air balloon rides, enjoying great views of the surroundings. Danongdafu Forest Park features enriched ecologies as well as recreational facilities that are perfect for visitors of all ages.

Event: Hualien Hot Air Balloon Festival
Date: 2013/06/22-2013/09/01
Location: Hualien Danongdafu Forest Park

How to go to 2013 Hualien Hot Air Balloon Festival at Danongdafu Forest Park:
Driving directions:
Taiwan Provincial Highway No. 9 -> Guangfu Town -> Signs to the park at 255.7km

By train:
Take train to Dafu Railway Station -> Park
Take train to Guangfu Railway Station -> take taxi to the park

Plan yourself a memorable holiday to Hualien! Taroko National Park, Cisingtan Scenic Area, Nanbin Park and Hualien Farglory Ocean Park are some of the Hualien splendors that one should not miss for your Taiwan trip. Book your Hualien hotels today and get ready for some fun at both 2013 Hualien Summer Festival and 2013 Hualien Hot Air Balloon Festival for your Taiwan travel!


Window of China Park (photo: Eva P.)

Window of China Park (photo: Eva P.)