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Special Event

Dragon Boat Festival

8 AM to 6:30 PM
Sat and Sun, Aug 11 – 12, 2018

Location: Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Click here for more information on the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival.

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How to get there by subway*:
Take the 7 subway to Mets-Willets Point station and transfer to a special event bus** that will take you to the festival.


  • Main St-bound 7 subway trains run express from 74 St-Broadway to Willets Point.
  • Additional planned service changes may affect travel to and from event areas, click here to check your route.

How to get there by bus:
Take the Q48 on Roosevelt Av to Mets-Willets Point station, then transfer to a special event bus that will take you to the festival.


  • Special event buses operate between Mets-Willets Point station and the Flushing Meadows Park festival site from 8 AM to 6 PM.

  • When leaving the park, be sure you have a MetroCard® in order to board the bus.

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

  • Passengers without a MetroCard must pay full fare on the bus in exact coins. The fare is $2.75 per ride.
Check the Service Status box below for real time service updates.

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