The 23rd Discovery Bay Dragon Boat Races & Carnival 2012

The 23rd Discovery Bay Dragon Boat Races & Carnival will be back on 23 & 24 June 2012 in Discovery Bay, characterised by its uniquely European ambience. Spectacular dragon boats will appear in Tai Pak Bay amid the roar of drums and gongs, filling Discovery Bay with joy and excitement!

A total of 48 teams representing Discovery Bay residents, various business corporations and professional bodies will compete for a number of champions. 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 20 thematic restaurants, will not only offer international cuisine but also provide the best vantage point to watch the dragon boat races and all the happenings in Discovery Bay! You can also enjoy delectable cuisine there while chanting slogans to support the team of your choice!

The Carnival at DB Plaza near Tai Pak Bay will have over 40 booths selling fabulous merchandises & snacks. During the intermissions, fantastic stage shows will surely keep you and your family entertained.

DBN Family Kingdom at DB North Plaza – Dragon Boat Party

The 23rd Discovery Bay Dragon Boat Races & Carnival 2012 will be held in conjunction with a special session of DBN Family Kingdom at DB North Plaza1, Dragon Boat Party, where your kids will be amused by an array of interactive games such as the exciting Fun Shooting, the one-of-a-kind Jolly Boating and children's favourite Bouncy Funland. Just a 5-minute ride by free shuttle bus will take you and your family from the excitement of the dragon boat races to the laughter of children enjoying themselves at Family Kingdom.

Come cheer for your favourite team, enjoy a world of delicacies and experience an unusual Tuen Ng Festival in Discovery Bay!

Details of the Dragon Boat Races & Carnival and DBN Family Kingdom at DB North Plaza – Dragon Boat Party:

The 23rd Discovery Bay Dragon Boat Races
Date & Time:  23 June 2012 (Saturday), 8:00am-6:00pm
Venue:  Tai Pak Beach, Discovery Bay
Participating Teams:  48
Entry for spectators:  Free of charge

Date & Time:  23 & 24 June 2012 (Saturday & Sunday), 11:00am-5:30pm
Venue:  DB Plaza, Discovery Bay
Participating Booths:   Over 40
Entry:  Free of charge

DBN Family Kingdom at DB North Plaza – Dragon Boat Party
Date & Time:   23 & 24 June 2012 (Saturday & Sunday), 1:00pm-6:00pm
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 HK$100 original receipt from any of the 12 designated restaurants3 at the D Deck Free Ferry Service Counter located at DB Plaza, just next to the brown Security Guard Post.

To learn more about The 23rd Discovery Bay Dragon Boat Races & Carnival 2012, DBN Family Kingdom at DB North Plaza – Dragon Boat Party and the free ferry ride, please visit /, email to / or call 3651-2345.

About D Deck, Discovery Bay
Situated next to Discovery Bay Pier, D Deck offers a relaxed and spacious environment with a variety of 20 thematic restaurants along the promenade connecting the Tai Pak Beach. With spectacular 180° sea views and nightly Disneyland fireworks, D Deck makes dining a stimulating experience. D Deck offers delectable choices of international menu such as First Korean Restaurant (Korean), Kiraku Tei Japanese Restaurant (Japanese) and Koh Tomyums (Thai) for Asian cuisine; Café Duvet (Tapas & Dessert), McSorley’s Ale House (Irish Pub /Indian) and Berliner (German) for European tastes, Caramba Mexican Cantina (Mexican) and Hemingway’s by the Bay (Caribbean) for south-middle American cuisine.

Other thematic restaurants include 22° North boasting a large selection of classic recipes catering for all budgets and tastes; Dymocks & Gallery Café merging the culture of bookstore and Café; last but not least is ZAKS, which serves international cuisine with alfresco seating area of 5,000 sq. ft. in resort style.

Easily accessible, D Deck is just 25 minutes away from Central by ferry or 15-20 minutes away from Tung Chung or Sunny Bay MTR Stations by bus.

1 DBN Family Kingdom at DB North Plaza is a regular event which is held from 1pm to 6pm on every fourth Saturday and Sunday of each month. A variety of fun games are on offer for kids. The event will be suspended in July and August due to hot weather, and will resume in September.

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 12 designated D Deck restaurants are: 22˚ North, Berliner, Café Duvet, Caramba Mexican Cantina, Ebeneezer’s, First Korean Restaurant, Hemingway’s by the Bay, Kiraku Tei Japanese Restaurant, Koh Tomyums, McSorley’s Ale House, Sopranos and ZAKS.