Spectacular dragon boats will roar into Tai Pak Bay again this June! The 22nd Discovery Bay Dragon Boat Races & Carnival will be back on 5 & 6 June 2011 in Discovery Bay, characterised by its uniquely international atmosphere.
A total of 52 teams representing Discovery Bay residents, business corporations and professional bodies will compete for various champions. They will also be automatically entered into the Most Outstanding Team Outfit Award competition to win more fabulous prizes.
Meanwhile, high-spirited cheerleading teams in their tailor-made costumes will also have a chance to compete for the Best Cheerleading Team Award. Each champion team in the Races and the best cheerleading team will respectively get 40 free tickets to Hong Kong Disneyland, sponsored by the theme park. What’s more, the incredible and colourful “Best Cheerleading Performance Session” by Hong Kong Disneyland is not to miss!
D'Deck, the largest oceanfront alfresco dining hotspot in Hong Kong with about 20 thematic restaurants serving international cuisines, offers the best vantage point to watch the dragon boat races and all the happenings in Discovery Bay! You can also have a sumptuous lunch there while chanting slogans to support the team of your choice!
Ashore, the Carnvial at DB Plaza will have over 60 booths selling home-made merchandises & snacks. Magnificent magic & acrobatic shows will also be in store to keep you and your family entertained during the intermissions.
Family Kingdom @ DB North Plaza – Special Session
The 22nd Discovery Bay Dragon Boat Races & Carnival 2011 will be held in conjunction with a special session of Family Kingdom @ DB North Plaza1, where visitors will be amused by a wide variety of interactive games such as exciting Crazy Ball, colourful Rainbow Playland and children's favourite Bouncy Castle. Just a 5-minute bus ride will take you and your family from the excitement of the dragon boat races to the laughter of children enjoying themselves at Family Kingdom.
So, come cheer for your favourite team and enjoy a day of gripping excitement and family fun in Discovery Bay! It would be no ordinary experience to celebrate the traditional Dragon Boat Festival in Discovery Bay’s European small town ambience.
Details of the Dragon Boat Races & Carnival and Family Kingdom @ DB North Plaza – Special Session:
The 22nd Discovery Bay Dragon Boat Races
Date & Time: 6 June 2011 (Monday), 8:00am-6:00pm
Venue: Tai Pak Beach, Discovery Bay
Participating Teams: 52
Entry for spectators: Free of charge
Date & Time: 5 & 6 June 2011 (Sunday & Monday), 11:00am-6:00pm
Venue: DB Plaza, Discovery Bay
Participating Booths: Over 60
Entry: Free of charge
Family Kingdom @ DB North Plaza – Special Session Date & Time: 5 & 6 June 2011 (Sunday & Monday), 12:00pm-5:00pm
Venue: DB North Plaza, Discovery Bay
Entry: Free of charge
Enjoy Free Ferry Ride Offer2 by D'Deck
Remember you can enjoy a free ferry ride back to Central after a delicious meal at D'Deck. Simply present your HK$100 receipt from any of the 13 designated restaurants3 at the D'Deck Free Ferry Service Counter located at DB Plaza, just next to Pacific Coffee.
Remarks 1 The Family Kingdom @ DB North Plaza is a regular event which is held from 12pm to 5pm on every fourth Saturday and Sunday of each month. A variety of fun games are on offer for kids at the event.
2 The Free Ferry Ride Offer is valid for dinner consumption from Monday to Friday, and lunch /dinner consumption on Saturday, Sunday and public holiday, on the same day of the transaction, and for the following schedules only: Mon-Fri: 7:30pm-12:00am; Sat/Sun/public holiday: 1:00pm-12:00am.
3 The 13 designated restaurants are 22˚ North, Café Duvet, Caramba Mexican Cantina, Ebeneezer’s, First Korean Restaurant, Hemingway’s by the Bay, Ippu Japanese Restaurant, Koh Tomyums, McSorley’s Ale House, Moorings, Sopranos, Wildfire Fresh and ZAKS.